Connect the dots

A bigger picture emerges as the connected truck evolves

A quarter of a century ago trucking become the first commercial consumer of wireless data, using it to trade short messages and position reports with long haul drivers over satellites and analog cellular networks. Although developers of those early systems certainly considered themselves innovative pioneers, I doubt they fully appreciated how deeply a connected truck would change the industry.  Even today, 25 years later, we’re still just beginning to recognize the transformative

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