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Innovation, Analytics, and Behavioral Insights Come Together in LinkeDrive and BIT Partnership to Transform Trucking

In this industry-first collaboration blending behavioral science and technology, LinkeDrive and BIT seek to change the way the trucking industry engages drivers and approaches performance management! In this industry-first collaboration blending behavioral science and technology, LinkeDrive and BIT seek to change the way the trucking industry engages drivers and approaches performance management. Drawing on insights from behavioral science as well as research with drivers and industry experts, BIT and LinkeDrive are further evolving LinkeDrive’s DPM solutions to guide drivers and…

LinkeDrive’s #ThankATrucker 2020

Now more than ever, we want to thank the truck drivers that are out there on the front lines carrying our nation forward through this challenging time.  From delivering critically needed health supplies, to keeping our shelves stocked, you truly are the lifeblood of our country!    These drawings are from our children, as we collectively #ThankATrucker.  Stay safe, drivers, and THANK YOU!…

LinkeDrive Integration with Geotab Announced

BOSTON, Mass. – December 30, 2019 – LinkeDrive®, Inc., a leading provider of Driver Performance Management (DPM) solutions for the transportation industry, announces the completion of an Integration with Geotab. Geotab is a global leader in IOT and connected transportation, equipping more than 1.9 million vehicles with its telematics technology, a footprint of over 40,000 customers.  Recently named as the top commercial telematics solution worldwide by ABI research and ranked number 447 on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, Geotab is a…

LinkeDrive Driver Spotlight with TJ Powers

For LinkeDrive’s fourth article in the driver spotlight series, we’re thrilled to introduce you to TJ Powers!  TJ is an individual that not only highlights the growth in our owner operator business, but his gains also showcase the positive impact that LinkeDrive products and services can have on an individual!   Our passion from day one has been on improving the lives of truck drivers, providing drivers and organizations with innovative and leading-edge products and services to ensure a level…

LinkeDrive Driver Spotlight at USA Truck

For our third article in the LinkeDrive driver spotlight blog series, we are excited to introduce Michael McVeigh from USA Truck!  At LinkeDrive, Michael is an admired driver that our team checks in on periodically, as he takes being #1 to the next level. Michael started his career at USA Truck 27 years ago as a student, is currently in the company’s Dedicated division, and has over 2.5 million miles of safe driving. Through Michael’s on-going pursuit of excellence, driven…

BNSF Logistics selects PedalCoach for Supplier Incentive Program

BNSF Logistics selects PedalCoach for Supplier Incentive Program Enables thousands of dollars in savings to drivers annually! BOSTON, Mass. – October 12, 2018 – LinkeDrive®, Inc., a leading provider of mobile solutions for the transportation industry, today announces that BNSF Logistics has selected LinkeDrive’s PedalCoach solution for their Supplier Incentive Program. “We are excited to be offering LinkeDrive’s PedalCoach as part of our Supplier Incentive Program,” shares Lance O’Daniel, Director Pricing & Procurement for BNSF Logistics. “PedalCoach is an intuitive, real-time, in-cab…

LinkeDrive Driver Spotlight at Hell Bent Xpress

For our second article in the LinkeDrive driver spotlight blog series, we bring to you Jamie “Hell Bent” Hagen of Hell Bent Xpress.  Jamie started Hell Bent Xpress 8 years ago as an owner-operator with big aspirations, a love for trucking, and a keen focus on fuel efficiency and performance.  If you happen to be one of his over 7,000 and growing Twitter followers (Mack Lovin @hellbenthagen, https://twitter.com/hellbenthagen), you know that he is a staunch Mack supporter and is in…

Shell’s 2018 Starship Launch from AirFlow Truck, with LinkeDrive’s PedalCoach

Chad Kosterman, LinkeDrive’s VP of Customer Success and Operations, visited the Airflow Trucking Company, for the launch of the impressive Shell 2018 Starship. Chad stood alongside as Bob Sliwa, the President of AirFlow Trucking Company, prepared for the initial voyage of AirFlow’s advanced and precision focused truck. Chad was able to witness LinkeDrive’s PedalCoach working real time with the 2018 Starship. PedalCoach is an invaluable asset and driver tool that will help AirFlow reach new industry marks in best-in-class fuel…

LinkeDrive and the Internet of Things at MIT

The Future Impact of Internet of Things (IoT) on Our Everyday Lives By Peter Gorman Over the last few years, the Internet of Things (IoT) has quickly become a buzz term in the technology industry. But what is it really and what impact will it have on our lives in the years to come? In short, IoT refers to how a network of products or systems interact and communicate with each other through the Internet. But don’t think of it…

"Nickel Per Mile"

We often get asked, “Can I really save an additional .05 per mile in fuel?  I’ve already put truck skirts on the truck and other aerodynamic equipment on the truck…is there still more?”   The answer is yes.  Thirty percent of fuel economy is under direct control of the driver, no matter what type of equipment, limiters, etc. you have on-board.  The key is driver coaching in three areas outside of idling and progressive shifting which can bring fuel economy back…