ENP Newswire -
Release date- 22082013 -
Company Chairman and CEO
Coughlan's XUE keynote and the white paper examined how pervasive trends in mobile technology adoption and use can help decision-makers address three major burdens impacting everyday trucking operations: regulatory compliance, safety and efficiency, and driver recruitment/retention. They also share how embracing the convergence trend can ease these common challenges for trucking companies.
Beginning last year, XRS was among the first companies to recognize how four prominent technology trends - mobile connectivity, cloud computing, social media and big data - had the power to transform and improve the trucking industry as technology-driven regulatory changes for fleets and drivers began to take shape at the federal level. The result was a completely refocused business, product and market strategy designed to serve a growing appetite among customers and drivers for mobile enterprise applications that deliver significant competitive advantages.
'Trucking companies have long been pioneers in using technology to improve business performance, and they have embraced the power and simplicity of mobile communications with similar speed and enthusiasm,' Coughlan said. 'We believe that harnessing the potential of mobile connectivity - through the 'Nexus of Forces' identified by
The white paper details how convergent technologies can benefit drivers and fleet managers by:
Tapping into a broad range of mobile business applications, like weigh station bypass, POD, routing and dispatch apps, strengthening their competitive advantage and empowering their employees, no matter where they are.
Enhancing their personal and professional lives via social media engagement by gaining access to rich crowd-sourced information, tapping conversations for business intelligence and staying in touch with loved ones when far away from home.
Connecting and collaborating with employees, partners and customers on a secure, expandable cloud platform, offering greater transparency across the entire supply chain.
Capturing, analyzing and reporting on vast amounts of information, helping drive operational efficiencies and metric-driven business decisions.
Most Popular Stories
- NSA Defends Global Cellphone Tracking Legality
- Apple Wants Samsung to Pay $22M for Patent Dispute Legal Bills
- Shanghai Smog Forces Factory Shutdowns
- Apple Paid Its Lawyers More Than $60MM to Defeat Samsung in Court
- Economic Bright Spots Not a Sure Boost for President Obama
- Starbucks Gets Grinchy; No Gingerbread Lattes for Tampa Customers
- US Consumer Borrowing Rose $18.2B in Oct.
- 2014 World Cup Official Noisemakers Quieter than Vuvuzelas
- Networks Vie for U.S. Hispanic TV Viewers
- Ad Counts Rise in 2013 for Hispanic Magazines