spreadsheet showing the rise of insurance costs for fleets

Rising Insurance Costs: What Can You Do?

Insurance premiums could increase as much as 20 to 25 percent in 2020, thanks in large part to the extremely high awards being determined by juries against carriers and fleets. With insurance rates on the rise, what can you do? Preparing for Insurance Rate Increases Insurance companies that service the trucking industry have been running[…]

a truck driver gearing up for a tough 2020

Gearing Up for a Tough Year

During an economics session at CCJ‘s Solutions Summit in Scottsdale, Arizona recently, ACT Research President Kenny Vieth shared his projections on what the trucking industry can expect in 2020. In short, it’s going to be tough. As with all things related to the economy, there are opportunities and bright spots, but fleets that aren’t efficient[…]

flex eld

Watch Us Flex

You’ve heard all the amazing and exciting news about fleet management systems with accident reporting, document storage, and maintenance requests. It sounds nice, but you’re a single owner-operator or maybe the owner of a few trucks. You don’t need all those bells and whistles. More importantly, your budget doesn’t have room for all those bells[…]

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Canadian ELDs and Third Party Certification Requirements

Hopefully by now you’ve heard the big news. Canada recently announced it’s own ELD mandate that will go into effect in June 2021. It is very similar to the American version but with at least one key difference. ELDs will need to go through a third party certification process in order for Canadian drivers and[…]

a fleet manager who just transitioned his fleet away from AOBRDs to an ELD

Fleets Flock to ELDs for Compliance and Added Functionality

Carriers and fleets across the country are beating the December 16 deadline to phase out AOBRDs in favor of electronic logging devices (ELDs). Doing so well in advance of the deadline gives these carriers an advantage over their non-complying competitors and improves fleet functionality. If you haven’t made the switch yet, here’s what you need[…]

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How California’s Contractor Law Could Impact the Trucking Industry

California lawmakers recently voted to overhaul their independent contractor rules and regulations. Not only does this have major ramifications for the state but the country as a whole. The trucking industry will absolutely be impacted if the bill is signed into law. A.B. 5 pushes businesses, regardless of industry, to classify more independent contractors they[…]

Gorilla Safety Unveils First and Only Fully Integrated Fleet and Safety Management Solution in Mexico Fully Integrated Fleet and Safety Management Solution in Mexico

Patented Cloud-based Fleet and Safety Solution to Address New Hours of Service Rules Throughout Mexico HOUSTON– Gorilla Safety, a provider of an innovative, proprietary and patented Fleet Management software solution that fully automates all aspects of fleet and safety management, announced today the public availability of its mobile application and web-based dashboard in Mexico. Gorilla Safety[…]

GORILLA SAFETY LAUNCHES ADVANCED FLEET MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY DESIGNED FOR OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY

Oil and Gas Customization Provides Flexibility needed to Operate Specialized Equipment HOUSTON – October 9, 2018 – Gorilla Safety, provider of an innovative, proprietary and patented software solution that fully automates all aspects of fleet and safety management, announced today the release of its new Oil and Gas Product, catering to specific needs of fleet operations[…]

truck drivers subject to the Mexico's new HOS rules

Reglas de horas de servicio llegan a México

Los camioneros estadounidenses no son los únicos conductores que deben enfrentar cambios en las reglas y nuevas formas de operar en sus negocios. Los camioneros mexicanos enfrentan los mismos cambios con las nuevas regulaciones para hacer sus carreteras más seguras. Las nuevas reglas con respecto a las horas de servicio (HOS) y el tiempo de[…]

brake safety week 2018

2018 Brake Safety Week

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) will conduct their annual Brake Safety Week from September 16, 2018 through September 22, 2018 this year. Inspectors will perform roadside inspections on commercial vehicles in order to call attention to faulty brake systems and identify trucks with bad brakes out on the road. Why Brake Safety Matters Brake[…]

GORILLA SAFETY UNVEILS ENTERPRISE PACKAGE WITH ENHANCED FEATURES DESIGNED FOR LARGE FLEETS

Company Consistently Upgrades Award-Winning Solution to Remain on Cutting-Edge of Meeting Changing Fleet Landscape and ELD Mandate Requirements HOUSTON … June 14, 2018 … Gorilla Safety, provider of an innovative, proprietary and patented software solution that fully automates all aspects of fleet and safety management, announced today the release of a new Enterprise Bundle designed[…]

GORILLA SAFETY NAMED THE PEOPLE’S CHOICE IN 2018 STEVIE AWARDS®

Gorilla Safety 2.0 Winner for Mobile On-Demand Applications HOUSTON – June 8, 2018 – Gorilla Safety, provider of an innovative, proprietary and patented software solution that fully automates all aspects of fleet and safety management, announced today the company is the winner of the 2018 People’s Choice Stevie Award® in the Mobile On-Demand Applications category[…]

GORILLA SAFETY LAUNCHES SPECIAL PROGRAM TO RESCUE FLEETS LEFT ABANDONED BY ONE20’S UNEXPECTED EXIT FROM ELECTRONIC LOGGING DEVICE BUSINESS

Company Supports Trucking Industry with Free ELD Subscription through End of 2019 with Hardware Purchase to former ONE20 Users   HOUSTON … May 31, 2018 … Gorilla Safety, provider of an innovative, proprietary and patented software solution that fully automates all aspects of fleet and safety management, announced today the introduction of a special program[…]

a trucker preparing for the CVSA's annual inspection blitz

CVSA Announces Annual Inspection Blitz

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) announced two annual events to improve road safety among commercial vehicles. The first is the International Roadcheck set for June 5 through June 7, a 72-hour blitz across North America to check driver and commercial vehicle compliance. The second is the annual Operation Safe Driver Week set for July[…]

GORILLA SAFETY NAMED GOLD STEVIE® AWARD WINNER IN THREE CATEGORIES OF THE 2018 AMERICAN BUSINESS AWARDS®; EARNS BRONZE IN ONE CATEGORY

Company Recognized in Company, Management and Product Categories HOUSTON – May 9, 2018 – Gorilla Safety, provider of an innovative, proprietary and patented software solution that fully automates all aspects of fleet and safety management, announced today the company earned several Stevie Awards® in four categories of The 16th Annual American Business Awards®. Gorilla Safety[…]

Gorilla Safety Stevie Awards

Gorilla Safety Recognized as an Industry Leader – Winner of 4 Stevie Awards

Gorilla Safety was honored to receive three gold and one bronze Stevie Awards in the 2018 American Business Awards competition. The gold Stevie Awards were for: Company of the Year in transportation Management Team of the Year for business products New Product or Service of the Year (Software) for mobile on-demand applications. The bronze award[…]