Konexial CEO Ken Evans to Discuss Importance of Edge Computing to Trucking Industry at LogTech20
October 20, 2020
Ken Evans will join the Journal of Commerce LogTech20 webcast series on Thursday, Oct. 22 at 1 PM ET, discussing the importance of Edge Computing to the trucking industry. Interested attendees can register for the series “Does Logistics Want to Be Self-Service? Part 1” for free here.
ELD makers report ongoing updates as drivers navigate new hours options
October 15, 2020
Some ELD apps sowed early confusion among operators trying to use new split-sleeper options and the pauses of the 14-hour clock within them. Software updates have been deployed to fix some issues, while other ELD makers acknowledge ongoing updates.
A shot in the arm: Pandemic has brought more, and often lower-cost, telehealth options
September 17, 2020
Telehealth options for nonemergency needs are quickly becoming the norm for routine health care. Some watchers believe that, excepting DOT physicals, the future of doctor visits for truckers is virtual “in almost every case — it’s the way it’s going to be.”
After ‘ELD scars,’ savvy owner-ops look for functionality, features, privacy in choosing e-logs
July 22, 2020
Since a wave of new ELD buyers hit the market in late 2017 and early 2018, owner-operators and small fleets now have a better handle on what they’re looking for — and what they’re looking to avoid — in an electronic logging device.
Owner-operators, some already forced to switch ELD providers, stare down turbulent e-log market
July 16, 2020
Device providers that have focused on creating reliable products and that offer good customer service have been able to distinguish themselves, said Evans, particularly as owner-operators have become more knowledgeable buyers.
Konexial Announces Digital Trailer Lock
June 1, 2020
The system can lock, unlock, track and control all lock access from anywhere through the My20 iOS or Android mobile application, according to the Knoxville, Tenn.-based company.
Konexial, Nokē develop new keyless digital smart-locking system to help prevent trailer theft
May 29, 2020
“My20 Locking System with secure digital locks will significantly reduce and even eliminate the threat of trailer theft. With more drivers parking in remote areas, securing the back door of the trailer is a critical issue for drivers and their shippers,” Evans continued. “My20 makes this technology easy — no more lost keys, and the owner has a full digital record of who, when and where the lock was accessed.”
UT Haslam College of Business Spotlights: Andy Dishner & Ken Evans
Evans and Dishner are an active part of this network, giving back by bringing their knowledge and expertise to programs in the Haslam College of Business. Konexial is a partner in the Haslam Global Supply Chain Institute, and both Evans and Dishner are active in the Supply Chain Forum.
COVID-19 Generates White Knights in Freight Industries
March 27, 2020
Amidst this chaos, companies in the freight space are doing their bit by opening up premium subscriptions and introducing new services to make the lives of logistics personnel easier. FreightWaves highlights some of these good samaritan efforts.
Konexial Featured on The Dave Nemo Show
Drivers Struggle to Stay Healthy as COVID-19 Spreads
March 26, 2020
Truck drivers have moved back into the national spotlight in a major way as the American public recognizes them for keeping freight moving during the COVID-19 pandemic. At the same time, however, they are at risk for exposure to the virus themselves.
Konexial offers drivers free month of medical advice via GoMedRX
March 17, 2020
Konexial, which provides fleet management and telematics solutions, has made its GoMedRx telemedicine service free for 30 days when truckers obtain a subscription in the next six months.
AOBRD-to-ELD switch: Keeping up with cellular networks upgrade
November 15, 2019
As for independent owner-operators and small fleets using ELD hardware dependent on 3G networks, Ken Evans, chief executive for ELD provider Konexial, believes many probably aren’t “even aware of the 3G sunsetting issue.
Shutdown of 3G network fueling changes amid AOBRD-to-ELD transition
November 15, 2019
In addition to the coming ELD deadline on Dec. 17, a major factor influencing recent technology decisions by fleets is the sunsetting of 3G CDMA cellular networks.
ELD mandate’s hard deadline is here and adoption rates are still a concern
November 07, 2019
The hard deadline for the ELD mandate hits on December 16, and a significant portion of the fleets that run AOBRDs are looking to put off ELD adoption until the last minute.
Konexial Recognized Among FreightTech 100
October 22, 2019
The FreightTech 100 highlights the most innovative and disruptive companies across the freight industry, featuring both cutting-edge upstarts and top-notch traditional powers.
Konexial Acquires Axle Technologies AOBRD customers
October 22, 2019
ELD maker Konexial is expanding its customer base through the acquisition of Axle Technologies’ AORBD customer list.
AOBRD-to-ELD Absent new reg/legislative action, ‘soft enforcement’ not happening
October 10, 2019
Given our ongoing reporting on the intricacies of the shift — by the mandatory deadline of Dec. 17 later this year — to the ELD specification for those using grandfathered AOBRD tech, some readers have wondered whether a soft launch could be in the offing, rather than the hard one most watchers have been assuming would be the case for this deadline.
Konexial launches Spanish-language version of My20 ELD
August 28, 2019
Software and telematics technology provider Konexial recently launched a Spanish-language version of its electronic logging device (ELD) product, My20 ELD.
Trucking’s labor shortage isn’t just about drivers
July 31, 2019
75,000 new mechanics must be added to meet additional demand by 2022. Here’s a question: Who keeps those trucks in safe, efficient operating condition? Of course, the answer is mechanics and technicians. But, as with drivers, fleets and logistics providers also are dealing with a shortage of mechanics.
4 Ways to Pass a Roadside Inspection
July 26, 2019
Here’s what drivers, owner-operators and fleet managers need to know about passing intensive roadside inspections by federal regulators.
New GoFuel Discount Program
June 18, 2019
Konexial, provider of the My20 electronic logging device and GoLoad freight platform, has launched its GoFuel discount program, providing instant fuel savings for drivers who associate their fuel card with the program.
ELD Data Handling: ‘Privacy is paramount’ but Practices Vary
June 05, 2019
Leading ELD providers interviewed by Overdrive agree that carriers and drivers jointly own ELD data. A one-truck independent would be the sole owner. Customer privacy comes first.
A Gold Rush for ELD Data
June 04, 2019
Behind-the-scenes interest among ELD vendors and other parties in drivers’ location and driving behavior, among other data recorded by ELDs, raises questions of how to control the data and who should profit from it.
ELD has more to it than being a hours of service time stamp recorder
May 02, 2019
Ken Evans, the CEO of Konexial, a leading ELD solutions provider, said that the actual number of fleets and owner-operators that have implemented the ELD technology was much lower than actually thought.
ELD supplier and freight-matcher Konexial releases My20 Tower fleet management system
April 04, 2019
Konexial last month announced the release of the My20 Tower system, a fleet management system based on the company’s My20 electronic logging device.
Konexial’s 2019 release of My20 Tower
March 18, 2019
The My20 Tower calculates a driver’s dynamic capacity based on the hours of service, location and truckload availability—data automatically logged by the My20 ELD—and matches the fleet’s trucks with available loads.
Introducing Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s 2019 Pros to Know: Ken Evans, CEO Konexial
February 22, 2019
The Pros to Know Awards recognize supply chain executives, and manufacturing and non-manufacturing enterprises, that are leading initiatives to help prepare their companies’ supply chains for the significant challenges of today’s business climate.
Will the end of 3G cellular be more disruptive to fleets than ELD mandate?
January 28, 2019
The sunsetting of 3G will create a new wave of investment in fleet telematics that could eclipse 2017 and 2018 when fleets were buying to comply with the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate, says Ken Evans, chief executive of Konexial.
VDC Research Names Konexial as Leading Example of Trucking Technological Growth
January 23, 2019
VDC Research analyst Pat Nolan published “The Big Rig Biz Meets Big Data, Tech” which highlights Konexial as a leading example of growth within the FMCSA-mandated “mashup between trucking and tech.”
Konexial partners with Dock411 to add dock information to My20 ELD and GoLoad matching platform
November 06, 2018
Konexial announced an integration partnership with Dock411 to add dock and trucking points of interest (POI) information to the My20 ELD (Electronic Logging Device) and GoLoad dynamic load matching platform.
Konexial offers ELD support, discount for One20 customers
June 04, 2018
Konexial just released a support program for electronic logging device (ELD) customers that were affected by the shuttering of the One20 company and the subsequent end of support for its F-ELD device this upcoming June 18.
Konexial Announces Support Program for “Abandoned” ELD Customers as CVSA Roadcheck Begins
Konexial today announced a support program for ELD (electronic logging device) customers that were affected by the shuttering of the One20 company and the subsequent end of support for its F-ELD device on June 18.
ELD Mandate Law Enforcement Grace Period Is Almost Over
March 28, 2018
As of April 1, drivers caught without ELDs are due to be placed out of service for 10 hours, and may have points added to their Compliance, Safety, Accountability program scores, or could even be assessed a civil fine.
Freight brokers using new connectivity tools with shippers, carriers
March 20, 2018
Technology is fueling a growth in non-asset transportation and logistics. Companies are finding ways to solve more complex problems for shippers and increasing the efficiency and speed of freight transactions with carriers.
Konexial is all about driver connection
March 08, 2018
It’s a small piece of hardware unlike anything else currently on the market, and ranks high in Amazon’s search results. It’s also a software solution for drivers dealing with the need to adopt a quality ELD.
Konexial’s dynamic load matching system works in tandem with its ELD solution
February 23, 2018
When you browse on Amazon to get yourself an ELD, you will invariably come across Konexial’s ELD at the top of the pile. Their ELD is the highest-rated and also the cheapest option available in the list of ELDs on the Amazon product category.
With little chance of complete ELD compliance by April, what does the future hold?
February 12, 2018
It has been about two months since the ELD mandate, and there has been a flurry of activity around, with a lot of press and media coverage around the situations that have followed it.
My20 ELD approved FMCSA electronic logging device (ELD)
June 21, 2017
The My20 ELD by Konexial has officially been added to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) registry of approved electronic logging device (ELD) providers. In being approved for the registry, the My20 ELD has proven that it meets all of the technical specifications and criteria required for full ELD compliance.
Introducing My20, The ELD App That will Revolutionize the Trucking Industry
April 18, 2017
Konexial, the mobile cloud ecosystem, has launched the My20 app for iOS and Android platforms. My20 revolutionizes the ELD industry by providing compliance with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) mandate, as well as providing an all-in-one tool that streamlines every facet of a truck driver’s job.