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Evolving face of the American Trucking Industry

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The American trucking industry has seen some noteworthy evolution in the last couple of years. Technological advancements as well as regulations that facilitate smooth functioning of business have been making its way in the industry. Many are confused with automation being the newest addition to the industry since drivers would have different roles to play when trucks would drive themselves. While automation is still finding its feet on the ground, platooning technology displays a lot of promise as companies like Peloton and Volvo are performing truck platooning on busy interstate to show its real-time benefits.
Blockchain technology is a new advancement in trucking, which will help carriers and fleets to perform their routine task with much ease. Direct payments for fuel and service parts at truck stops, immediate payment of drivers on delivery, maintenance of records for easier evaluation during inspections are some of the many concerns that could be taken care of through this technology.
As technology has changed the way we operate our businesses, paying taxes against it has never been easier. eForm2290 an online tax payment service for individual, fleet owners and carriers to pay their truck tax online to IRS has certainly saved time and money for 300,000+ tax payers. It has successfully filed more than a million trucks since 2011.
In the last few years trucking has witnessed a lot of technological changes that improved its functioning. Introduction of new diesel engines with higher fuel savings and low maintenances cost is certainly one of many. Companies that make trucking more efficient, values the time of its clients and keep looking to improve their functioning, are certainly bringing the evolution to the trucking industry.

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