June 25, 2015 - Industry News
Daimler Trucks North America announced that it has become a minority investor in Zonar Systems as part of a long-term strategic partnership.
Tags: Telematics, Virtual Technician, Zonar, Daimler Trucks North America, Information Technology
June 5, 2015 - Industry News
Big data analytics generated $93.9 million in revenue in the trucking industry in 2014, according to research firm Frost & Sullivan, which projected that amount would grow to $1.6 billion by 2022.
Tags: Frost & Sullivan, Big Data, OEMs, Market Research, Telematics, Information Technology
May 26, 2015 - Product News
Webtech Wireless has signed a $4.7 million contract with a major U.S. fleet customer for an upgrade to its Webtech Driver Center software.
Tags: Webtech Wireless, eLogs, Telematics
May 20, 2015 - Industry News
CarrierWeb has appointed James B. Gamache as president of its U.S. operations, taking over the role from R. Fenton-May.
Tags: Telematics, People, eLogs, CarrierWeb
May 8, 2015 - Industry News
OEM powertrain integration will ultimately positively disrupt the telematics industry, according to Matthew Pfaffenback, director of telematics, Daimler Trucks North America, speaking at the ALK Transportation Technology Summit.
Tags: OEM, ALK Transportation Technology Summit, Telematics, Daimler Trucks North America, Diagnostics
April 29, 2015 - Industry News
Quality Carriers has integrated PeopleNet technology platforms into approximately 2,500 of its tank trucks.The company is a subsidiary of Quality Distribution, Inc., which is a provider of bulk transportation services in North America.
Tags: Telematics, PeopleNet, Bulk Tank
April 21, 2015 - Product News
NationaLease announced an agreement with Decisiv to provide its customers with fleet tracking and reporting capabilities. The maintenance platform will be called NationaLease Fleet 20/20.
Tags: Telematics, Maintenance Management, NationaLease, Decisiv
March 30, 2015 - Industry News
PeopleNet and Omnitracs recently announced exclusive deals with original equipment manufacturers Peterbilt, Kenworth and Cummins to provide telematics and diagnostic tools for the companies.
Tags: Kenworth, Cummins, Technology, PACCAR, Peterbilt, PeopleNet, Omnitracs, Remote Diagnostics, Telematics, Connected Vehicle Technology
March 24, 2015 - Product News
International Truck announced improvements to its OnCommand Connection remote diagnostics system at the Mid-America Trucking Show at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville, Ky.
Tags: Telematics, Vehicle Diagnostics, Information Technology, International Trucks
March 3, 2015 - Product News
Ford is taking its Telogis-powered factory telematics system to a global audience in a rebranding of the existing Crew Chief platform, Ford announced on the eve of NTEA's Work Truck Show in Indianapolis.
Tags: Telogis, Ford, Analytics, Fleet Metrics, Telematics, Information Technology
March 3, 2015 - Industry News
Teletrac and Navman Wireless have merged into a single telematics company, the two recently announced.
Tags: Telematics, Navman Wireless, Teletrac, Mergers & Acquisitions
February 20, 2015 - Product News
Knight Transportation has chosen the Zonar 2020 Mobile Tablet as the new telematics platform for its fleet.
Tags: Telematics, Zonar, Knight Transportation, Tablets
February 10, 2015 - Industry News
Omnitracs, LLC, hosted its first global user conference in the company’s new hometown, Dallas, Feb. 8-11, kicking off with a rousing drum line performance.
Tags: Telematics, Omnitracs, Routing, Fleet Management
January 12, 2015 - Industry News
Swift Transportation announced that it would partner with Spireon to bring GPS-based trailer tracking and management to dry van trailers added in 2015.
Tags: Telematics, Information Technology, Spireon, Trailer Tracking, Swift Transportation, Trailers
December 18, 2014 - Industry News
The recently enacted change to drivers hours-of-service rules, scrapping parts of the restart provision adopted in July 2013, has prompted telematics and e-log providers to hustle out updates to their hours-of-service applications.
Tags: Telematics, Information Technology, Compliance, E-logs, Hours of Service, 34-Hour Restart
November 3, 2014 - Industry News
Omnitracs completed its $178 million acquisition of fleet management software company XRS, the company announced. The company began the acquisition process in September.
Tags: Telematics, Information Technology, XRS, Mergers & Acquisitions, Omnitracs
September 29, 2014 - Product News
The new services enhance operations, reduce costs and increase safety for customers, and eliminate the need for aftermarket hardware purchases and installation costs for Macks built recently.
Tags: Telematics, Navigation System, Telogis, Mack Trucks, Safety & Compliance, Information Technology
September 2, 2014 - Industry News
Omnitracs, the original pioneer of tracking and communications in the trucking industry, announced it's buying XRS Corp., which led the industry in going to a mobile platform using the bring-your-own-device strategy.
Tags: Telematics, Information Technology, Vehicle Tracking, XRS, Smartphones, Mergers & Acquisitions, Omnitracs
August 19, 2014 - Industry News
As part of its 2014 User Conference, PeopleNet spent Tuesday evening recognizing the top innovators among its client base, fleets that have demonstrated exceptional leadership over the past year by using PeopleNet products and services to create unique solutions that accelerate and drive return on investment.
Tags: PeopleNet, Industry Event, Awards, Telematics
August 1, 2014 - Industry News
Vikas Jain, formerly an executive with Omnitracs, has been named the new chief operating officer for Zonar.
Tags: Zonar, People, Omnitracs, Vikas Jain, Telematics, Information Technology
June 18, 2014 - Industry News
An insurance company and a provider of video-based fleet management services have teamed up.
Tags: Telematics, Insurance, Information Technology
June 4, 2014 - Industry News
Hino Motor Sales U.S.A., and Telogis announce a partnership to provide the next generation telematics platform for Hino commercial trucks.
Tags: Telematics, Fleet Management, Telogis, Hino Trucks
May 20, 2014 - Industry News
Crime-prevention companies CargoNet and LoJack/SC-integrity have formed an alliance to provide supply chain security risk and performance analysis services through a data collection and analytics platform.
Tags: Telematics, Information Technology, LoJack, Cargo Theft, CargoNet
April 7, 2014 - Industry News
Fleets that haul food products should take a proactive approach with their food service clients to ensure a smooth implementation of rules governing the transport of foods under the Food Safety Modernization Act, signed into law in 2011.
Tags: Telematics, Regulations, FDA, Reefers, Truckload Carriers Association
March 27, 2014 - Industry News
MATS, LOUISVILLE -- The past is gone, and technologies like SCR, multiplexed wiring and telematics, plus high build quality, are the way forward, said Navistar executives Thursday morning.
Tags: Navistar, Information Technology, Telematics, Mid-America Trucking Show
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