February 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Jim Beach
Most large fleets have extensive experience with telematics: GPS location and mobile communications systems that collect data and communicate it back to a server where the fleet can access the information. As the amount and kind of data has increased in recent years, fleets have adopted tools to make sense of all that information and use it across their operation.
Tags: telematics, Volvo, GPS Insight, Information Technology, Navistar, Telogis, Daimler Trucks, PeopleNet, XRS Corporation, Carrier Transicold, Cadec, Omnitracs, Thermo King
November 2013, TruckingInfo.com - Department
Fleets don’t always have a clear picture of what’s happening with their fuel purchasing plans. That’s become quite clear in the recent Pilot Flying J scandal, where the truckstop chain allegedly bilked customers out of fuel rebates.
Tags: Comdata, Fuel Cards, Information Technology, People, Sokolis Group
June 2013, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Oliver Patton
Pilot, the largest truckstop chain in the country with more than 650 outlets and $29 billion in annual revenues, is being investigated for allegedly defrauding customers by withholding fuel rebates and discounts.
Tags: Pilot Flying J, Fuel buying programs, Fuel and Oil, Information Technology, Truckstops
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