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TMW Adds Real-Time Freight Tracking to TMS Solutions

Fleets using TMW Systems’ Innovative IES, Access, or AccessPlus transportation management solutions can now extend real-time order and shipping information to their customers with the IES Freight Tracker portal, an integrated customer service and dispatch.

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TMW Expands Engage Series Bid Management Platform Functionality

TMW Systems announced new functionality for users of the company’s Engage Series bid management platform that allows for tracking and analysis of shipper commitments.

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CFI Names Orr Senior VP of Sales and Operations

Gregg Orr has been appointed senior vice president, sales and operations, for North American truckload carrier CFI, the company announced.

Vitesse Transport Corporation won Innovator of the Year in PeopleNet’s Canadian Fleets category. Pictured from left to right are: Alecia Jarosh (PeopleNet), Gino Acrobati (Vitesse), Domenic Santini (Vitesse), Michael Scalzo (Vitesse, and Rick Ochsendorf (PeopleNet). Photo: Trimble

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PeopleNet, TMW Recognize Innovative Fleets at User Conference

PeopleNet and TMW Systems announced the winners of their 2017 Innovator of the Year awards, recognizing companies that have best leveraged technology to innovate.

The new TMT predictive maintenance system uses the PeopleNet Mobile Gateway. Photo: PeopleNet

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Data Fuels TMW's Predictive Maintenance Software

TMT's new Predict.Fault Code is a maintenance application designed to predict engine and aftertreatment component failures up to three days in advance. HDT's Jim Beach digs deeper with this report from the TMW/PeopleNet user conference.

According to the White House, President Trump’s Executive Order will make the environmental and permitting processes needed for major infrastructure projects more efficient and effective. Photo: ATA

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Trump Executive Order Aims to Speed Infrastructure Projects

According to the White House, regulatory red tape routinely holds up major infrastructure projects for years at significant cost to the economy.

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FourKites Recognized by Frost & Sullivan

Helping to plug the holes in freight visibility for shippers and 3PLs earned FourKites, Chicago, the 2017 North American Dynamic Supply Chain Tracking Solutions Entrepreneurial Company of the Year Award from Frost & Sullivan.

Photo: PeopleNet

Articles

Pushing the Technology Envelope in Trucking

Mark Botticelli, executive vice president, Technology, PeopleNet, described how some wearable devices such as virtual reality goggles or a smart arm band could aid drivers.

Thom Albrecht Photo: Jim Beach

Articles

How E-Commerce Disrupts Trucking

While disruption may be a current buzzword, it’s as old as capitalism itself, said Thom Albrecht, president of Sword & Sea Transportation Advisors, speaking at the PeopleNet and TMW in.sight User Conference + Expo in Nashville.

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Trucking Industry Revenue Hit $676.2 Billion Last Year

American Trucking Associations has released the ATA American Trucking Trends 2017 annual compendium of data on the trucking industry, revealing trucking’s place as the leading mode of freight transportation.

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