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October 25 2016 - Products

LED Headlamps Reduce Eye Fatigue with Natural Color Temperature

Optronics International has released its new Opti-Brite LED Headlamps, featuring retroflective LED technology designed to emit a wider, brighter beam for increased visibility and safety.

Tags: Headlights, Optronics, LED Lighting

When undeployed, standard Trailer Tail panel at left allows ready access to door handle. New Covered panel blocks the handle unless pulled away from the door. Panels fold out of the way when doors are opened against trailer's sides. Art: Stemco

October 25 2016 - Products

TrailerTail Covered Links Deployment to Door Operation

Panels must be opened for driver to access door handles, so will remain open as the truck returns to open highways.

Tags: Fuel Economy, Stemco, TrailerTail

October 24 2016 - Equipment

TODCO Offers WeatherTite Pro Weather-Resistant Roll-Up Door

Transportation Division of Overhead Door Corporation is offering the WeatherTite Pro, a lightweight weather-resistant roll-up door for trailer and truck body applications.

Tags: Lightweight Materials, Roll-Up Doors, TODCO

Car ahead slowed and stopped, but Volvo's ADA, aka Bendix Wingman Fusion Advanced, avoided a collision without driver input except steering.

October 24 2016 - Industry News

Volvo Demos Active Driver Assist, Available on VN Series

Called Wingman Fusion by Bendix, the system uses radar and a forward-facing camera to detect and identify obstacles ahead, then warn the driver and soon apply the brakes.

Tags: driver safety, Volvo Trucks, Bendix, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, Collision Mitigation

Photo via CarriersEdge

October 24 2016 - Product News

CarriersEdge Offering Vehicle Inspection Training Course

CarriersEdge has released a full suite of online vehicle inspection training courses for transportation companies and their drivers.

Tags: Training, Inspections, Online Tool, CarriersEdge, DVIR, Driver Training

October 21 2016 - Products

Terex HyPower IM Reduces Fuel Usage and Emissions

The Terex HyPower IM is an idle mitigation and cab comfort solution that can help fleets meet green initiatives by reducing emissions and fuel usage.

Tags: Terex, Emissions Reduction, Idle Reduction

October 20 2016 - Product News

MacroPoint Freight Tracking Added to GlobalTranz TMS

MacroPoint’s load tracking solution has been fully integrated into the GlobalTranz proprietary transportation management system platform, allowing users to automate track and trace capabilities

Tags: Macropoint, TMS, Asset Tracking, Software Integration

October 20 2016 - Products

Grote Offers Snap-In Cover Plates for Lights

Grote’s Snap-In Cover Plates are a quick and simple to install light cover for retrofits and lighting upgrades on commercial vehicles.

Tags: Lighting, Grote, Lights

October 19 2016 - Product News

Magellan Rolls Out Trio of Fleet Management Solutions

GPS navigation vendor Magellan has rolled out three fleet management solutions, including a rugged navigation device, hours of service compliance solution, and routing solution aimed at municipal fleets.

Tags: Municipal Fleets, Hours of Service, Routing, Magellan, ELDs, Fleet Technology Expo

October 18 2016 - Products

Mini Strobe LED Fits Several Applications

The Super Bright LEDs Low Profile Vehicle LED Mini Strobe Light is a multi-purpose SAE Class 1 LED strobe light that can be used in a variety of applications.

Tags: Vehicle Lights, LED Lighting, Emergency Lighting

October 18 2016 - Equipment

Cooper Offers Wide-Base Steer Tire for Mixed Service

Cooper Tire & Rubber’s Roadmaster RM332 WB is a commercial tire line available in a wide-base steer tire for mixed service applications.

Tags: Cooper Tire & Rubber Co., Tires, Wide-Base Tires

October 14 2016 - Products

Baldwin’s BD50000 Lube Filter Designed for Durability

Baldwin is offering the BD50000 lube filter designed for durability and performance and is an alternative to the LF14000NN filter.

Tags: Filters, Baldwin Filters, Lube Filter

Image via DAT Solutions

October 13 2016 - Product News

DAT Solutions Integrates Small Carrier-Focused Getloaded

DAT Solutions has announced that Getloaded, a load board for smaller freight brokers and carriers, will be integrated into the DAT Network of load boards.

Tags: DAT Solutions, Load Board, Integration

Photo: FourKites

October 13 2016 - Product News

FourKites Receives $13 Million To Expand and Improve Platform

Asset tracking software provider FourKites announced that it has raised $13 million in Series A funding led by Bain Capital Ventures, bringing total funding for the two-year-old company to $16.5 million.

Tags: Funding, Asset Tracking, Venture Capital, FourKites

Screenshot via Aljex

October 13 2016 - Product News

Aljex Integrates Data Into TMS

Aljex Software has integrated data directly into its transportation management software system, the company announced.

Tags: TMS, Aljex Software,, Software Integration

Image via ARI

October 12 2016 - Product News

VehicleDowntimeView Helps Measure and Manage Downtime

Fleet services provider ARI has developed a technology called VehicleDowntimeView that measures how long a vehicle is out of service and provides data to manage the reduction of a fleet’s total downtime.

Tags: Vehicle Maintenance, ARI, Vehicle Tracking, Downtime

October 12 2016 - Equipment

Opti-Lite Brake Drum Offers Fleets a Lightweight Aftermarket Option

Meritor has expanded its wheel end portfolio to include Opti-Lite brake drums, positioned as a cost-conscious lightweight drum option.

Tags: Meritor, Brakes, Brake Drums

Screenshot via Oliver Rubber

October 11 2016 - Product News

Oliver Rubber Website Includes Redesigned Retread Selector

Oliver Rubber Company has redesigned its website,, based on customer feedback, adding features like a retread selector and dealer locator to help users better manage their business.

Tags: Website, Tires, Retreads, Oliver Rubber

October 11 2016 - Products

Davco's Shop Pro Models Prime Diesel Engines and Clean Contaminated Fuel

Davco Technology has released the Shop Pro FXP 95 and the Shop Pro MX designed to prime diesel engines, transfer fuel from fuel tanks and clean contaminated fuel in a fuel tank.

Tags: Detroit Diesel, Paccar MX Engine, Fuel Filter, Davco

October 10 2016 - Products

J.J. Keller Releases OSHA Compliance Guide

J.J. Keller & Associates has introduced OSHA Compliance for Transportation – a new publication to help transportation safety professionals comply with complex OSHA regulations.

Tags: OSHA, J.J. Keller, Compliance, How-to Guides

October 7 2016 - Equipment

Doonan Engineers Chaparral II Flatbed Liftgate Trailer

Doonan Specialized Trailer recently installed a Maxon Railift RC-2B series liftgate on a Chaparral II flatbed trailer creating a flatbed liftgate trailer.

Tags: Trailers, Flatbeds, Liftgates, Doonan

October 7 2016 - Products

Kenworth Offers Bendix Wingman Advanced Option for T270, T370

Kenworth will add the Bendix Wingman Advanced collision mitigation system as an option on its medium-duty Kenworth T270 and T370 trucks.

Tags: Kenworth, T270, T370, Bendix, Collision Mitigation

The DC 200 comes in both matte silver and champagne gold colors. The light on top changes color to indicate different functions. Green means it's connected to the app. Blue indicates an over-the-air software update is happening. It flashes red and green when booting up. Photo: Deborah Lockridge.

October 7 2016 - Product News

Rand McNally Launches Next Generation E-Log and Fleet Management Device

Rand McNally unveiled a sleek, new electronic logging and fleet management device with cellular connectivity designed for small- and medium-sized fleets using Android smartphones or tablets.

Tags: telematics, Information Technology, Rand McNally, ELDs, ATA MC&E

October 6 2016 - Product News

TMW Systems Creates ConnectedDock App for TruckMate TMS

ConnectedDock is a new Android App from TMW Systems for TruckMate TMS users designed to help streamline dock operations, minimize shipping errors and reduce lost revenue from incorrect weights, dimensions and OS&D.

Tags: TruckMate, TMW Systems, TMS, Mobile Apps

Screenshot via SmartDrive

October 6 2016 - Product News

SmartDrive Expands Transportation Intelligence Suite

SmartIQ Segmentation is an expansion of its SmartDrive's Transportation Intelligence Suite that enables fleets to optimize strategies based on relevant and predictive performances differences across driver and vehicle segments

Tags: Fleet Management Software, SmartDrive Systems, Driver Coaching



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