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September 14, 2017

Comdata, AscendTMS Partner to Provide Free TMS to Carriers, Fleets

AscendTMS will be offered to Comdata fleet and carrier customers, at no cost, to fully manage their logistics businesses.

August 31, 2017

Will Future Tech Have a Domino Effect on Fleets?

Transportation analyst Rick Mihelic says electric powertrains and autonomous vehicles will only be the beginning of the changes fleets will have to deal with in the near-term future.

July 21, 2017

FleetPride Expands with New Orleans Location

The new FleetPride New Orleans branch is located at 6500 Powell Street. An official grand opening ceremony is scheduled for Thursday, September 14.

July 20, 2017

Truck Washing's a Growing Business, Especially at This Company

Fleet Clean USA CEO Scott Marr, now 27, ran a part-time washing business and realized that he made more money washing trucks than working at a bank. Learn more in Tom Berg's Trailer Talk blog.

May 26, 2017

Fleets Bear the Pain in Glut Market for Used Trucks

Industry experts say a glut of used trucks remains on the market and, in extreme cases, some fleets actually owe more for equipment than it is now worth on the secondary market.

May 16, 2017

Werner Launches Final Mile Solution

The rising tide of e-commerce has prompted Werner Enterprises to launch Werner Final Mile, a logistics solution that will primarily deliver large or heavy items using two uniformed associates operating a straight truck with lift gate.

February 8, 2017

The Twin 33s Idea Returns. Will It Fly This Time?

A pair of longer pups would haul more than two 28-footers, so LTL carriers and shippers are in favor. But truckload carriers still want no part of them.

January 10, 2017

Why Are So Many Trailers Just Sitting There?

Managers strive for “productivity” and “equipment utilization,” but how many trailers are moving freight even half the time in their lives? Tom Berg's Trailer Talk blog muses on the number of trailers just sitting around.

April 22, 2016

The Time-Crunched Safety Manager

Managing safety and training in a fleet means rushing from one brushfire to another. Everyone feels the time crunch. How do you make a difference when you’re juggling priorities, switching tasks, and trying to extinguish that daily brushfire?

March 24, 2016

Omnitracs Updates Roadnet Transportation Suite

Omnitracs has released Roadnet Transportation Suite version 3.7.4, with added functionality, new features and enhancements to the suite’s FleetLoader, MobileCast and Roadnet products.

November 16, 2015

Fleets Better at Advancing NGV Deployment

A new guide created by the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) states that public and private fleets that use natural gas vehicles are better at advancing their deployment than individual vehicle owners.

June 19, 2015

Mack Wins TU-Automotive Connected Fleet Award

Mack Trucks was awarded the 2015 Commercial Vehicle Maker of the Year Award by TU-Automotive at the TU-Automotive Detroit Awards ceremony in Novi, Mich.

April 24, 2015

Navman’s Drive Apps Streamline Driver Workflow

Navman Wireless released the Drive suite of applications combining fleet management, communication, navigation, dispatching, and documentation systems into a single interface.

March 4, 2015

Green Strategy Discussions Kick Off Work Truck Show

Alternative fuels and powertrains will work if an organization’s top people favor the concepts, speakers said at Tuesday's Green Truck Summit ahead of the NTEA Work Truck Show.

March 2, 2015

Ryder System Awards Recognize Mexican Trucking Companies

Ryder System presented its Service Excellence Awards to top-performing carriers at the company's fifth annual Mexican Carrier Celebration and Recognition Event in Mexico City.

February 10, 2015

Omnitracs User Conference Kicks Off With a Bang

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.

November 20, 2014

Getting the Most Out of Your Tire Program

What to track in a tire program to make sure you’re getting the most out of every day they spend on the road.

October 29, 2014

Efficient Store Delivery Goal of Paragon’s Arrivals Board

The Paragon Software Systems Arrivals Board application allows in-store receiving personnel to monitor real-time ETA information of trucks scheduled to make deliveries as well as the load characteristics of each truck.

October 10, 2014

Orbcomm Introduces Chassis Tracking Product

A new chassis tracking system was introduced by Orbcomm, Rochelle Park, N.J., this week during the American Trucking Associations' annual conference in San Diego.

September 15, 2014

McLeod Software Unveils New Modules

McLeod Software introduced a number of new products during its annual user conference, held Sept. 14 -16 in Washington, D.C., including modules designed to automate pricing, bid management and billing.

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