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May 13, 2016

Q&A: Omnitracs' Brad Taylor Talks About Big Data and the Internet of Things

Why does Omnitracs need a vice president of Internet of Things Solutions? We talked to Brad Taylor to find out in this Q&A to learn more about the role of connectivity and big data in trucking and in everyday life.

April 15, 2016

Ryder’s Bill Dawson Wades into Modern ‘Sea of Data’

MISSISSAUGA, ON — More data is available to the trucking industry today than ever before in its history, to the point that data and maintenance have become integrally linked. But it will take time to figure out how to perfectly integrate this new sea of data into day-to-day business, says Bill Dawson, VP of maintenance operations and engineering for Ryder System Inc.

April 15, 2016

Paragon Updates PC*Miler Interface

In response to demand from clients that use its de facto mileage calculations for paying truck drivers, Paragon Software Systems has updated its system interface with ALK’s PC*Miler routing, mileage, and mapping software.

March 23, 2016

Commentary: Information Is King for Aftermarket Service Providers

The size of the truck parts and service aftermarket has grown to $107 billion and independent parts and service providers are stepping up their game to ensure they have the necessary skills, tools and technology to meet fleets’ needs.

March 17, 2016

Risk Management Solution Aimed at Oil and Gas Industry

MiX Telematics has launched MiX Journey Management, a risk management solution for U.S. oil and gas companies that is integrated with the company’s fleet management platform.

February 26, 2016

Rush Launches Vehicle Service Monitoring Platform

Rush Enterprises has launched RushCare Service Connect, a service communication system that provides customers with an online, on-demand view of the service process for vehicles in Rush Truck Centers service departments.

February 23, 2016

Element Hires IT Consultancy Firm

Toronto-based Element Financial Corp. has hired Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a Santa Clara, Calif., global information technology firm.

February 22, 2016

How Changes in Retailing Are Driving Changes in Logistics

Consumer expectations for last-mile, same-day and home delivery have drastically changed, thanks to the likes of Amazon and department stores that offer same day delivery and in-store pick up. Deborah Lockridge explores the topic with Descartes' Chris Jones in her "All That's Trucking" blog.

February 22, 2016

Commentary: Bridging the Extremes

How do we make the latest technologies attractive to folks who don’t pull white vans down smooth highways?

February 19, 2016

Should You Own Your Software?

Most trucking software in daily use is provided by Software-as-a-Service subscription-based delivery model.

February 18, 2016

Trimble Adds ISE Applications to Field Service Management Solutions

Trimble has added ISE Fleet Service’s Android eFleetSuite compliance application to its field service management solution adding support for hours of service and DVIR.

February 11, 2016

UltraShipTMS Upgrades Driver Payroll Features

UltraShipTMS has released an upgrade to the truck driver payroll portion of its transportation management system platform.

February 11, 2016

Gauging Trucking’s Digital Disruptors

No fewer than five technology-based “disruptors” to freight transportation were identified in a recent survey of carrier/3PL/broker, shipper and trucking supplier executives conducted by Princeton Consulting.

February 2, 2016

7 Technologies That Will Affect Trucking and the Aftermarket

The trucking industry aftermarket is being bombarded with technology, and that trend is not likely to go away any time soon, according to industry analyst Derek Kaufman.

February 1, 2016

Omnitracs Launches Sylectus Truckload TMS

Omnitracs launched the Sylectus Truckload TMS, what it calls "a highly flexible, fully capable" transportation management system tailored to the truckload industry that is accessible from anywhere.

January 21, 2016

Meritor Wabco Updates Toolbox Diagnostic Package

Meritor Wabco has released Toolbox 12, the newest version of its PC-based diagnostic software for fleet technicians with updates to various braking systems support and other improvements.

December 21, 2015

SkyBitz Offers Fleet Management Solutions For Delivery Fleets

Telematics provider SkyBitz has added a fleet management solution for sales, service and delivery vehicles with the launch of SkyBitz Local Fleets.

December 15, 2015

What Can Mobile Apps Do For You?

There are hundreds of applications for commercial truck drivers and fleet managers and more are announced every week - so how do you navigate the blizzard of mobile apps to find the best ones for you?

December 14, 2015

Commentary: Gizmology Games

While driver-assisting technology is capable of making us safer, in reality it is rarely frustration free.

November 19, 2015

Truckstop.com Conference Offers Industry Insight, Product Announcements

Truckstop.com's first user conference, a three-day event in Dallas, Texas, balanced keynote speeches by industry experts, educational breakouts, and a handful of product announcements.

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