October 22, 2013
Orbcomm announced the commercial launch of its GT 1100 trailer tracking solution, a compact device that uses solar power to recharge the battery, at the American Trucking Associations Management Conference & Exhibition.
The new Mobile PeopleNet Fleet Manager is a new mobile site for accessing vehicle and driver data, maps and messaging through an iPad, the company announced at the American Trucking Associations' Management Conference & Exhibition.
Detroit Diesel Corp. announced the availability of it telematics products for all new Freightliner Cascadia models equipped with Cummins diesel and natural gas engines, as well as all truck makes beginning early next year.
October 21, 2013
Telogis introduced an upgraded navigation product, Navigation 5, at the American Trucking Associations annual meeting this week. Two key features include a new junction view to help drivers navigate through interchanges, and a driver alert function that warns drivers of upcoming weather or traffic conditions.
October 20, 2013
J.J. Keller announced Saturday that its Encompass E-log and fleet management system is now compatible with iPhone and iPad through the KellerMobile app, the first in the industry to be certified by Apple.
October 17, 2013
TripPak Services, announced the creation of FleetSafe, a division of TripPak Services as the overarching brand for the company’s safety and compliance solution delivery. This division includes safety and compliance management tools and resources offering log auditing, driver behavior and data processes, compliance management and web-based driver orientation.
October 15, 2013
Fleet managers can learn new things about their operations by analyzing everything from accidents to wait times.
October 10, 2013
Trimble will be offering TMW Systems' TMT Fleet Maintenance software for the construction materials industry to the ready mix and aggregate markets.
Comdata Corp. announced the launch of Release Two of FleetAdvance. Comdata has further enhanced this solution by adding an opportunity analytics analyzer to provide customers with additional insight into potential fuel savings.
October 9, 2013
GE Capital Fleet Services unveiled Intelligent Operations, a telematics solution that allows fleet managers to visualize key performance indicators in real-time to better understand the scope of their service markets, customers, drivers, and overall fleet performance.
October 8, 2013
XRS Corp. announced that Verizon is the official wireless provider for the company’s new collaboration with Samsung Telecommunications America. The new product – NXT – creates an integrated mobile device and software package designed specifically for the trucking industry.
October 3, 2013
Noregon System has released JPRO Commercial Fleet Diagnostics 2013 v3.
The updated features are immediately available on all new copies of 2013 v3 software.
October 2, 2013
Orbcomm Inc. has completed the acquisition of Comtech Mobile Datacom Corporation’s Sensor Enabled Notification System operation, which includes satellite hardware, network technology and web platforms.
Beijer Electronics, a Sweden-based global technology company, has opened its US headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah. Beijer Electronics is the manufacturer of TREQ mobile data terminals, an in-cab hardware for vehicle applications.
J. J. Keller's Compliance Tablet is a new solution from J. J. Keller & Associates Inc. and includes a 7-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 with 4G coverage and pre-loaded KellerMobile app.
Telogis introduces Telogis for Utilities, an industry-specific extension of its location intelligence platform. The Telogis platform provides cloud-based telematics, dynamic routing, commercial navigation, real-time work order management and mobile integration services.
Paragon Software Systems Inc. announced that Carbon Minimizer functionality adds environmental factors to its routing and scheduling optimization software.
October 1, 2013
Intermec, now part of Honeywell Scanning & Mobility, announced the CN51 rugged mobile computer – the company’s latest product to offer the choice of Android or Windows operating systems on a single device.
September 30, 2013
A trucking company decided to give out an award for the best driver, so they asked employees to nominate and vote on the honor. The winner, however, turned out to have one of the worst safety records in the fleet.
Telogis, Aliso Viejo, Calif., released a new version of its route-planning tool, called Telogis Route Planning Suite, at the National Beer Wholesalers Association Convention held in Las Vegas Sept. 30.
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