Information Technology

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August 15, 2013

EOBRs Are now ELDs

An acronym transition and other things you should know about the pending rule mandating electronic logging devices.

August 14, 2013

Transflo Express Self-Service Kiosks Up 24%

Use of self-service Translo Express scan stations from Pegasus TransTech is on the rise. Pegasus TransTech has increased scan stations 24% year-over-year in Pilot Flying J and Loves truck stops.

August 13, 2013

Omnitracs Expands Web Browsing Options with New Terrestrial Browsing App

Omnitracs Inc. launched a Terrestrial Browsing application for its Mobile Computing Platform 110 and 200 (MCP110 and MCP200). To complement Omnitracs’ existing Open Wi-Fi offering, Terrestrial Browsing helps fleets further streamline business operations and improve driver productivity and satisfaction.

August 12, 2013

DAT Introduces Real-Time Rate Tools for Carriers with Highest Paying Route Options

DAT announced the availability of DAT RateView, enabling carriers to see market rates paid by shippers as well as current spot market rates on all lanes inthe United States and Canada.

August 8, 2013

MnDOT Rolls Out New 511 Service for Truckers

Less than a month after the debut of its new 511 traveler information mobile application for smartphones, Minnesota's Department of Transportation has again improved the real-time service for truckers and others seeking the best route from Point A to Point B.

August 7, 2013

Paragon’s Territory Optimizer Improves Strategic Planning for Zoned Deliveries

Paragon Software Systems Inc. announced the Territory Optimizer solution, an optional planning module that enables transport planners to create territories with balanced workloads within distribution or service routes.

August 7, 2013

Pegasus TransTech Introduces Transflo Load Track

Pegasus TransTech has launched Transflo Load Track, an easy-to-use GPS tracking system for smartphones providing in-transit visibility plus instant access to high-quality proof-of-delivery documents for processing and billing.

August 7, 2013

Cadec and FuelQuest Partner

Cadec Global, which helps companies stay connected to their fleets, announced a partnership with FuelQuest, an on-demand software and services company for the global downstream energy industry.

August 5, 2013

Idle Chat Offers Online Digital Dialogue for Driver Recruitment

Idle Chat, a live, online tool for driver recruitment, has been announced. Idle Chat agents monitor carrier websites and social media recruitment pages to communicate live with driver visitors.

August 1, 2013

Wright Media Launches Fuel DAWG App

Wright Media LLC, the trucking industry’s largest producer of mobile apps, recently launched its Fuel DAWG app, part of the Trucker Grand Central Network of mobile products for the transportation industry. Fuel DAWG is a new mobile and Web-based application designed to give truck drivers the vital information they need while out on the road.

August 1, 2013

IronPlanet’s iPad App Helps Field Inspectors Perform Standardized Reports

IronPlanet, an online auction for used heavy equipment, has a new iPad application that it said improves its patented and guaranteed equipment inspection reports. The app helps field inspectors do reports using step-by-step instructions for gathering key data for the type of equipment being inspected.

July 30, 2013

Road Fix: Mobile Phone App Opens Direct Digital Complaint Line to Congress

Stuck in traffic? Have a cell phone? Here’s your chance to turn your wasted breath into a digital complaint that could actually get something done. Building America’s Future, a bipartisan coalition dedicated to reinvestment in infrastructure, today introduced a new mobile phone app that gives motorists a direct link to their elected representatives.

July 25, 2013

Pana-Pacific and Skybitz to Partner

Skybitz and Pana-Pacific announced a partnership agreement that allows Pana-Pacific to market and resell SkyBitz trailer tracking and management products to the transportation and logistics markets.

July 23, 2013

PeopleNet is Granted New Patent

PeopleNet, a provider of fleet mobility solutions that reduce cost per mile, improve safety/compliance and enable profitable growth, announced that the U.S. Patent Office has granted a patent to the company that enhances data delivery to meet customers’ mission-critical communication needs.

July 22, 2013

EBE and TruckOp.com Partner to Deliver Combined Solution

EBE announced its partnership with TruckOp.com to offer a combined solution aimed at reducing the costs of heavy-duty truck and trailer parts for carriers and improving the management and control of these purchases.

July 22, 2013

Omnitracs’ Vehicle Maintenance App Available on Mobile Computing Platform 50

Omnitracs Inc. announced the availability of its Vehicle Maintenance application on the Mobile Computing Platform 50. Vehicle Maintenance captures important engine and vehicle diagnostic information and sends it to drivers and fleet managers so that service can be proactively scheduled to reduce repair costs.

July 3, 2013

Blue Tree Systems Enhances HOS Driver Advisory Tool to Reflect New HOS Regulations

Blue Tree Systems Inc., a provider of reefer monitoring, trailer tracking and in-cab fleet management solutions, announced it has completed implementation of new software updates to its HOS Advisor tool to reflect new driver Hours-of-Service regulations, which came into effect on July 1.

June 26, 2013

Are You On Top of Your Fuel Buying Program?

Pilot, the largest truckstop chain in the country with more than 650 outlets and $29 billion in annual revenues, is being investigated for allegedly defrauding customers by withholding fuel rebates and discounts.

June 24, 2013

ALK's CoPilot Truck Part of Webtech Wireless' Latest

Webtech Wireless is offering ALK Technologies' CoPilot Truck in-cab navigation solution as part of the MDT 3100 and Quadrant Manager.

June 19, 2013

5 Ways Software Can Improve Your Bottom Line

It's a rare heavy-duty service shop or parts warehouse/distributor that doesn't use some kind of computer software in its operation. It might be as simple as an accounting package such as QuickBooks, or as complex as a full-featured industry-specific enterprise management package.

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