December 18, 2014
The recently enacted change to drivers hours-of-service rules, scrapping parts of the restart provision adopted in July 2013, has prompted telematics and e-log providers to hustle out updates to their hours-of-service applications.
December 16, 2014
Trucking operations generate billions of pieces of information each day, and fleet managers are learning how to put it all to use.
December 8, 2014
NationaLease released its Emergency Road Service Mobile App which gives drivers access to the service through smartphones and tablets. The app was created in a matter of weeks using the Snappii Mobility Platform which requires no code produce apps.
The InterCore Driver Alertness Detection System is a cloud based service that monitors driver alertness in real time using a camera linked to a smartphone.
December 5, 2014
DAT Solutions is integrating the freight tracking technology designed by MacroPoint enabling users of DAT’s Keypoint TMS to track freight carried by third party drivers and for hire carriers.
November 20, 2014
Understanding what data your company has is just as important as protecting it in the information age.
November 18, 2014
The UrgentCare Travel mobile app is now available for android smartphones and tablets through Google Play. The new Android App includes an automated location finder that gives directions to the nearest UCT Healthcare Center.
ALK’s CoPilot Truck Energy App is now available on the Google Play store for smartphones and tablets running the Android operating system. The CoPilot Truck Energy App offers in-cab, turn-by-turn navigation for oil and gas field mapping.
November 17, 2014
Aljex Software released Automated Rate Confirmation a digital document service that automates critical agreements and routine data exchange between brokers and carriers.
Mettler Toledo released DataBridge MS, a version of its family of weighing software that connects to multiple vehicle scales to simplify complex weighing transactions and provide analysis of that data. DataBridge MS is designed to meet the transaction management needs of large and growing businesses.
November 12, 2014
According to the company the new business name “more accurately describes the business unit's core mission of developing a broad set of analytics offerings, clearly positioning the business as an essential component of Omnitracs' enterprise-wide suite of solutions for transportation and logistics.”
November 11, 2014
Noregon Systems released JPRO Commercial Vehicle Diagnostics 2014 v2 software with updated features. The new features will be on all new copies of the software and current JPRO license holders are able to update their version.
Drivewyze announced that its PreClear bypass service was added in North Carolina making it the 30th state offering the mobile weigh station bypass service.
November 6, 2014
J.B. Hunt Transport Inc. has rolled out a new self-service freight transportation management tool for customers using either desktop or mobile devices.
November 5, 2014
TMW Systems announced the integration of ALK Maps across several products in TMW’s suite of fleet management software.
November 3, 2014
Omnitracs completed its $178 million acquisition of fleet management software company XRS, the company announced. The company began the acquisition process in September.
Omnitracs announced it had agreed to acquire XRS Corp., Minneapolis, in a deal valued at $178 million. Approved unanimously by XRS’ board of directors, the deal is expected to be finalized by the fourth quarter of this year.
October 31, 2014
Workflow management tools, analytics and behavioral assessment can make the hiring process easier and quicker.
October 29, 2014
Telogis released several new tools for the company’s fleet analytics software at the Telogis Latitude event in Dana Point, Calif. These new tools included the Telogis For Field Service extension, the Dynamic Response Suite, and Telogis Sites.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration took a step toward the pending electronic logging mandate with a notice about registering the devices log manufacturers will bring to market.
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