February 2, 2015
Disruptive times call for innovative business owners to focus on vision, culture and their value proposition, said a business consultant during last week’s Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week.
January 29, 2015
Outsourcing their transportation management functions to 3PLs gives shippers more flexibility to meet their shipping needs and access to the latest transportation management technologies.
January 28, 2015
The catalog contains 15 years of data about every product the company has sold. Distributors have access to 15,000 assembly numbers along with their respective component parts and exploded views.
January 27, 2015
BFGoodrich Truck Tires released a dealer locator app that allows drivers to locate BFGoodrich commercial truck dealers on the road
January 26, 2015
Continental released a free update to its VDO RoadLog ELD software addressing the recent suspension of certain provisions of the 34-hour restart rules.
January 21, 2015
Aljex debuted its Capacity Hub software tool that allows brokers to search online for trucks and gauge spot availability.
Toll and weigh station bypass technology can help fleets cut costs and time, while the vehicle keeps rolling down the road.
January 14, 2015
PeopleNet announced that Mark Kessler will be the general manager of the company’s newly developed Trucking division. The division will focus on creating products and services to for trucking fleets.
January 13, 2015
It’s the call a fleet manager never wants to get — one where your driver has been in a collision. Fleets can leverage video data to make timely business decisions.
January 12, 2015
Swift Transportation announced that it would partner with Spireon to bring GPS-based trailer tracking and management to dry van trailers added in 2015.
January 8, 2015
The CAT Scale mobile app will now allow drivers to link an EFS Card to weigh and pay at any of CAT Scale’s 1,550 locations in the U.S.
Drivewyze announced that private equity group Kanye Partners has invested in the company and its sister company Intelligent Imaging Systems to support the growth of its weigh station bypass service.
The advent of the "Internet of Things" concept in trucks helps fleets improve security for vehicles, drivers and cargo, with smart devices, locks and sensors that do their work in the background.
January 7, 2015
Pegasus TransTech announced the new TRANSFLO Mobile+ 1.2 upgrade to the company’s mobile app which includes expanded integration and customizable features for carriers.
Joseph DeLorenzo, director at the Office of Enforcement and Compliance for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, will deliver a keynote address at Omnitracs Outlook 2015.
As resistance to trucking technology steadily fades away, more fleets are discovering the profit-making benefits it can deliver. Route analysis and optimization is one example.
January 6, 2015
J.J. Keller is offering a truck driving school program designed to train student drivers to use electronic logs, also known as e-logs or electronic logging devices (ELDs). The program features the Encompass E-Log system from J.J. Keller.
January 5, 2015
Magellan announced its latest commercial series GPS, the RoadMate RC9485T-LMB for commercial drivers. The RoadMate is a 7-inch Android truck GPS navigation unit featuring Magellan’s latest driver routing and tracking features.
Garmin International released two new navigators in two different sizes designed to assist truckers on the road with truck specific features. The 5-inch dezl 570 and 7-inch dezl 770 feature route shaping, points of interest and simple truck profiles.
December 23, 2014
Michelin Americas Truck Tires upgraded its dealer locator app, offering drag and drop capability, type ahead functionality, more search options and one-click access to all key dealer information.
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