February 11, 2016
UltraShipTMS has released an upgrade to the truck driver payroll portion of its transportation management system platform.
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
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 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 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
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
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
While driver-assisting technology is capable of making us safer, in reality it is rarely frustration free.
November 19, 2015
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.
Omnitracs has announced the breakout track and session lineup for its second annual user conference — Omnitracs Outlook 2016: Innovation for the Road Ahead — which will take place Jan. 31-Feb. 3, 2016, at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas, Texas.
November 18, 2015
According to a report by consultancy firm Frost & Sullivan, mobile apps are leading the way to what they call “the Uberization” of trucking, or mobile-based freight brokering.
October 28, 2015
Convoy has officially launched after it raised $2.5 million in seed funding from an investment group that included Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. The Seattle-based startup company provides an Uber-like service for booking on-demand shipments that also tracks location.
October 18, 2015
PHILADELPHIA – As it repositions itself as a company offering software and solutions vs. a hardware provider, Omnitracs unveiled Omnitracs Navigation at the American Trucking Associations Management Conference & Exhibition.
October 15, 2015
Workflow can take automation way beyond simply replacing the pen and paper with a smartphone into which a driver keys information.
October 14, 2015
Element Financial Corp. has provided additional details about strategy for growing its fleet management business with acquisitions, technology investment, and an agreement for additional rail capacity.
October 5, 2015
We may not have flying cars, hover boards or holographic movies as Marty McFly found in the “Back to the Future” version of 2015, but we have had a computing, communications and connectivity revolution nearly unimaginable 30 years ago. Tom McLeod offered some advice for turning all this rapid change into opportunity during the McLeod Software annual user conference.
September 22, 2015
Trucking companies make significant investments in software systems — to become more efficient, safer and more profitable. But not all have the same level of success.
September 21, 2015
Aljex Software has partnered with HubTran to offer back office document management for its transportation management software.
September 15, 2015
PeopleNet announced new Road Call integration features between its fleet management system and TMW’s TNT Fleet Maintenance software that automates the way drivers alert fleet managers and maintenance personnel of breakdowns.
Technological changes can happen very quickly and if companies are not prepared to recognize and embrace these changes, they could end up going out of business as the new technologies make their products or services obsolete.
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