January 21, 2015
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.
December 19, 2014
CVS used the routing software in the Telogis telematics system to analyze the best routes for drivers to approach a location, pull into a parking lot, and maneuver into the loading dock.
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.
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