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December 20, 2013

Keeping Tabs With Fuel Cards

Fleets don’t always have a clear picture of what’s happening with their fuel purchasing plans. That’s become quite clear in the recent Pilot Flying J scandal, where the truckstop chain allegedly bilked customers out of fuel rebates.

December 18, 2013

Smart Roads, Smart Vehicles

Intelligent highways, smart vehicles, connected transportation systems – sounds like the stuff of the future. In reality, though, many technologies currently found on our roadways reflect that future. In many cases they will be integral components of an intelligent transportation system. And the most important piece of technology might be the one most everyone now carries in their pocket, purse or backpack.

December 17, 2013

States Use Technology and Smart Solutions to Battle Winter Weather

Winter does not officially begin until Saturday, however state transportation departments have been working hard to remove snow and ice from the nation's roadways for weeks.

December 17, 2013

Doran 360 TPMS Integration with Omnitracs

Doran Manufacturing announced the integration of its Doran 360 TPMS with Omnitrac’s Mobile Computing Platforms (MCP50, MCP110 and MCP200). The collaborative project will provide drivers with a user interface and provide fleets with off-truck access to tire pressure data and low pressure alarms to use and help control tire repair and maintenance costs.

December 16, 2013

Commentary: Is Purchasing Parts Online Right For You?

The Internet is opening avenues for parts purchases that never existed before. But does it make sense for you to consider adding online parts purchasing to your parts buying strategy?

December 16, 2013

Does Santa Need a Routing/Navigation System?

How does Santa do what he does? It's a source of speculation among kids of all ages every Christmas season. What if Santa used an intelligent location platform to plan his route around the world?

December 15, 2013

Mitchell 1 Updates Web-based Truck Repair Information Programs

Mitchell 1 has completed updates to their suite of Web-based software programs for medium- and heavy-duty trucks, providing diagnostic, repair and labor time information for the model year 2013.

December 11, 2013

Landstar Selling Supply Chain Business to XPO Logistics

Logistics and freight brokerage services provider XPO Logistics will buy the Michigan-based supply chain business of Florida-based Landstar System, including NLM, a provider of web-based expedited transportation management in North America, for $87 million.

December 11, 2013

Webtech Driver Center Now Available on the MDT3500

Webtech Wireless Inc. announced the immediate availability of its Webtech Driver Center software application on the new ruggedized MDT3500 In-Cab devices.

December 4, 2013

Vigillo Introduces Athena Big Data Platform

Vigillo announced Athena, a new "big data" business intelligence platform that provides performance-enhancing customizable, interactive dashboards and reports.

November 27, 2013

PressurePro TPMS Announces Integration with Omnitracs

Advantage PressurePro announced the integration of its advanced TPMS solutions to Omnitracs’ Mobile Computing Platforms 110 and 200 (MCP110 and MCP200).

November 26, 2013

Vista Equity Partners Completes Acquisition of Omnitracs

Vista Equity Partners LLC announced it has completed its acquisition of Omnitracs Inc., formerly a subsidiary of Qualcomm Inc. In conjunction with this announcement, Omnitracs announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Roadnet Technologies Inc., a provider of fleet management software solutions for private fleets.

November 20, 2013

Verizon Introduces Networkfleet Asset Guard

Verizon Enterprise Solutions announced the expansion of its asset-tracking capabilities, with the introduction of Verizon Networkfleet Asset Guard. Designed to fit seamlessly on Verizon's existing Networkfleet vehicle tracking solution, Networkfleet Asset Guard runs on the Verizon Wireless network for fixed and moveable fleets such as trailers, yellow iron machines and generators.

November 6, 2013

Omnitracs Launches New Applications for Proactive Tire Maintenance

Omnitracs now offers Tire Pressure Monitoring (TPM) and Trailer Tire Inflation Alerts (TTIA) applications, both of which provide fleets with tools for proactive tire maintenance.

November 6, 2013

GE Capital Fleet Services Introduces Analytical Tools for Consulting Services

GE Capital Fleet Services unveiled a new suite of analytical tools to help fleet managers benchmark and optimize their fleet performance. Customers can access the new tools through GE Capital Fleet Services’ strategic consulting services group.

October 31, 2013

FleetCor Acquires NexTraq

FleetCor Technologies Inc., a global provider of fuel cards and workforce payment products to businesses, announced that it has acquired NexTraq, a U.S. based provider of telematics solutions to small and medium-sized businesses, from Francisco Partners.

October 30, 2013

Help Inc. Announces New PrePass Carrier Portal

Help, Inc. announced the launch of the PrePass Carrier Portal, a new service that provides PrePass customers with a one-stop access point to view their current safety data, near real-time inspection activity and PrePass reports.

October 29, 2013

Webtech Wireless Announces 'Webtech Driver Center' for Android

Webtech Wireless Inc. announced Webtech Driver Center, which is a software platform designed for Android devices that offers a fully electronic implementation of both U.S. and Canadian hours of service (HOS/ eLogs). Webtech Driver Center also offers two-way messaging, forms, eDVIR, and numerous features that have made our award winning in-cab solutions so successful for customers.

October 28, 2013

TrackPoint Systems To Expand its B2B GPS Tracking Solution

TrackPoint Systems, a provider of asset management hardware and software solutions, will immediately begin harnessing the power of Verizon's network to provide its monitoring solutions for untethered trailers.

October 23, 2013

Omnitracs Adds Speed Alerts to Critical Event Reporting

Omnitracs has enhanced its Critical Event Reporting application with the addition of Over Speed Events as an add-on and the introduction of an additional provider of integrated Following Time Violation and Forward Collision Warning sensors.

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