Information Technology

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January 14, 2014

Carrier Transicold Releases Tru-Tech and Tru-View Software

Carrier Transicold has introduced Tru-Tech and Tru-View computer applications for custom configuration of transport refrigeration unit settings and operations analysis.

January 13, 2014

Navistar Launches Truck Configurators For International ProStar, DuraStar, TerraStar

Navistar International Corp. announced the availability of its new, re-designed online truck configurators for International ProStar, DuraStar, and TerraStar models on Internationaltrucks.com. The configurators allow customers to virtually design, build and customize their International Truck’s cab, exterior, interior, powertrain and more.

January 8, 2014

Mobile Awareness Expands Line of Dash Cam, DVR Systems

Mobile Awareness announced its expanded line of dash cameras and digital video recording systems for commercial trucks and recreation vehicles. In the event of an accident, with these solutions fleet managers, drivers and owners can use digital video recordings.

December 31, 2013

Going Mobile: The BYOD Debate

Mobile computing is quickly becoming the platform of choice. Tablets and smartphones are far outselling laptop or desktop computers in the consumer market, and a growing number of trucking operations are deploying these devices.

December 31, 2013

BulkLoadsNow.com Launches Bulk Freight Dispatch System for the Grain and Feed Industry

BulkLoadsNow.com, a load board specifically for the dry and liquid bulk industry, recently released a web-based dispatch program, Load Organizer. Shippers and brokers use Load Organizer to manage freight in one, centralized program and share data with co-workers across all office locations to match and manage truck freight more efficiently.

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.

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