January 8, 2015
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.
November 20, 2014
Understanding what data your company has is just as important as protecting it in the information age.
November 18, 2014
The UrgentCare Travel mobile app is now available for android smartphones and tablets through Google Play. The new Android App includes an automated location finder that gives directions to the nearest UCT Healthcare Center.
ALK’s CoPilot Truck Energy App is now available on the Google Play store for smartphones and tablets running the Android operating system. The CoPilot Truck Energy App offers in-cab, turn-by-turn navigation for oil and gas field mapping.
November 17, 2014
Aljex Software released Automated Rate Confirmation a digital document service that automates critical agreements and routine data exchange between brokers and carriers.
Mettler Toledo released DataBridge MS, a version of its family of weighing software that connects to multiple vehicle scales to simplify complex weighing transactions and provide analysis of that data. DataBridge MS is designed to meet the transaction management needs of large and growing businesses.
November 12, 2014
According to the company the new business name “more accurately describes the business unit's core mission of developing a broad set of analytics offerings, clearly positioning the business as an essential component of Omnitracs' enterprise-wide suite of solutions for transportation and logistics.”
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