April 16, 2014
Bridgestone Commercial Solutions introduced a mobile app designed to help fleets and dealers quickly access and compare information about the Bridgestone family of commercial tire brands.
April 15, 2014
Omnitracs added new tire condition alerts, high heat and fast leak, to its tire pressure monitoring application. Extending the current value tire pressure monitoring brings, heat and fast leak alerts will offer customers a more comprehensive look at tire health maintenance for improved safety, fuel efficiency and reduced tire-related expenses.
April 14, 2014
Connectivity continues making gains in and in the not too distant future every person, device and piece of equipment in trucking operation will be connected.
XRS Corp. is announcing a new addition to its mobile fleet optimization solution aimed at bringing insight into customer’s routes, called TRP, allowing for better on-time delivery metrics, enhanced driver productivity and real-time information into daily operations.
Rand McNally announced the release of a navigation and software update for its line of mobile fleet management devices, including the HD 100, TND 760 and TPC 7600. With the release, the devices will have access to a full map update and new navigation features, as well as supplementary hours-of-service rules to help track hours in various locations and industries.
Omnitracs announced the upcoming availability of mpg performance information on the its Mobile Computing Platform 110 (MCP110) and 200 (MCP200) user interface.
April 11, 2014
Ryder System announced that it has formed a partnership with Decisiv, a provider of Service Relationship Management solutions, to create an enhanced maintenance offering for large and for-hire truck fleets that own their vehicles and manage multiple maintenance providers.
A number of trucking companies – and thousands of other types of businesses for that matter – run their businesses on what would be considered a “legacy” IT system. Those old workhorse servers might still be getting the job done, but they could be holding your business back.
April 10, 2014
Tom Heine, CEO of Aljex Software, has announced the launch of a new transportation technology company, Inspection Data Systems, or IDS. IDS will develop and market cloud-based transportation equipment inspection solutions for smartphones and tablets.
Accellos, a provider of supply chain execution software solutions, announced at the Transportation Intermediaries Association Conference new integration between their Prophesy Dispatch TMS product and MacroPoint, a service which provides location tracking for brokered loads.
TripPak Services announced the release of TripPak Mobile 7.0, the latest update to the leading document submission mobile app in transportation. This new upgrade includes customized integration tools for indexing and document type, as well as a refreshed user interface, and other additional features.
April 8, 2014
Paragon Software Systems Inc. introduces Paragon HDS – Home Delivery System – to the U.S. market. Paragon Home Delivery System enables home delivery and home service companies to offer more accurate delivery times with confidence while improving fleet efficiency.
GE Capital Fleet Services announced the launch of MyFleetOffice2, an advanced online fleet management platform that gives fleet managers the ability to do more powerful analytics, and to complete a wide range of administrative tasks more easily and entirely online.
DAT Solutions is now offering a web-based version of its DAT Keypoint broker TMS at a low monthly subscription. Keypoint Anywhere provides new and small brokerages, as well as carriers brokering freight, full-featured transportation management software available via the Internet.
April 1, 2014
Pegasus TransTech announced that Kwik Trip has signed an agreement to provide Transflo Express truckstop scanning at 11 additional store locations in the Midwest.
Spireon released what it calls the trucking industry’s first automated detention optimization system. The Detention Optimization Module is part of its FleetLocate Asset & Trailer Intelligence solution.
March 31, 2014
IdleAir will be rolling out the recently established integration of the company's Convoy Points loyalty program with Pilot Flying J's MyRewards program.
Collective Data announced the release of collectiveFleet 6, a fleet and asset management software system. The software is designed to be adaptable to many types of fleets without needing custom programming.
TCA, GRAPEVINE, TX – Vusion, a division of PeopleNet and Trimble, announced the launch of an analytics tool designed to give fleet managers a better view of how their vehicles and drivers are performing mpg-wise.
March 27, 2014
MATS, LOUISVILLE -- The past is gone, and technologies like SCR, multiplexed wiring and telematics, plus high build quality, are the way forward, said Navistar executives Thursday morning.
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