Information Technology

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February 6, 2014

Taking the Costs Out

Whether you operate one truck or 1,000, monitoring and managing costs is one of your most important tasks. Fleets have used technology to help them control costs for some time, but the latest third- or fourth-generation systems are capable of generating tremendous amounts of information fleets can put to use.

February 6, 2014

Mobile Awareness Announces TPMS Software Upgrade

Mobile Awareness, a provider of transportation safety products, announced its first tire pressure monitoring system software feature upgrade: touch screen truck and trailer exchange capability. Customers who have purchased MobileTraq monitors can download the upgrade for free. New shipped units will be sent with the software included.

February 3, 2014

NHTSA Will Go Ahead with Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communications Initiative for Cars

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has decided to go ahead with a regulation that will require vehicle-to-vehicle communications systems in new cars. The move signals that trucks are likely to be included at some point in the future.

January 30, 2014

Drivewyze Offer Nationwide Weigh Station Alerts with New Version of PreClear

Drivewyze is announcing a free nationwide weigh station and inspection site alert service available without subscription to all truck drivers with the launch of PreClear 3.0, the newest version of its weigh station app.

January 29, 2014

CMA Launches New Double Coin Tires Mobile Application

Double Coin Tires and CMA launched of a new Double Coin Tires mobile application available for Apple iPhone and Android smartphones.

January 28, 2014

Telogis Unveils Fleet 11

Users will see improvements in three main areas with Fleet 11 from Telogis. In addition to a new user interface and being mobile enabled, the newest version of the company’s fleet management software features improvements in connected locations intelligence, driver behavior and actionable analytics, according to Mark Wallin, vice president product manager.

January 21, 2014

UShip Launches LTL Spot Rate Marketplace with 16 National, Regional LTL Carriers

Online freight marketplace uShip announced 16 asset-based LTL carriers, including national carriers R&L Carriers and Roadrunner Transportation Systems and a host of regional carriers such as Averitt Express, Pitt Ohio, and Midwest Motor Express, have committed to uShip’s LTL spot rate marketplace.

January 17, 2014

DashHaul.com Launches Virtual Logistics Management App

DashHaul.com, a Chicago-based tech company, has created a “VLMA” (Virtual Logistics Management Application) designed to automate and simplify operations for full truckload shippers and carriers in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

January 17, 2014

Planet Halo Introduces Multi-Channel Video Recorder

Planet Halo is introducing its production multi-channel PH4 vehicle recorder. The PH4 is a recording device that incorporates 2 high-resolution camera lenses, a GPS module, audio recorder, G-force inertial sensor, audio speaker, and mini-DVR with SD card all housed in a sleek design.

January 16, 2014

Trincon Announces Update to Cost Modeling Solution

Trincon Group has announced a major update to its TruCosting software package. TruCosting is a cost modeling application that integrates a fleet’s operating and financial systems to enable management to more accurately and easily identify their true cost of operation, price loads more effectively, and improve profitability.

January 15, 2014

Winning the Information Race

Trucking today runs on information as much as it does diesel fuel. The days of sending a truck out and not knowing where it was unless the driver found a pay phone and called in to tell you are long behind us. Today we can not only know where that truck is, we can know if the driver’s speeding, if the trailer’s at the right temperature, even if a tire is low on air.

January 15, 2014

Pilot Flying J and Love’s Travel Stops Extend Agreement to Provide Transflo Express

Pegasus TransTech Corp. announced that Pilot Flying J and Love’s Travel Stops have extended their exclusive agreements to provide Transflo Express truck stop scanning at all locations in the United States and Canada through Dec. 31, 2030.

January 15, 2014

Drivewyze Continues March Westward Adding Inspection Site Bypass in Colorado

Drivewyze and the Colorado State Patrol announced that Colorado has become the 19th state to offer the Drivewyze PreClear bypass service, which uses tablets, smartphones and select electronic on-board recorders to provide commercial vehicles with inspection site bypass opportunities.

January 14, 2014

Nebraska DMV Announces Release of New Online Trip and Fuel Permits

​The Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles announced the launch of a new online application for the issuance of trip and fuel permits.

January 14, 2014

Does More Fuel Data Make You Smarter?

Although technology has enabled us to collect so much data now, does having vast amounts of it really make us any smarter? Negotiating fuel-discount programs won't do you much good unless you know how to make sense of the fueling data.

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.

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