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July 22, 2013

Omnitracs’ Vehicle Maintenance App Available on Mobile Computing Platform 50

Omnitracs Inc. announced the availability of its Vehicle Maintenance application on the Mobile Computing Platform 50. Vehicle Maintenance captures important engine and vehicle diagnostic information and sends it to drivers and fleet managers so that service can be proactively scheduled to reduce repair costs.

July 3, 2013

Blue Tree Systems Enhances HOS Driver Advisory Tool to Reflect New HOS Regulations

Blue Tree Systems Inc., a provider of reefer monitoring, trailer tracking and in-cab fleet management solutions, announced it has completed implementation of new software updates to its HOS Advisor tool to reflect new driver Hours-of-Service regulations, which came into effect on July 1.

June 26, 2013

Are You On Top of Your Fuel Buying Program?

Pilot, the largest truckstop chain in the country with more than 650 outlets and $29 billion in annual revenues, is being investigated for allegedly defrauding customers by withholding fuel rebates and discounts.

June 24, 2013

ALK's CoPilot Truck Part of Webtech Wireless' Latest

Webtech Wireless is offering ALK Technologies' CoPilot Truck in-cab navigation solution as part of the MDT 3100 and Quadrant Manager.

June 19, 2013

5 Ways Software Can Improve Your Bottom Line

It's a rare heavy-duty service shop or parts warehouse/distributor that doesn't use some kind of computer software in its operation. It might be as simple as an accounting package such as QuickBooks, or as complex as a full-featured industry-specific enterprise management package.

June 18, 2013

Predictive Models Result in Reduction in Preventable Crashes, Driver Turnover Says Company

FleetRisk Advisors has announced trucking fleets who remediated with at least the top 10% of “at risk” drivers, achieved significant increase in driver safety and satisfaction.

June 16, 2013

Survey Says: Benefits of Automation Well Recognized Among Truck Fleets

Mangers at trucking fleets of all sizes and applications believe that technology can lead to significant improvements in their operations, according to a survey of trucking firms commissioned by the data capture and information management company, Intermec.

June 13, 2013

Noregon Announces New Drivers and Firmware for DLA+ Family of Adapters

Noregon Systems announced driver and firmware updates for JPRO DLA+ Adapters. The updates cover JPRO DLA+, JPRO DLA+ Wireless and JPRO DLA+ PLC Adapters. The new drivers provide support for the ISO 15765 protocol via RP1210C on JPRO DLA+ and JPRO DLA+ Wireless Adapters. Support for ISO 15765 on the DLA+ PLC Adapter will soon be available.

June 10, 2013

4 Ways Technology Can Reduce Your Cost-per-Mile

Fleet managers understand that reducing cost-per-mile (CPM) by a single penny means huge savings, considering the number of miles a fleet drives each year. Here's how technology can help.

June 3, 2013

New Generation of PacLease Telematics Solution

PacLease says the next generation of PacTrac Fleet Management telematics system offers improved communication with drivers and more real-time diagnostic data from vehicles, among other features.

May 22, 2013

Telogis Expands Mobile Abilities

Telogis is expanding its mobile suite of applications this week during its annual Latitude business conference, with the release of Telogis Navigation 4.5 and WorkPlan 2.0, as well as Telogis Vehicle-as-a-Hub and Telogis Coach.

May 22, 2013

Telogis Miles Claims Better Way to Calculate Mileage

Telogis says it has a better way to accurately calculate miles with its new Telogis Miles, which works by generating real-time mileage that matches actual in-cab miles driven when used in conjunction with the Telogis platform.

May 22, 2013

Nextraq Offers New Online Driver Education Courses

The company said these courses are designed to enable businesses to develop a comprehensive strategy to address driver education and driver safety issues.

May 21, 2013

Log Mandate Could Push Late Adopters of Technology

The pending mandate for electronic logging could pave the way for more mobile productivity systems in smaller fleets, said Norm Ellis, vice president of sales and marketing for Qualcomm’s Omnitracs.

May 16, 2013

FMCSA Safety Chief Opens Zonar User Conference

You'd better be getting ready for new hours of service rules that go into effect July 1, to be followed by proposed rules for electronic logs. That, along with an emphasis on enforcement, was the message from Jack Van Steenburg, chief safety officer for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, in his keynote speech for Zonar Systems' inaugural users’ conference.

May 16, 2013

Meritor Wabco Releases Toolbox 11.0

Meritor Wabco announced the release of Toolbox 11.0, a PC-based diagnostics and troubleshooting software. The new software is available for purchase.

April 26, 2013

XRS to Debut New Fleet Solutions at NPTC Conference

XRS Corporation (formerly Xata Corporation) will unveil two new performance modules for its XRS mobile application – FLX and TRP – within its industry-first mobile fleet management platform.

April 22, 2013

RealVNC Enables Wi-Fi on Rand McNally HD100

Rand McNally has integrated RealVNC’s remote access technology into its HD 100 devices, which lets drivers view the display of the HD 100 through an application on their Wi-Fi-enabled Rand McNally IntelliRoute TND GPS or mobile device.

April 18, 2013

Accellos Announces New Mobile Transportation Tracking Solution

Accellos has launched AccellosOne SkyTrack Mobile, which allows information transfer between Prophesy DispatchSeries software and Android smartphones or tablets.

April 8, 2013

Aljex Integrates with uFollowit Mobile Apps for Smartphones

Aljex Software has integrated with Mobile Apps, the smartphone applications from uFollowit, enabling uFollowit GPS data, notifications, and proof-of-delivery documents to populate Aljex screens automatically.

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