April 18, 2013
Bolt has announced the availability of Bolt Tandem, an Android-based smartphone application for capturing out-of-cab activities.
April 15, 2013
Freightopolis, a Montreal-based technology company, has created a cloud-based shipping platform that connects road-based carriers to costumers directly.
April 11, 2013
NexTraq announced the latest report to be added to its comprehensive solution, the Driver Safety Scorecard.
April 10, 2013
Complete Innovations introduces Fleet Complete Action Tracker HOS, an Android application that fully automates hours of service and driver’s vehicle inspection activities, and replaces the manual paperwork with an automatic digital logbook.
GreenRoad announced the integration and availability of GreenRoad Advanced Tracking powered by GPS Insight.
TripPak Services announced the release of TripPak Mobile 6.0 to the Android Marketplace in addition to the iTunes Store. This is an upgrade to the company’s mobile scanning solution and includes auto corner detection to help with image cropping, de-skewing of images, image rotation, and a document scoring management tool to help ensure image quality.
April 8, 2013
Truckstop operators have always used technology to meet customer needs and remain competitive. From relatively low-tech devices such as pay phones and fax machines to high-tech services such as wireless Internet access, shore power connections and smart phone apps, truckstops remain places drivers can connect — with both the office and home.
April 5, 2013
Teletrac Inc. announced the release of its newest product offering, electronic driver vehicle inspection reports.
April 3, 2013
TrackNet recently unveiled the adoption of a new client-centric computer software system designed to organize customer data.
February 26, 2013
Whether truckload, LTL, local delivery or any other type of operation, all fleets want the same thing: to get their work done as quickly and as safely possible while burning as little fuel as possible.
January 28, 2013
Controlling the truck with an iPad? Check it out from the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky.
October 28, 2012
HDA Truck Pride has signed a multi-year joint agreement with HDX Services and GCommerce to automate the Purchase Order to Invoice process between its members, HDA Truck Pride headquarters, and its vendor and end-user partners
October 23, 2012
Cloud computing has been getting a lot of attention in the information technology space. Before you put your head in the cloud, though, there are some things you should understand about the concept of cloud computing
September 16, 2012
When a driver pulls a truck into a service shop for a repair, scheduled or not, a service writer must bring together a lot of information before a work order can be generated.
At the bare minimum,
As sophisticated electronics move from the engine to other parts of the truck, such as multiplexed dashboards, antilock brakes, stability and traction control and transmissions that talk to the engine, it becomes an ever more challenging tas
June 4, 2012
A decade ago, selling truck parts was mostly a face-to-face (or least voice-to-voice) business. Distributors used outside salespeople to call on fleets, independent repair shops or other service providers to build typical sales relationships
January 17, 2012
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-feature
October 26, 2011
Why is a website important? Because if you don't have one, you don't exist to a very large number of potential customers
For anyone selling truck parts, managing inventory is the most basic part of the business. Automated inventory systems have been in use in the aftermarket business for year
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