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April 11, 2013

NexTraq Releases New Driver Safety Scorecard Report

NexTraq announced the latest report to be added to its comprehensive solution, the Driver Safety Scorecard.

April 10, 2013

Complete Innovations Launches Action Tracker HOS for Android Tablets

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.

April 10, 2013

GreenRoad Announces Advanced Tracking

GreenRoad announced the integration and availability of GreenRoad Advanced Tracking powered by GPS Insight.

April 10, 2013

TripPak Mobile 6.0 Released on Android Marketplace

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

High-tech Savings at the Fuel Island

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 Releases FMCSA-Compliant Electronic DVIR

Teletrac Inc. announced the release of its newest product offering, electronic driver vehicle inspection reports.

April 3, 2013

TrackNet’s NexTraq QuickBooks Import Wizard Integrates GPS Fleet Tracking

TrackNet recently unveiled the adoption of a new client-centric computer software system designed to organize customer data.

February 26, 2013

The Art & Science of Routing

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

Peterbilt Technology Truck

Controlling the truck with an iPad? Check it out from the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky.

October 28, 2012

HDA Truck Pride Automates Purchase Orders

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

What HD Distributors Should Know About Cloud Computing

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

Using Technology to Smooth the Repair Order Process

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,

September 16, 2012

Vehicle Electronics: How Have They Changed the Aftermarket Business?

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

How Technology is Changing the Way Fleets Buy Parts

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

Five 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-feature

October 26, 2011

Why You Need a Great Website

Why is a website important? Because if you don't have one, you don't exist to a very large number of potential customers

October 26, 2011

Inventory Control: High-Tech Ways to Manage Parts Flow

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

October 26, 2011

Going Paperless

We all have received those emails with the little tagline at the bottom urging us to think about the environment before printing that message

August 16, 2010

Five Tips For High-Tech Communication

Before W.W. Williams adopted a customized version of the Decisiv Service Management Platform, the Detroit Diesel and Allison Transmission distributor would keep repair quotes in an Excel file or on a Post-it note

May 6, 2010

Hybrids Explained: HDAW Looks at the Technology

Diesel-electric hybrids are increasingly popular in vocations such as utility trucks and pickup and delivery


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