Telematics

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February 12, 2014

Pushing the Telematics Boundaries

Most large fleets have extensive experience with telematics: GPS location and mobile communications systems that collect data and communicate it back to a server where the fleet can access the information. As the amount and kind of data has increased in recent years, fleets have adopted tools to make sense of all that information and use it across their operation.

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.

November 6, 2013

Omnitracs Launches New Applications for Proactive Tire Maintenance

Omnitracs now offers Tire Pressure Monitoring (TPM) and Trailer Tire Inflation Alerts (TTIA) applications, both of which provide fleets with tools for proactive tire maintenance.

November 6, 2013

GE Capital Fleet Services Introduces Analytical Tools for Consulting Services

GE Capital Fleet Services unveiled a new suite of analytical tools to help fleet managers benchmark and optimize their fleet performance. Customers can access the new tools through GE Capital Fleet Services’ strategic consulting services group.

October 30, 2013

Help Inc. Announces New PrePass Carrier Portal

Help, Inc. announced the launch of the PrePass Carrier Portal, a new service that provides PrePass customers with a one-stop access point to view their current safety data, near real-time inspection activity and PrePass reports.

October 28, 2013

TrackPoint Systems To Expand its B2B GPS Tracking Solution

TrackPoint Systems, a provider of asset management hardware and software solutions, will immediately begin harnessing the power of Verizon's network to provide its monitoring solutions for untethered trailers.

October 22, 2013

Detroit Connect Telematics Products Now Offered to Mixed Fleets

Detroit Diesel Corp. announced the availability of it telematics products for all new Freightliner Cascadia models equipped with Cummins diesel and natural gas engines, as well as all truck makes beginning early next year.

October 20, 2013

Navistar OnCommand Connection Remote Diagnostics System to Debut in 2014

Navistar demonstrated its new OnCommand Connection remote diagnostics system at the American Trucking Associations Management Conference and Exhibition. Navistar says it's the first single remote diagnostics portal to use an open architecture system with fleets’ existing telematics providers.

October 15, 2013

What Data Mining Can Teach You About Your Fleet

Fleet managers can learn new things about their operations by analyzing everything from accidents to wait times.

October 14, 2013

Cadec Unveils TempTracker for PowerVue

Cadec Global announced the availability of its TempTracker solution for PowerVue. TempTracker uses wireless technology to monitor and document temperatures and alert drivers and management on temperature exceptions in real-time so they can take immediate action when necessary to protect perishable goods.

October 10, 2013

Comdata Announces Next Major Enhancement to FleetAdvance

Comdata Corp. announced the launch of Release Two of FleetAdvance. Comdata has further enhanced this solution by adding an opportunity analytics analyzer to provide customers with additional insight into potential fuel savings.

October 9, 2013

GE Capital Fleet Services Introduces Operations Telematics Dashboard

GE Capital Fleet Services unveiled Intelligent Operations, a telematics solution that allows fleet managers to visualize key performance indicators in real-time to better understand the scope of their service markets, customers, drivers, and overall fleet performance.

September 18, 2013

DTNA Goes Beyond Trucks and Components with New Detroit Telematics Suite

Building on the success of its Virtual Technician product, Daimler Trucks North America is going full-bore ahead with telematics. It unveiled the Detroit Connect On-Board Tablet, which not only integrates with Virtual Technician and the Visibility fleet back-office software, but also offers hours of service, pre-and post-trip inspections, two-way messaging and navigation.

September 17, 2013

Thermo King TracKing Telematics Solution Integrates with Add On Systems

Thermo King and Add On Systems Inc. introduced the integration of Thermo King TracKing Telematics system with AOS’ iSeries software. The combined solution increases operational efficiency, fleet up-time and improves on-time delivery.

September 16, 2013

PeopleNet-McLeod and LoadMaster LTL Integrate

PeopleNet has integrated with McLeod Software’s LoadMaster LTL to better address the complexities of the companies’ less-than-truckload customers.

August 23, 2013

Qualcomm Selling Omnitracs Transportation and Logistics Business to Vista Equity Partners

Qualcomm announced it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Omnitracs subsidiary to Vista Equity Partners, a U.S.-based private equity firm. Omnitracs was a pioneer in in-cab communication, developing the first widely used satellite tracking and communications system for truck fleets, and today offers a variety of fleet management and telematics solutions.

June 27, 2013

TripPak Services Releases Version 3.7.2 for TripPak Enterprise

TripPak Services, A Xerox Company, announced the release of version 3.7.2 for TripPak Enterprise, an upgrade to the company’s cloud-based imaging and workflow solution. This upgrade includes billing, payroll and settlement processing and workflow improvements.

June 27, 2013

Webtech Wireless Introduces New HOS Rule Compliance Software

Webtech Wireless Inc., a provider of vehicle fleet location-based services and telematics technology, announced the release of updates to its Quadrant software and hardware in compliance with new Hours-of-Service rules for transport carriers operating in the United States continuing to provide strict rule adherence tools and functions to its customers.

June 19, 2013

Telematics Industry Honors Volvo Trucks for Remote Diagnostics

Volvo edged out seven leading technology companies to win the award, presented during the Telematics Update annual conference and exhibition in Detroit.

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.

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