May 11, 2015
Information technology permeates all parts of a successful trucking fleet's operations today, and sessions at ALK's Transportation Technology Summit last week showcased technology used in trailer detention management, in-cab navigation, in-cab video and driver hiring.
January 12, 2015
Swift Transportation announced that it would partner with Spireon to bring GPS-based trailer tracking and management to dry van trailers added in 2015.
October 3, 2014
It's time to start asking questions about tracking trucks and trailers as new regulations will soon make it more prevalent.
September 29, 2014
What does rotten chicken have to do with missing household goods? Abandoned trailers, says Senior Editor Tom Berg in his latest installment of the Trailer Talk blog.
July 29, 2014
FreightWatch International is warning that we may be seeing a new trend of cargo thieves attempting to use jamming devices to defeat tracking devices.
May 5, 2014
A company that provides trailer tracking and an array of other information technology services to the trucking industry is scheduled to launch the first phase of a set of satellites on Saturday.
April 28, 2014
SkyBitz announced “SkyBitz as a Service", an entirely new way for customers to employ its asset management solutions without any upfront capital investment. SkyBitz as a Service (SBS) is a simple monthly subscription that is designed to provide customers comprehensive trailer and asset information management and historical trends analytics.
April 1, 2014
Spireon released what it calls the trucking industry’s first automated detention optimization system. The Detention Optimization Module is part of its FleetLocate Asset & Trailer Intelligence solution.
November 20, 2013
Verizon Enterprise Solutions announced the expansion of its asset-tracking capabilities, with the introduction of Verizon Networkfleet Asset Guard. Designed to fit seamlessly on Verizon's existing Networkfleet vehicle tracking solution, Networkfleet Asset Guard runs on the Verizon Wireless network for fixed and moveable fleets such as trailers, yellow iron machines and generators.
October 23, 2013
ORLANDO -- SkyBitz announced a trailer-tracking analytics feature, SkyBitz InSight Trends, and new hardware, the Falcon GXT3000, during the American Trucking Associations' annual Management Conference and Exhibition.
October 22, 2013
Orbcomm announced the commercial launch of its GT 1100 trailer tracking solution, a compact device that uses solar power to recharge the battery, at the American Trucking Associations Management Conference & Exhibition.
August 27, 2013
XTRA Lease announced it is now providing basic trailer tracking service to fleets on new long-term leased trailers for no charge.
April 11, 2013
Omnilink announced a collaboration with Sprint to offer Omnilink Asset Tracker for Trailers, which enables fleet owners to locate and manage trailers across the United States.
March 7, 2013
Qualcomm's new Trailer ABS Connect application for its Mobile Computing Platform 110 and 200 provides trailer connect and disconnect information without the need for a more complex trailer tracking system.
May 1, 2006
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