September 15, 2016 - Industry News
INDIANAPOLIS -- Expect big changes over the years in the way trucking and supply chains are managed, including turning it upside down. That was one of the messages those attending the FTR Transportation Conference heard Thursday morning.
Tags: Information Technology, FTR, Commercial Drones, Autonomous Vehicles, Freight Uberization
August 26, 2016 - Industry News
One20 is a new membership-based service that aims to help improve truck drivers’ lives on the road with the help of an app that delivers everything from product discounts and point-of-interest information to health coaching and electronic logs — for free.
Tags: Information Technology, ELDs, Tablets, Mobile Apps, One20
August 18, 2016 - Product News
The FourKites real-time load tracking platform is now available with Oracle Transportation Management Cloud and Oracle Transportation Management version 6.3.0 and higher.
Tags: Fleet Management Software, Asset Tracking, FourKites, Information Technology
July 19, 2016 - Product News
Teletrac Navman has launched a new global software platform, Teletrac Navman Director, for the 50- to 500-vehicle market. It tracks trucks and other assets, collects data for analytics, and provides real-time feedback to drivers.
Tags: Telematics, Information Technology, Teletrac
July 4, 2016 - Industry News
Online shipping and freight automation provider uShip has partnered with Germany-based global logistics company DB Schenker to power an online trucking platform launching later this year in Europe.
Tags: Information Technology, uShip, Global, Logistics, DB Schenker Logistics
June 27, 2016 - Product News
Truckstop.com and McLeod have announced the integration of a carrier monitoring interface with Truckstop.com’s OnBoarding and McLeod’s PowerBroker products.
Tags: McLeod Software, PowerBroker, Truckstop.com, Software Integration, Information Technology
June 2, 2016 - Industry News
Fleet Advantage has been awarded the Technology Leadership Award for Fleet TCO Optimization Solutions in North America from industry research and consulting firm, Frost & Sullivan.
Tags: Information Technology, Frost & Sullivan, Fleet Advantage, Awards, Analytics
April 15, 2016 - Industry News
In response to demand from clients that use its de facto mileage calculations for paying truck drivers, Paragon Software Systems has updated its system interface with ALK’s PC*Miler routing, mileage, and mapping software.
Tags: Paragon Software Systems, PC*Miler, Information Technology, Software Integration
March 17, 2016 - Product News
MiX Telematics has launched MiX Journey Management, a risk management solution for U.S. oil and gas companies that is integrated with the company’s fleet management platform.
Tags: Risk Management, Fleet Management Software, MiX Telematics, Information Technology
February 26, 2016 - Product News
Rush Enterprises has launched RushCare Service Connect, a service communication system that provides customers with an online, on-demand view of the service process for vehicles in Rush Truck Centers service departments.
Tags: Information Technology, Vehicle Repairs, Rush Enterprises, Parts and Service
February 23, 2016 - Industry News
Toronto-based Element Financial Corp. has hired Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a Santa Clara, Calif., global information technology firm.
Tags: Information Technology, Fleet Management Companies, Consultants, Element Financial
February 18, 2016 - Product News
Trimble has added ISE Fleet Service’s Android eFleetSuite compliance application to its field service management solution adding support for hours of service and DVIR.
Tags: Fleet Management Software, Trimble, DVIR, HOS, Information Technology
February 11, 2016 - Product News
UltraShipTMS has released an upgrade to the truck driver payroll portion of its transportation management system platform.
Tags: Shippers, TMS, Private Fleets, Driver Pay, UltraShip, Information Technology
February 11, 2016 - Industry News
No fewer than five technology-based “disruptors” to freight transportation were identified in a recent survey of carrier/3PL/broker, shipper and trucking supplier executives conducted by Princeton Consulting.
Tags: Stifel Nicolaus, Big Data, Commercial Drones, Autonomous Vehicles, Freight Uberization, Information Technology, Future Trucks, Truck Platooning, Internet of Things
February 1, 2016 - Product News
Omnitracs launched the Sylectus Truckload TMS, what it calls "a highly flexible, fully capable" transportation management system tailored to the truckload industry that is accessible from anywhere.
Tags: Information Technology, Omnitracs
December 21, 2015 - Product News
Telematics provider SkyBitz has added a fleet management solution for sales, service and delivery vehicles with the launch of SkyBitz Local Fleets.
Tags: Telematics, SkyBitz, Delivery Fleets, Service Fleets, Information Technology
November 19, 2015 - Industry News
Truckstop.com's first user conference, a three-day event in Dallas, Texas, balanced keynote speeches by industry experts, educational breakouts, and a handful of product announcements.
Tags: Information Technology, Events, Truckstop.com
Omnitracs has announced the breakout track and session lineup for its second annual user conference — Omnitracs Outlook 2016: Innovation for the Road Ahead — which will take place Jan. 31-Feb. 3, 2016, at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas, Texas.
Tags: Information Technology, Events, Omnitracs
October 28, 2015 - Product News
Convoy has officially launched after it raised $2.5 million in seed funding from an investment group that included Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. The Seattle-based startup company provides an Uber-like service for booking on-demand shipments that also tracks location.
Tags: Information Technology, Amazon.com, Uber, On-Demand
October 18, 2015 - Product News
PHILADELPHIA – As it repositions itself as a company offering software and solutions vs. a hardware provider, Omnitracs unveiled Omnitracs Navigation at the American Trucking Associations Management Conference & Exhibition.
Tags: Information Technology, Navigation, Omnitracs, ATA MC&E
October 14, 2015 - Industry News
Element Financial Corp. has provided additional details about strategy for growing its fleet management business with acquisitions, technology investment, and an agreement for additional rail capacity.
Tags: Fleet Services, Information Technology, Mergers & Acquisitions, Element Financial, Element Fleet Management, Fleet Management Companies
October 5, 2015 - Industry News
We may not have flying cars, hover boards or holographic movies as Marty McFly found in the “Back to the Future” version of 2015, but we have had a computing, communications and connectivity revolution nearly unimaginable 30 years ago. Tom McLeod offered some advice for turning all this rapid change into opportunity during the McLeod Software annual user conference.
Tags: Information Technology, McLeod Software
September 21, 2015 - Product News
Aljex Software has partnered with HubTran to offer back office document management for its transportation management software.
Tags: Fleet Management Software, Aljex Software, Document Management, Integration, Information Technology
September 15, 2015 - Industry News
PeopleNet announced new Road Call integration features between its fleet management system and TMW’s TNT Fleet Maintenance software that automates the way drivers alert fleet managers and maintenance personnel of breakdowns.
Tags: Information Technology, Fleet Maintenance, Integration, PeopleNet, TMW Systems
Technological changes can happen very quickly and if companies are not prepared to recognize and embrace these changes, they could end up going out of business as the new technologies make their products or services obsolete.
Tags: TMW Systems, Information Technology, Future Trucks, Industry Trends, Demographics
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