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Omnitracs Pursues a Software Focus with New Trucking Fleet Platform

Omnitracs’ new computing platform, Omnitracs One, is the latest reflection of the trend by technology providers to move from closed, proprietary systems – those in which their software runs on their proprietary hardware – to open systems.

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ELD Mandate Enforcement Kicks in for Real April 1

Although the electronic logging device mandate went into effect in December, the full-enforcement of the rule – and all of its penalties – is fast approaching on April 1.

Omnitracs Celebrates Platform's 30th Anniversary

At its user group conference in Nashville, Omnitracs is marking the telematics platform’s debut in the trucking industry 30 years ago.

Outlook for Trucking is Stellar, ATA Economist Says

The trucking industry is seeing the best economic climate since deregulation, according to Bob Costello, chief economist and senior vice president of the American Trucking Associations.

Omnitracs Taps Former BNSF Logistics President as CEO

Omnitracs has appointed industry veteran Ray Greer its chief executive officer; he takes over for John Graham, who served as CEO since 2013.

How Trucking Has Evolved and Where It Could be Going

The transportation and supply chain industry has evolved immensely throughout the past year. In 2018, with new technologies in our cabs and the ELD mandate in effect, more eyes will be on our industry.

Thinking About Female Drivers on International Women's Day

Wednesday, March 8, is International Women’s Day. And while historically, trucking is a heavily male profession, Omnitracs and the Women in Trucking Association have crunched some data indicating that women may actually make better truck drivers than men.

Roadnet Anywhere Update Improves on Route Optimization

Omnitracs has released Roadnet Anywhere version 4.4, incorporating tools to quantify savings and analyze the effectiveness of route optimization practices.

The Vanishing Paper Trail

A paperless trucking operation is technologically possible, but don’t expect paper to go away anytime soon.

Q&A: Omnitracs' Brad Taylor Talks About Big Data and the Internet of Things

Why does Omnitracs need a vice president of Internet of Things Solutions? We talked to Brad Taylor to find out in this Q&A to learn more about the role of connectivity and big data in trucking and in everyday life.