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Moving on the Interstate of Things

Motor carriers were already wirelessly connected to vehicles and drivers before the Internet of Things (IoT) became a mega-trend in technology. Now that mobile fleet management platforms are able to connect ...

Carroll Fulmer Logistics signs with Vertical Alliance Group for online driver training

Carroll Fulmer Logistics has partnered with Vertical Alliance Group to provide online training and communication to its drivers via the Infinit-i Prime platform. “Vertical Alliance Group is proud to partner with ...

SmartDrive’s Assurance 360 product wins innovation award

SmartDrive Systems announced that its Assurance 360 product has been named a winner in the 2016 BIG Innovation Awards presented by the Business Intelligence Group. The BIG Innovation Awards recognize organizations ...

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Taking Maintenance ‘In-House’ Pays Off for Wallis Transport

Two years ago, Wallis Transportation stopped outsourcing the maintenance of its truck fleet. Instead, the Cuba, Missouri-based company made the investment to bring that work…

ALK Maps now available within Oracle TMS

ALK Technologies, a Trimble Company, announced that ALK Maps is now available within the Oracle Transportation Management Cloud and on-premise versions 6.4.0 and higher.  ALK is a Gold member of ...

Cummins diagnostics app now available through Geotab system

Geotab and Cummins announced that the Cummins Connected Diagnostics application is now available to customers using Geotab's fleet management system. Geotab is among the first telematics providers to support Connected Diagnostics ...

Boston-area fleet increases fuel savings 10 percent with PedalCoach app

LinkeDrive announced that Arrow Paper Corporation of Wilmington, Mass., has been able to achieve a 10 percent increase in fuel savings while improving driver satisfaction by using its PedalCoach application. Arrow ...

CLI and project44 partner to speed LTL freight communication

Carrier Logistics Inc. (CLI) announced a new integration with project44 that will give carriers another option to electronic data interchange (EDI) feeds commonly used today to connect the freight industry. ...

Fleets say Comdata’s hotel network removes a ‘frustration point’ for drivers

FleetCor Technologies was already a fuel card provider when it bought Comdata from Ceridian in November, 2014, for the sum of $3.45 billion. It gained something new with Comdata — an ...

Omnitracs, Cummins gearing up for ‘over the air’ engine updates

Last August, John Graham sat down for coffee with Dr. Irwin Jacobs, co-founder of Qualcomm and the pioneer of satellite tracking and mobile communications in the trucking industry. The conversation lasted ...

Tribe Express to equip 300-truck fleet with EpicVue satellite TVs

EpicVue, providers of an in-cab satellite TV package for the trucking industry, announced that Tribe Express is equipping its entire fleet with satellite TV to help retain drivers. After ordering 200 EpicVue ...