Technology News

ALK adds weather alerts to mapping platform

ALK, a Trimble Company and provider of GeoLogistics systems and navigation software, introduced a new module for its ALK Maps and PC Miler Web Services platforms called Weather Alerts. With this new module, fleet managers can ...

Langer Transport adopts MCP50 from Omnitracs for electronic logs

Omnitracs, a provider of fleet management systems to transportation and logistics companies, announced that Langer Transport is adopting the Mobile Computing Platform 50 (MCP50) and key applications across its fleet of tractors. Langer Transport, a tank truck ...

VDO RoadLog ELD software updated for 34-hour restarts

Continental Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket, a global supplier of systems and components to automobile and truck manufacturers, and electronic logging device technology, released a free VDO RoadLog ELD software update to address Congress' move to ...

iGlobal updates 34-hour reset in e-log application

On Monday, Jan. 19, iGlobal, a provider of fleet management and in-cab scanning systems, announced that it has completed updates to its ELOG application. The updates were in response to the suspension of the 34-hour reset provision which ...

Janam Technologies creates XM5 handhelds with dual OS

Janam Technologies, a provider of rugged, handheld computing devices for mobile workers, launched an XM5 product line that supports Windows Embedded Handheld 6.5 and Android operating systems on the same hardware. This strategy enables customers to ...

Interide Transport outfitting trucks with EpicVue TV package

EpicVue announced that Interide Transport is outfitting its entire fleet with the EpicVue in-cab satellite TV package as a recruiting tool. The satellite systems are helping fill all available seats with drivers, and generating a payback in ...

Bulletproof compliance

To manage compliance, fleet managers may want more than an ELD application that captures duty status information. A unique feature of some products is the inclusion of robust compliance management tools. J.J. Keller & Associates has an ...

Maximizing payback

Fleets that have already implemented electronic logs on a voluntary basis may be saving time and money, but it may not be enough to justify the cost of hardware and software if this is the ...

Decision 2015: buyers guide for expected e-log mandate

Electronic logging devices (ELDs) are on track to becoming the new standard for all 3.4 million commercial drivers who are required by law to keep a record of duty status. By Sept. 30, 2015, the ...

SkyBitz creates new visual dashboard for tracking assets

SkyBitz, a provider of remote asset tracking and information management systems, has a new visual dashboard feature called “InSight Now” that is available as part of its web application, SkyBitz InSight. Customers can use the ...

McLeod Software sees revenue increase 65 percent in 2014

McLeod Software announced a new sales record for 2014 with revenue climbing 65 percent over 2013, the previous record, making 2014 the fifth consecutive year of greater than 20 percent year-over-year compound annual growth. All of its ...

Lytx has banner year: 57,000 new DriveCam subscriptions in 2014

Lytx announced record growth in 2014 with 57,000 new subscriptions-in-service (SIS) to its video-based driver safety program called DriveCam. More than 200,000 vehicles worldwide are now subscribed to DriveCam. In a press release, Lytx noted that ...

Fleets turning to video, big data to lower risk

The combination of video and big data, called video intelligence, has already transformed several industries. Commercial transportation could be next. Fleet owners in this high-risk, low-margin industry see the technology as a way to protect themselves and their ...

Manifest destiny: fleets using tech to eliminate paper delivery receipts

The information motor carriers deliver is just as valuable as the freight. Without accurate and timely status on an inbound shipment, a manufacturer may be forced to shut down an entire production line and incur ...

EpicVue to sponsor TCA Highway Angel program

EpicVue, a company that provides an in-cab satellite TV package for trucking fleets, announced that it will be the exclusive sponsor of the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) Highway Angel program. The recognition program awards truck drivers ...