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Canal Insurance offers Lytx DriveCam program

Lytx, a provider of video-based driver safety, announced that it has signed an agreement with Canal Insurance Company, a trucking insurance specialist with more than 75 years’ experience, to offer the Lytx DriveCam program to insureds. Lytx’s ...

McLeod Software ships latest version of fleet management products

McLeod Software has released the latest version of its LoadMaster, PowerBroker, and LoadMaster LTL products. The new 15.1 release adds wide variety of new capabilities and functions, the company says. Some of the highlights include: A new “master ...

Telematics index: fleet performance is a leading economic indicator, study shows

Governments and private businesses use a variety of economic indicators to inform their opinions and decisions, but many of these indicators have shortcomings. Most are lagging, meaning they show past results rather than predict future ones. And they typically ...

Holland Enterprises installing EpicVue TV for drivers

EpicVue, providers of in-cab satellite TV for the trucking industry, announced that Holland Enterprises is installing EpicVue as a key part of the tools it uses to recruit and retain drivers. The Fargo, North Dakota-based ...

EBE integrates broker app with DAT CarrierWatch for insurance monitoring

EBE Technologies, a provider of automated decision support applications for transportation and logistics, and DAT Solutions announced that load brokers and shippers can now retrieve DAT CarrierWatch motor carrier insurance data and verify insurance limits ...

Watkins & Shepard selects Spireon technology for trailer management

Spireon, a provider of mobile resource management (MRM) and business intelligence systems, announced that Watkins & Shepard has upgraded its entire fleet with the latest version of the FleetLocate trailer management platform. Watkins & Shepard specializes ...

Drivewyze bypass available in South Dakota

Drivewyze announced that its PreClear bypass service has been added in South Dakota, making the mobile-based weigh station and inspection site bypass service available at 545 locations in 34 states. With the addition of Drivewyze, the ...

Benchmark study: carriers margins expanding

Results from the recent 2014 TMW Transportation & Logistics Study show that most carriers were able to improve their fortunes last year as the competition for drivers grew more intense. For its most recent survey, TMW ...

PeopleNet targets oil and gas services; Jim Rodi to lead new division

PeopleNet, a Trimble Company and provider of fleet mobility technology, announced that Jim Rodi has been appointed as the general manager of its North American Oil and Gas Services Division. In this role, Rodi and his ...

SmartDrive Systems raises $50M in funding

SmartDrive Systems, a provider of video-based driving performance systems for reducing collisions and improving fuel efficiency, has raised $50 million in funding. The company says the funding, which is provided by Oak Investment Partners, New Enterprise Associates and ...

GreenRoad raises $26M for growth

GreenRoad, a driver behavior and fleet performance service provider, has raised $26 million in growth capital led by Israel Growth Partners, whose general partner, Haim Shani, has joined the GreenRoad board of directors. GreenRoad offers a ...

Results are in: TMW Systems releases 2014 benchmarking study

The 2014 TMW Transportation & Logistics Study is now available from TMW Systems. In its second year, the industry benchmarking study has more than doubled the number of companies participating, with detailed results collected from ...

McLeod Software begins 2015 benchmark survey

  The certified public accounting firm of Katz, Sapper & Miller (KSM) and McLeod Software have launched their 2015 Trucking Operations Performance Benchmarking Survey, which is designed to answer a need in the trucking industry for ...

Cummins diagnostics app available for Omnitracs platform

Omnitracs, a provider of fleet management systems to transportation and logistics companies, and Cummins, an independent manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engines, announced that the Cummins Connected Diagnostics application is now available to customers ...

Transportation Services chooses SkyBitz for cross-border trailer visibility

SkyBitz, a provider of remote asset tracking and information management systems, announced that Transportation Services Inc. (TSI), a dedicated contract carrier, has selected its subscription-based SkyBitz as a Service to manage trailer assets. With the new technology, TSI is ...