Technology News

Telogis creates new routing technology to ‘orchestrate’ supply chains

During the Telogis Latitude user conference, held Oct. 27-29 in Dana Point, Calif., Newth Morris announced a set of cloud-based applications fleets can use to move their “supply and service chains” to the next generation ...

Telogis announces new products at annual Latitude user conference

Telogis announced several new products at its annual Latitude user conference, held in Dana Point, Calif., on Oct. 27-29. Telogis for Field Service Launched as an industry-specific extension of its connected intelligence platform for field service companies, Telogis ...

Carrier Logistics’ software integrates Acordex mobile dispatch app

Carrier Logistics Inc. (CLI) and Acordex announced a partnership whereby Acordex’s mobile dispatch application has been fully integrated with CLI’s FACTS transportation management system. “In our efforts to increase benefits to our customers, we constantly seek ...

Telogis partners with another OEM: Isuzu

On Oct. 23, Isuzu Commercial Truck of America became the eighth original equipment manufacturer (OEM) to partner with Telogis to offer telematics as a factory-fit option. A number of OEMs now embed telematics platforms in their ...

EBE Technologies closes FY 2014 on a high note

EBE Technologies announced that year-end results for its fiscal year 2014, ending September 30th, set another record for revenue growth. EBE realized a 36 percent increase over 2013 which represents the sixth consecutive year of ...

Transplace develops ‘Optimize Prime’ platform for shipment routing

Transplace, a provider of transportation management services and logistics technology, announced the release of Optimize Prime – a platform that designs, analyzes and optimizes transportation distribution networks to eliminate waste and reduce transportation costs. Optimize Prime ...

DPL Telematics creates portable trailer-tracking device

DPL Telematics, a provider of asset monitoring and telemetry technologies, announced the release of the MultiTrack system for wireless monitoring and remote tracking of powered or unpowered assets to reduce theft, prevent loss and manage inventory. The company ...

SmartDrive receives patent for video-based event triggering

SmartDrive Systems announced that it has been notified by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office that a patent will be issued  for its application for advanced driving maneuver detection and integration with on board active safety ...

CCJ Innovator: U.S. Xpress creates mobile apps to improve lifestyle of drivers

More than 70 percent of truck drivers today own smartphones, tablets and wireless subscriptions. This widespread connectivity among drivers as well as office employees creates many opportunities for transportation companies to mobilize their information systems. In ...

Motorola adds Symbol TC70 mobile touch computer to lineup

Motorola Solutions, Inc.  has released an enterprise-class mobile computer running the Android KitKat operating system. It says the new Symbol TC70 touch computer combines the ease of use of a smartphone with purpose-built durability, reliability and performance ...

Kenworth adds virtual driver coach option to T680, T880 models

Kenworth has introduced a Driver Performance Assistant option for new Kenworth T680 and T880 models specified with Paccar MX-13 engines and automated transmissions. “Competition breeds improved performance. Kenworth’s Driver Performance Assistant is a built-in virtual driver’s ...

An office without walls: dispatch software goes mobile

In September, the entire office staff of Sweetland Transport left Michigan to attend a networking event in Nashville. While they were gone, paychecks still had to be filled, loads dispatched, and communication lines kept open ...

Video evidence: the next wave of driver scoring

Using technology to score drivers started the moment the automobile replaced the horse-drawn wagon. By the early 1920s many fleets were using mechanical devices to record time and miles and compare drivers' performance with route ...

Pegasus TransTech updates mobile scanning app

With the release of a new upgrade for Transflo Mobile+, Pegasus TransTech says its mobile document scanning application offers more options for drivers and carriers. “We want our customers to know that we are listening, and the new ...

AT&T creates new bundle of fleet products, cargo tracking device

AT&T announced a new portfolio of fleet management products at the American Trucking Associations’ annual MC&E conference, held Oct 4-7 in San Diego. AT&T supplies the voice and data cellular network used by many telematics and ...