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Remote diagnostics: fringe benefit or killer app?

Remote diagnostics surfaced in the late 1990s when telematics systems linked up with electronically controlled engines to transmit fault codes to the office. In theory, this new conduit would prevent breakdowns ...

Aljex integrates freight brokerage software with 10-4 Systems’ online marketplace

Aljex, a hosted software system used by brokers, 3PLs, carriers, and other transportation providers, has integrated with 10-4 Systems, an online transportation marketplace for matching loads. According to the announcement, 10-4 ...

Pizza delivery fleet TBHC creates ‘non-punitive’ video-based safety program

SmartDrive Systems announced that TBHC Delivers, a full-service direct distribution company, has deployed its video-based safety program across its entire fleet. According to the announcement, TBHC, the country’s largest distributor of ...

PeopleNet to host 13th user conference Aug. 24-26 in Scottsdale

PeopleNet, a Trimble company and provider of fleet mobility technology, is holding its 13th annual User Conference at the JW Marriot Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in Phoenix, Arizona from August 24-26. The ...

4RoadService overhauls website for fast, mobile searches for repairs

4RoadService.com announced the completion of a major overhaul of its website to let truck drivers and dispatchers quickly find truck repair services on any web-enabled device. Third-party web performance testing tools show that ...

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McLeod Express chooses EFS payments platform

Electronic Funds Source LLC (EFS) announced that McLeod Express, a diversified transportation and logistics provider, is moving to its payments platform. “EFS designed a real-time payments interface that helped us improve ...

Arcline (2000) software integrates load tracking from MacroPoint

MacroPoint announced a new load tracking integration with Arcline (2000), a transportation management software provider for freight brokers and trucking companies. The freight tracking software developed by MacroPoint gives 3rd parties ...

MiX Telematics brings video-based driver monitoring to U.S.

MiX Telematics, a global provider of fleet and mobile asset management systems, is now offering a video-based driver monitoring application in the U.S. called MiX Vision. Integrated with MiX’s onboard computer and web-based ...

Video whiteboard: FMCSA’s 7 goals for ELD mandate explained

Omnitracs, a provider of fleet management applications, released a new video detailing what fleets need to know about the upcoming Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate, expected to be published in September ...

Cargas Systems using ALK mapping, navigation in fuel delivery software

ALK Technologies, a Trimble company, announced that Cargas Systems has integrated ALK’s suite of mapping and navigation applications with its Cargas Energy software to provide industry-specific route dispatch, navigation and map ...

ITS Dispatch software adds lending feature via BAM Worldwide

ITS Canada, provider of ITS Dispatch, announced a new set of features to help its clients accelerate freight transactions and cash flow. The new features are available through software integration with ...

CarrierWeb shares load tracking info with MacroPoint

MacroPoint, creators of patented freight tracking software designed to give 3rd party visibility into load status, has integrated with CarrierWeb, a provider of real-time mobile communications, electronic logging and refrigerated ...

LoadDex pricing platform to integrate with McLeod PowerBroker software

McLeod Software, a provider of transportation and logistics systems; and Logistical Labs, a cloud-based supply chain software provider, announced a partnership to integrate Logistical Labs' pricing platform, LoadDex, with McLeod's ...

Parcel carrier LSO deploys SmartDrive video-based safety program

SmartDrive Systems announced that regional parcel carrier LSO, formerly Lone Star Overnight, has adopted its video-based safety program. LSO delivers throughout the Southern states of Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana and in ...

Telular acquires two telematics companies for SkyBitz division

Telular Corporation, a portfolio company of Avista Capital Partners, has completed the acquisition of Reltima and GPS North America, two commercial telematics companies in the local fleet management market. Reltima provides ...