Technology News

Rapid response: Keeptruckin, BigRoad update e-logging software

Adjusting to new changes in hours-of-service regulations is never easy for drivers and fleet operations, but here we go again. On Tuesday, Dec. 16, President Obama signed an appropriations bill that halted enforcement of the ...

Boyd Bros. equipping fleet with EpicVue satellite TV package

EpicVue announced that Boyd Bros. Transportation will continue to equip additional vehicles with its in-cab satellite TV package for fleets in the trucking industry. The decision by Boyd Bros. was made after seeing a significant increase ...

Restaurant Technologies uses telemetry, equipment design for delivery advantage

Restaurant Technologies works with many of the national big boys – McDonald’s, KFC, Burger King – as well as many other regional and independent restaurant groups. In all, it services more than 21,000 foodservice locations. One ...

CCJ Innovator: Door 2 Door Organics masters the art of home delivery

Experts predict the online grocery industry will grow from 2 percent of the $650 billion spent annually on domestic groceries to between 10 and 17 percent by 2023. The business model looks appealing, at least on ...

Roadnet releases new version of routing software

Roadnet Technologies, the Omnitracs company specializing in transportation logistics software, announced Roadnet Transportation Suite version 3.6.8, the latest release of its on-premise vehicle routing, scheduling, tracking, mobile workforce and fleet management software. The company says its ...

J&M Tank Lines moves to EFS payments platform

Electronic Funds Source (EFS) announced that J&M Tank Lines recently transitioned to the EFS payments platform. J&M Tank Lines, headquartered in Birmingham, Ala., is going live with EFS’ integrated fleet card platform and EFS’ MasterCard payments ...

Asset Intelligence wins contract for 2,300-trailer fleet for VeriWise tech

The Asset Intelligence subsidiary of I.D. Systems, a provider of wireless M2M asset management systems, has executed a contract with one of the world's largest furniture makers to deploy its VeriWise Track and Trace trailer ...

Sylectus adds 41 fleets to Alliance Pro TMS software in 2014

Sylectus, a subsidiary of Omnitracs through Omnitracs Canada, announced that more than 8,000 trucks across 211 fleets have adopted its Alliance Virtual Fleet and Alliance Pro TMS offerings to expand their business operations, improve customer satisfaction ...

No longer bound: 3 ways fleets can get past the limits of EDI

Electronic data interchange (EDI) was in its infancy when Ken Weinberg co-founded Carrier Logistics, Inc. (CLI), in 1972. The concept sounded promising to the young entrepreneur who developed a dispatch, accounting and freight management system ...

MacroPoint freight tracking added to DAT Keypoint broker software

MacroPoint announced that DAT Keypoint has integrated its freight tracking technology. This integration enables brokers using DAT's Keypoint transportation management software to track freight carried by third-party drivers and for-hire carriers. MacroPoint is an application that receives automated location updates from ...

Cadec Global buys InSight application from Blue Sky Technologies

Cadec Global, a provider of driver and vehicle data for private fleets, announced that it has acquired the InSight business intelligence application source code and distribution rights to the transportation market from Blue Sky Technologies. The ...

Emmitt Smith to keynote Omnitracs user conference, Feb. 10

Omnitracs, a provider of fleet management systems to transportation and logistics companies, announced that Emmitt Smith, Pro Football Hall of Famer, three-time Super Bowl Champion, and accomplished entrepreneur, will deliver a keynote address at Omnitracs ...

Kevin Haugh to lead Omnitracs’ Roadnet division

Omnitracs, a provider of fleet management systems to transportation and logistics companies, announced the appointment of veteran software technology executive Kevin Haugh as vice president and general manager of its Roadnet Technologies division. With more than ...

Cadec moves data center operations to new facility

Cadec, a provider of onboard computing and communications systems for private fleets that give up-to-the-minute driver and vehicle data, announced it has moved its data center operations to better support existing and future customer capacity. The ...

PrePass bypass service reaches 40,000-fleet milestone

HELP Inc., the non-profit public/private partnership that provides PrePass weigh station bypass and other truck safety and efficiency services, announced that PrePass is now serving more than 40,000 qualified fleet customers with a combined total ...