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Isotrak releases ELD-compliant logging app

The new application has an intuitive, easy-to-use interface so drivers can focus on safety and their deliveries, the company says.

Carriers, brokers using tech to improve bid response during 2016 freight recession

Bid packages from shippers can be time consuming with hundreds - and potentially thousands - of lanes to analyze and respond to with pricing.

Omnitracs creates educational website for fleet technologies

Its new FleetScience.com digital hub showcases business best practices with a focus on how fleets are using both existing and developing technologies.

U.S. Bank creates single Voyager Fleet Card for class 1-8 vehicles; TravelCenters of America accepts

U.S. Bank announced a new single Voyager Fleet Card solution for fleets that have local and OTR operations and mixed vehicle classes.

ATA’s Rob Abbot to join Lytx, lead trucking team

Abbott replaces the retiring Rob Bartels, a longtime Lytx commercial and market development executive.
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Omnitracs adds Critical Event Video option to its in-cab and mobile fleet management platforms

On Wednesday, Aug. 17, Omnitracs announced the release of an in-cab video solution Critical Event Video (CEV). High-quality video can be reviewed within minutes of triggered safety events.

McLeod Software prepping for Sept. 18-20 user conference in San Antonio

The event will feature a trade show with exhibits from 60 of McLeod’s industry partners and three separate educational tracks.

The mobile network: using apps to stay connected with drivers

Recent developments in mobility give small transportation companies an economical way to deploy new functions quickly

O&G Industries equips fleet with SmartDrive video program

As part of the rollout, 45 of O&G’s concrete mixers will be equipped with SmartDrive 360, a system that integrates with its vehicles’ existing back-up cameras.

Truckloads app reaches 100k downloads for freight matching

Trucker Path announced that its transportation marketplace app, Truckloads, has reached 100,000 downloads. The app was publicly released in April 2016.

PeopleNet and TMW set stage for joint user conference, Sept 25-28

Thousands of transportation professionals are expected to attend the in.sight user conference in Nashville on Sept. 25-28.

Carbon Express owner says e-logs the ‘best thing to happen in trucking’

Steve Rush, president of Carbon Express, credits the use of e-logs for profitable growth and safety, as the technology has helped--or rather forced--management to find ways to improve the business.

Caroline Lyle joins TMW Systems as marketing exec

Caroline Lyle has been appointed vice president of marketing for TMW Systems where she will oversee all marketing and communications programs designed to support the company’s portfolio of transportation management, ...

Orbcomm lands trailer tracking contract from Barnes Transportation

Barnes Transportation Services Inc. (Barnes) has chosen Orbcomm to provide solar-powered asset tracking for its dry van trailers.