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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 ...

Omnitracs relocates to Dallas

Omnitracs, a provider of fleet management systems to transportation and logistics companies, announced plans to relocate its corporate headquarters from San Diego, Calif. to Dallas, Texas. The transition is scheduled to take place in early ...

Willow Run Foods adds Cadec PowerVue to manage CNG vehicles

Cadec Global announced that Willow Run Foods has added Cadec’s PowerVue software to its Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fleet of vehicles in addition to its existing diesel fleet vehicles. Willow Run Foods is the first distributor ...

Vigillo’s big data platform adds judicial outcomes of driver citations

Vigillo LLC, creators of Athena, an advanced big data platform for the transportation industry, announced that it has partnered with U.S. Legal Services Inc. to  add  a new premium data channel to Athena. The new ...

Comdata’s FleetAdvance tool receives award

Comdata’s FleetAdvance tool has been named as a 2014 Best Practice Award Winner from The Data Warehousing Institute (TDWI), a provider of education and research in the business intelligence and data warehousing industry. FleetAdvance, Comdata’s real-time ...

Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference Registration Now Open!

The Commercial vehicle Outlook Conference will be held at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas on August 20-21st. Registration is now open and a limited number of hotel rooms have been set aside at the Dallas Omni Hotel, conveniently adjoining the conference hall. If convenience, sessions and networking aren’t enough, by attending CVOC you will also receive VIP access to the Great American Trucking Show. Click here to learn more about this event!

PrePass participation reaches 475,000 trucks

HELP Inc., the non-profit public-private partnership that provides PrePass weigh station bypass and truck safety screening services, announced a significant milestone in its growth. During the month of May, participation in its growing nationwide system reached ...

EBE, TrueNorth create paperless insurance enrollment

EBE Technologies, a developer of enterprise business process management applications for transportation, has partnered with TrueNorth Companies, a risk management provider, to create a paperless, workflow-based insurance enrollment system for motor carriers that utilize independent ...

TrakLok completes its fifth ISO-9001 audit

TrakLok, Inc., a cargo security firm specializing in trailer and container security, announced it has successfully completed its fifth ISO-9001 audit. The internationally recognized quality management standard helps ensure that the company’s integrated lock, alarm ...

CSA compliance: the outsourcing is in

Like most modern business systems, the new Compliance, Safety, Accountability web portal has a management dashboard that focuses your attention on exceptions, called Alerts, with drill-down reports to identify the source of the problem. Exceptions occur when ...

CarrierWeb expands sales team to accomodate growth

CarrierWeb, a trucking mobile communications provider, announced recent growth in its sales team to accommodate new client opportunities. “As the transportation industry continues to seek technology that improves their operational efficiency, safety, compliance and driver satisfaction, ...

Pegasus TransTech rolls out Transflo Mobile+

Pegasus TransTech announced the release of a new smartphone application, Transflo Mobile+, which will allow drivers to accept loads, update trip status, report accidents and claims, receive and send messages to their fleets as well ...

Lytx tailors video-based safety system to fit smaller fleets

Lytx, Inc. (formerly DriveCam, Inc.), a global provider of video-based driver safety and compliance systems, announced the availability of DC Protect. DC Protect is tailor-made for smaller, often lean organizations that still need and want to ...

ALK Technologies releases PC Miler 28

ALK Technologies, a global provider of "GeoLogistics" systems and navigation software announced the release of PC Miler 28, the latest version of its longstanding truck routing, mileage and mapping software.  ALK says the new version ...

Sylectus integrates HOS data from BigRoad

  About one year ago, Sylectus created a mobile app that interfaces with its web-based transportation management software. The app was designed to automate common functions like tracking loads, capturing images of proof-of-delivery receipts and automating ...

SmartDrive designs custom scoring feature

SmartDrive Systems announced a new feature of its safety program called Custom Coaching and Scoring. The addition to its video-based safety program lets fleets easily tune the program to their individual risk priorities and safety policies, the ...

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