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Con-way Freight, ODFL, YRC Freight commit to uShip marketplace

Online freight marketplace uShip announced three top national LTL carriers – Con-way Freight, Old Dominion Freight Line and YRC Freight – have committed to uShip’s shipper-direct LTL spot rate marketplace. This brings the total national and regional ...

GE Fleet Services launches MyFleetOffice2

GE Capital Fleet Services announced the launch of MyFleetOffice2, an online fleet management platform that gives fleet managers the ability to do more powerful analytics and to complete a wide range of administrative tasks more easily ...

Shamrock Foods chooses XRS for electronic logs

XRS Corporation, a provider of mobile fleet optimization systems, announced that Shamrock Foods – a nationally-ranked manufacturer and distributor of quality food products – has selected XRS mobile fleet optimization and its Mobile Application Programming Interface ...

Pitt Ohio president: expanding service, driver benefits key to success

If you take good care of  customers and  drivers, success will follow in 2014, a leading trucking executive told a conference of carriers from around North America at the Carrier Logistics Inc (CLI) User Group ...

Jump Technologies creates route optimization feature

Jump Technologies announced a new route optimization solution built specifically for independent office supply dealers. Route optimization is now available for the JumpTrack cloud-based, proof-of-delivery (POD) system that transforms an unordered list of stops into ...

CCJ Symposium Coming to Southern California

The CCJ Summer Symposium is coming to southern California June 23-25 at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla CA. Ben Stein,  actor, author, economist, and pop culture icon, will provide the keynote address. The symposium will include panel discussions on the e-log mandate and health and regulations challenges in recruiting and retaining drivers. Jeff Davis from Fleet Safety Services provide a session entitled CSA- Where do we go from here? Full registration includes all sessions, meals and 2 -nights accommodations.  Registration is open, reserve your spot today. www.ccjsummer.com

EFS to be acquired by private equity firm

Warburg Pincus, a global private equity firm focused on growth investing, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement whereby one of its affiliates will acquire 100 percent of Electronic Funds Source LLC (EFS), a ...

Orbcomm moves to new facility

Orbcomm, a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) systems, announced that it has relocated its Innovation and Network Control Center to a newly renovated facility just minutes from its current location in Dulles, VA, on April ...

Using CRM to drive sales in transportation

Of all the daily activities in business, perhaps none are more fluid than sales and marketing, especially in a business as dynamic as transportation. Managing the sales process is even more complex for companies that have ...

J.J. Keller develops online training for hazmat employees

J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. announced it has developed a new online training course, "Hazmat: General Awareness Training (What’s Required and How to Comply)." The new online course is self-paced and available from any location ...

Zebra Technologies to acquire Motorola Enterprise for $3.45B

Zebra Technologies Corporation and Motorola Solutions, Inc. announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement in which Zebra will acquire Motorola’s Enterprise business for $3.45 billion in an all-cash transaction. The acquisition will be ...

Vnomics integrates with SpeedGauge, CAMS software

Vnomics, a provider of real-time driver performance and fleet intelligence systems, announced that it is now integrated with CAMS Software’s transportation management software to automate routing communication for private fleets. The integration with CAMS was developed ...

Omnitracs to release real-time MPG, tire alerts on MCP platform

Omnitracs, a provider of fleet management systems to transportation and logistics companies, announced the upcoming availability of MPG performance information on the its Mobile Computing Platform 110 (MCP110) and 200 (MCP200) user interface. With this ...

Kenco selects SmartDrive event recording system

SmartDrive Systems, a provider of driving performance systems to reduce collisions and improve fuel efficiency, announced that Kenco, a provider of integrated logistics, real estate services, and material handling equipment, has selected SmartDrive’s event recording ...

Inspection Data Systems to develop mobile equipment inspection apps

Tom Heine, CEO of Aljex Software, announced the launch of a new transportation technology company, Inspection Data Systems, Inc. (IDS) that will develop and market cloud-based transportation equipment inspection solutions for smartphones and tablets. "We see ...

XRS Corp. adds trip monitoring feature

As one of the largest mobility providers to private fleets, XRS Corporation announced a new addition to its mobile fleet optimization system aimed at bringing insight into customer’s routes, allowing for better on-time delivery metrics, driver ...

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