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Stay Metrics creates scientific board to research driver retention issues

Stay Metrics has formed a three-member Scientific Advisory Board to be led by Dr. Timothy Judge, the company’s Director of Research. As a company, Stay Metrics is focused on driver retention issues that challenge the viability ...

M&W Transportation deploys SmartDrive fleetwide

SmartDrive Systems, a provider of driving performance systems that reduce collisions and improve fuel efficiency, announced that M&W Transportation Company, Inc. (M&W), a family-owned, asset-based truckload carrier, specializing in milk runs, reverse logistics, local shuttling ...

CCJ Fall Symposium: using technology to recruit, retain drivers

Faced with a prolonged driver shortage, motor carriers are looking for new ways to gain an edge in recruiting and retention. On Thursday, Nov. 6, Steve Grover from Knight Transportation will present a breakout session on ...

XRS Corp. creates new links with McLeod Software, TMW Systems

XRS Corporation, a provider of mobile trucking intelligence systems, announced a new integration between its mobile platform and enterprise transportation management platforms from McLeod Software and TMW Systems. The integration with McLeod Software’s LoadMaster application allows users to streamline communication and access critical information in real time. Using web services from XRS Corp., LoadMaster works in concert with the XRS mobile application to collect hours of service, vehicle locations, arrivals/departures and ...

SkyBitz offers new GPS tracking device, Falcon GXT2000

SkyBitz, a provider of remote asset tracking and information management systems, has a new asset tracking device. The Falcon Series GXT2000 uses 3G/4G cellular networks for seamless North American coverage, it says, and tracks the ...

Ford expands telematics platform in Europe

Since 2011, Telogis has been the exclusive technology provider to power Ford Crew Chief in North America, a telematics platform for Ford's commercial customers. Ford Motor Company and Telogis announced the launch of Ford Telematics powered ...

Omnitracs deepens driver workflow with TMW Systems

Omnitracs, a provider of fleet management systems to transportation and logistics companies, and TMW Systems announced new integration capabilities to further streamline fleet operations. Fleets utilizing TL2000 and Omnitracs’ thin client AS/400 integration for Mobile ...

Rand McNally ties fault codes, inspection data with TMT Fleet Maintenance

At the TransForum conference, Rand McNally announced the availability of its latest product integration with TMW Systems, Inc. Data provided by Rand McNally’s line of mobile fleet management devices – including the TPC 7600, TND 760 ...

TMW Systems creates new framework to support growth

At TMW Systems’ annual TransForum user conference and exhibition, David Wangler compared the fast-growing software company to a truckload carrier. In today’s world, a carrier needs transportation management software (TMS) and onboard computers to grow beyond ...

Direct Freight Services, TMW Systems create freight board interface

Direct Freight Services, one of the largest online freight matching services in the transportation industry, and TMW Systems, a provider of transportation management software, announced the availability of new integrations between Direct Freight Services and ...

PeopleNet expands driver workflow, duty cycle info with TMW TotalMail

PeopleNet, a Trimble company and provider of fleet mobility technology, announced new integration features with TMW System’s TotalMail product. The new features give PeopleNet and TMWSuite users improved access to information related to work flow stops and ...

Orbcomm launches service for next-gen OG2 satellites

Orbcomm, a global provider of machine-to-machine (M2M) systems, announced that it has launched commercial service for its next-generation OG2 satellites. Orbcomm’s advanced OG2 satellites are providing both M2M messaging and Automatic Identification System (AIS) service for ...

Omnitracs Analytics shares 5 tips for happy drivers

In support of Driver Appreciation Week, Omnitracs Analytics (formally FleetRisk Advisors) has put together a list of quick tips to help fleet managers foster long-lasting and trusting relationships with drivers, with the goal of keeping ...

ALK’s PC Miler 28 ready for use with McLeod Software products

ALK Technologies and McLeod Software announced that ALK’s PC Miler 28 routing, mileage and mapping software has been  now successfully tested and approved for use with McLeod’s LoadMaster and PowerBroker products. ALK is a Trimble Company and ...

Omnitracs, McLeod Software deepen integration

Omnitracs and McLeod Software announced new integration capabilities. Fleets utilizing McLeod Software’s LoadMaster Enterprise product and Omnitracs’ Mobile Computing Platforms (MCP) have additional integration points for the Omnitracs Driver Workflow application and Optimized Fuel Stops. “Omnitracs ...