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Internet of Things

ELDs in cyberspace: evaluating the risks to data security, privacy

With millions of ELD devices about to go online, could they become a gateway for hackers to access sensitive vehicle controls and private data?

Kroger private fleet sees 50 percent drop in collisions from video safety program

Within four months Kroger saw a 50 percent reduction in collisions, a 71 percent reduction in handheld cell phone use.

Drivewyze weigh station bypass service comes to California

Drivewyze was awarded a contract to operate its Drivewyze PreClear weigh station bypass service in the state of California.

FourKites launches temperature tracking for shippers

The FourKites application relays load temperatures and location data every 15 minutes from telematics and trailer temperature tracking manufacturers.

SmartDrive Systems holds inaugural user conference, customer awards program

Many of the sessions were led by SmartDrive customers focusing on best practices in safety and operations.
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CCJ Symposium breakout shows evolution of mobile driver apps

Mobile technology makes it possible for motor carriers and logistics providers to simplify work for drivers and diversify their services

KeepTruckin gets $18M in funding; plans to extend ELD telematics platform

Electronic logs and fleet telematics provider KeepTruckin is planning its next moves following an additional $18 million in Series B funding.

Konexial to launch integrated ELD and load matching platform

The My20 ELD product will bring load-matching opportunities to a driver’s mobile device with GoLoad.

Averitt Express deploys road-facing version of SmartDrive video system

Averitt selected SmartDrive Shield following a pilot program in which the company determined it was not yet ready for an integrated video-based coaching program.

Scout Logistics converts to Load Track platform; offers 24-hour quick pay to carriers that use

As of May 1st, 2017, all carriers that haul for Scout Logistics that use Load Track are qualified to receive free, 24-hour quick pay on loads.

Personal or business use? Tech helps fleets bring employee vehicle programs into compliance

Are you using the standard IRS mileage rate to reimburse employees for business miles? You might be paying too much.

Swift Navigation develops GNSS receiver for transportation with pinpoint location accuracy

Automated parking, docking, yard management, platooning, autonomous driving and lane-level truck navigation are possible applications for the new technology.

Logistics arm of Werner Enterprises chooses MacroPoint for shipment tracking

Werner Enterprises will implement MacroPoint’s visibility platform for its North American logistics.

SmartDrive Systems adds multi-camera triggering, integration with McLeod Software

SmartDrive Systems added new multi-camera triggering capabilities based on high-risk maneuvers.