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PrePass, Bestpass enter agreement to use single transponder

PrePass, Bestpass enter agreement to use single transponder

PrePass will provide Bestpass customers with a single transponder for bypassing and toll payments.

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

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

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.

Automating driver pay (part 1): the challenges of California labor laws, ELDs

Trends for driver pay are moving towards accounting for all productive and non-productive activities. Technology is helping fleets restructure and automate payroll.
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Data visualization helps fleets with route management, dispatching

Data visualization helps fleets with route management, dispatching

Carrier Logistics Inc. (CLI) says a mapping enhancement for its FACTS software transforms large amounts of data into a color-coded visual representations of a fleet’s current operation.
PeopleNet adds weather, media apps to Android version of ConnectedFleet platform

PeopleNet adds weather, media apps to Android version of ConnectedFleet platform

The new applications, myRoad and myMedia, give drivers information on road and weather conditions and allow the office to exchange multimedia files.
Omnitracs leads $60M funding round for Peloton Technology

Omnitracs leads $60M funding round for Peloton Technology

On Wednesday, April 11, Omnitracs announced that it lead a $60 million Series B funding round to help fuel Peloton’s growth plans
A. Duie Pyle grows with expedited shipping; starts career path for CDL drivers

A. Duie Pyle grows with expedited shipping; starts career path for CDL drivers

Besides e-commerce being a fast-growth business opportunity, A. Duie Pyle is realizing benefits from creating a career path for non-CDL employees.

Repair timetable unknown following I-85 bridge collapse in Atlanta

All lanes of I-85 north and south are closed indefinitely from the downtown connector to Georgia Highway 400. While most trucks are required to use I-285 to go around the ...
FR8 Revolution launches heavy-haul marketplace

FR8 Revolution launches heavy-haul marketplace

FR8Star’s marketplace includes a rate calculator for pricing oversize/overweight loads, including up-to-date state permit fees and escort costs.
Omnitracs looks to capitalize on 'massive change' in technology and trucking

Omnitracs looks to capitalize on ‘massive change’ in technology and trucking

One of the highlights of the Omnitracs Outlook user conference was the partnership with Peloton to expand the possibilities of truck platooning on the nation’s highways.
Omnitracs integrates routing, dispatching, compliance (RDC) in new system

Omnitracs integrates routing, dispatching, compliance (RDC) in new system

RDC combines routing, dispatching, trip management, proof of delivery, Hours of Service and Driver-Vehicle Inspection Report (DVIR) compliance.
Stepping up to e-commerce: tech helps fleets complete the final mile

Stepping up to e-commerce: tech helps fleets complete the final mile

Commercial and private fleets continue to leverage technology to be more efficient and responsive to customer demands in the world of e-commerce.
Omnitracs releases new Roadnet app for routing vehicles, drivers

Omnitracs releases new Roadnet app for routing vehicles, drivers

The latest version of RoadNet incorporates tools to quantify savings and analyze effectiveness of route optimization practices.