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Upstart Class 8 OEM adds to executive team

Jonathan Spira, former chief financial officer (CFO) for security software and appliance company Untangle, Inc., has joined Nikola Motor Company's executive management team the company announced Monday.

Dart raises company driver pay

The Eagan, Minn.-based fleet raised its starting pay for long-haul company drivers along its main freight lanes by 5 cents per mile.

Study says galvanization not the best method to fight corrosion

The trailer assembly processes – attaching landing gear, slider suspension boxes, wing plates, lighting brackets, etc ... – often includes welding, grinding and drilling operations that can dislodge the ...

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.

Jim Rodi to lead PeopleNet’s new Transportation group

In his new role, Rodi will help PeopleNet continue to integrate several vertical segments in its Transportation group.
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Managing an effective tire program

If the root cause of a failure isn’t identified and corrective actions taken, it will be very difficult to drive the cost out of tires.

Web-based Aljex Software for brokers adds document management feature

Aljex Software released a web-based Inbound Document Portal (IDP) that facilitates the administration of receiving documents.

New engine oils officially on the market

Almost two months ago, the American Petroleum Institute’s (API) new diesel engine oil standards – API CK-4 and FA-4 – were granted licensing, marking the first significant change in the ...

Prime honored by American Diabetes Association

The fleet was recognized for its commitment to employee health, ADA announced this week.

EROAD adds speed alerts to fleet management system

A Max Speed Alert is triggered when a vehicle travels above the pre-determined speed based on a comparison with up-to-date posted speed limits.

Utility Trailer coming off banner 2016, ‘optimistic’ about 2017

Plans for new dealerships in Atlanta, Omaha, Neb., and Davenport, Iowa are underway.

McLeod Software connected to LTL carrier data through project44’s network

McLeod's PowerBroker users can get instant LTL rates and other carrier data through connectivity with the project44 network.

Denso adding after treatment to PowerEdge lineup, publishes first digital parts catalog

The company has partnered with Clean Diesel Technologies, Inc., (CDTi).

BAH Express deploying Orbcomm tracking system in dry vans

The Orbcomm system includes a robust web application with data reporting and analytics capabilities.

BOLT System says software ready for FMSA regs

Shippers will require carriers to make any necessary changes to bring themselves into compliance with the FSMA regulations