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Industry Briefs

NFI implements fleet payment system from EFS

NFI moved its fuel payments business to EFS because of its technology and approach in partnering with fleets.

Archrock selects MiX Fleet Manager for natural gas service fleet

Archrock has selected the MiX Fleet Manager telematics systems to improve safety, efficiency and compliance in its mixed fleet of light- and heavy-duty trucks.

Logistical Labs adds rates from C.R. England’s TempStack network to LoadDex platform

Shippers can access C.R. England’s TempStack network directly from LoadDex to get intermodal rates instantly without having to request a quote via phone call or email.

New Roadmaster long haul drive tires unveiled at MATS

The SmartWay verified low rolling resistance tire is backed by Cooper with a six-year warranty with two recaps. The tire is available for $329.

TMW Systems integrates TruckRight driver recruiting system with TMW.Suite

Through the integration, driver data created or modified within the TruckRight portal is automatically pushed to a driver profile within TMW.Suite.
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Saia expanding LTL footprint with four new terminals

The new terminals will be located in Harrisburg, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, Pa., and in Newark, N.J.

USA Truck recognized by military veterans recruiting site

USA Truck has been named a finalist for the 2017 Most Valuable Employers for Military (MVE), awarded by RecruitMilitary.

Transport Pro TMS software adds factoring feature with Apex Capital

Transport Pro, a cloud-based transportation management company, has collaborated with Apex Capital Corp on a new feature to save trucking companies time when factoring receivables.

Lytx recognizes top drivers, coaches at user group

The awards acknowledge the best professional drivers and coaches currently using the Lytx DriveCam program.

England Logistics selects Trucker Tools app to instantly connect with carriers, track loads

England Logistics, one of the nation’s top freight brokerage firms, has selected the Load Track platform from Trucker Tools for shipment visibility and automation.

Phillips Industries, Velvac team up for trailer-to-tractor communication platform

Phillips Industries President Rob Phillips says pairing trailer cameras via Wi-Fi to drivers’ smart-devices isn’t easy or reliable, and light-duty coiled cables struggle to do the trick.

Teletrac Navman issues ELD compliance guarantee for Director product

Teletrac says that customers of its Director platform will receive firmware and software updates to comply with ELD mandate requirements throughout the ELD timeline and beyond.

Spireon’s solar-powered trailer and asset tracking device now available

FL Solar allows fleets to maintain a pulse on trailer activity regardless of whether it is connected to tractor power or not.

WorkHound gets $500k in funding to grow driver retention business

WorkHound recently finished a $500,000 fundraising round to grow its business and software platform to help carriers reduce driver turnover.

Truck writers honor Cummins X15 engine with Technical Achievement Award

Cummins redesigned its ISX15 to meet 2017 federal greenhouse gas and fuel economy requirements, and introduced two models called X15 Performance and X15 Efficiency.