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Dispatching Solutions to use Google Maps for DSi Mobile platform

The switch to Google Maps improves the DSi Mobile platform's ability to provide routing features.

Truckstop.com taps Noël Perry as chief economist

Noël Perry, a managing partner with freight forecasting firm FTR, is joining Truckstop.com as the company's chief economist.

Public CNG station opens in York, Pa.

The facility is the second public compressed natural gas station Love's Trillium CNG has opened in the state. The first opened earlier this year in Johnstown.

Chevin Fleet maintenance software adds multi-currency support

The new features in FleetWave allow currencies to be rendered in multiple ways depending on the user or system configurations.

Mike Reed joins project44 as chief strategist to expand shipper-carrier connectivity

project44 has hired Mike Reed, a former executive with Echo Global Logistics, to be its chief strategy officer. In this role he will spearhead the expansion of what the company ...
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Citizen Driver Award nomination period open

The 2018 Citizen Drivers will be recognized at a ceremony at the Iowa 80 Truck Stop in Walcott, Iowa, on May 8, 2018.

Texas TransEastern recognized by Murphy USA

Texas TransEastern (TTE) has been named 2016 Carrier of the Year by Murphy USA, a national gas and convenience store chain.

Accuride set to acquire German wheel company

Accuride President and CEO Rick Dauch says the acquisition of Mefro Wheels will extend Accuride’s geographic reach.

Great Dane moves to new Atlanta facility

The trailer manufacturer says the new location features an expanded parts showroom and a bigger stock yard. It also boasts a new and pre-owned trailer and truck body display lot, ...

Simplex Group to offer Transflo Telematics ELD product to Hispanic market

The Simplex Group will promote and sell the next-generation Transflo Telematics system.

Roadrunner names new president of LTL division

Frank Hurst joined the company in January as senior vice president of sales and marketing for Roadrunner Freight. His career includes 21 years in the transportation industry.

Crosson Agency exec recognized for safety by Landstar

Agent Lacey Crosson-Cornelius was recognized by Landstar as its 2016 Safety Officer of the Year.

Volvo deploys self-steering truck in Latin America

Volvo Trucks' driver assistance system automates steering, ensuring that the truck maintains its course.

TMW Systems makes BI platform available to Appian users

The optional Reveal Series includes transportation-specific data models and visualization tools.

Pedigree Technologies certifies ELD Chrome product with FMCSA

Pedigree Technologies announced that its ELD Chrome product is now certified with the FMCSA.