Technology

Carriers, brokers using tech to improve bid response during 2016 freight recession

Bid packages from shippers can be time consuming with hundreds - and potentially thousands - of lanes to analyze and respond to with pricing.

U.S. Bank creates single Voyager Fleet Card for class 1-8 vehicles; TravelCenters of America accepts

U.S. Bank announced a new single Voyager Fleet Card solution for fleets that have local and OTR operations and mixed vehicle classes.

Continental tool aims to help fleets find compliant ELD

Continental has created a tool for fleet managers to use to help determine the equipment needed to be electronic logging device mandate-compliant.

Omnitracs adds Critical Event Video option to its in-cab and mobile fleet management platforms

On Wednesday, Aug. 17, Omnitracs announced the release of an in-cab video solution Critical Event Video (CEV). High-quality video can be reviewed within minutes of triggered safety events.
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McLeod Software prepping for Sept. 18-20 user conference in San Antonio

The event will feature a trade show with exhibits from 60 of McLeod’s industry partners and three separate educational tracks.

The mobile network: using apps to stay connected with drivers

Recent developments in mobility give small transportation companies an economical way to deploy new functions quickly

O&G Industries equips fleet with SmartDrive video program

As part of the rollout, 45 of O&G’s concrete mixers will be equipped with SmartDrive 360, a system that integrates with its vehicles’ existing back-up cameras.

KeepTruckin ELD certified with FMCSA, system meets all ELD mandate req’s, company says

Smartphone app-based electronic logging device provider KeepTruckin has announced its ELD system has been added to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s self-ceritifcation ELD registry, meaning the KeepTruckin ELD meets ...

PeopleNet and TMW set stage for joint user conference, Sept 25-28

Thousands of transportation professionals are expected to attend the in.sight user conference in Nashville on Sept. 25-28.

Celadon adds features to FleetWire mobile driver app

Celadon Trucking announced several new features have been added to its FleetWire mobile app to offer a better experience for drivers.

Verizon acquires Fleetmatics in $2.4 billion deal

Verizon – the telecommunications giant who just last week acquired the core assets of Yahoo! for $4.8 billion – announced in June an agreement to purchase Telogis, Inc.

Lightening the load: new options to outsource compliance

As the transportation industry continues to go electronic, third party service providers see increased demand from fleets to hand over controls for managing information

Gorilla Safety offers new asset tracking product

Gorilla Safety’s new Gorilla Trax device attaches to the vehicle or asset and communicates with its mobile app when a driver is in proximity.