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Panel: Telematics come of age, fleets realizing benefits

Technology changing needs of drivers and technicians, panel says

In 2014, a Class 8 truck is as technologically advanced as it’s ever been, and it’s among one of the most sophisticated tools on the road. However, if new truck technologies ...

Technology to boost driver performance — fleets share case examples at CVOC

A "Connected Vehicle" panel during the first day of the 2014 Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference probed how technology is used to "improve driver performance" from fleet and OEM arenas. Brent ...

What will the truck market look like in 2022?

Truck makers, operators ask NHTSA to consider ‘real world’ in setting efficiency standards

Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference Registration Now Open!

The Commercial vehicle Outlook Conference will be held at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas on August 20-21st. Registration is now open and a limited number of hotel rooms have been set aside at the Dallas Omni Hotel, conveniently adjoining the conference hall. If convenience, sessions and networking aren’t enough, by attending CVOC you will also receive VIP access to the Great American Trucking Show. Click here to learn more about this event!

PeopleNet recognizes 4 fleets for innovation

PeopleNet, a Trimble company and provider of fleet mobility technology, announced the recipients of its 2014 Innovator of the Year Awards, presented to fleets that demonstrate leadership in using PeopleNet products ...

Truck nav, bypass service combined in app from ALK and Drivewyze

Drivewyze and ALK Technologies announced this week a collaboration in which it is integrating key functions of the two individual services into CoPilot Truck, available on both iOS and Android ...

Comdata to be acquired by FleetCor for $3.45B

FleetCor Technologies, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Comdata from Ceridian LLC for $3.45 billion. The transaction is expected to close in December 2014. FleetCor is a global provider ...

Weight in a second: onboard load scales deliver instant feedback

A driver shortage, rising equipment and fuel prices, government regulations, and other capacity constraints are forcing fleets to find new ways to move freight with fewer trucks. Maximizing payload is a ...

Outlook Conference speakers to talk regulations, driver performance, economic outlook and more

The 5th annual Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference takes place Aug. 20-21 at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center in Dallas, and registration for fleets, distributors, suppliers and OEMs is open. Fleets ...

Omnitracs to hold first joint user conference, Feb 8-11, in Dallas

Omnitracs, a provider of fleet management systems to transportation and logistics companies, announced its first-ever joint user conference—Omnitracs Outlook 2015 — is taking place Feb. 8-11, 2015, at the Hilton ...

Decker Truckline selects Orbcomm for refrigerated fleet

Orbcomm, a global provider of machine-to-machine (M2M) systems, announced that it has been selected by Decker Truckline, Inc. (Decker) to provide tracking and monitoring for its fleet of 800 refrigerated ...

Paragon Software creates routing system for animal feed industry

Paragon Software Systems, a provider of vehicle routing and scheduling optimization software, announced a new system that targets the specific needs of the animal feed industry. When shipping animal feed from ...

J.J. Keller adds ALK mapping platform to online Encompass dashboard

ALK Technologies, Inc., a global provider of GeoLogistics systems and navigation software, announced that ALK Maps and PC Miler Web Services are  now available as part of J.J. Keller’s  Encompass ...

Video evidence: the next wave of driver scoring



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