In Brief

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Updated Jan 6, 2010

ACS Expedited Solutions (www.acsexpeditedsolutions.com) announced a new five-year agreement with Flying J Communications for the placement and positioning of TripPak Truck Stop Scanning services at all participating Flying J locations. The contract added 150 new locations to ACS Expedited Solutions’ previous 383 locations.


HELP Inc. (www.prepass.com), the public-private partnership that provides the PrePass weigh station service, elected new officers and announced the rollout of new services, including terminal access, electronic logbook auditing and truck inspections.


TMW Systems (www.tmwsystems.com) released IDSC MatchAdvice Version 6.0, a power-to-load matching application for truckload carriers. Along with reducing dwell time, in-transit delays and empty miles, the software safely maximizes driver and truck utilization, the company says.


Networkfleet (www.networkfleet.com) now is shipping Networkfleet 4200, which the company describes as a low-cost GPS vehicle tracking system for commercial and government fleets.


Xata Corp. (www.xata.com) launched a Web portal that allows its customers to more effectively train on the company’s Xatanet technology.


Qualcomm (www.qualcomm.com) announced that its third annual users conference for transportation and logistics customers and partners, Vision 2010, will take place Jan. 31-Feb. 2, 2010, at the Hotel del Coronado in San Diego.