In Brief

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Updated Jan 6, 2010

ACS Expedited Solutions ( 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. (, 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 ( 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 ( now is shipping Networkfleet 4200, which the company describes as a low-cost GPS vehicle tracking system for commercial and government fleets.

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

Qualcomm ( 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.