Omnitracs will have an in-cab scanning application on the MCP 50 platform along with Critical Event Reporting (CER) applications that support speeding alerts and additional third-party devices from Meritor On-Guard and Bendix Wingman that focus on collision mitigation and roll stability.
Rand McNally has integrated Pegasus TransTech’s Transflo document management system with its mobile devices. The Drivewyze bypass application is also now available with service in 28 states and 400 sites.
Dossier Systems has a new mobile DVIR application that sends driver inspection reports directly into its fleet maintenance management software to schedule repair work.
10-4 Systems has a new freight matching service that removes the manual steps of finding loads and communicating status updates.
Telogis has partnered with truck manufacturers to offer built-in electronic onboard recorders, telematics and fleet planning tools.
AT&T has a new device and web-based visibility tool called Cargo View. It uses a small M2M device with global GSM/GPRS connectivity to remotely monitor cargo conditions during transportation in any mode.
When tracking air freight, Cargo View has a FlightSafe feature that will automatically transition the device to airplane mode to be FAA compliant and preserve battery life.
Magellan has developed an Android GPS truck navigation device that includes electronic driver logs, the Magellan RoadMate RC9496T-LMB.
PeopleNet upgraded its in-cab scanning capabilities in partnership with Pegasus TransTech. When using scanning services remotely, drivers can now scan and transmit documents using a Wi-Fi network to reduce cost.
Cargo View from AT&T uses this small tracking device to monitor temperature, light, location and other conditions of cargo in transit.
Maxwell Technologies has an "Engine Start Module" that connects directly to the starter for reliable cranks, removing the load from the battery pack.
iGlobal has a mobile fleet management system that comes with an integrated scanner and unlimited scanning.
Aaron Huff is the Senior Editor of Commercial Carrier Journal. Huff’s career in the transportation industry began at a family-owned trucking company and expanded to CCJ, where for the past 14 years he has specialized in covering business and technology for online and print readers and speaking at industry events. A recipient of numerous regional and national awards, Huff holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Brigham Young University and a Masters Degree from the University of Alabama.