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McLeod releases latest LoadMaster, PowerBroker versions; adds new BI tool

A new data warehouse and business intelligence product, McLeod IQ, is designed to take advantage of current Microsoft tools such as PowerBI.

U.S. Xpress consolidates toll accounts with Bestpass

U.S. Xpress (No. 13 on the CCJ Top 250) has opted to go with Bestpass to combine its tolling accounts into one.

KLLM installs internal lock system on trailers to combat cargo theft

The company announced it is installing Power In-Lock internal locking systems on its fleet of trailers. The locks are remote-controlled, deadbolt-style locks.

Toter adds RFID service offering to waste containers

Toter, a Wastequip brand and manufacturer of products used in the collection of waste, recycling, and organics, has released a new integrated RFID-based assembly and delivery (A&D) service called ToterTrax. ToterTrax, ...

Paragon Software broadens routing app to last-mile fulfillment

Paragon says the modular approach creates an end-to-end solution and fill gaps of retailers' existing omni-channel fulfillment systems.

Kottke Trucking sees big revenue gain with analytical software

Kottke Trucking is reporting an increase in revenue per mile of 10.5 percent by using the Cost Information System from TCG to make better decisions.

Covenant Transport exec discusses ‘culture of excellence’ at Spring Symposium

Doug Schrier gave a presentation about how CTG went through a turnaround by creating a culture of excellence at the CCJ Spring Symposium on Tuesday, May 17, in Birmingham, Ala.

TMW study: rates went up as fleet utilization declined in 2015

TMW Systems released results from its most recent 12-month reporting period for the Transportation & Logistics Study.

USA Truck rebrands asset-light logistics business

USA Truck has announced it is rebranding its asset-light logistics business, formerly known as Strategic Capacity Solutions, with a new name and logo.

Big data, part 3: seeing your fleet in multiple dimensions

As the volume of data in your enterprise increases, so do the opportunities to harness it and find new ways to improve.

ATRI: Traffic congestion cost trucking industry $49.6 billion in 2014

The analysis of the data by ATRI revealed the congestion cost an average of $26,625 per truck per 150,000 miles.

YRC introduces ‘Accelerated’ shipping

The new service fills a niche between YRC’s standard and time-critical premium service, making it a good option for customers with non-guaranteed shipments requiring speedier delivery.

Distribution Solutions selects Orbcomm for trailer telematics

Orbcomm announced that Distribution Solutions Inc. (DSI) has selected its trailer telematics systems for its mixed fleet of dry van and refrigerated trailers.

TMC task force charged with developing standardized calculation for cost per mile

A TMC task force developed RP529 in 2004, but abandoned it with missing metrics, KPIs and equation solutions.