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Data analysis proves beneficial in driver recruiting, retention

Data analysis can help companies with driver recruiting and retention.

Simulation training goes mobile: is there a faster payback?

Software developers now offer their products and services through a subscription model with no up-front costs. Driver simulation training has followed suit.

Omnitracs announces lineup for 2016 user conference, Jan. 31-Feb.3

Omnitracs, a provider of fleet management systems, announced the breakout track and session lineup for its annual user conference, Omnitracs Outlook 2016: Innovation for the Road Ahead.

Ordering the combo package of fleet connectivity

In the past few years, companies have been taking big strides to corner the market of connected fleet technologies.

FourKites wins court victory over competitor MacroPoint

FourKites, a provider of freight tracking technology, won a victory in court recently when a federal judge rejected a patent lawsuit filed by MacroPoint, a competitor of FourKites.

DAT jumps into the e-log market with multi-function platform

DAT Solutions launched its DAT InView suite of trucking-business-management functions aimed squarely at the small for-hire carrier market.

Video: CCJ test drives latest Eaton-Cummins integrated powertrain

CCJ Executive Editor Jack Roberts last week took an International ProStar equipped with the SmartAdvantage powertrain — a pairing of Cummins ISX15 and the Eaton UltraShiftPLUS automated-manual transmission — for ...

Going beyond compliance: an inside look at the evolution of outsourcing (with video)

A look at how compliance and risk management services, and one company in particular, have evolved since "deregulation" of the trucking industry.

Midwest gets $25M grant to help with ‘smart’ truck parking system

The Department of Transportation announced last week a $25 million grant to the Regional Truck Parking Information and Management System Project to implement technology that alerts drivers to available truck ...

Omnitracs creates model to predict serious accidents using HOS data

The company says the model is designed for any fleet using an electronic HOS management system, regardless of size.

Magellan, Cobra unveil truck dash cams at SEMA

Magellan and Cobra Electronics each introduced new dash cams at SEMA this week in Las Vegas.

Vigillo uses Uber-like ‘crowdsourcing’ model to fix CSA

Vigillo is using a crowd sourcing model to classify accidents and create a more accurate CSA snapshot.

Sysco to use HOS exemption, mobile app to recapture lost time

Sysco Corporation, estimates that 25 percent of its fleet could benefit by using the 100 air-mile exemption to avoid the 30-minute break rule.