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TMW acquires Innovative

TMW Systems last month acquired 100 percent of the outstanding shares of privately-held BetaZone Inc., including its wholly owned subsidiary, Innovative Computing Corporation (ICC). Terms of the transaction were not ...

Xata acquires Turnpike Global

Xata Corp. announced last month that it received $30 million in funding from Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV) and Trident Capital, and that it purchased Ontario, Canada-based Turnpike Global Technologies (Turnpike) ...

AT&T releases TeleNav Asset Tracker

AT&T announced an asset-tracking application for businesses and government agencies to monitor and report the location of their portable assets in field operations with GPS precision. Delivered as Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), ...

In Brief

Pegasus TransTech (www.transflo.com) announced that Total Transportation Services, a 400-truck Dallas-based carrier, implemented the Transflo Express truckstop scanning solution in both its truckload and brokerage divisions, providing same-day access to ...

Weighing the options

The basic features you need in a technology probably are obvious. You might need a device simply to capture a critical piece of information. The buying decision becomes more difficult ...
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In Brief

Xata Corp. (www.xata.com) released a new reefer management and temperature monitoring solution that integrates with its Xatanet fleet management tools. TransCore Logistics Software (www.transcorebrokertms.com) added three modules to help freight brokers ...

Simulated training: New technology boosts skills, cuts training costs

Giant Eagle, one of the nation’s largest food retailers and distributors, is entering its second year of using driver simulator training. Since last January when the company started using simulators ...

In Brief

Xata Corp. (www.xata.com) will roll out next-generation Fleet Performance Management (FPM) applications and a new onboard computer to enable its fleet optimization solutions for the for-hire trucking market. A trailer-tracking-and-reporting ...

TMW rolls out new products, services

TMW Systems (www.tmwsystems.com) announced two new products and a new service for its diversified software business. A new data platform, Data Warehouse, is designed to make it easier for transportation customers ...

Auto indexing

Collect, scan, store, retrieve. This once described a highly manual process that carriers used to turn proof-of-delivery documents into electronic images and to prepare invoices. After collecting paperwork ...

In Brief

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 ...

Rair enables HOS-GPS comparison

Rair Technologies (www.rair.com) introduced a Web-based process that enables an immediate comparison of a driver’s record-of-duty status and the GPS polling history. On Dec. 24, 2008, the Federal ...

McLeod releases Driver Scorecard module

McLeod Software (www.mcleodsoftware.com), a provider of dispatch and accounting management software, announced a new Driver Scorecard module to assist truckload carrier customers with driver measurement and management. The ...

Gaining Flexibility

Handheld computers provide cost savings, versatility With a fleet of nearly 200 company-owned tanker trucks, Northwest Foo...

ALK launches CoPilot Live v8 GPS Navigation for smartphones – August 2009

ALK Technologies, a mobile navigation software provider, has launched CoPilot Live v8 GPS navigation for smartphones, designed to make turn-by...