Trucking News

  • Bell offers new supply chain dashboard
    Bell Business Markets has launched a new service for fleets and supply chain operators, dubbed Smart Supply Chain. The new platform aggregates multiple IoT data sources and operational data sets into a single dashboard for analysis through Bell’s Self Serve Centre. Bell says the IoT dashboard helps fleets aggregate and... Read more
    Source: Trucking News Published on: 2021-10-29
  • Axele upgrades TMS
    Axele has updated its transportation management system (TMS), expanding its ELD integrations, and adding new reporting and dispatch features. Customers can now track total load expenses and net income to ensure profitability. Other features expand digital processes, automate operation, and reduce paperwork, the company says. Users can import past loads,... Read more
    Source: Trucking News Published on: 2021-10-27
  • 5 things to know about improving your fleet’s data management
    Just this past week Donaldson came out with a line of ‘smart’ filters that will tell you exactly when they need to be replaced. It was only a matter of time before even the filters on your trucks became connected. Don’t get me wrong, filtration is one of the most... Read more
    Source: Trucking News Published on: 2021-08-23
  • E-Road makes telematics acquisition
    E-Road has acquired New Zealand-based telematics supplier Coretex, which it says will boost its market presence in North America and other global markets. The company says the acquisition will help it reach its goal of deploying 250,000 units. The deal will accelerate E-Road’s growth metrics by two years in North... Read more
    Source: Trucking News Published on: 2021-07-14
  • TMC report examines adoption of smart trailer technologies
    New technologies have transformed truck efficiency over the past decades, and now it’s the trailer’s turn to catch up. “Trailers are poised to advance in the next 20 years the way tractors have advanced in the last 30 years,” said Technology & Maintenance Council executive director, Robert Braswell. “Understanding the... Read more
    Source: Trucking News Published on: 2021-06-30
  • TMC report examines adoption of smart trailer technologies
    New technologies have transformed truck efficiency over the past decades, and now it’s the trailer’s turn to catch up. “Trailers are poised to advance in the next 20 years the way tractors have advanced in the last 30 years,” said Technology & Maintenance Council executive director, Robert Braswell. “Understanding the... Read more
    Source: Trucking News Published on: 2021-06-30
  • How artificial intelligence and machine learning are benefiting fleets
    “Artificial intelligence” and “machine learning” are popular buzzwords, but when used effectively can deliver tangible benefits to fleets. Trimble examined the subject during its virtual in.sight user conference this week, inviting two fleets to share their experiences with the emerging technologies. David Dunst, IT manager with Paper Transport, said when... Read more
    Source: Trucking News Published on: 2021-06-24
  • 4 ways fleets can use data to improve performance
    Data without context is just numbers, and many transportation companies are “drowning in data, but starving for insights.” Those were a couple revelations from Adrian Gonzalez, president of Adelante SCM, when speaking during Trimble’s virtual in.Sights conference June 22. A reason fleets struggle to harness and utilize meaningful data is... Read more
    Source: Trucking News Published on: 2021-06-22
  • ERoad integrates with Phillips Connect
    ERoad and Phillips Connect have partnered to bring the latter’s devices, sensors, dashboards and reporting to ERoad customers. ERoad says it will offer the full line of Phillips Connect devices for powered and non-powered assets. Phillips Connect will also power ERoad Asset Tracker. “Phillips Connect, like ERoad, has a strong... Read more
    Source: Trucking News Published on: 2021-06-03
  • Trucker Path app adds live updates, crowdsourcing
    The Trucker Path app provides more than a million drivers with information about truck stops, available parking, fuel prices, and more. Now it’s adding a few additional enhancements. Real-time and crowdsourced driver insights for shipping and receiving facilities show exact truck entrances, information on overnight parking, check-in processes, and wait... Read more
    Source: Trucking News Published on: 2021-05-25
  • Solera Holdings buys Omnitracs
    Solera Holdings, a risk and management data and software supplier, has agreed to buy Omnitracs. Solera says the acquisition allows it to offer a unified platform offering safety, productivity and maintenance solutions for commercial fleets. “By joining Solera, Omnitracs will be able to further extend our converged solutions, both in... Read more
    Source: Trucking News Published on: 2021-05-17
  • GI Partners to buy Orbcomm
    Orbcomm has been acquired by GI Partners, a U.S. company that invests in data infrastructure businesses, for US$1.1 billion. The electronic logging device (ELD) manufacturer says the acquisition will afford it to increase investments in sales, marketing and technology development and to accelerate growth. It will also give it added... Read more
    Source: Trucking News Published on: 2021-04-08
  • Isaac looks to expand in U.S. market
    Isaac Instruments has added three transportation veterans to its board of directors, while eyeing growth in the U.S. market with the opening of a Cleveland, Ohio, office. The company says 40% of large Canadian fleets use its products and it wants to expand its presence south of the border. Bill... Read more
    Source: Trucking News Published on: 2021-02-15
  • DTNA using augmented reality to collaborate with technicians
    Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has successfully piloted Microsoft’s HoloLens augmented reality technology as a way to collaborate with dealers and customers. “The global pandemic has had an impact on every facet of the industry, causing businesses across all sectors to re-evaluate how they interact with their customers,” said Lutz... Read more
    Source: Trucking News Published on: 2021-02-04
  • DTNA using augmented reality to collaborate with technicians
    Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has successfully piloted Microsoft’s HoloLens augmented reality technology as a way to collaborate with dealers and customers. “The global pandemic has had an impact on every facet of the industry, causing businesses across all sectors to re-evaluate how they interact with their customers,” said Lutz... Read more
    Source: Trucking News Published on: 2021-02-04
  • Mack, Volvo launch new online parts platform
    Volvo and Mack have launched a new e-commerce parts platform, to improve the speed and efficiency of online parts order fulfillment. PartsASIST, offered by both brands, allows customers to register to transition from existing SELECT Part Store so they can take advantage of the new platform as dealers from across... Read more
    Source: Trucking News Published on: 2021-01-25
  • Mack, Volvo launch new online parts platform
    Volvo and Mack have launched a new e-commerce parts platform, to improve the speed and efficiency of online parts order fulfillment. PartsASIST, offered by both brands, allows customers to register to transition from existing SELECT Part Store so they can take advantage of the new platform as dealers from across... Read more
    Source: Trucking News Published on: 2021-01-25
  • Decisiv integrates SRM with Navistar dealer network
    GLEN ALLEN, Va. – Decisiv has integrated its service relationship management (SRM) platform with Navistar, allowing more than 30,000 fleet users of SRM to connect with International dealers across North America. “Customers that use the Decisiv SRM platform can create Service Requests and receive status updates from the International and... Read more
    Source: Trucking News Published on: 2021-01-06
  • Decisiv integrates SRM with Navistar dealer network
    GLEN ALLEN, Va. – Decisiv has integrated its service relationship management (SRM) platform with Navistar, allowing more than 30,000 fleet users of SRM to connect with International dealers across North America. “Customers that use the Decisiv SRM platform can create Service Requests and receive status updates from the International and... Read more
    Source: Trucking News Published on: 2021-01-06
  • Rand McNally’s DriverConnect back in service
    TORONTO, Ont. – Rand McNally says its DriverConnect ELD platform, which suffered a cyberattack taking it offline last week, has been restored. It was returned to service in the earl hours of Nov. 30, and is now functional for drivers. “As a result, drivers using the ELD systems are compliant,... Read more
    Source: Trucking News Published on: 2020-11-30
  • Rand McNally’s DriverConnect back in service
    TORONTO, Ont. – Rand McNally says its DriverConnect ELD platform, which suffered a cyberattack taking it offline last week, has been restored. It was returned to service in the earl hours of Nov. 30, and is now functional for drivers. “As a result, drivers using the ELD systems are compliant,... Read more
    Source: Trucking News Published on: 2020-11-30
  • Drivewyze taps Vigillo founder Steve Bryan
    DALLAS, Texas – Drivewyze has named Vigillo founder Steve Bryan as its new senior advisor, safety. Bryan will help the company expand its safety products and services, the company announced. He was previously executive vice-president and general manager of Sambasafety, which purchased Vigillo in 2017. “Steve is an icon in... Read more
    Source: Trucking News Published on: 2020-11-20
  • Drivewyze taps Vigillo founder Steve Bryan
    DALLAS, Texas – Drivewyze has named Vigillo founder Steve Bryan as its new senior advisor, safety. Bryan will help the company expand its safety products and services, the company announced. He was previously executive vice-president and general manager of Sambasafety, which purchased Vigillo in 2017. “Steve is an icon in... Read more
    Source: Trucking News Published on: 2020-11-20
  • New mobile app helps workers and employers access WorkSafeBC’s COVID-19 resources on the go
    Like many other essential services, trucking companies had to act quickly to protect their workers, do their part to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, and continue to operate safely. For many employers in the trucking industry, accessing health and safety information can be challenging due to the fact that... Read more
    Source: Trucking News Published on: 2020-11-09
  • Navistar integrates five more telematics platforms
    LISLE, Ill. – Navistar International has added five more telematics platforms to its factory-installed hardware, through a program it has dubbed Gateway Integrations. Navistar’s own telematics hardware serves as a gateway to streamline various software without the need for additional hardware through Gateway Integrations. Navistar previously announced integration with Samsara... Read more
    Source: Trucking News Published on: 2020-09-24
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