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  • MELT’s impact on Saskatchewan trucking industry being felt

    October 30, 2019 1:42PM by Derek Clouthier

    REGINA, Sask. – The influence of Saskatchewan’s mandatory entry-level training (MELT) program has been far-reaching in both a positive and negative way on the province’s trucking industry. That was the opinion of a diverse panel discussion at the Saskatchewan Trucking

  • Truck-Lite expands trailer telematics suite

    October 30, 2019 8:06AM by Truck News

    ATLANTA, Ga. —  Truck-Lite has added a volumetric cargo system to its Road Ready trailer telematics suite, the company announced. The system works by dividing a trailer into zones, depending on its size, and employing up to five cargo sensors

  • Great Dane debuts FleetPulse trailer tracking system

    October 28, 2019 7:48AM by James Menzies

    ATLANTA, Ga. — Great Dane has launched a new trailer telematics system at the North America Commercial Vehicle Show. FleetPulse has been three years in the making. The company said it first consulted with fleets to determine what information they

  • Trimble makes enhancements in effort to improve transportation supply chain

    September 16, 2019 6:49PM by Truck News-West

    HOUSTON, Texas – Kicking off its in.sight User Conference in Houston, Texas today, Trimble stressed the importance of advanced analytics, data security, and data democratization in its ongoing effort to optimize the transportation supply chain lifecycle. As part of its

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    Truck-Lite integrates Stemco wireless tech

    June 18, 2019 11:23AM by johng@newcom.ca

    Stemco’s wireless monitoring technology is now being integrated into Truck-Lite’s Road Ready telematics system through a second-generation SmartBridge Integrator. The integration means fleets will be able to access information about Stemco’s wireless products through Road Ready’s web portal, which will

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    GoCam goes to Geotab Marketplace

    May 29, 2019 9:44AM by johng@newcom.ca

    SmartWitness’ video telematics system, GoCam, has become the latest addition to the Geotab Marketplace.

  • What to consider when transitioning to ELDs

    May 24, 2019 9:27PM by Derek Clouthier

    PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. – With the Canadian electronic logging device (ELD) mandate coming down the pike, Greg Munden of Munden Ventures said there are several reasons carriers need to get on board immediately with the new technology. Munden said ELDs

  • News Technology

    Isaac Instruments turns 20

    April 11, 2019 2:06PM by Truck News

    CHAMBLY, Que. – Isaac Instruments is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, and says it continues to grow. The company claims to supply more than 50% of the Quebec trucking market with its telematics, which was launched just five years

  • News Technology

    Geotab to acquire BSM Technologies

    April 9, 2019 7:55AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Geotab has announced an agreement to acquire BSM Technologies, a telematics provider installed in more than 165,000 vehicles across government and private fleets in the U.S. and Canada. The acquisition would add to the more than 1.5

  • News Technology

    Detroit Connect integrates Zonar telematics platform

    March 29, 2019 7:51AM by Truck News

    PORTLAND, Ore. – Detroit Connect has announced third-party telematics providers can now be integrated into its platform. This eliminates the need for additional hardware and allows customers to work with their telematics platform of choice. “Integrating the services of third-party

  • Phillips Connect Technologies buys IoT partner

    February 8, 2019 9:15AM by Truck News

    SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif. – Phillips Connect Technologies (PCT) has announced its acquisition of Connected Holdings, an Internet of Things intelligent services provider. PCT is working to develop intelligent trailers that will integrate info on component health, early fault notifications,

  • Detroit expands analytics availability

    December 14, 2018 9:19AM by Truck News

    PORTLAND, Ore. – Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has expanded its Detroit Connect Analytics to additional truck models. The analytics package can now be ordered on new trucks, or in the aftermarket, for the new Cascadia, the original Cascadia, and

  • Ram Tracking moves into bigger office

    November 13, 2018 1:17PM by Truck News

    OAKVILLE, Ont. – Ram Tracking has expanded its workforce and moved into a new 2,468 sq.-ft. office. The move was necessitated by a growth in sales and employee count, the company announced. It has recently added new products, including a

  • News Equipment

    Volvo teams with Trimble for fleet management services

    November 2, 2018 9:58AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Volvo Trucks has partnered with Trimble Transportation Enterprise to collaborate on fleet management services. The two companies inked a memorandum of understanding that will see Trimble develop future transportation management and fleet maintenance products and services for

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    SmartDrive, Geotab create data hub

    October 31, 2018 10:37AM by johng@newcom.ca

    SmartDrive and Geotab are collaborating in a system that will now combine video-based safety and transportation data and telematics – all through a single on-board data collection hub. Described as “one box that powers it all”, the system offers third-party