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    McLeod adds broker app to TMS software

    January 7, 2020 3:46PM by John G Smith

    McLeod Software has updated its transportation management software to include a new carrier app for brokers, and introduced improvements for customer service teams.

    PowerBroker Version 20.1 has the new Carrier App to connect brokers to carriers and drivers, using a secure connection to the PowerBroker system. That means logistics companies using PowerBroker will be able to deploy some of the same capabilities promoted by “digital brokers” that engage carriers with mobile apps, the company says.

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    Transflo Bundle+ combines multiple features

    August 23, 2019 10:00AM by John G Smith

    Transflo Bundle+ is pulling together ELD compliance, weigh station bypass, fleet navigation, and unlimited scanning capabilities – taking advantage of the company’s T-Series telematics and a GPS-based tracking device from Geotab. The Transflo T-Series ELD connects to the vehicle and

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    Scale offers weights in real time

    June 20, 2019 8:52AM by John G Smith

    Blue Ink Tech’s BIT Air Scale offers drivers access to axle and gross weights in real time, through a related app. Using just two wireless sensors mounted on T-fittings, the scale can install in less than 15 minutes, the company

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    Tire monitoring option added to ELD app

    October 5, 2018 11:36AM by John G Smith

    Blue Ink Technology (BIT) has introduced a new tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) that works in conjunction with its electronic logging device app. Tire pressure is automatically added to a driver vehicle inspection report, based on thresholds set by the

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    Euro Zone: New and future truck tech at IAA show

    September 20, 2018 12:00AM by John G Smith

    HANNOVER, Germany — The scope and scale of the IAA Commercial Vehicles show in Hannover, Germany, is like no other. Daimler and Traton – the recently rebranded Volkswagen Truck and Bus — stake their claims to entire buildings rather than individual exhibit halls. Some of the aisles in the halls are as wide as streets. The individual buildings are divided by actual streets. And did we mention the Ferris wheel?

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    Trimble updates, enhances offerings

    September 11, 2018 1:49PM by John G Smith

    Trimble Transportation has unveiled a host of updates and enhancements to its tech offerings, all released during its in.sight User Conference. Fuel TMS and TMW Go! Fuel The Fuel TMS module has been enhanced for those who carry bulk fuel,

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    Truckers leaning on smartphone smarts: Survey

    August 24, 2018 12:00AM by John G Smith

    TORONTO, Ont. — Whether you’re on the road or at home, a phone is likely at your side. Statistics Canada reports that more than three-quarters of all Canadian adults owned a smartphone in 2016. Combine those phones with in-cab telematics

  • Trucker Path teams up with Goodyear on roadside assistance

    August 13, 2018 11:25AM by Truck News

    PHOENIX, Ariz. – Trucker Path users will soon have direct access to roadside service in the U.S. thanks to a new partnership. The popular app is partnering with Goodyear Commercial Tire and Service Center (CTSC) locations to offer support to drivers

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    Drivewyze features integrating with TransFlo

    April 13, 2017 12:00AM by John G Smith

    TAMPA, FL – Drivewyze weigh station bypass features are being integrated into Transflo Mobile under the Transflo Connect Partner Program, Pegasus TransTech has announced.

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    Navistar expands telematics, offering ELD

    March 27, 2017 12:00AM by John G Smith

    LISLE, IL – Navistar has unveiled its new OnCommand Connection Telematics, including hardware and software to support all Class 6-8 trucks with J1939 or J1708 diagnostic ports.

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    Toronto mayor welcome to ride with truckers

    January 8, 2015 12:00AM by Allan

    TORONTO, ON – Anti-gridlock mayor will get an invite to ride along with local drivers as they deliver downtown.

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    App released for the iTruckers on the road

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    DALLAS — Software development firm Applicandy releases its debut app for the trucking industry, helping truck drivers track revenue, monitor deadhead miles, and manage HOS more efficiently.