Vigillo acquired by SambaSafety
PORTLAND, OR - SambaSafety, which specializes in managing driver risks, has acquired Vigillo, a company that provides real-time data to analyze driver and carrier performance. "We are excited to add Vigillo to the growing number of companies that make up SambaSafety as we continue to define driver risk management by adding to an already robust platform. Our regulated customers will benefit by utilizing a single risk identification and mitigation dashboard combining both Motor Vehicle Record data and CSA (Compliance, Safety, Accountability) data," says Richard Crawford, chief executive officer of SambaSafety.
ELDs, cost controls top carrier and shipper agenda
TORONTO, ON - Telematics are increasingly being used to control costs, but shippers and carriers who spoke at the recent Surface Transportation Summit are recognizing that more challenges are on the horizon - especially when it comes to pending mandates for Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs).
IN PRINT — ELDs Part 3: Inside the Black Boxes
If you're prone to anxiety when facing a wide variety of choice, such as when you're buying a pair of shoes or a candy bar, consider asking someone else in the fleet to spec' an Electronic Logging Device (ELD). There are more than 25 suppliers in the space now; by this time next year that number is expected to swell fourfold.