Business, Safety, Government, Technology, Equipment

Opinion: Transportation Tech’s Shift to Open Systems

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June 8, 2007
Government, Business, Technology, Logistics

Hub Group Buys Intermodal Firm

Third-party logistics company and freight broker Hub Group said it will acquire the assets of Interdom Partners, an intermodal marketing company, for $26 million.

Transport Topics
June 7, 2007
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Averitt to Use SkyBitz Trailer-Tracking System

Averitt Express will use the global locating system trailer tracking technology made by trucking technology firm SkyBitz.

Transport Topics
June 5, 2007
Business, Government, Safety, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

Mack Markets In-Cab System to Reduce Engine Idling

Mack Trucks introduced a new in-cabin power system as an option, joining several other truck manufacturers — including International, Kenworth and Peterbilt — in offering built-in units to limit idling.

June 4, 2007
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Allied Emerges from Bankruptcy

Chris Van Houten/Trans Pixs

Vehicle hauler Allied Systems Holdings has emerged from bankruptcy, the company said in a statement.

Transport Topics
May 31, 2007
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous

TMW Acquires Software Firm

Trucking software firm TMW Systems said Thursday it acquired TMT Software, which makes fleet maintenance applications, for an undisclosed sum.

Tarun Reddy | Staff Reporter
May 31, 2007
Business, Technology, Government, Logistics

CP Workers Begin Strike

About 3,200 track workers for Canadian Pacific Railway went on strike Wednesday, slowing down trucks picking up containers stored at rail terminals, Canada’s Globe and Mail reported.

Transport Topics
May 17, 2007
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

TMW Cites First-Quarter Upturns

Trucking software provider TMW Systems said it was “pleased” with its first-quarter financial performance and production output.

Transport Topics
May 14, 2007
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Midwest Sees Extensive Flooding

Heavy rains from an already deadly storm system caused extensive floods in Missouri as Midwest waterways rose to levels not seen in 14 years, the Associated Press reported Tuesday.

Transport Topics
May 8, 2007
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Qualcomm, Maptuit Set Partnership for NaviGo System

Qualcomm Inc. and Maptuit Corp. said Monday they have entered an agreement to make Maptuit’s navigation system available on Qualcomm’s mobile computing platform.

Transport Topics
May 7, 2007