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October 30, 2018 10:15 AM, EDT

EBE Launches InfoStream to Provide Regulatory Compliance Services

Steve Wilhelms Steve Wilhelms makes a point at MCE. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

AUSTIN, Texas — EBE Technologies has established a new company, InfoStream, to provide management services that complement its core transportation software business.

InfoStream will support fleet customers by managing many facets of regulatory compliance, including driver qualification files and drug and alcohol programs, and scheduling Department of Transportation physicals, maintaining vehicle files and scheduling preventive maintenance, as well as risk management consulting.

EBE made the announcement here Oct. 29 at American Trucking Associations’ Management Conference & Exhibition.

The technology company has appointed Steve Wilhelms as InfoStream’s executive vice president and chief operating officer.

InfoStream’s services will help fleet safety directors and risk managers better handle the flood of information they need to manage, Wilhelms said. “They’re just being overwhelmed with so much data.”

The new company’s services incorporate a variety of technologies, including web-based dashboards that provide managers with real-time safety and compliance information.

InfoStream also utilizes EBE’s Mobile Q application to keep managers and drivers connected.

“The mobile applications that we have here provide communications not only at the supervisor level, but also at the driver level,” Wilhelms said.

Cindy Nelson

EBE's Cindy Nelson. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

East Moline, Ill.-based EBE’s main product for the transportation industry is its workflow management software, SHIPS. That software is designed to streamline a variety of repetitive business processes, including document imaging, fleet mobility, driver recruiting and onboarding, risk management and employee training.

Cindy Nelson, EBE’s vice president of marketing and business development, said about 600 trucking and logistics companies are actively using EBE’s software.