GPS

Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Technological Disruptions Bring Risk for Fleets

Velociti A Velociti technician installs an onboard computer in a truck cab. (Velociti)

A systemwide update to GPS technology last year gave the trucking industry and other sectors a glimpse into how large-scale technological malfunctions can cause broad-based problems for businesses, but small-scale issues can be just as disruptive, experts said.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
February 18, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Logistics

FleetSharp, Asset IQ Partner to Track Equipment

FleetSharp GPS Tracking, a provider of GPS fleet management tools and asset trackers, has partnered with Asset IQ Financial Services to provide a new way for financial institutions to save time and money when keeping track of assets.

December 9, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment

The Trailer’s Turn in the Tech Spotlight

Trailers Trailer tracking is expanding through the use of more onboard sensors and analytics. (Shutterstock)

It’s long been the case in our industry that trailers play second fiddle to the increasingly high-tech tractors that pull them. But times are changing.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
May 24, 2019
Business, Technology

Trucker Tools Raises $4.4 Million in Series A Funding

Trucker Tools LLC, a Reston, Va.-based company that provides carrier capacity management and predictive freight-matching solutions, said on July 12 it has raised $4.4 million in Series A funding from its existing investors to support customer acquisition and product development.

July 16, 2018
Business, Technology

GPS Reliance Gets Trucks Stuck, and Vermont is Fed Up

Starting July 1, truckers who get stuck in Smugglers Notch — a scenic, narrow, winding road in Vermont — will be subject to fines of up to $2,000 for a first offense.

June 6, 2016
Business, Technology

Navman Wireless Releases New GPS Platform

Fleet telematics provider Navman Wireless has released a new GPS software platform, Navman Wireless Director.

October 26, 2015
Business, Technology

Webtech Wireless to Implement GPS Program at Port Metro Vancouver

Ben Nelms/Bloomberg News

Webtech Wireless Inc. said it has been selected by Port Metro Vancouver to implement a GPS program as part of the port’s three-year plan to improve the efficiency of its container truck sector.

June 3, 2014
Business, Technology

Verizon Launches Asset Tracking Product

Verizon Enterprise Solutions introduced a new GPS asset-tracking product Nov. 14.

November 14, 2013
Business, Technology

Rand McNally Announces Product Updates at MATS

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Rand McNally made several product announcements here, including the news that the latest version of its IntelliRoute TND 520 truck GPS device will be available for sale in May.

April 1, 2013
Special Coverage, Business, Technology

Rand McNally Announces Product Updates at MATS

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Rand McNally made several product announcements here, including the news that the latest version of its IntelliRoute TND 520 truck GPS device will be available for sale in May.

March 22, 2013

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