Business, Technology

Solera Sets Out to Build Unified Fleet Platform

Alberto Cairo Alberto Cairo, managing director of vehicle and fleet solutions at Solera, outlines the company’s plans to unify its trucking technology holdings into a single global platform. (Seth Clevenger/Transport Topics)

NEW ORLEANS — In the span of a year, Solera Holdings quickly became one of the trucking industry’s largest technology suppliers through its acquisitions of Omnitracs, SmartDrive, eDriving and Spireon.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
May 25, 2022
Business, Technology

Omnitracs Parent Solera Set to Acquire Trailer-Tracking Firm Spireon

Spireon booth Samir Kamnani/Spireon

Solera Holdings, the parent company of Omnitracs, has agreed to acquire asset-tracking firm Spireon Inc. in the latest example of consolidation in the trucking industry’s technology market.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
February 1, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Omnitracs Adds PrePass to Platform

Driver using a hand-held device Omnitracs serves customers in more than 50 countries and employs more than 2,000 workers worldwide. (Getty Images via

Omnitracs has entered into a partnership with PrePass Safety Alliance to provide PrePass, the weigh station bypass application, on its Omnitracs One platform.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
August 4, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Breaking News

Omnitracs Acquires Onboard Video Firm SmartDrive

The Omnitracs booth at the 2019 MCE in San Diego The Omnitracs booth at the 2019 ATA Management Conference & Exhibition in San Diego. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Trucking technology supplier Omnitracs has agreed to acquire SmartDrive Systems, one of the transportation industry’s largest providers of onboard cameras and video-based safety systems.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
September 9, 2020
Business, Technology

Omnitracs, McLeod Extend Partnership

Omnitracs branded truck An Omnitracs branded truck. (Omnitracs)

Fleet management solutions company Omnitracs has extended its partnership with transportation management provider McLeod Software.

May 26, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Safety

Officials: Progress Continues on ELD Enforcement, Proposed HOS Changes

Regulations panel at Omnitracs’ Outlook 2020 user conference PMTC’s Mike Millian (from left), FMCSA’s Joe DeLorenzo, CVSA’s Kerri Wirachowsky and Omnitracs’ Mike Ahart provide an update on ELD and hours-of-service regulations. (Seth Clevenger/Transport Topics)

LAS VEGAS — Enforcement of the federal electronic logging device mandate is progressing, and regulators are working to finalize a proposal to add flexibility to driver hours-of-service rules, government and industry officials said.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
February 20, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Omnitracs Targets Lower Hardware Costs, Faster Replacement Cycles for Onboard Tech

Greer Omnitracs CEO Ray Greer speaks at the event. (Seth Clevenger/Transport Topics)

LAS VEGAS — Omnitracs is aiming to shorten the replacement cycle for onboard technology in the trucking industry, in part by driving down the cost of telematics hardware while easing the migration to new systems.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
February 19, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment

Omnitracs Resolves ELD Disruption That Had Drivers Reverting to Paper Logs

Omnitracs Intelligent Vehicle Gateway unit Omnitracs Intelligent Vehicle Gateway units are not affected by the outage. (Omnitracs)

Technology company Omnitracs announced its electronic logging devices that had experienced outages caused by an infrequent update to Global Positioning System operations are now functional.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
November 4, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment

SkyBitz, Omnitracs Form Fleet Telematics Partnership

SAN DIEGO — Trailer-tracking provider SkyBitz and in-cab technology supplier Omnitracs have formed a partnership to offer expanded fleet management services to joint customers, the companies announced Oct. 7.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
October 7, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Top 100

Omnitracs Announces Rollout of Unified Technology Platform

Omnitracs Intelligent Vehicle Gateway unit Intelligent Vehicle Gateway unit by Omnitracs

Trucking technology supplier Omnitracs announced the launch of its Omnitracs One fleet-management platform, which unifies its various in-cab and back-office systems into a single offering.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
October 4, 2019