Omnitracs

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
Business, Technology, Equipment

Omnitracs Aims to Boost Fleet Efficiency by Migrating to ‘Cloud-Native’ Platform

Omnitracs Omnitracs CEO Ray Greer outlines the company’s efforts to accelerate product development by moving to a new software architecture. (Seth Clevenger/Transport Topics)

DALLAS — Omnitracs has embarked on a mission to reduce wasted time and inefficiency in trucking by harnessing the latest advances in cloud computing and software design.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
February 27, 2019
Business, Technology

Omnitracs Partners With Red Hat to Develop Fleet-Management Technology

Omnitracs An Omnitracs branded truck. (Omnitracs)

Omnitracs has formed a partnership with Red Hat, a major provider of open-source, cloud-based software, to accelerate the development of its fleet-management technology.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
February 21, 2019
Business, Technology

Omnitracs Hires Key Executives

Ray Greer TT file photo of Greer

Transportation management systems company Omnitracs appointed Kent Norton chief technology officer. Greg Nelson was named chief commercial officer.

April 11, 2018
Government, Business, Technology, Safety

Driver Training, Documentation Can Smooth ELD Inspections, Experts Say

Wirachowsky CVSA's Wirachowsky by Seth Clevenger/Transport Topics

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Fleets can promote smooth roadside inspections of electronic logs by ensuring that their drivers understand the devices installed in their trucks and keep proper documentation in the cab, enforcement and technology experts said.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
March 1, 2018
Business, Technology

New Omnitracs CEO Ray Greer Outlines Vision for Telematics Company

Omnitracs CEO Ray Greer Seth Clevenger/Transport Topics

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — New Omnitracs CEO Ray Greer said the company will remain open to further acquisitions as it pursues new ways to convert the ever-growing amount of data collected by fleets into deeper business insights.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
March 1, 2018

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