Business, Technology

Trucker Tools Announces Integration With Port TMS

Truck on highway Trucker Tools

Trucker Tools announced Aug. 26 a platform integration with transportation management software provider Port TMS.

August 27, 2021
Business, Technology

Trucker Tools Acquired by ASG

Trucker Tools has been acquired by the software-focused investment portfolio company ASG, the companies announced June 22.

Connor D. Wolf | Staff Reporter
June 22, 2021
Business, Technology

Curing Remote Workers’ Blues

Covenant truck Eric Whitton, senior vice president of technology at Covenant Transportation Services, said he sees more upsides than downsides for remote work. (Covenant Transport)

Given the stubborn persistence of the coronavirus, many trucking and logistics companies have turned to collaborative “teams” software to ensure their managers and staff can work virtually for the foreseeable future.

Joe Dysart | Webology 101
November 30, 2020

Using Automation and Gaining Insight

McLeod Webinar Art

Houston Vaughn, President and COO of P&S Transportation will join Tom McLeod, President and CEO of McLeod Software, to share examples and insights on how the powerful combination of automation and business intelligence can make a big difference every day in a trucking company’s operations.

October 22, 2020
Business, Technology, Logistics

Uber to Sell Software, Starting With Four-Van Transit Service

The Uber car service application. The Uber car service application. (Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg News)

Uber Technologies Inc. is getting into software. The company is making the technology that powers its ride-hailing business available to others, starting with public transit agencies.

Lizette Chapman | Bloomberg News
June 17, 2020
Business, Technology

How 5 Days Can Equal $500,000 or More

Cash is king. So why are you still waiting longer than you should to collect what’s yours? In this webinar, you’ll learn how to bill and collect cash from your customers faster, the hidden value locked in your receivables, and what unlocking that value can do for your business

November 20, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics

Small but Growing Carriers Make Leap From Spreadsheets to TMS Software

dispatcher A carrier employee uses a computer running McLeod software, allowing him to manage paper and electronic documents. (McLeod Software)

For small trucking companies that are getting bigger, recognizing the point when it becomes necessary to adopt management software isn’t so difficult. Instead, the challenges have more to do with evaluating systems, choosing one and implementing it.

Stephen Bennett | Special to Transport Topics
November 4, 2019

Transoft Solutions Acquires Keysoft Solutions

Transoft Solutions Inc., a provider of transportation engineering design and analysis software, acquired Keysoft Solutions Ltd., according to a July 22 news release.

July 22, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

OEMs Offer Over-the-Air Software Updates as Latest Advance in Truck Maintenance

Volvo VNR remote programming Truck makers are offering over-the-air software updates and parameter changes in their latest push to reduce vehicle service time. (Volvo Trucks)

Truck manufacturers increasingly are enabling fleets to update truck software and programming parameters “over the air” — an innovation that is saving days of downtime.

Steve Brawner | Special to Transport Topics
May 14, 2019
Business, Technology

GPS Trackit Acquires TSO Mobile, InTouch GPS, Fleet Trax

GPS Trackit, a provider of fleet management software, said it completed acquisitions of TSO Mobile of Miami, InTouch GPS of Lakeland, Fla., and Fleet Trax of Dallas in 2018.

February 19, 2019