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
Business, Technology

FreightPop Closes Round of Undisclosed Investments

Transportation management software provider FreightPop has closed a new round of investments, according to a Jan. 2 press release. The company did not disclose the amount.

January 15, 2019
Business, Technology

Mack, Volvo Enhance Over-the-Air Software Update Capabilities

Mack Trucks and Volvo Trucks have improved upon their over-the-air feature, which allows for updates to occur while a driver has downtime, such as while at a rest stop or home.

Transport Topics
October 22, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics

Wiesen Named President at Carrier Logistics Inc.

Ben Wiesen Ben Wiesen gives a presentation on CLI’s plans for expanded analytics capabilities. (Seth Clevenger/Transport Topics)

CHICAGO — Carrier Logistics Inc., a provider of management software for less-than-truckload operations, has transitioned to new leadership and is exploring opportunities to add deeper data analytics and artificial intelligence.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
October 9, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment

Fuse5 Partners With Launch Deck on Software Development

Fuse5 Automotive Software, which provides business management solutions for the automotive aftermarket, announced it has secured a partnership with software development firm Launch Deck.

Transport Topics
October 9, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics

Paragon Software Opens New Hampshire Office

Vehicle routing and scheduling optimization provider Paragon Software Systems has opened an office in Manchester, N.H.

Transport Topics
October 9, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

'Fast and Furious' Driverless Cars Aren’t as Crazy as They Sound

Employees wearing virtual reality headsets wheel controllers to perform maneuvers on virtual simulations on the Ascent Robotics Inc. Atlas software in Tokyo. (Akio Kon/Bloomberg News)

Self-driving cars will rarely have to deal with a pack of drivers who think they are in a “Fast and Furious” movie, but training them to do so might just be what it takes to reach true autonomy.

Pavel Alpeyev and Yuki Furukawa | Bloomberg News
March 19, 2018
Business, Technology, TCA

Florida Software Firm Optym’s Algorithms are Quietly Transforming Logistics


Optym, founded by President and CEO Ravi Ahuja, considers real life transportation problems, formulates them as mathematical models with large number of variables (often in millions), solves them through sophisticated proprietary algorithms, and then packages the algorithms into commercial-grade software solutions.

Daniel Smithson | The Gainesville (Fla.) Sun
February 5, 2018
Business, Technology, Logistics

China’s Uber-for-Trucks Apps Trade Barbs as Battle Turns Toxic

Ng Han Guan/AP

Harassing phone calls, spam text messages and police investigations — the fight between China’s Uber-for-trucks apps is getting nasty.

Lulu Yilun Chen | Bloomberg News
October 26, 2017
Business, Technology

BluJay Solutions Raises $500 Million to Fund Growth

Supply chain software provider BluJay Solutions has received an unspecified investment from Temasek, an investment company based in Singapore, to support the growth of its global trade network

Transport Topics
October 9, 2017