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

Spireon Introduces Next Generation of Asset-Tracking Devices

Spireon FL IntelliScan cargo load sensor image IntelliScan's sensor technology features an integrated microprocessor that enables onboard image analysis. (Spireon)

Spireon has introduced the next generation of its FL Flex tracking devices and IntelliScan cargo sensor under its FleetLocate product line.

November 3, 2021
Technology, Logistics

Debunking “Smart Trailer”

“Smart Trailer” is hot talk, but what does it mean?  Depending on who you ask, it’s anything from accessory light packages to machine learning.  Join to see which trailer technologies are really moving the needle today, and how the future is less about buzzwords and more about true trailer intelligence.  

June 28, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Logistics

Get Smart: Best Practices for Rightsizing Your Trailer Fleet

Not long ago, trailer telematics was tech only top fleets employed. Today, soaring adoption rates signal trailer management is critical to crushing it in a high-demand market. Hear from seasoned pros at marquee transportation companies tell how they are maximizing utilization, rightsizing busy trailer fleets, and killing the competition.

February 28, 2019
Business, Technology

Greenbriar Acquires Telematics Firm Spireon From Bertram Capital

Spireon A Spireon booth at a show. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

Bertram Capital announced the sale of Spireon Inc., a fast-growing truck and trailer telematics provider, to Greenbriar Equity Group, a handoff welcomed by Spireon CEO Kevin Weiss as a way to expand the business further.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
October 12, 2018
Business, Technology

Spireon Introduces Solar-Power Trailer Tracking Unit

Spireon Inc. said it’s introducing a solar-powered trailer telematics unit to expand options for customers using its asset tracking products.

October 3, 2016
Business, Technology

Milan Supply Chain Solutions Adds Spireon’s FleetLocate to Trailers

Milan Supply Chain Solutions has chosen Spireon Inc.'s FleetLocate telematics application to track 1,100 trailers to improve utilization and deliver operational savings.

August 12, 2016
Business, Technology

Spireon Names Kevin Weiss New CEO

Technology provider Spireon announced the appointment of Kevin Weiss as CEO, and said that it reached the milestone of 3 million active subscribers for its telematics services.

June 6, 2016
Business, Technology

Spireon Introduces Reefer Telematics Product

Trailer tracking provider Spireon Inc. has introduced its first telematics product for refrigerated trailers.

April 18, 2016

Werner to Adopt Spireon’s Trailer-Tracking Technology

TT File Photo

Truckload carrier Werner Enterprises will adopt Spireon Inc.’s FleetLocate trailer-tracking technology after a one-year pilot, the companies said.

February 9, 2015