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Business, Technology

OnAsset Intelligence Updates Vision Software

OnAsset Intelligence said it has enhanced its Vision Software product, a software-as-a-service offering that provides shippers with the location and condition of their freight.

October 17, 2011
Business, Technology

Verisk Analytics Launches Tracking Device

Verisk Analytics last week announced the launch of IRONwatch, a wireless tracking and recovery device for mobile heavy equipment with no monthly fees.

October 17, 2011
Business, Technology

First Data Corp., TCH Announce Joint Venture

Electronic payment firms First Data Corp. and Transportation Clearing House LLC have announced plans to create a joint venture company.

October 17, 2011
Business, Technology

iTECH: Carriers Undeterred by EOBR Delay

Despite a federal appellate court ruling tossing out a new mandate that would eventually have required all motor carriers to install electronic on-board recorders in their vehicles, several fleets said they would press forward with their plans to add the devices.

October 12, 2011
Business, Technology

Company Offers Technology to Track Sleep Apnea Compliance

Umbian Inc. announced it has developed technology that enables trucking companies to monitor the use of Continuous Positive Airway Pressure devices used to treat sleep apnea.

October 11, 2011
Business, Technology

Transmission Case Against Eaton Advances

Plaintiffs in a suit against Eaton Corp. and major truck manufacturers claimed a victory after a federal judge turned aside defendants’ efforts to dismiss the case.

October 11, 2011
Business, Technology

PTG Buys 70 SmartWay Trailers from Great Dane

PTG Logistics has ordered 70 SmartWay Great Dane composite-plate trailers.

October 11, 2011
Business, Technology

Jacobs Enhancing Engine Braking Technology

Jacobs Vehicle Systems said it has recently enhanced its engine braking technology to include engine decompression capability.

October 11, 2011
Business, Technology

Teletrac to Provide EOBRs for Mexican Trucks

AUSTIN, Texas — Teletrac Inc. will supply electronic monitoring devices in Mexican trucks participating in the cross-border trucking pilot program set to begin soon, a federal official announced.

Timothy Cama | Staff Reporter
October 5, 2011
Business, Technology

Some Truckers Hold Back on RFID, Cardless Fueling

With cardless fueling, some trucking officials believe, the future may have to wait. Radio-frequency-identification systems appear to be ideal, but many said they’re holding out for more industrywide acceptance.

October 4, 2011

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