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iTECH: Load Board Scams Bilk Fleets

Truckers and freight brokers who use freight-matching Internet load boards would do well to remember that in cyberspace, things are not always as they appear.

August 8, 2011
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Daimler Downloads TruckerNet for BlackBerrys

Daimler Trucks North America has announced the availability of its TruckerNet commercial driver support application for BlackBerry devices.

August 8, 2011
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iTECH: The Best Lane Boosts the Bottom Line

Many trucking companies are turning to software products — packages that include everything from mapping technology to detailed cost analysis — to help them choose the routes that will most boost their bottom lines.

August 1, 2011
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Johnson Controls Invests in Odyne Systems

Odyne Systems said Johnson Controls Inc. has made an undisclosed investment in the Waukesha, Wis., maker of modular hybrid power systems for heavy- and medium-duty trucks.

August 1, 2011
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Texas Truckers Have 2 New Electrified Rest Stops

Truckers in Texas now have two more electrified rest stops they can use.

August 1, 2011
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Internet Truckstop Adds RMIS

Internet Truckstop said it has reached an agreement with Registry Monitoring Insurance Service to offer services such as tracking of carrier insurance data that can be used by the load-board operator’s customers.

July 29, 2011
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EnviroDock Installs E-Docks For Trucks at Tennessee Plaza

EnviroDock Inc. has completed a truck-stop electrification project at the TR Auto Truck Plaza in Dandridge, Tenn., marking the latest installation of technology designed to reduce idling and enhance driver comfort.

July 25, 2011
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Hirschbach to Use System From StarTrack

StarTrak Information Technologies LLC said truckload carrier Hirschbach Motor Lines Inc. has begun deploying the supplier’s Sentry communications system on refrigerated trailers.

July 25, 2011
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PeopleNet to Be Acquired by Trimble

PeopleNet Communications, which makes integrated onboard computing and mobile communications systems for the trucking industry, will be acquired by technology firm Trimble Navigation.

July 21, 2011
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ALK Offers Enhanced PC Miler

ALK Technologies Inc. said it has released its PC Miler 25 product line with new features, such as estimated arrival and departure times, to help users’ compliance with delivery schedules.

July 5, 2011

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