Technology
Business, Technology

Maxwell Technologies Signs Purkeys as Distributor of Engine Start Module

Maxwell Technologies

Maxwell Technologies announced that it has signed an agreement with Purkeys, an electrical systems provider for the trucking industry, for distribution of Maxwell’s ultracapacitor-based engine start module product line.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
February 11, 2015
Business, Technology

Omnitracs Aims to Increase Collaboration Among Its Business Units

John Graham, Omnitracs CEO, photo by Seth Clevenger for TT

DALLAS — Omnitracs and its expanding collection of trucking technology businesses will move forward as “one team,” collaborating on product development to help trucking firms improve their operations, the company’s chief executive said.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
February 10, 2015
Government, Business, Technology, Autonomous

Podcast Debut: ‘RoadSigns’ Tackles Autonomous

RoadSigns podcast

Welcome to the inaugural episode of Transport Topics' new podcast: RoadSigns. Our debut episode focuses on how the trucking industry’s steady and ongoing development of autonomous technology may someday affect truck drivers. Click to listen!

Transport Topics
June 11, 2018
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Sen. Bernie Sanders: Fund Infrastructure Through Tax Reform

cspan.org

WASHINGTON — Revenue that would come from an overhaul of the country’s tax system should go toward rehabilitating the country’s aging infrastructure, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said at a high-profile chat at the Brookings Institution on Feb. 9.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
February 9, 2015
Business, Technology

Rand McNally Introduces Multipurpose Tablet for Drivers

Rand McNally

Rand McNally has launched a versatile new Android tablet that combines the company’s truck-navigation software with mobile applications for both business and personal uses.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
February 9, 2015
Business, Technology

Roadnet Introduces 'Insight' Business Intelligence Tool, Enhances Telematics Integration

DALLAS — Routing software provider Roadnet Technologies, a subsidiary of Omnitracs, has launched a new business intelligence tool designed to help fleets make better decisions about their operations.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
February 9, 2015
Business, Technology

Omnitracs Nears Milestone of 1 Million Mobile Assets Managed

DALLAS — Omnitracs said the company and its business units are now providing fleet-management technology for nearly 1 million mobile assets in 60 countries for close to 30,000 for-hire and private fleet customers.

Transport Topics
February 9, 2015
Business, Technology

ACS Advertising Sold, Becomes Conversion Interactive Agency

Kelley Walkup and Joanne Hazelwood said they have purchased ACS Advertising, an agency specializing in driver recruitment and retention, from document-management provider Pegasus TransTech.

Transport Topics
February 9, 2015
Business, Technology

CarrierWeb Reports 40% Sales Growth in 2014

Trucking technology supplier CarrierWeb said sales volume in the United States grew by a record 40% in 2014.

Transport Topics
February 6, 2015
Business, Technology

Chased by Google, Daimler Looks to Drones, Autonomous Vehicles

On the outskirts of Stuttgart, the German city where Gottlieb Daimler invented the automobile 129 years ago, a team of engineers is envisioning a future when people won’t own or even drive their cars.

Dorothee Tschampa | Bloomberg News
February 5, 2015
Government, Business, Safety, Fuel, Technology, Equipment

Blumenauer Bill Would Raise Fuel Taxes; ATA’s Graves Touts Approach

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

Rep. Earl Blumenauer, a member of the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee, held a press conference Feb. 4 to announce he has reintroduced the bill he put forth last year that would increase fuel taxes to pay for upgrading the nation’s aging transportation system.

Michele Fuetsch and Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
February 4, 2015

Pages