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Business, Technology

Orbcomm to Provide Trailer Tracking for Ryder

Equipment-leasing provider Ryder System Inc. has selected Orbcomm Inc. to provide a trailer-tracking system for its fleet of more than 30,000 dry van, refrigerated and flatbed trailers, the technology vendor recently announced.

Transport Topics
September 23, 2013
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Omnitracs Introduces Android Proof-of-Delivery App

Omnitracs Inc. said it has launched a Android application for truck drivers to complete the proof-of-delivery outside of the truck on a smart phone.

Transport Topics
September 23, 2013
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
Business, Technology

TMW Announces Partnerships with XRS, MacroPoint

TMW Systems Inc. said its TMWSuite transportation-management software now can work with software systems produced by XRS Corp. and MacroPoint.

Transport Topics
September 23, 2013
Fuel, Business, Technology

DTNA Unveils In-Cab Tablet, Communications Package

DETROIT — Daimler Trucks North America announced a pair of significant expansions in its telematics offerings here, unveiling the first factory-installed computer tablet for its trucks and a new communications package to seamlessly provide services over that tablet.

September 23, 2013
Business, Technology

Qualcomm’s $800 Mln. Sale of Omnitracs On Track for Nov. 1 Close, Executive Says

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — An executive with Omnitracs Inc. said the planned $800 million sale of the company by Qualcomm Inc. to Vista Equity Partners appears on track to be completed by Nov. 1.

September 23, 2013
Business, Technology

McLeod Software Updates Flagship Products

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — McLeod Software rolled out new versions of its flagship LoadMaster and PowerBroker products, as well as other upgrades and integrations to help companies further automate operations and track performance.

September 23, 2013
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous

Court Approves Allied Sale to Jack Cooper

A U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Wilmington, Del., has approved the sale of most of Allied Systems Holdings’ operating assets to Jack Cooper Transport Co. as part of a $135 million deal that would consolidate the carhaul sector of trucking.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
September 18, 2013
Business, Technology

Cadec Hires Tom Flies as COO

Fleet-management technology provider Cadec Global Inc. said it has hired former Qualcomm Inc. and Xata Corp. executive, Tom Flies, as chief operating officer.

Transport Topics
September 16, 2013
Business, Technology

FedEx’s McLean Named Champ at 2013 SuperTech Competition

PITTSBURGH — Mark McLean Jr. of FedEx Freight beat out 128 competitors to earn the title of Grand Champion at the 2013 SuperTech event.

September 16, 2013
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Rand McNally Integrates TND 760 With Strategy Systems

Rand McNally said it has integrated its TND 760 telematics device with Strategy Systems Inc.’s Strategy Live software.

Transport Topics
September 13, 2013

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