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Vigillo Debuts Inspection Accuracy Web App

Vigillo LLC, a software pro­vider of fleet safety information, has released a new product known as Inspection Management System, or IMS, to aid fleets in assessing the accuracy of roadside inspections.

August 22, 2011
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McLeod, Multi Service Collaborate On Fuel Management Data System

Multi Service Corp. and McLeod Software are partnering to create a fleet fuel management data system.

August 22, 2011
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BlackBern Partners Buys Cadec Global

Cadec Global Inc., a provider of in-cab computer services, has been acquired by investment firm BlackBern Partners, New York.

August 22, 2011
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PeopleNet Says It Can Meet EOBR Standards Without Making Changes to Its Hardware

PeopleNet Communications Corp. told customers here its current mobile computers will likely be able to meet the government’s electronic onboard recorder requirements without hardware changes.

August 22, 2011
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iTECH: Rebooting IT Systems After Disasters

PHOENIX — Motor carriers have long feared disasters such as fires, floods, hurricanes and tornadoes because of their ability to snarl freight transportation, but with fleets now more dependent on computer systems than ever before, there is also an information technology component to disaster recovery.

August 17, 2011
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Trucking Technology Firms Post Quarterly Profit Gains

Technology firms Qualcomm Inc. and Trimble Navigation Ltd. each posted higher earnings for its most recent quarter, while Xata Corp. reported higher software sales.

August 16, 2011
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Volvo Gets $19 Million from DOE for ‘SuperTruck’ Technology

Volvo Trucks North America said Monday it will receive $19 million in federal funding to develop technologies to improve the efficiency of heavy-duty trucks.

August 15, 2011
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ATA Asks EPA to Lower 2012, 2013 Biodiesel Requirements

American Trucking Associations has asked the federal government to lower its 2012 and 2013 biodiesel blending requirement under the Renewable Fuel Standard.

August 15, 2011
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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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