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Business, Technology

McLeod Acquires Maker of LTL Software

McLeod Software has acquired Enterprise Information Solutions Inc., a software firm specializing in the less-than-truckload market, the companies jointly announced.

Dan Leone | Staff Reporter
October 12, 2010
Business, Technology

Opinion: Trucking Tech Seizes the Day

Long known for its simplistic and low-tech approach to logistics, the trucking industry fortunately has begun to realize how valuable technology can be in improving productivity and boosting efficiency throughout a company.

October 7, 2010
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Bill Would Require EOBRs on All Trucks

Two U.S. senators, with the support of some of the nation’s largest trucking fleets, introduced legislation last week that would require all trucks to use electronic onboard recorders to monitor their drivers’ hours of service.

October 4, 2010
Business, Technology

PeopleNet, Par Logistics Partner in Trailer Tracking

PeopleNet, in a bid to push further into the trailer-tracking market, is touting integration with Par Logistics Management Systems as the new “core” of the Minnetonka, Minn., company’s trailer-management product.

September 27, 2010
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

FMCSA Amends EOBR Rule, Eases Technical Requirements

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration last week said it will not require the next generation of electronic onboard recorders to use a different type of computer connection than current models, or to operate in temperature extremes beyond the capability of existing systems.

September 20, 2010
Business, Technology

McLeod Certifies PC Miler Update

McLeod Software has certified PC Miler 24 and integrated it into its software, said ALK Technologies, PC Miler’s developer.

September 13, 2010
Business, Technology

Qualcomm Previews Updated MCP100

Qualcomm Inc. has released details about the next generation hardware in its MCP100 mobile computing system.

September 7, 2010
Business, Government, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous

Garmin Recalls GPS Units; Trucks Not Affected

Garmin Ltd. recently recalled 796,000 Global Positioning System navigation units in the United States, but the company’s trucker-specific GPS navigation handheld was not affected, the company said.

September 7, 2010
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Officials Say FMCSA May Seek Broader Mandate for EOBRs

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is eyeing an even more expansive mandate for electronic onboard recorders than it indicated earlier this year, sources told Transport Topics.

September 6, 2010
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

FMCSA Eyeing Broader EOBR Mandate

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is eyeing a much broader mandate than originally thought as part of its upcoming expanded electronic onboard recorder proposal, according to several officials who spoke with Transport Topics.

Sean McNally | Staff Reporter
August 31, 2010