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Xtra Lease Adds Trailer-Tracking Features

Trailer equipment rental and leasing firm Xtra Lease said it has added new trailer-tracking features for fleets.

June 19, 2007
Business, Technology

GE Introduces VeriWise in Mexico

General Electric said Tuesday it has introduced here its VeriWise trailer-tracking technology in Mexico.

June 12, 2007
Business, Government, Safety, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

Panel Mulls Network of Truck-Only Lanes

Trucking executive Patrick Quinn proposed building a system of dedicated truck-only lanes to streamline freight movement and the idea has been “well received” by members of a U.S. commission.

June 11, 2007
Business, Safety, Government, Technology, Equipment

Opinion: Transportation Tech’s Shift to Open Systems

This Opinion piece appears in the June 4 print edition of Transport Topics. Click here to subscribe today.

June 8, 2007
Government, Business, Technology, Logistics

Hub Group Buys Intermodal Firm

Third-party logistics company and freight broker Hub Group said it will acquire the assets of Interdom Partners, an intermodal marketing company, for $26 million.

June 7, 2007
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Averitt to Use SkyBitz Trailer-Tracking System

Averitt Express will use the global locating system trailer tracking technology made by trucking technology firm SkyBitz.

June 5, 2007
Business, Government, Safety, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

Mack Markets In-Cab System to Reduce Engine Idling

Mack Trucks introduced a new in-cabin power system as an option, joining several other truck manufacturers — including International, Kenworth and Peterbilt — in offering built-in units to limit idling.

June 4, 2007
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Allied Emerges from Bankruptcy

Chris Van Houten/Trans Pixs

Vehicle hauler Allied Systems Holdings has emerged from bankruptcy, the company said in a statement.

May 31, 2007
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous

TMW Acquires Software Firm

Trucking software firm TMW Systems said Thursday it acquired TMT Software, which makes fleet maintenance applications, for an undisclosed sum.

Tarun Reddy | Staff Reporter
May 31, 2007
Business, Technology, Government, Logistics

CP Workers Begin Strike

About 3,200 track workers for Canadian Pacific Railway went on strike Wednesday, slowing down trucks picking up containers stored at rail terminals, Canada’s Globe and Mail reported.

May 17, 2007

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