Truck Fleet Management Technology and Maintenance
PressurePro TPMS announces integration with Omnitracs

Advantage PressurePro has announced the integration of its TPMS solutions with Omnitracs Mobile Computing Platforms 110 and 200 (MCP110 and MCP200). Integration to Omnitracs’ MCP50 is targeted for early 2014. The integration allows full monitoring and reporting of tire performance information directly to the in-cab display. It also provides drivers and office staff with graphical

Mark Lampert to retire as Daimler Trucks North America’s SVP of sales and marketing; Richard Howard named as successor

Daimler Trucks North America announced that Mark Lampert, senior vice president of sales and marketing, will retire March 31, 2014. Richard Howard will assume the position of Daimler Trucks North America sales and marketing senior vice president on April 1, 2014. As Daimler Trucks North America’s senior vice president of sales and marketing, Mark Lampert was

Kiene offers new clutch caddy adapter kit

Kiene Diesel has developed a new Diesel Particulate Filter adapter for its multifunctional Clutch Caddy. The CC2066 DPF kit includes a support tray, a matched set of ballistic nylon JackSacks and a two-inch Load Hugger Safety Strap to secure the DPF to the caddy unit. The new adapter from Kiene handles DPF units of all

Stertil-Koni introduces new version of ECOLIFT

A new generation of its heavy duty scissor lift, ECOLIFT, has been introduced by Stertil-Koni. The ultra-shallow, full-rise, in-ground lifting system is available in a two- or three-scissor configuration with total lifting capacity of 60,000 lbs. and 90,000 lbs. The most recent version of ECOLIFT features fully flush-mounted aluminum pit covers. ECOLIFT combines high pressure,

Shockwave Technology available on 12,000-lb. lift

Rotary Lift has expanded its Shockwave offerings beyond 10,000-lb. capacity two-post and SmartLift inground lifts to include its SPO12 12,000-lb. capacity two-post lift. The SPO12 can service pick-ups, vans and work trucks, including some Class 3 models. Equipped with the Shockwave package, the SPO12 can lift a vehicle weighing up to 12,000 lbs. 80 in.

Doran 360 TPMS integrates with Omnitracs

Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) provider Doran Manufacturing has announced the integration of its Doran 360 TPMS with the Omnitracs Mobile Computing Platforms MCP50, MCP110 and MCP200. The project, according to the company, provides a user interface for drivers and access to tire pressure data and low pressure alarms for fleet managers to use to

Mobile Awareness expands line of dash cam and DVR systems

Mobile Awareness LLC has expanded its line of dash cameras and digital video recording systems for commercial trucks. The lineup offers a solution for every type of truck; basic ‘forward view’ recording; driver and forward recording, and multi-camera recording solutions. Recordings are easily transferable via password protected SD cards or 4G cellular communications systems. Mobile

Cummins Filtration opens YouTube channel

Shedding new light on diesel engine filtration is a new YouTube channel from Cummins Filtration Inc. that focuses on the “science to technology” approach for its Fleetguard filter product line. Newly posted videos are available on the Cummins Filtration YouTube channel at youtube.com/FleetguardFiltration. Additional videos will be posted throughout 2014. “We encourage our customers to

Navistar launches online truck configuration tools

A new online tool designed to allow truck buyers to customize features and specifications for a variety of commercial applications has been introduced by Navistar International Corp. The OEM is making its new “truck configurators” available for International ProStar, DuraStar and TerraStar models. “We know that an increasing number of customers in the commercial truck

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Fleets leverage IT to streamline the business process

In today’s regulatory and economic climate, it is becoming imperative for refrigerated transportation assets to be monitored and controlled in real time, according to Craig Montgomery, senior vice president of marketing for ORBCOMM Inc. As a result, fleets are increasingly embracing telematics technology. As an example, Montgomery cites a recent contract signed by ORBCOMM’s StarTrak division

Filtering out the noise: Realizing the ROI of safety solutions

There are key features of any safety solution that can lead to improved performance and a faster return on investment. Among those is an open platform—one that has the ability to fit within an existing technology environment and with future system investments. Simply put, you can realize value and a quick ROI for safety solutions

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Aljex upgrades network and data security

Hosted software operations from Aljex are being upgraded with a multi-redundant Tier-IV data center operated by Zimcom Internet Solutions. The new data center will provide access and ultra-secure data storage for Aljex clients. Tier-IV is the highest level of data center security defined in the TIA-942 standard by the Telecommunications Industry Association. Aljex is a