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CalAmp announces passing of president, chief executive officer Jeff Gardner

Jason Cohenour, director on CalAmp’s Board of Directors, has been named interim chief executive officer by the board, effective immediately.

Truck technology that helps tackle supply chain challenges

The theme in today’s stretched supply chain is “day to day.” Talk with anyone. (Seriously, anyone in basically any industry) and supply is managed to the best of abilities every day. We work with what we got, but what about what we’re going to need? For that we need more visibility into our operations. Through

CalAmp, Noregon partner to on remote diagnostics, predictive maintenance

CalAmp, a connected intelligence company helping businesses and people track, monitor and recover assets with real-time visibility and insights, announced its partnership with Noregon to deliver remote vehicle diagnostics and predictive maintenance capabilities to transportation, logistics and fleet operators. This partnership aims to blend real-time data insights from CalAmp iOn fleet management software, edge computing, and cloud platform

Photo gallery: TMC 2022

What a difference six months makes. The last TMC took place in September just as supply chain stranglehold was tightening its grip, and you could feel the frustration in the trucking industry on all sides. This year’s TMC show struck a distinctly more positive note. The press day on Sunday was packed with products and

Hyundai Translead launches HT LinkSense connected smart trailer technology

Hyundai Translead announced the launch of HT LinkSense, an open-platform smart trailer solution that is integrated with multiple telematics partners: CalAmp, Orbcomm, Phillips Connect, PowerFleet, Road Ready, Sensata Xirgo, SkyBitz and Spireon. According to Hyundai Translead, by providing universal connectivity between sensor packages and existing telematics systems, HT LinkSense gives fleets the flexibility to choose

Podcast: How electric trucks will change your fleet management process

Electric trucks are here. At this point, every major OEM either has trucks available for order or in development, but if you are interested in adding some of these models to your fleet, there is a lot of preparation that needs to be done ahead of time. For example, recently I wrote a story for

CalAmp enhances CrashBoxx vehicle risk management system

CalAmp has announced the availability of new capabilities for its CrashBoxx vehicle risk management system. CalAmp says that these new enhancements will help fleet managers address unreported crashes, provide timely assistance to drivers involved in a crash and evolve policies to protect the well-being of drivers and minimize company liability. The two new CrashBoxx service options,

From macro data trends to data security: Outtakes from our truck telematics feature story

There’s only so much blank page bandwidth in the print editions of Fleet Equipment. Often times, our sources will provide so much excellent info that it’s impossible to pack it all into the monthly magazine. Luckily, the Internet is vast and infinite. So here is a truckload of outtakes from our telematics feature story that

Tumbling down the truck data rabbit hole: The realities, possibilities and dangers of trucking’s datafication

Let me tell you why you’re here. You’re here because you know something. You see how data and telematics technology is re-shaping the trucking industry. ECU info streams off of your trucks as they roll productively down the road, as does the location data from your smartphone as you drive into the office and take

CalAmp introduces an Android tablet for fleets

CalAmp has announced the availability of the MDT-7PTM Android-based tablet designed to integrate with CalAmp’s family of aftermarket telematics devices. It features wired, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, a 7-in. touchscreen display, and is built to deliver and support value-added applications for industries such as long-haul trucking, fleet management, asset delivery and mobile workforce management, the company said.

Magellan, CalAmp launch Android-based mobile data terminal for fleets

Magellan and CalAmp announced the availability of the CalAmp Android-based mobile data terminal (MDT-7) featuring Magellan’s professional-grade fleet navigation software. Designed to increase safety and convenience, the MDT-7 provides fleet operators in the United States and Canada with access to advanced navigation features such as speed limit and speed alert notifications, turn-by-turn directions, trip planning enhancements