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Why you need to use VMRS during truck service

VMRS was ahead of its time. The Vehicle Maintenance Report Standards (VMRS) was established by the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) of American Trucking Associations (ATA) back in 1970. Think about that for a minute: VMRS sought to establish a standard for maintenance data back when “telematics” was a piece of paper, a pencil, your

Finding your focus in the noisy world of service telematics

Here’s the thing about service data: There’s a lot of it. Remote diagnostic systems throw all sorts of fault codes—by some accounts there are more than 5,000 fault codes that can put a truck on the side of the road. On top of that, they also report plenty of yellow- and green-coded fault codes. (What

Dossier Systems announces keynote speaker for summit

Dossier Systems announced that Rick Longobart will deliver the keynote address at the 2018 Dossier Summit, taking place April 17-19 in Philadelphia. Longobart is the western regional sales manager for EJ Ward. He has more than thirty years in fleet management and a long standing advocate in the green movement, and is known for his

Vetting vendors: Top tips for selecting your service providers

There’s no shortage of service providers in the trucking industry. To ensure that you select the right service for your fleet, we polled our panel of service provider professionals to ensure you ask the right questions. “The vetting process for outside providers is fairly simply but does take time to properly understand, ‘Who do you

Velociti Inc. technology support and maintenance services
How fleets can take advantage of outsourced service offerings

Today’s trucking industry moves at a rapid pace, bringing new technology, new spec’ing options and new data points to delve into. That means more strain on your maintenance service operations. While some fleets prefer to keep service in-house, many fleets need a helping maintenance hand. Equipment complexity, difficulty diagnosing issues and a shortage of technicians

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Integration between Dossier Systems and PeopleNet announced

Dossier Systems has announced the release of PeopleNet integration with Dossier On-Board cloud services. According to the company, the integration will initially provide meter and diagnostic trouble code (DTC) data from PeopleNet telematics to Dossier, and a future release will add bi-directional eDVIR information transfer between PeopleNet and Dossier. “We are continuing to add partners to Dossier On-Board,

Analyzing Data Fleet Truck
Dossier Systems announces new software version

Dossier Systems announced the release of Dossier 6.5, the latest version of its flagship software. New features include active alerts, a feature that alerts personnel such as drivers, operators, fleet managers, and dispatchers about events and/or status changes; expanded standard repair time (SRT) tools and reporting; extensions of the External Work Management workflow and new AP tools; and additional and

Analyzing Data Fleet Truck
Dossier Systems integrates with GPS Insight

Dossier Systems has announced the availability of GPS Insight as a new data provider for Dossier On-Board. GPS Insight is a fleet tracking provider, and the integration will provide meter and diagnostic information transfer from GPS Insight to Dossier, a provider of fleet maintenance management software and solutions. According to Bob Hausler, Dossier Systems’ vice

Dossier, Zonar announce integration partnership

Dossier Systems and Zonar Systems announced the integration of Dossier maintenance management software with Zonar’s Electronic Vehicle Inspection Report (EVIR) system and telematics data. The integration will provide bi-directional information transfer and seamless workflows, eliminating paper forms and associated errors and delays, the companies said. The EVIR integration truly leverages the strengths of both products,