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Daimler Trucks North America launches digital platform for spot freight deliveries

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is launching a new digital platform for its contracted freight carriers in the United States to match them with the company’s spot loads using a customized version of an app developed by Loadsmart. “To manufacture trucks, we need carriers to deliver components and parts to our plants,” said Lori Heino-Royer,

Watch: Dealing with the coming changes to the trucking industry

Fleet Equipment‘s Future Focus series takes a look at the coming changes to the trucking industry in the form of electrification and alternative energy sources, and what some companies are doing to adapt to the changing times. In part one, Senior Editor Alex Crissey talks with Cummins on the coming changes to the trucking industry

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Eaton enhances its ServiceRanger 4 diagnostic and service software

Eaton announced that it has enhanced the ServiceRanger 4 diagnostic and service tool to provide commercial service providers with a suite of solutions, which the company says will allow them to more quickly diagnose and repair problems on Eaton’s automated transmissions. In addition to the product enhancements, Eaton is simplifying the ServiceRanger 4 product offering

Dana announces enhancements to e-catalog and e-commerce platform, new seal installation tool kit

Dana Inc. announced enhancements to its e-catalog and e-commerce platform, as well as a new seal installation tool kit. Among the enhancements to, the company’s e-catalog and e-commerce website, are a new mobile-ready design. The mobile-friendly website now provides the following features, according to Dana: Product images, descriptions, and informational videos; The ability to search

What remote diagnostics can do for your medium-duty engines

Stretching from Class 2 to Class 7 vehicles, the “medium-duty” label is a broad one, so medium-duty engines are made to tackle a variety of applications. Remote diagnostics can help by keeping fleets on top of any maintenance issues by letting them know the nature of the service issue and how urgent it is, so

EROAD offers vehicle inspection reporting tool

EROAD has introduced EROAD Inspect, an in-vehicle Driver Vehicle Inspection Report (DVIR) reporting tool. “Inspect DVIR uses the same EROAD in-vehicle ELD hardware used to ensure Hours of Service logs compliance to lead drivers through a simple and methodical inspection process,” said Norm Ellis, president of EROAD North America. “Drivers reporting defects on Inspect save

Daimler Trucks North America announces new functionality for Express WriteUp

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced enhancements to its Express WriteUp mobile application. Express WriteUp allows service advisors at Freightliner and Western Star dealerships to create repair orders with a mobile device. When a vehicle arrives at a repair facility, the service advisor can access warranty repair coverage, repair history and fault code information via

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FleetUp partners with OnCommand Connection from Navistar

FleetUp, a provider of ELD/HOS compliance solutions, announced a partnership with Navistar International Corp. to create a vehicle diagnostics and preventative maintenance solution using FleetUp’s FMCSA-compliant electronic logging device (ELD) and fleet management service (FMS) technology. According to the companies, the integration of Navistar’s OnCommand Connection program with FleetUp’s telematics technology will enable fleet managers

PeopleNet introduces Video Intelligence Mobile app

PeopleNet has announced the release of Video Intelligence Mobile, a web-based companion app of its Video Intelligence solution. Compatible with both Android and iOS-powered devices, Video Intelligence Mobile gives users the ability to view accident footage immediately, as well as easily share specific videos with others in the organization, according to PeopleNet. Video Intelligence Mobile

BlackBerry, Pana-Pacific announce distribution agreement

BlackBerry Limited and Pana-Pacific have announced a distribution agreement, which will bring the BlackBerry Radar asset tracking solution to more than 2,800 heavy-duty truck dealerships across North America. As part of the agreement, Pana-Pacific’s customers have access to BlackBerry’s Radar-M, which is designed for trailers and containers, as well as Radar-L, which is designed for

PeopleNet debuts ELD for Android platform

PeopleNet announced the commercial availability of its eDriver Logs Electronic Logging Device (ELD) for Android. PeopleNet’s eDriver Logs are self-certified to comply with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)’s Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate. According to PeopleNet, eDriver Logs connects displays and data locally to ensure that drivers can always access their log information,

Zonar ELD completes FMCSA end-to-end testing

Zonar announced that its Electronic Logging Device (ELD), Zonar Logs, successfully completed testing with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to confirm data transfer to an authorized safety official’s laptop. The successful test meets the ELD mandate requirement for drivers to be able to transmit log data electronically while roadside to FMCSA’s ELD monitoring