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Cadec and ORTEC to provide integrated solutions

Under a new agreement, global supply chain software provider ORTEC will be a reseller of the Cadec Global PowerVue fleet management solution. PowerVue is an SaaS-based platform with in-cab hardware.

VDO RoadLog website optimized for mobile devices

A new user portal on the VDO RoadLog website from Continental Commercial Vehicles & Aftermarket now provides access capabilities from a variety of mobile devices. New educational videos have also been added to the refreshed edition of the site.

EFS launches new upgraded interactive interface with McLeod Software

Electronic Funds Source LLC (EFS), a provider of customized corporate payment solutions announced the launch of its new upgraded interactive interface with McLeod Software’s LoadMaster Enterprise dispatch software. The new interactive interface allows EFS customers who use McLeod’s LoadMaster dispatch software to now seamlessly manage and better control their fleets using LoadMaster’s screens and system.

PeopleNet launch and evolution of Precision Mobility Platform

PeopleNet, a provider of fleet mobility solutions that aim to reduce cost per mile, improve safety and compliance and enable profitable fleet growth, announced the evolution and launch of its Precision Mobility Platform that combines the latest in fleet mobility solutions with precision analytics that will enable fleets to optimize their resources for profitable growth.

Drivewyze offers free PreClear Weigh Station Bypass Service trial

A new version of the Drivewyze PreClear weigh station bypass and e-screening system that includes a 60-day free trial period is being made available by the company. PreClear 2.0 offers drivers and fleets the ability to download Drivewyze PreClear and try it free for 60 days. The PreClear 2.0 App is available from Google Play for Android smartphones and tablets.

Omnitracs Vehicle Maintenance App available on Mobile Computing Platform 50

Omnitracs Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Inc., a provider of integrated wireless systems, applications and services to transportation and logistics companies, announced the availability of its Vehicle Maintenance application on the Mobile Computing Platform 50 (MCP50). Vehicle Maintenance captures important engine and vehicle diagnostic information and sends it to drivers and fleet managers so that service can be proactively scheduled to reduce repair costs.

IT convergence transforming trucking

According to Jay Coughlan, chairman and chief executive officer, XRS Corp., “America urgently needs a healthy, safe trucking industry to help power the economic recovery. Every American relies on trucks. The industry transports in excess of 11 billion tons of freight annually. Now, the trucking industry finds itself at a critical juncture. The industry must improve its efficiency in order to remain competitive and profitable, plus attract a new generation of drivers while meeting increasingly rigorous federal safety requirements.”

ABI Research ranks Trimble top provider of fleet telematics

Trimble announced that the company received a top ranking in ABI Research’s 2013 Commercial Fleet Telematics Competitive Assessment.

Omnitracs Telematics to be installed in Iron Mountain fleet

Omnitracs Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Qualcomm Inc. and provider of integrated wireless systems, applications and services to transportation and logistics companies, announced that Iron Mountain Inc.

XRS partners with Capella Learning Solutions

XRS Corp., (formerly Xata Corp.), a provider of mobile fleet optimization software, announced that it has retained Capella Learning Solutions to develop learning courseware that will enable customers to realize the full potential of its newest software platform, XRS.

Added value: onboard IT

Using information in management systems and from onboard technology in new ways can pay dividends.

Cardless fueling: convenient and effective

How truckstops are deploying cardless fueling technology to enhance fleet business processes