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Watch: Detailing the ELD mandate and a Q&A

Welcome to Fleet Equipment‘s Future Focus, a video series that details the latest in truck technology and evolving equipment solutions. In our first set of videos, Senior Editor Alex Crissey is your guide through the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate, which goes into effect on Dec. 18. Watch Part 1 of our Future Focus on

PeopleNet offers scanning solution

PeopleNet has partnered with LoadDocs to offer mobile scanning capability for drivers and fleets. PeopleNet customers can now deploy the LoadDocs mobile app to digitally scan a wide range of documents using a PeopleNet-certified Android-based mobile device. LoadDocs’ scanning solution is available to customers who use PeopleNet-certified Android-based in-cab displays and mobile devices, in conjunction

PeopleNet introduces wireless trailer backup camera for trucks and trailers

PeopleNet has added a wireless trailer backup camera to its Video Intelligence solution, to automatically pair with tractors to stream live video in-cab. The Video Intelligence solution, which also includes forward and side-facing cameras, now allows fleets to use 360 degrees of video data. PeopleNet’s Video Intelligence Solution triggers video from company-controlled settings from a

PeopleNet introduces new Vehicle Gateway

PeopleNet announced the debut of its Connected Gateway (PCG) onboard device. Serving as a vehicle-bridging device, the PCG allows fleets the flexibility to connect to a wide range of in-cab displays and mobile devices via WiFi to 4G LTE cellular networks. The PCG can quickly be self-installed, connecting directly into the vehicle diagnostic port and

PeopleNet debuts Noregon-powered Fault Intelligence

PeopleNet introduced Fault Intelligence, powered by Noregon, as part of the PeopleNet ConnectedFleet platform. According to the companies, Fault Intelligence gives insight into the health of vehicles within a fleet, regardless of make or model, with the solution building on Noregon’s expertise in vehicle data and telematics technologies and PeopleNet’s core competency in mobility and analytics.

PeopleNet enhances features through McLeod Software integration

PeopleNet introduced five new features to streamline and improve the fleet manager and driver experience through its integration with McLeod Software. These features are included as part of the recent release of McLeod Software’s LoadMaster Enterprise and PowerBroker management systems version 17.1. These are the new features available (described by the company): Trailer drop and

With the ELD mandate looming, here’s what fleets need to know

The road to implementing a nationwide electronic logging device (ELD) mandate has been long and filled with detours, but despite recent legal and legislative challenges, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is moving ahead with its long-delayed 2017 deadline for compliance. With a 2016 lawsuit against the ELD regulation officially closed in June, a

PeopleNet enhances its video intelligence solution

PeopleNet announced several enhancements to its Video Intelligence solution, a fully integrated platform that includes video and safety analytics to provide fleets with additional liability protection and prevention capabilities. The enhancements, according to the company, include: Side view cameras that offer better views of blind spots for drivers, a larger area of vision to capture video

PeopleNet introduces Custom Reporting

PeopleNet has introduced Custom Reporting through PeopleNet Central Intelligence, a user interface that combines all of PeopleNet’s reporting, business intelligence and analytics solutions in a single web portal. With Custom Reporting, users can now create their own custom dashboards and reports and access data with an online database connection (ODBC). Users can incorporate advanced expressions

Uber for trucking? Separating the dream from reality

“Uber for trucking.” It’s been an industry buzz term for a while now. Seeing the meteoric rise of companies like Uber and Lyft in the passenger car segment has made trucking technology companies wonder: What if we could do this for freight? Could this be trucking’s next technology breakthrough? It’s an exciting prospect, but while

Trimble creates two new divisions for transportation

Trimble announced that it has created two new divisions as part of its transportation segment: Trimble Transportation Mobility and Trimble Transportation Enterprise. Trimble Transportation Mobility Brian McLaughlin, president of PeopleNet, will be president of the Trimble Transportation Mobility segment. This division will include Trimble business units including PeopleNet, Innovative Software Engineering (ISE), Trimble Oil &

Optimizing onboard data-driven systems to mitigate downtime

Onboard intelligence gives fleet managers all the details needed to manage maintenance effectively when vehicles are on the road or in the shop. Everything you need to know, and then some, is available as a reference for service and troubleshooting. Predictive maintenance practices Minneapolis-based Koch Trucking is an over-the-road carrier with 900 power units, mostly