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Rand McNally releases 2016 ‘Motor Carriers’ Road Atlas’

The 2016 edition of Rand McNally’s Motor Carriers’ Road Atlas has been released. The Rand McNally Motor Carriers’ Road Atlas has been updated and released annually since the first 1982 edition. Upgrades and new additions for the new atlas include: Updated U.S. state and Canadian province maps; Revised “designated” highways showing the latest truck roadways as specified by

Rand McNally enables multiple operating authority tracking

Rand McNally released a software upgrade for its line of in-cab devices that enables multiple operating authority tracking. The multiple operating authority feature, which tracks drivers’ and trucks’ Hours of Service separately, is now available for Rand McNally’s TND 760, HD 100 and TPC 7600 solutions. In addition to HOS tracking, the multiple operating authority

Drivewyze PreClear available on Rand McNally mobile fleet management device

Drivewyze announced that the Drivewyze PreClear weigh station bypass application is now available on Rand McNally’s TND 760 mobile fleet management devices at the American Trucking Associations Management Conference and Exhibition. Drivewyze PreClear is a cloud-based service that alerts drivers two miles before approaching a site, affording fleets the opportunity to earn up to a

Rand McNally integrates document management, workflow into mobile fleet management devices

Rand McNally announced the integration of Pegasus TransTech’s TRANSFLO document management and integrated delivery solution with Rand McNally’s mobile fleet management devices at ATA’s Management Conference and Exhibition. The solution enables fleets and drivers to communicate and manage workflow driven by documents quickly and easily, resulting in improved cash flow and document management, the company

Rand McNally highlights TND 760 in-cab devices

Executive at Ready Trucking of Ellenwood, Ga., say their dispatchers have been able to increase the time they have to plan and make better decisions, ultimately increasing the service and safety offered to their customers and drivers, by implementing Rand McNally‘s TND 760 in-cab devices. “In the past, the hardware associated with mobile communications was

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Rand McNally releases 2015 edition of the Motor Carriers’ Road Atlas

Rand McNally released the 2015 edition of the Motor Carriers’ Road Atlas. The printed trucking atlas, in its 34th edition, is updated annually with new routes and critical state safety information, and cross-referenced to Rand McNally’s IntelliRoute TND devices. The 2015 edition includes: Revised state and province maps, including updated mileages in the state mileage

Route planning for fuel efficiency

“Behind every brown package delivery vehicle is a strategy to economize fuel use,” reports UPS on its corporate website. “Our fleet strategy is making the best of today’s transportation technology through careful route planning that avoids unnecessary driving and saves fuel.” Careful route planning is fundamental to the way UPS does business, an essential element

PeopleNet applications determine the most efficient routes
Empire Express deploys technology and the right equipment, fields trained drivers to meet expectations

Empire Express has always had an excellent long-term safety record, says Tim Gatlin, president and chief executive officer of the Memphis-based general commodities and contract carrier. “As a specialist in hauling hazardous materials and time sensitive freight,” he adds, “we’re always looking for ways to refine our practices and improve our performance.” A good deal

Rand McNally releases comprehensive HOS, navigation updates

Rand McNally announced the release of a major new navigation and software update for its line of mobile fleet management devices, including the HD 100, TND 760 and TPC 7600. With the release, the devices will have access to a full map update and new navigation features, as well as supplementary hours of service rules

The ins and outs of implementing an EOBR solution

Electronic onboard recorders (EOBRs), also known as electronic logging devices (ELD), are devices that are commonly used to automate hours-of-service (HOS) record keeping and help fleets maintain equipment to meet the CSA compliance model, reduce violations and improve driver efficiency and safety. Many service providers, including Pedigree Technologies,XRS, PeopleNet, Omnitracs, Rand McNally, Continental Corp., and J.J.Keller & Associates offer these systems. Package

Rand McNally signs on as official truck GPS of the 2014 Pilot Flying J Truck Driver Challenge

Rand McNally has signed on to be a sponsor of the Pilot Flying J Truck Driver Challenge. During the event, professional drivers from IndyCar, NASCAR and the NHRA Series will navigate road courses modeled after real-world obstacles testing their safe driving abilities. When the safest and most skilled drivers are announced at the end of

Rand McNally announces integration with Strategy Systems

Customer requests for the Rand McNally TND 760 mobile fleet management solution has led to integration with Strategy Live software from Strategy Systems. Strategy Live is a cloud-based software solution for trucking and freight brokerage operations. With the integration, Rand McNally’s TND 760 device will provide truck location, driver availability and other metrics to dispatch