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Trimble to acquire Transporeon

The acquisition aims to strengthen and accelerate its connect and scale strategy.

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Trimble, Navistar team to help streamline the outsourced truck maintenance process

While some fleets manage all of their repairs in-house, many will either outsource all or some of this process to a third-party service provider. In fact, customers who utilize TMT Fleet Maintenance and Service Center solution report that between 30-60% of their repairs are outsourced. To enhance the efficiency of how outsourced repairs are conducted, Trimble recently announced

Trimble showcases customer-driven platform strategy

Trimble kicked off its 2022 Insight Tech Conference + Expo by highlighting its focus on empowering and enabling carriers, shippers and brokers to work better together. In the opening session, Trimble leaders detailed its Connect and Scale 2025 strategy, centered on building industry-leading cloud platforms to streamline the industry lifecycle of transportation—from procurement to planning

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Photo gallery: TMC 2022

What a difference six months makes. The last TMC took place in September just as supply chain stranglehold was tightening its grip, and you could feel the frustration in the trucking industry on all sides. This year’s TMC show struck a distinctly more positive note. The press day on Sunday was packed with products and

Just how connected are truck maintenance solutions?

In the Before-Times, predictive maintenance was the talk of the truck service technology town. Then, well, you know what happened, and it brought service discussion back down to Earth. Today, fleets still battle long dwell times and parts shortages. That’s not to say that predictive maintenance development was put on the back burner, but “connected

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Visible value that parts inventory software can bring to truck shops

It’s probably not a surprise that parts costs can account for a substantial portion of a fleet’s maintenance and repair expenses. What’s not often as apparent, however, is the cost of managing parts, and the ways that activity can be streamlined to generate savings and improve a service operation’s productivity and efficiency. “Fleet operations often

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Trimble’s eDriver Logs certified as Canadian ELD mandate compliant

Trimble‘s eDriver Logs electronic logging device (ELD) software has been certified to comply with the technical requirements of the Canadian ELD mandate. The certification applies to the use of eDriver Logs ELD software when paired with Trimble’s PeopleNet Mobile Gateway (PMG) hardware. Trimble’s eDriver Logs platform automates a fleet’s hours of service (HOS), allowing drivers

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Smart solutions for fleet service shops

During the Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC)’s Fall Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition, TMC and Decisiv Inc. released their most recent North American Service Event Benchmark Report, which showed an increase in parts and labor costs over the first six months of 2021. The reports, which cover power unit costs in nine top Vehicle Maintenance

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In-cab truck camera technology that protects the driver

You’d think that at this point we would have talked about everything there is to talk about when it comes to truck video telematics with Trimble’s Vice President of Data Science, Chris Orban, but the last time we caught up, Orban turned the often-cited challenge of driver acceptance of video telematics on its head, referencing

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Five truck trend takeaways from April

We know it’s not easy to keep up with everything that happens in the world of trucking. So here are the biggest stories from April focused on the latest truck trends, all in one place. 5. Kenworth launches new medium-duty truck lineup Kenworth has introduced a new medium-duty conventional truck lineup ranging from Class 5

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Trimble, TravelCenters of America announce software integration

TravelCenters of America and Trimble have announced a software integration that the companies say will offer a more convenient and efficient way for major fleet companies to receive truck maintenance. Fleets tracking their needed repairs and maintenance in Trimble’s TMT Fleet Maintenance software will now be able to leverage an add-on module to connect and

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Trimble answers today’s top video telematics questions

Adoption of both outward- and inward-facing cameras for video telematics continues to roll large. As more cameras make their way into more trucks, more questions and use cases arise as fleet managers are given unprecedented visibility into the operation of their trucks. To find out how fleets are leveraging the latest in video telematics and

Trimble answers Truck video telematics questions