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Logging in: The ins and outs of the ELD mandate

The long-awaited final rule on Electronic Logging Devices (ELD) is expected to be published by the end of October. The rule has been undergoing review by the White House’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB) since late July. Approval from the OMB is the last step before a final ELD rule can be published. We

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XRS announces solutions integration with TMW Systems

XRS Corp., a subsidiary of Omnitracs LLC and provider of mobile trucking intelligence solutions, has announced integrations with Innovative IES and Appian DirectRoute transportation management software, both from TMW Systems. The newly integrated solutions are in addition to existing XRS integrations with TruckMate and TMWSuite software, also from TMW, and deliver enhanced operational visibility to fleets

Omnitracs acquires XRS Corp.

Omnitracs LLC, provider of fleet management solutions to transportation and logistics companies, has completed the acquisition of XRS Corp. for approximately $178 million. XRS is a leading provider of mobile-based solutions that enable trucking companies to manage fleets, comply with regulations, and reduce operating costs. Omnitracs acquired XRS to strengthen its core technology portfolio, adding

There’s no exception: Technology improves troubleshooting

Data about trucks and drivers is now more accessible than ever before. With a simple plug-and-play connection to a truck engine, technology can now transmit data to a smartphone or tablet that sends it back to a fleet management system for analysis. However, as more data emerges, fleet managers can quickly get stuck at their

Omnitracs to acquire XRS Corp.

Omnitracs LLC, a provider of fleet management solutions to transportation and logistics companies, announced that it has agreed to acquire XRS Corp., a mobile fleet optimization software company. Subject to the terms and conditions of the definitive agreement, Omnitracs will pay $5.60 per share of XRS, which equates to $178 million in equity value. XRS

Mobile trucking intelligence brings depth to ELD mandate

Traditional big-box, fixed-modem, single-purpose, expensive-hardware, onboard computers have begun a slow descent into obsolescence. Yet, with the forthcoming ELD mandate approaching, some fleets may be looking for a quick and easy solution for compliance—a simple, ELD-only device that only fits the bare minimum of mandate requirements. According to Jay Coughlan, chairman and chief executive officer

XRS debuts trip management, IFTA enhancements

XRS Corp., provider of mobile trucking intelligence solutions, has announced its latest software release. The new features and enhancements include the debut of XRS Trip Management, automated IFTA filing, upgrades to FLX Forms editing and overall system performance – each designed to help fleets and drivers execute their daily operations more efficiently and effectively. The

XRS announces trip management solutions for private fleets

XRS Corp. has announced a new addition to its mobile fleet optimization solution that will be aimed at bringing insight into customer’s routes, allowing for better on-time delivery metrics, enhanced driver productivity and real-time information into daily operations. The company showcased the new feature—called TRP—at the National Private Truck Council (NPTC) Education Management Conference & Exhibition

Building a fleet technology program one piece at a time might be a smart approach

There’s no doubt that on-board tracking, mobile communications and vehicle based systems can provide an immense amount of useable and useful information. It is possible, however, to lose value by taking on too much too fast. “For some segments of the market,” says L. T. “Chip” Powell, director of U.S. operations at Blue Tree Systems,

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