California-based Aperia Technologies was founded in 2010 by two Stanford University mechanical engineering graduate students, one with deep roots in Detroit’s automotive industry and the other with the entrepreneurial spirit of the Silicon Valley.
Since its inception, Aperia has been solely focused on combating the problem of tire under-inflation in commercial vehicles. The Halo Tire Inflator is a versatile, self-powered, bolt-on inflation technology that uses a wheel’s rotation to maintain optimal tire pressure in dual and wide-based tires on drive and trailer axles used on trucks, tractors, trailers and buses.
Aperia is focused on making transportation more efficient, safer and better for the environment through clean technology innovation. For more information visit www.aperiatech.com.
AutoSock is a Norwegian research-based company founded in 1998. In 2001 AutoSock was approved by TÜV, which is regarded as a world-leading test and certification association, and is now approved globally in various jurisdictions and by several truck and car manufacturers. Through 2012, over two million pairs of AutoSock were in use worldwide. For more information, visit www.autosock.com
Driver iQ is the transportation division of CARCO Group, a worldwide leader in HRtechnology and background screening. The company provides comprehensive, reliable background screening and driver monitoring designed specifically for the trucking industry. Driver iQ’s extensive database grants carrier customers access to employment verification, driving records, criminal record searches, and ongoing driver violation monitoring. With a fully FMCSA certified team of investigative management experts, Driver iQ prides themselves on delivering the most accurate, up to date and actionable information available to the trucking industry today. For more information, visit www.DriveriQ.com.
Drivers Legal Plan
Drivers Legal Plan is an actual national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of truck drivers, and therefore the interests of trucking companies.
EpicVue was founded in 2013, as the result of a merger of two companies experienced in trucking and satellite TV technology. EpicVue designed a TV viewing package for commercial fleets based on the understanding that television often fulfills the human need for connection and helps to counteract loneliness on the road or feelings of isolation. Offering more than 100 channels of programming, including HBO, Showtime and NFL Sunday Ticket, the EpicVue satellite TV package is available for a monthly subscription fee and no upfront costs.
EROAD Inc. is a leading transportation technology and services company, headquartered in Portland, Oregon. EROAD’s in-vehicle technology and global electronic platform provides commercial vehicle operators with automated solutions to manage and pay road user charges, to meet regulatory and compliance obligations, and to provide a range of commercial services. www.eroad.com.
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Based in Montréal, Québec, Performance Innovation Transport (PIT) is a group of FPInnovations. Formed in 2008, PIT is an unbiased, neutral testing organization to help manufacturers evaluate and refine prototypes and fleet managers select the best technologies to reduce costs and environmental impact. PIT works in cooperation with the U.S. SmartWay Transport Partnership, Natural Resources Canada, and Environment Canada who has selected PIT as the benchmark facility for testing green transportation technologies. PIT evaluates and implements technologies that promote efficient energy use in the commercial transportation, municipal and transit industries. Membership in PIT has grown to include 36 fleets, 18 municipalities and four federal and provincial government agencies. For more information about PIT, visit pit.fpinnovations.ca. For more information about FPInnovations, visit www.fpinnovations.ca.
A privately held software development company based in Franklin, Tennessee, QuikQ creates and develops innovative fuel transaction processing solutions for motor carriers and truck stops. Redefining the entire fueling process, the QuikQ Fuel Purchasing System (FPS) is the first fuel transaction software that is designed to manage the entire fuel transaction through real-time direct “carrier to truck stop” connectivity. QuikQ’s RFID-based fueling system is currently being installed at truck stops nationwide and is being adopted by a growing number of motor carriers.
Transportation Costing Group is the provider of the most widely used suite of Profitability Management Tools and activity-based costing models to the motor carrier industry. TCG provides models tailored to specific carrier operations. Information on services offered by TCG can be obtained by contacting (800) 328-9700 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For general product information please visit www.tcgcis.com.
Velociti is a global provider of technology deployment services, specializing in the installation & service of a broad range of transportation and networking technology products. Velociti’s experience allows enterprise level technology consumers to maximize ROI as a result of leveraging expert, rapid deployment. Velociti clients include many Fortune 500 companies from a wide variety of market segments including transportation, retail, distribution, manufacturing, healthcare, government, education, food service and public venues. For more information visit www.velociti.com or call toll free (855)-233-7210.
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Vigillo was founded in 2007 by a team of data scientists and software engineers specializing in the Big Data that flows from hundreds of sources within the commercial transportation and logistics industry. Wisdom is delivered through scorecards and interactive dashboards designed for professionals who tackle the complexity of the US Supply chain every day. Vigillo’s Suite of CSA Scorecards is the number-one CSA reporting system in the industry and its Big Data platform, Athena, is the hub of all commercial transportation and logistics data from public and private sources. For more information on Portland, Oregon-based Vigillo, visit www.vigillo.com.
Founded in 2008, Rochester, NY-based Vnomics Corp. provides advanced analytics solutions that enable fleets to improve driver and vehicle performance. The company’s True Fuel™ stand-alone fuel optimization solution coaches drivers in real time to achieve the highest fuel efficiency, calculates actual and potential fuel economy then provides comprehensive data fleets can use to optimize fuel performance and improve profitability. Vnomics’ unique approach to driver and vehicle performance provides substantial fuel savings to a rapidly growing number of fleets across all motor carrier segments.