RECENT Articles

As true trucking technology innovators, LaunchIt clients are regularly featured in trade publications both in print and online. Below are samples of such mentions.


 
 
 
 

"Driving scores: fleets using new tech to engage driver performance"

"Rolling Strong to deploy health coaching, rewards on driver app"

"Prescriptive analytics"

"Truck stop-based clinic network aims to cut carriers’ costs"

"Video: Preventable or not? Motorists’ impatient pass prompts crash"

"Compliance outside the cab: Mobile ELD options add convenience for drivers"

"Mobile ELDs: the benefits and risks of roaming devices"

"Strategic routing, part 1: fine-tuning the final mile"

"Big data, part 4: latching onto video, comparative analysis"

"Fast action: new tech helps fleets automate risk analysis, driver training"

"Digitizing compliance: going paperless to manage big data"

"Carriers with higher turnover have higher crash rates and poorer CSA scores, analysis finds"

"Suppliers offer free online cargo securement training for CVSA Roadcheck"

"Big data part 2: The view from the driver's seat"

"Mobile rewards: fleets using tech to 'gamify' driving experience"

"Beyond the speed limiter, part 4: changing behaviors"

"Unlocking MPG: new tech helps fleets, drivers, unlock reach max fuel potential"

"Fast action: new tech helps fleets automate risk analysis, driver training"

"New tech helps fleets, drivers make truck parking more productive and satisfying"

"TMC hands out awards for service"

"Watching the wheels: active tire pressure systems coming to drive axles"

"The comforts of home: More fleets using in-cab TV to recruit, retain drivers"

"Suppliers offer free online cargo securement training for CVSA Roadcheck"

"ELD Product Roundup"

"Analyst warns fleets to expect ‘fire hose’ of ELD violations"

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

"When 8.38 MPG is Even More Impressive Than You Think"

"Proposed CSA Scoring-Improvement Method Gets Thumbs Up"

"Fleets Share Best Practices on Implementing New Technologies"

"Electronic Log Data May Help Drive Hours-of-Service Reform"

"ELD, Driver Safety & Wellness Among ATA Announcements"

"Commentary: Driver Training Shouldn't End"

"PIT Examines Effects of Optimized Engine Programming"

"With Driver Training, Talk is Not Cheap"

"Truck Cabs Designed With Drivers in Mind"

"McLeod Updates LoadMaster Enterprise and PowerBroker"

"With Driver Training, Talk is Not Cheap"

"Driver Pay: Making the Grade"

"Cyber Security: Connect at Your Own Risk"

"CVSA to Take Phased-In Approach to ELD Mandate"

"PIT Group Assesses Real-World Platooning Operations"

"FMCSA Takes Driver ELD Education on the Road"

"Saving Fuel by the Dollar and by the Minute"

"How Truck Drivers Can Eat Healthy on the Road"

"Reports: The Final Piece of the Outsourcing Equation"

"Evaluating Options for Outside Service"

"Trucking and CSA Reform: The $64,000 Question"

"5 Takeaways from ATA MC&E"

"Fuel Saving Fleets: Ursa Sees High MPG in the Real World"

"A Different Approach to Fuel Efficiency Coaching"

"Vnomics Announces Improved Fuel Scoring Model"

"ELD Certification: What Does it Really Mean?"

"EROAD Taps Ellis to be New President"

"HDT Announces 2017 Top 20 Products"

"Tribe Express Takes the Long View on Driver Retention"

"5 Ways to Improve Shop Productivity"

"Maximizing Truck Tire Tread Life"

"14 Things You Need to Know Before ELDs Become Mandatory"

"ELD Certification: What Does it Really Mean?"

"Ping! 3 Things You Need to Know About ELDs and Fuel Taxes"

"Safety Companies Offer Advice Ahead of Roadcheck 2017"

"What You Need to Know About Data in the Cloud"

"Fleets Boost Pay to Get Truck Drivers to Stay"

"Bison Transport, Central Oregon Truck Company Win TCA Best Fleets to Drive For"

"The ELD Rule: Time to Comply"

"Impact of Full ELD Enforcement: ‘A Firehose of Violations’"

 
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"Strategic Routing, Part 1: fine-tuning the final mile"

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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"Testing experts participate in Canadian truck platooning research program"

 

"Fuel Economy in Focus"

"Diesel Drops 1.6¢ to $2.776, Oil Rises on Expectations of More Cuts"

"Fleets, Tech Vendors Parsing Data to Improve Driver Coaching, Safety"

Safety Belt Use Increased Since 2007 Among Truck Drivers, New Survey Says"

"Item Response Theory’ Model Has Potential to Reduce Crashes, FMCSA Says"

"KPIs: Fleet Managers Watch Key Performance Indicators to Make Data-Driven Decisions, Improve Operations"

"MCE Exhibitors Relish Time With Top Fleet Executives"

"Opinion: US Gets Serious About Driver Training"

"Fleets, Tech Vendors Parsing Data to Improve Driver Coaching, Safety"

"ATA Thanks Share the Road, America’s Road Team Program Sponsors and Supporters"

"Tuned In"

"Survey: Driver Shortage Explains Unseated Trucks"

"Contractor Association Requests Exemption From ELD Rule"

"Opinion: Trucking Industry Needs ‘Ban the Box’ Solution"

"Opinion: FMCSA Should Accept NAS Recommendations for CSA"

"New ELD Vendors Flood Market as Mandate Nears"

"CVSA Deems Roadcheck a Success With 57,404 Trucks Inspected"

"High CSA Scores Predict High Driver Attrition, Vigillo's Bryan Says"

"Vigillo's Steve Bryan Says Being Acquired Gives Him Dream Job"

"LiveOnWeb on Recruiting Young Drivers"

"Proper Truck Tire Pressure On the Go, Promises California Firm"

"MacroPoint Lands $44 Million Investment From Equity Firm"

"Technology Brings the Comfort of Home to Drivers"

"Most Truck Crashes Occur During Daytime, Data Provider Vigillo Says"

"Vigillo Partners with State Trucking Associations on Crash Review Program"

"Searching for an ELD? It's Buyer Beware"

"Velociti, Meritor Team on Tire Inflation for Trailers"

"Velocity Expands Missouri Headquarters"

"Replay: LiveOnWeb Presents '2017: An ELD Odyssey'"

"FlowBelow Adds New Products, Cooperates with Aperia"

"ERoad Displays Its Electronic Logging Device"

"Drive for the Prize: Carriers Introduce 'Gamification' to Reduce Driver Turnover"

"Driver Pay Rising as Large Carriers Open Their Wallets"

"Fuel-Card Partnerships Proliferate Amid Growing Competition for Discounts"

"Fleets Rely on In-House, Outside Expertise to Keep Onboard Technology Up and Running"

"Could Truck Electronics Be the Next Cybersecurity Threat?"

"Fleets Implementing Tracking Technology to Fairly Reward Fuel-Efficient Drivers"

 
 
 
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"Staying up to speed in technology crucial to success, TMC panelists say

 
 
 

Press Releases


 

2018

May:

5/1/2018- Instructional Technologies Inc. Celebrates a Milestone (Pilot Thomas Logistics technician takes the 11 millionth PRO-TREAD lesson)

 

April:

4/26/2018- Dale Spencer Joins Ioxus (Industry veteran brings vehicle specification and engineering and fleet maintenance expertise to smart power solutions provider)

4/25/2018- Upstate Niagara Cooperative Driver Named a Vnomics Fuel Champ (Fuel optimization solutions provider honors driver for fuel-efficient performance)

4/25/2018- Compensation Strategies for Driver Recruitment Vary by Fleet Size (Driver iQ releases results of its quarterly Trends In Truckload Recruiting And Retention Survey)

4/2018- IOXUS RECEIVES EDISON AWARD (uSTART® recognized for its engine enhancement innovation, creativity and ingenuity)

4/10/2018- Big G Express to use SMC³’s TCG tool for truckload solution (Nationwide truckload carrier adopts activity-based costing and profitability management tools during the TCA Annual Conference)

4/5/2018- EROAD Integrates with Descartes MacroPoint (EROAD platform allows carriers to improve delivery performance and customer satisfaction through integration with Descartes MacroPoint)

 

March:

3/20/2018- Paul Transportation is Filling Empty Seats with EpicVue (After beginning installation of in-cab satellite TV systems, the flatbed carrier sees an immediate drop in driver turnover and an increase in new driver applications)

3/20/2018- Ioxus uSTART® System Now Offered for Class 7 and 8 Day Cabs (uSTART system now offered for Class 7 and  8 day cabs to maximize battery and starter life and reduce roadside service costs)

3/15/2018- EROAD Joins Blockchain in Transport Alliance (Fleet management technology provider adds expertise to growing coalition developing blockchain standards for the freight industry)

3/14/2018- higi and Rolling Strong Announce Partnership Helping Truck Drivers to be their Healthiest (11,000+ higi Health Stations Provide Nationwide Network of Support to Rolling Strong Members on the Road)

 

February:

2/28/2018 - Forward Air Adopts TCG (Expedited linehaul LTL service provider chooses Transportation Costing Group’s LTL Cost Information System for profitability analysis)

2/15/2018 – Instructional Technologies Inc. Provides Training for Truckers Against Trafficking (ITI offers Certified TAT (CTAT) Training Program for truck drivers) 

2/7/2018 – Xpress Global Systems Rolls with TCG (Integrated transportation solutions provider chooses Transportation Costing Group’s LTL Cost Information System)

2/5/2018– IOXUS NAMED EDISON AWARDS FINALIST (uSTART® to be Recognized at Edison Awards Gala)

 

January:

1/24/2018 – Rolling Strong Selects Mobile Marketing Leader, Moblico (Mobile marketing technology leader to provide health and wellness coaching and reward programs on the new Rolling Strong mobile app)

1/17/2018 – EROAD Rolls Out Inspect In-Vehicle DVIR (New paperless EROAD Driver Vehicle Inspection Report ensures compliance with inspection regulations and helps focus on improving safety)

1/17/2018 – Old Dominion Freight Line Adds TCG For Truckload (Transportation Costing Group’s expertise in cost and profitability analysis for LTL operations leads to the adoption of its Truckload Cost Information System)

1/3/2018 – Royal Trucking Adds EpicVue (Diversified carrier begins installing 250 in-cab satellite TV systems to enhance driver comfort and improve recruiting and retention efforts)

 

2017

December:

12/20/2017– Rolling Strong Named Wellness Provider Winner (National Association for Business Resources puts provider of driver wellness programs on its list of The Nation’s Best and Brightest in Wellness)

12/19/2017– EROAD Renews and Increases Sponsorship of Truckers Against Trafficking (Funding donation provides valuable support for truck driver education)

12/7/2017– International Truck Chooses PIT Group (New model and engine testing recognizes the value of unbiased, credible fuel efficiency evaluations)

 

November:

11/20/2017– EROAD Selected To Participate In Mileage-Based User Fee Pilot (Transportation management software provider to take part in an I-95 Corridor Coalition truck pilot exploring the feasibility of a multi-state MBUF approach)

11/14/2017– ITI Brings Mobility to Online Driver Training (Instructional Technologies Inc. launches the PRO-TREAD Mobile App to meet training, safety and compliance needs)

 

October:

10/30/2017– PIT Group Releases Driver Training Effectiveness Study (Research indicates the true value of driver monitoring to address bad habits and reinforce efficient performance techniques)

10/23/2017– Vigillo Continues to Free the Data (SpeedGauge, Inc. joins a growing list of data sources in Roadside Resume, the industry’s first truly comprehensive commercial driver safety, compliance and risk profile)

10/23/2017– Mobile App Creates Healthy Lifestyle Habits (Rolling Strong is extending its effort to provide a health and wellness platform for commercial vehicle drivers)

10/21/2017– QuikQ Unveils New Fuel Card Payment Platform (QuikQ Emerges as Full-Service Fuel Payment Solutions Provider Featuring Merchant Agreements with Top Three U.S. Truck Stop Chains)

10/18/2017– Exclusive Driver iQ Service Provides Truck Driving School Records (New database makes training records on new drivers available to carriers and provides credits for driving schools)

10/16/2017– Instructional Technologies Inc. Automates Training Management (New Sentix™ Training Automation Platform connects to fleet systems to instantly trigger training and reduce liability)

 

September

9/15/2017 - EROAD Announces McLeod Software Integration (Transportation management software provider to enable automated Hours of Service updates and real-time location tracking using accurate, reliable data from EROAD) 

9/14/2017 -Vnomics Announces New Fuel Champ Award (Top fuel efficient drivers recognized by fuel optimization solutions provider during National Truck Driver Appreciation Week) 

9/12/2017 - SambaSafety Eliminates Pre- and Post-Hire Motor Vehicle Record Redundancy with MVRSync℠ (Unique feature of SambaSafety DriverMonitor® provides integration and cost savings in driver hiring and monitoring processes)

9/7/2017 - Rolling Strong Supports Driver Appreciation Week (Driver Appreciation Health Fairs to be held at eight TA and Petro Stopping Center locations across the country)

9/6/2017 - EROAD Enables Real-Time Supply Chain Visibility (Integration with FourKites provides highly accurate truck and load location updates)

 

August

8/30/2017 - Instructional Technologies Inc. Delivers Urban Driving Courses (New lessons from ITI address challenges of city driving for all types of transportation operations)

8/29/2017 - Driver iQ Streamlines Employment Verification (SingleCheck online solution provides employment verification simply and easily)

8/9/2017 - ITI Overhauls Defensive Driving Program (New PRO-DEFENSE courses from Instructional Technologies Inc. help drivers battle the increasing distractions found on the road today)

8/8/2017 - PIT Group Brings Testing Expertise to Truck Platooning Research (Cooperative Truck Platooning Systems performance testing taking place from July 24th to August 18 th, 2017

 

July

7/19/2017 - Crum Trucking Deploys Vnomics True Fuel (Truckload carrier addresses driver fuel efficiency with True Fuel)

7/6/2017 - Instructional Technologies Inc. Celebrates 10 Millionth Lesson (ITI presents prize package to Hub Group Trucking driver )

 

June

6/21/2017 - Instructional Technologies Inc. Offers 3D Site-Specific Trainin (ITI builds custom training around 3D computer models of dangerous sites with frequent crashes to coach fleet drivers)

06/14/2017 - Brown Integrated Logistics Adopts Halo® Tire Inflator to Maximize Tire Life, Improve Fuel Economy (Brown Integrated Logistics has made its Halo Tire Inflator a standard specification on all new and existing power units)

06/13/2017 - Rolling Strong Unveils New Health and Wellness Platform (Automated driver wellness program to improve driver health, safety and retention)

 

May

05/30/2017 - PIT Group Energotest to Focus on Tires (Based on fleet member input, Spring 2017 edition of neutral road test laboratory to evaluate the fuel efficiency of five tire brands)

05/24/2017 - Instructional Technologies Inc. Offers Free Cargo Securement Training (ITI to help reduce violations before and during CVSA Roadcheck)

05/24/2017 - Integrity Express Logistics Deploys MacroPoint (Non-asset and asset-based third party freight brokerage is enabling a freight tracking software integration to manage loads monthly)

05/23/2017 - Cargo Transporters Cuts Driver Screening Costs With Driver iQ (Carrier reports faster turnaround times in hiring new qualified drivers)

05/23/2017 - Velociti Expands Headquarters to Accommodate Growth (Velociti is expanding its headquarters o enhance service capabilities, amenities and office space for new hires)

05/17/2017 - Kenneth Clark Company Integrates with MacroPoint (Full service logistics provider enables freight tracking platform to meet shipper needs for accurate, real-time load location and status updates)

05/03/2017 - EROAD Announces Electronic IRP (EROAD continues to simplify compliance, tax reporting and recordkeeping responsibilities for carriers)

05/02/2017 - RE Garrison Loses Driving Team to Competitor That Offered TV (After losing a top driving team to a competitor that offered EpicVue, the refrigerated carrier outfits entire fleet of 700 tractors with the system)

05/02/2017 - MacroPoint Integrates with Manhattan Associates (Leading provider of global supply chain excellence solutions names MacroPoint as the first freight visibility platform in its Manhattan Value Partner Program)

 

April

04/27/2017 - Vigillo, a SambaSafety Company, Rolls Out Roadside Resume ( Innovative approach by two industry leaders is providing the first truly comprehensive view of a commercial driver's safety profile)

04/25/2017 - MacroPoint Continues to Enhance LTL Visibility in Partnership with Banyan Technology

04/19/2017 - R.E. Garrison Trucking To Outfit 700 Tractors with EpicVue (Decision to outfit fleet made after losing a top driving team to a competitor that offered the premium satellite TV package)

04/18/2017 - MacroPoint Announces Platform Integration with JDA Transportation Management Solution (JDA customers can now enjoy seamless supply chain visibility and management capabilities)

04/11/2017 - Vitti Logistics Selects MacroPoint (Mexico-based 3PL is using freight tracking software to instantly connect with carriers and track loads across North America)

04/11/2017 - American Central Transport Reports Savings With Driver iQ (Carrier eliminates staffing costs and is processing qualified drivers faster with background screening services) 

04/06/2017 - MacroPoint Freight Visibility Network Reaches One Million Drivers (Industry’s fastest growing load-tracking solution now includes one million MacroPoint enabled drivers) 

04/05/2017 - Macropoint Receives Additional Patent for its Freight Tracking Technology (United States Patent and Trademark Office further validates MacroPoint's third-party tracking innovation)

04/05/2017 - Troy Financial Solutions Joins EROAD Partner Network (Transportation services firm to offer the full complement of EROAD technologies)

 

March

03/28/17 - Vigillo Named ACT 1 Member Company (Leading provider of CSA data and safety analytics chosen to join industry's elite group of suppliers)

03/23/2017 - Velociti Inc. Acquires Rolling Strong (Enhancing driver wellness programs through integration with in-cab and mobile systems will improve driver health, safety and retention)

03/23/2017 - GRT Transportation Reveals Savings with Driver iQ (Carrier eliminates revenue loss by filling empty seats with qualified drivers faster)

03/23/2017 - Covenant Transport Joins PIT Group (Truckload carrier selects industry third party testing organization to help define the direction of its fuel saving specification initiatives) 

03/22/2017 - Vnomics True Fuel™ Named Top 20 Product by Heavy Duty Trucking Magazine (True Fuel™ optimization solution recognized for innovation and value by industry experts)

03/08/2017 - EROAD Supports Regional Transportation Plan in Three Oregon Counties (Trucking compliance solutions expert, EROAD, provides data for comprehensive study aimed at enhancing freight and goods movement)

 

February

02/27/2017 - PIT Group Introduces Fleet Efficiency Review (Recognized industry experts offer comprehensive analyses of equipment and maintenance management practices)

02/26/2017 - EROAD ELD Commercially Available (Impending FMCSA registration to make EROAD the first company to offer permanent in-cab hardware as part of a comprehensive ELD solution)

02/26/2017 - Aperia and FlowBelow Announce Partnership (Tractor-mounted Halo Tire Inflator to be offered with FlowBelow for added fuel savings)

02/26/2017 - Velociti Inc. Partners with Meritor® for Instant ROI on Automatic Tire Inflation System (Innovative new program allows fleets and owner-operators to immediately take advantage of system paybacks)

02/23/2017 - SambaSafety Acquires Vigillo (Acquisition enhances driver risk management platform for DOT regulated fleets)

02/21/2017 - Schneider Transportation Management Realizes Success with MacroPoint (Brokerage reports improved service performance and enhanced productivity with automated freight tracking)

02/08/2017 - Umpqua Dairy Adopts EROAD (All-in-one IFTA and ELD solutions chosen to meet compliance, operational and driver needs in 72 trucks based at eight locations)

02/08/2017 - Driver iQ Parent Company Rebrands to Cisive (New Cisive family of brands strengthens Driver iQ background screening services)

02/07/2017 - TCA Launches Accreditation Program for Truckload Carriers (Driver iQ will be the exclusive sponsor of the certificate and certification program)

02/07/2017 - QuikQ Names Tony McAlister as New COO (Experienced senior executive to lead provider of innovative fuel transaction processing solutions for motor carriers and truckstops) 

 

January

01/26/2017 - EROAD Announces Max Speed Alert (New fleet management solution feature supports safe driving by helping fleets protect drivers and the motoring public)

01/25/2017 - New Vnomics "True Fuel Score" Helps Fleets Improve MPG While Fairly Assessing Driver Performance (New capabilities for the Vnomics True Fuel™ fuel optimization solution provide a more complete and automated way to fairly assess drivers on their fuel performance)

01/25/17 - Nation's Second Largest Privately Owned Truckload Carrier, U.S. Xpress, Joins the PIT Group to Accelerate Trucking Technology Implementation (Following successful fuel consumption tests conducted by the PIT Group, U.S. Xpress becomes a member of the organization that specializes in accelerating truck-related technology implementation)

01/06/2017 - Norm Ellis named President of EROAD (Industry veteran joins fleet management, electronic tax reporting and ELD compliance solutions provider)

 

2016

 

December

Smaller Fleets See Benefits of Online Training (Fleets of all sizes are taking advantage of the CarriersEdge online driver training courses and compliance management platform)

EROAD Sponsors Truckers Against Trafficking (Donation of funds aims to support education of truck drivers to help make a difference in the lives of many)

PIT Group Offers Independent ELD Verification (North American engineering and research group is now providing testing and verification of Electronic Logging Devices for fleets and suppliers)

EROAD Adds Easy File Feature to its IFTA Electronic Tax Management Solution (IFTA Easy File completes the circle of benefits that carriers can realize by adopting the end-to-end IFTA solution provided by EROAD)

PIT Group’s In-Service Fuel Testing Underway at U.S. Xpress (Several truck and powertrain suppliers taking part in PIT Group’s first U.S. In-Service Fuel Testing)   

CarriersEdge Addresses Driver Wellness (New online driver training courses for the North American trucking industry addresses fatigue, illness and injury, and how to stay healthy on the road)

 

November

AutoSock Covers Wide Base Single Tire Needs (Alternative Traction Device for commercial vehicles now available for several wide base single tractor drive and trailer tires)

Aperia Technologies Accelerates Growth with $16 Million Capital Raise (Company Primed for Expansion with Dedicated U.S. Manufacturing Facility and New EPA Rule on Fuel Reduction) 

MercuryGate Expands MacroPoint Integration (Global transportation management solution provider adopts the full functionality and network capabilities of MacroPoint’s load tracking solution)

10-4 Systems to License MacroPoint Technology (MacroPoint’s latest patent draws 10-4 as licensee and partner)

Zavcor Trucking Realizes Substantial Savings With CarriersEdge (Cross border refrigerated and dry freight carrier is reducing accident frequency, violation and management costs, and improving fuel efficiency with CarriersEdge online training and compliance tools)

Supply Chain Visibility Leader MacroPoint Accelerates Growth with $44 Million Investment (Poised to expand rapidly-growing carrier visibility network and advance product development, customer service and sales efforts)

MacroPoint Selected for TIA Directors Circle (David Halsema to represent the load tracking solution provider on the Transportation Intermediaries Association Board of Directors)

 

October

CarriersEdge Offers Vehicle Inspection Training Courses (Provider of online driver training for the North American trucking industry introduces a new course covering proper inspection procedures)

GlobalTranz Enables MacroPoint (Technology-enabled logistics company specializing in freight management services integrates MacroPoint patented load tracking capability)

MacroPoint Prevails in Patent Battle Against FourKites (United States Patent and Trademark Office denies protest and issues a new patent for 3rd party tracking using mobile devices)

Dr Dispatch Adopts MacroPoint (Trucking and brokerage management software provider enables the MacroPoint load tracking solution)

CarriersEdge Reveals Early Best Fleets To Drive For Results (Annual Best Fleets To Drive For survey produced by CarriersEdge for TCA shows how carriers can provide the best workplace experience for drivers)

HighJump Announces Enhanced Integration between Prophesy Dispatch and MacroPoint (Integration with Dispatch and In-Cab Devices among featured enhancements)

Matrix, Inc. Opts for CarriersEdge (Truckload, hazardous materials and expedited service provider switches to the CarriersEdge online, interactive safety training platform)

J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. and Vigillo Partner To Develop Data-Driven Driver Training (Prescriptive Analytics Solution identifies unsafe truck driver behavior and assigns appropriate training)  

EROAD partners with PIT Group to set new standard for ELD technology

PIT Group to Conduct Fuel Efficiency Tests for U.S. Xpress (North American engineering and research group’s first In-Service Fuel Testing for a U.S. carrier to compare powertrain combinations using a certified, highly qualified team of engineers, stringent processes and state-of-the-art equipment)

Velociti Introduces Trucking Industry's First Technology Maintenance Program to Include Proactive System Health Monitoring (Velociti, a global provider of technology deployment and support services introduces VelociCare, a program for post-deployment maintenance support of on-board technologies to the trucking industry)

 

September

Vnomics Announces Funding From Lockheed Martin (Original investor backs new technology development activities)

Abenaqui Carriers Switches to Carriers Edge (Hazardous materials carrier transitions to the CarriersEdge online platform for effective and affordable driver training)

LeanLogistics Adopts MacroPoint for Real-Time Load Tracking (LeanTMS Now Offering MacroPoint’s Patented Technology)

 

August

KRTS Transportation Specialists Addresses Trainer Shortage (Provider of commercial driver training uses the CarriersEdge online platform to more effectively and efficiently deliver its driver training services)

Superior Plus Energy Services Signs with Vnomics (Fuel products supplier realizes a 4.5% fuel economy improvement with the True Fuel standalone fuel optimization solution)

Vnomics Awarded National Science Foundation Grant (Funds, data and expertise to support research at the University of Rochester on using machine learning to improve fuel efficiency)

Impact Training Solutions Launches Ignite eLearning (Powered by CarriersEdge, Ignite eLearning driver training courses are enhancing Safety, Loss Prevention, Compliance, Operational, and Employee Development programs)

 

July

Vnomics Cuts Owner-Operator’s Fuel Costs (Fuel optimization solution is helping boost MPG by 19%)

Reserve Management Group Saves $15,000 Monthly with MacroPoint (Diversified services provider cuts administrative costs by enabling MacroPoint advanced load tracking capability)

CarriersEdge Offers Border Crossing Driver Training Courses (Provider of online driver training for the North American trucking industry introduces new Security and Threat Awareness and Inspection courses)

Teletrac Navman Announces Launch of Fleet Management Platform, DIRECTOR (Globally Available Platform Drives Unparalleled Productivity and Safety for Fleets Around the World)

3PL Systems Enables MacroPoint (Transportation Management System software provider for freight brokers adds MacroPoint advanced load tracking capability)

Vnomics True Fuel™ Second U.S. Patent Approved

 

June

Drivers Legal Plan Renews ATA Featured Product Agreement

Millennials are Diverse – Trucking Should Pay Attention (CarriersEdge CEO addresses the role that age, gender and ethnicity can play in attracting and retaining drivers)  

Survey Says: Perks Matter (EpicVue releases survey results at WFBCON showing how driver preferences based on demographics can help lead to improved retention)

 

May

CarriersEdge Offers Mobile Training App For Drivers (Trucking’s first dedicated mobile app for driver training is now available from the provider of online courses for the North American transportation industry)

4Refuel Streamlines New Hire Driver Training With CarriersEdge (Mobile on-site refueling service provider uses the CarriersEdge online platform for required and customized new hire and current driver training needs)

Kottke Trucking Sees Revenue Rise with TCG (TCG’s Cost Information System is boosting profitability more than 10 percent by enabling data visibility and analysis)

UltraShipTMS Partners With MacroPoint (Transportation logistics solutions provider enables MacroPoint load tracking capability for more effective transportation execution)

Day & Ross Address Driver Training Language Barrier With CarriersEdge (Truckload and LTL carrier switches to the CarriersEdge online platform for driver training and adopts the company’s Punjabi language courses)

Interstate Distributor Customizes Maintenance Training With CarriersEdge (After converting to CarriersEdge for driver training, diversified transportation services provider enables the online platform for maintenance training)

PIT Group Plans VIP Day and Fleet Forum at Annual Energotest (Energotest technology testing to feature special events for fleets and continue tradition of providing precise, verified and unbiased fuel consumption data)

Logistic Dynamics Signs with MacroPoint (Leader in freight management and freight broker related services offers MacroPoint load tracking capability)

Vigillo Announces Partnership with State Trucking Associations (Crash Reviews via JUST parallel CSA scoring system now available to members at discounted rates)

 

April

Quick Fuel Streamlines Fueling with QuikQ FPS (Quick Fuel, an automated fueling facility operator implements QuikQ RFID-based Fuel Purchase System at more than 50 locations nationwide)

Aperia Technologies Halo Tire Inflator Now In Use at Over 100 Fleets (Rapid adoption of thousands of tractor bolt-on inflation systems follows more than 50 fleet tests, validating Halo’s performance and ability to drive significant safety and efficiency benefits)

Andrew Smith, Trucking Technology Entrepreneur and Founder and Former CEO of ATDynamics, Joins Aperia as Senior Advisor

EBE Technologies and Vigillo Partner to Streamline the On-boarding of Motor Carriers (Integration provides immediate receipt and validation of a carrier’s CSA scores)

 

March

Vnomics Names New Chief Technology Officer (Lloyd Palum promoted to top technology development role)

MacroPoint Partners with the No. 47 JTG Daugherty Racing NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Team (Real-time tracking capabilities to enable fans to follow JTG Daugherty Racing on dedicated web site)

Millis Transfer Chooses EpicVue (Truckload carrier is adding in-cab satellite TV systems to 700 trucks)

MacroPoint Continues Pursuit of Patent Challenge Against FourKites (Federal Circuit Court of Appeals to Decide The Status of MacroPoint Patent Dispute with Fourkites)

Vigillo Announces BASIC Measure Analyzer (FMCSA’s public posting of CSA BASIC Measures on March 7th, 2016 causes confusion for carrier selection decision makers, Vigillo clears it up)

 

February

Vnomics Debuts True Fuel™ (Standalone fuel optimization solution combines real-time driver coaching and comprehensive fuel usage analytics to provide significant savings)

MacroPoint to Address at HighJump Elevate 2016 User Conference (Presentation on “Total Visibility in the Supply Chain” to be Delivered by MacroPoint President Bennett Adelson)

Aperia Technologies and MICHELIN Introduce MICHELIN Auto Inflate (Simple device answers complex problem of maintaining optimal tire inflation pressure on commercial trucks

QuikQ's Fuel Purchase System Utilized by Reliable Carriers (QuikQ Fuel Purchase System and RDIF tags in heavy duty trucks saves professional truck drivers time at the pump)

PeopleNet Selects Vigillo to Provide CSA Data for New Safety Analytics Dashboard (Four-tiered data analysis complements CSA scorecard to aid in risk mitigation)

MacroPoint Announces Integration with project44 (MacroPoint real-time freight tracking capabilities added to project44’s Freight APIs for LTL shipments)

 

January

Tribe Transportation To Outfit Entire Fleet with EpicVue (Native American Woman-Owned refrigerated carrier adds in-cab satellite TV systems to existing and new trucks)

Kennesaw Transportation Gives the Gift of EpicVue inMotion (Refrigerated carrier is adding in-cab satellite TV systems to existing and new trucks as a Christmas bonus for all team and single drivers)