As true trucking technology innovators, LaunchIt clients are regularly featured in trade publications both in print and on-line. Below is a samples of such mentions.


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2017

 

March

03/02/2017 - EROAD achieves US first, with registration of Electronic Logging Device

 

February

02/27/2017 - EROAD ELD Commercially Available

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)

02/09/2017 - MacroPoint Announces Integration with Project44 (MacroPoint real-time freight tracking capabilities added to project44’s Freight APIs for LTL shipments)

02/08/2017 - Umpqua Dairy Adopts EROAD 

02/07/2017 - TCA Launches Accreditation Program for Truckload Carriers (Driver iQ Will be the Exclusive Sponsor of the Certificate and Certification program)

 

January

01/26/2017 - EROAD Adopts Max Speed Alert (New fleet management solution feature supports safe driving)

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)

01/24/2017 - U.S. Xpress Adds U.S Heft to PIT Group  

01/06/2017 - Norm Ellis named President of EROAD Inc 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 Secures $16 Million in Additional Funding 

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)

 

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

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)

Reliable Carriers Speeds Fueling for Drivers With QuikQ FPS (Truckload motor carrier adopts the QuikQ Fuel Purchase System)

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)