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January 17 2017

Magellan's Return-to-Route Earns Tech Award

Magellan's Return-to-Route smart routing solution has been honored with a Best of CES 2017 TWICE Picks award in car technology, the company announced.

Tags: Magellan, Awards, Route Optimization

January 10 2017

Omnitracs Releases Virtual Load View App

Omnitracs has added a mobile application to its Virtual Load View solution, providing access to real-time load tracking data when an Omnitracs unit is not available.

Tags: Freight, Shippers, Brokers, Omnitracs, Asset Tracking

December 22 2016

LoadTrek, Fleetilla Announce Strategic Alliance

North American Dispatch Systems, the manufacturer of the LoadTrek, and Fleetilla LLC announced a strategic alliance to leverage each other’s capabilities to provide end-to-end solutions for a wide range of fleet management operations.

Tags: Strategic Alliance, LoadTrek

December 19 2016

Route4Me Adds Route Optimization to Geotab Marketplace

<p><em>Screenshot courtesy of Route4Me.</em></p>

Route4Me, Inc. has added its software application to the Geotab Marketplace to provide dynamic route sequencing and optimization software integrated with Geotab's real-time vehicle tracking platform.

Tags: Geotab, Route Optimization, Fleet Management Software

December 08 2016

FourKites Platform Available on Geotab Marketplace

<p><em>Photo: FourKites</em></p>

FourKites, a real-time tracking platform provider, has announced that its platform is available on the Geotab Marketplace.

Tags: Geotab, Asset Tracking, FourKites

December 07 2016

WorkWave Expands Telematics Offering with GPS Heroes Acquisition

Field service software provider WorkWave has acquired Hawaii-based GPS Heroes, a GPS and telematics company that serves small and medium-sized businesses.

Tags: Mergers & Acquisitions, Cloud-Based Technology, WorkWave, MRM

November 21 2016

GPS Insight Offers Mannequin Challenge Video

Telematics provider GPS Insight has added their contribution to the Mannequin Challenge, a viral video trend in which people remain frozen in action while a camera records their poses.

Tags: GPS Insight, Social Media

November 07 2016

Verizon-Fleetmatics Deal Finalized

<p><em>Logos via Verizon and Fleetmatics.</em></p>

Verizon Communications has completed its $2.4 billion acquisition of Fleetmatics Group to become the largest provider of telematics systems for commercial fleets, the company has announced.

Tags: Fleetmatics, Mergers & Acquisitions, Verizon Networkfleet, Telogis

November 07 2016

DriveCam Video Helps Address Driver Complacency

<p>The Andrus team, which serves 11 Western states and <span class="xn-location">Texas</span>, entered into a trial with the Lytx DriveCam video telematics program with it's 340-truck fleet.</p>

When Andrus Transportation Services sought a way to safeguard its freight, its drivers, and the roads they travel while still maximizing their trucking assets, its leadership knew that video could be the powerful tool they needed.

Tags: DriveCam, Lytx, In-Vehicle Video

November 04 2016

Omnitracs Expands Telematics Offering for More Fleet Types

<p><em>Image via Omnitracs</em></p>

Omnitracs is offering two new telematics solutions, Omnitracs Roadnet Telematics and Omnitracs XRS, expanding the types of fleets that can benefit from real-time asset tracking and data-based visibility.

Tags: Telematics, Omnitracs, Small Fleets, Short-Haul

November 02 2016

John Deere Adds Telogis Telematics for Equipment

John Deere will offer a telematics and asset tracking system with its heavy equipment under a new partnership with Telogis announced at the Telogis Latitude Conference in Dana Point, Calif.

Tags: Telogis, John Deere, Heavy Equipment, Asset Tracking

October 27 2016

Paragon Updates Routing and Scheduling Software

<p><em>Photo: Paragon Software Systems</em></p>

Paragon Software launched the latest version of its advanced transport solution, with a number of improvements to the Planning and Paragon Live modules.

Tags: Tracking, Routing, Paragon Software Systems

October 10 2016

ARI VehicleDowntimeView Tracks Repair Times

ARI has developed VehicleDowntimeView, technology that uses GPS monitoring and telematics data to measure how long a vehicle is out of service and provide data to manage the reduction of a fleet’s total downtime.

Tags: Fleet Management Software, Maintenance Costs, software, ARI, Downtime, Repair Costs, Technology, Telematics

October 05 2016

Decisiv Powers Kenworth TruckTech+

Decisiv, Inc., a provider of Service Relationship Management (SRM) solutions for commercial assets, announced that its software platform will power the Kenworth TruckTech+ Service Management System.

Tags: Kenworth, Decisiv, TruckTech+

October 04 2016

Continental Buys A Majority Stake in Zonar

<p><em>Illustration&nbsp;courtesy of Continental</em></p>

The Continental Corporation has acquired a majority stake in Zonar Systems, a company specializing in fleet management solutions for commercial vehicles.

Tags: Telematics, Continental, Zonar, Mergers & Acquisitions

October 04 2016

Telogis, Nissan Announce European Connected Vehicle Partnership

<p><em>Photo: Nissan</em></p>

Continuing its strategy to partner with OEMs, Telogis, a Verizon company, has announced that it has added another OEM to its partner roster with Nissan Europe to provide connected-vehicle technologies and services to Nissan commercial customers in Europe.

Tags: Nissan, Telogis, France, United Kingdom, Germany

October 02 2016

Lytx Releases “Client-Centric” Improvements to DriveCam Safety Program

<p><strong>Lytx</strong><em>&nbsp;</em><strong>Chairman &amp; CEO Brandon Nixon describes&nbsp;new enhancements to the DriveCam&nbsp;video-based telematics safety program. </strong><em>Photo: Evan Lockridge</em></p>
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LAS VEGAS – Lytx announced new enhancements to its DriveCam video-based telematics safety program that Chairman and CEO Brandon Nixon said “will streamline workflow, capture even more unsafe driving behaviors, and make fleet tracking easier for fleet managers on the go.”

Tags: Driver Behavior, Driver Training, Lytx, ATA MC&E

September 26 2016

MiX Telematics Offers ELD Platform for Hazmat Fleets

<p><em>Image via MiX Telematics</em></p>

MiX Telematics launched an electronic logging device platform designed specifically for hazardous material transporters, such as those transporting chemicals, fuels or pesticides.

Tags: Telematics, MiX Telematics, Hazmat, ELDs

September 14 2016

Chevin, CalAmp Partner for Integrated Telematics Data

Chevin Fleet Solutions has adopted CalAmp’s telematics services for its fleet asset management software. This partnership allows Chevin to seamlessly integrate telematics data with its software.

Tags: Chevin Fleet Solutions, CalAmp, Big Data

September 12 2016

Geotab, J.J. Keller Partner on Telematics, ELD Solution

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Geotab and J.J. Keller & Associates are teaming up to offer a solution combining Geotab telematics and J.J. Keller’s electronic logs.

Tags: J.J. Keller, Geotab, ELDs, Telematics

August 29 2016

MiX Telematics Adds Data Feature to Telematics Platform

<p><em>The new solution creates a data cube that&rsquo;s accessible via Microsoft Excel and automatically updated with fresh fleet data. (Photo: MiX Telematics)</em></p>

MiX Telematics has added free feature to its MiX Fleet Manager solution called MiX Insight Agility that creates a data cube that’s accessible via Microsoft Excel and automatically updated with fresh fleet data, the telematics provider has announced.

Tags: Reporting, MiX Telematics, MiX Insight Agility, Microsoft Excel

August 25 2016

Rastrac, Magellan Partner on Fleet Telematics

<p><em>Photo courtesy of Rastrac.</em></p>

Austin, Texas-based telematics provider Rastrac is partnering with Magellan on a system that provides vehicle tracking and reporting, including Hours of Service (HOS) compliance through an electronic logging device (ELD), according to the company.

Tags: Rastrac, Magellan, ELDs, Hours of Service, Vehicle Tracking, Mapping

August 16 2016

Zubie Adds Wi-Fi to Telematics Solution

<p><em>Photo courtesy of Zubie.</em></p>

Zubie has added on-board Wi-Fi powered by Verizon's 4G LTE network to its business fleet and analytics solution, the telematics provider announced.

Tags: Wi-Fi, Zubie, Vehicle Tracking, Analytics

August 15 2016

AT&T Launches Telematics Solution for Commercial Fleets

<p><em>Photo courtesy of AT&amp;T Partner Exchange.</em></p>

AT&T is rolling out a GPS-based fleet, asset and mobile workforce solution designed to help commercial fleets and other business customers track and manage vehicles, high-value assets, and mobile workers.

Tags: AT&T, AT&T Fleet Complete, Asset Tracking, Mobile Worker

August 04 2016

Spireon Touts 2016 First Half Growth

Spireon Inc. has achieved its 20th consecutive quarter of year-over-year revenue growth, as the company added over 1 million new connected devices in the past year across its vehicle telematics segments.

Tags: Spireon

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