Transportation

Omnitracs Subsidiary XRS Features Integrations to Transportation Management Software

September 17, 2015By

XRS Corporation, 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. 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 using both XRS and TMW platforms.... read more

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WorkWave Launches Fleet Management App for Transportation Companies

September 17, 2015By

WorkWave, a provider of cloud-based field service management and “last mile” fleet management software solutions, has unveiled WorkWave Fleet, its mobile-first flexible route planning solution. WorkWave Fleet helps field service and transportation and logistics businesses save time and costs while increasing capacity by better managing their mobile workforce with unique mobile capabilities. “WorkWave Fleet allows for automating the dispatching and... read more

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AT&T and Telogis Expand Efforts to Connect Fleets

September 10, 2015By

AT&T and Telogis, a SaaS-based connected vehicle technology provider, have announced a collaboration to offer solutions for companies with mobile workforces. Connecting vehicles of all sizes from small trucks to 18-wheelers and heavy equipment, the combination of AT&T’s global network and Telogis’ telematics, compliance, and mobile and navigation software creates full-fleet solutions for businesses around the world. The announcement was... read more

TESSCO Introduces Fleet Management Solution at CTIA Super Mobility

September 9, 2015By

TESSCO Technologies is introducing a low-cost investment vehicle tracking, monitoring and control solution at CTIA Super Mobility, being held Sept. 9-11 in Las Vegas. TESSCO is a provider of the product and value-chain solutions required to build, use and maintain wireless systems. The company is displaying the fleet management solution at booth 5932. “Spending in the U.S. logistics and transportation industry totaled... read more

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Antenova Shows GNSS Antenna Integration for Telematics at CTIA

September 8, 2015By
The Antenova ODB fully assembled.

Antenova Ltd., manufacturer of antennas and RF antenna modules for M2M and the Internet of Things, has built a model design for on-board devices (OBD) and vehicle telematics, which the company will be showing at CTIA Supermobility 2015. The OBD design uses three new antennas inside an OBD housing to link to GNSS satellite, Bluetooth and a terrestrial network, while... read more

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The Economic Benefits of GPS

September 1, 2015By
Figure 2. U.S. trade in GPS equipment, 2013 (millions of dollars).

This article is based on a presentation to the National Space-Based Positioning, Navigation and Timing Advisory Board in June 2015. The study reported on at the meeting was requested by the National Executive Committee for Space-Based Positioning, Navigation and Timing. It demonstrates the widespread use and importance of GPS to the U.S., with estimated benefits in 2013 of about $56... read more

Garmin, Honda Extend Partnership for Navigation

August 27, 2015By
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Garmin International Inc. has expanded its partnership with Honda Motors to provide the infotainment systems in new-model Hondas with Garmin’s navigation system. The latest vehicle platform to launch with Garmin and its navigation solution is the all-new Honda Pilot. “We are delighted to expand our esteemed partnership with Honda across multiple new vehicle platforms, bringing our navigation expertise to their customers via an... read more

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Omnitracs Partners with Mack Trucks, Volvo for Fleets

August 21, 2015By

Fleet management company Omnitracs LLC will develop telematics software for Volvo Trucks North America and Mack Fleet Management Services for Mack Trucks. The two separate memorandums of understanding will provide customers of both Volvo and Mack Trucks with fleet management services such as routing and predictive analytics solutions. According to Omnitracs, the agreements represent a move toward standardization in the trucking industry, making it easier for fleets... read more