Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Technology
Canadian research group participating in platooning program this month

Canadian research group participating in platooning program this month

MONTREAL — PIT Group, the research and engineering branch of FPInnovations focused on improving fleet maintenance and operations in the North American transportation industry, says it will participate in Transport Canada’s Cooperative Truck Platooning Systems (CTPS) testing program that began July 24 and will end August 18 at the Motor Vehicle Test Centre in Blainville, Quebec.

Freightliner ups the ante on connectivity, puts a new shine to Run Smart website

Freightliner ups the ante on connectivity, puts a new shine to Run Smart website

YOUNTVILLE, Calif. — Fleets with a new Freightliner Cascadia with Detroit engine late this summer will be able to access engine performance reports over the air via the Detroit Connect portal.

ONE20, RoadsideMASTERS.com to offer free roadside assistance

ONE20, RoadsideMASTERS.com to offer free roadside assistance

MINNEAPOLIS — In its latest move to provide unparalleled benefits and services to members, ONE20 announced a new program that will give free roadside assistance to more than 350,000 drivers who are members of the ONE20 communities.

Schneider Logistics offering J.J. Keller ELD product for compliance services

Schneider Logistics offering J.J. Keller ELD product for compliance services

GREEN BAY, Wis. — As the looming December electronic logging device or ELD mandate gets closer to implementation this year, many carriers are scrambling for advice and compliant solutions — especially smaller and mid-size fleets that often do business with brokerage firms for freight opportunities.

N.C. Highway Patrol tells HELP to proceed with PrePass at 10 more areas in state

N.C. Highway Patrol tells HELP to proceed with PrePass at 10 more areas in state

PHOENIX — The North Carolina State Highway Patrol recently notified HELP Inc., the nonprofit provider of PrePass, to proceed with the deployment of truck pre-clearance and weigh station bypass at 10 additional locations throughout the state.

Dock411 app gives truckers useful data about new loading dock sites before they arrive

Dock411 app gives truckers useful data about new loading dock sites before they arrive

PLOVER, Wis. — Don’t you wish that when you have a new freight delivery site that you could automatically know where the front loading door is, any backing challenges on the site, whether they allow pets and so forth?

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