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July 2017 Issue

Fleet Operations News

Omnitracs Registers Compliant ELD Solution with FMCSA

Omnitracs, LLC, a global pioneer of fleet management solutions to transportation and logistics companies, announced that it has completed testing on an electronic logging device (ELD) solution that meets the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA’s) ELD mandate, which goes into effect on December 18, 2017.   Omnitracs offers...

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Mack Announces Partnership with Mack

July 19, 2017 • App Homepage, Fleet Operations News, Wholesale Operations NewsComments Off on Mack Announces Partnership with Mack

Mack Trucks and Oakland Raiders defensive end Khalil Mack have reached a sponsorship agreement, under which Mack, the 2016 NFL Defensive Player of the Year, will support the Brooklyn-born truck maker in promoting exciting news to be...

U.S. Bank Voyager® Network Adds 53 Locations in North Carolina and Florida

July 17, 2017 • App Homepage, Fleet Operations News, Retail Operations NewsComments Off on U.S. Bank Voyager® Network Adds 53 Locations in North Carolina and Florida

The U.S Bank Voyager® Network added 53 new locations as a result of network merchant Monro Muffler Brake’s acquisition of Clark Tire Total Car Care Advantage in North Carolina and McGee Auto Service & Tires in Florida. The new locations now accept...

Drivewyze’s North Carolina Expansion Features the Most Bypass Opportunities

July 12, 2017 • App Homepage, Fleet Operations News, Wholesale Operations NewsComments Off on Drivewyze’s North Carolina Expansion Features the Most Bypass Opportunities

When Drivewyze expands its number of active sites in North Carolina around August 1, the weigh station bypass service will be available at a total of 16 locations in the Tar Heel State.   “With those 16 locations, Drivewyze will have four more sites...

Chevron Introduces the Delo Game Changers Campaign to Recognize and Discover Those Changing Today’s Business for the Better

July 12, 2017 • App Homepage, Fleet Operations News, Wholesale Operations NewsComments Off on Chevron Introduces the Delo Game Changers Campaign to Recognize and Discover Those Changing Today’s Business for the Better

Chevron Products Company, a Chevron U.S.A. Inc. division, maker of the Delo® brand of technologically advanced engine oils, lubricants and coolants, launched its Delo Game Changers campaign and Road Trip, which spotlights the transition to the new...

FleetUp Introduces Voice Over Hours of Service Solution to Proactively Notify Drivers of ELD Mandate Compliance Violations

July 12, 2017 • App Homepage, Fleet Operations News, Wholesale Operations NewsComments Off on FleetUp Introduces Voice Over Hours of Service Solution to Proactively Notify Drivers of ELD Mandate Compliance Violations

FleetUp, a provider of comprehensive electronic logging devices (ELDs) and hours of service (HOS) compliance solutions for Intelligent Fleet Management, announced a voice-over HOS (VoHOS) solution integrated into FleetUp’s FMCSA-certified HOS app....

Ryder Introduces New Maintenance Offering on Pre-Owned Vehicles

July 10, 2017 • App Homepage, Fleet Operations News, Wholesale Operations NewsComments Off on Ryder Introduces New Maintenance Offering on Pre-Owned Vehicles

Ryder System, Inc., a leader in commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation and supply chain solutions, announced the launch of a new preventive maintenance program available to its pre-owned vehicle purchasers. The...

U.S. Army Tests Hydrogen Technology for Diesel Trucks

July 3, 2017 • App Homepage, Business Management News, Fleet Operations NewsComments Off on U.S. Army Tests Hydrogen Technology for Diesel Trucks

U.S. Army demonstration shows mileage improvement for a diesel truck using a proprietary hydrogen injection system. Commercial Hydrogen, Inc. of Houston developed the system, which is designed to improve mileage and air quality for diesel trucks.  ...

New Study Reveals July 4th Is Officially the Most Dangerous Day to Drive in America

June 28, 2017 • App Homepage, Fleet Operations News, Wholesale Operations NewsComments Off on New Study Reveals July 4th Is Officially the Most Dangerous Day to Drive in America

A new study into America’s driving and fatality reports has revealed that July 4th is officially the most dangerous day to drive in the United States. The study, conducted by Geotab, a telematics and GPS vehicle tracking company, looked at the fatality...

Trucks as Billboards: How Odom Corporation Uses DriveCam® Program to Protect Their Drivers and the Brands They Deliver

June 28, 2017 • App Homepage, Fleet Operations News, Wholesale Operations NewsComments Off on Trucks as Billboards: How Odom Corporation Uses DriveCam® Program to Protect Their Drivers and the Brands They Deliver

Every Odom Corporation truck is a rolling billboard for the brands it delivers, from Coca-Cola to Miller-Coors, and the company has adopted the DriveCam video telematics safety program to make sure that the trucks and their drivers are sending the right brand...