News http://fleetowner.com/taxonomy/term/6594/more en HighJump releases new TMS solution http://fleetowner.com/technology/highjump-releases-new-tms-solution <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><a href="http://www.highjump.com/"><u><font color="#0000ff" face="Times New Roman" size="3">HighJump</font></u></a><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">, a provider of supply chain management software, has released a new TMS solution. The new software is a &ldquo;feature-rich transportation management solution serving the transportation needs of the shipper and warehousing markets, as well as for carriers and brokers looking for a web-based transportation solution,&rdquo; the company said.</font></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/highjump-releases-new-tms-solution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/highjump-releases-new-tms-solution#comments Equipment News Technology Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:50:00 +0000 158031 at http://fleetowner.com Bendix expands remanufactured components with new line http://fleetowner.com/equipment/bendix-expands-remanufactured-components-new-line <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><a href="http://www.bendix.com/en/"><u><font color="#0000ff" face="Times New Roman" size="3">Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems</font></u></a><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> has expanded its lineup of remanufactured components with the launch of the All Makes product line. Designed to initially address the growing demand for remanufactured (reman) compressors, Bendix said the line features more than 100 non-Bendix compressor part numbers while also incorporating 20 new offerings from Bendix.</font></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/bendix-expands-remanufactured-components-new-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/bendix-expands-remanufactured-components-new-line#comments Equipment News Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:48:00 +0000 158021 at http://fleetowner.com Railroads top trucking’s lobbying efforts http://fleetowner.com/regulations/railroads-top-trucking-s-lobbying-efforts <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><font face="Calibri" size="3">In the last two years, the trucking industry has spent over $3.4 million on lobbying, according to data from a </font><a href="http://maplight.org/us-congress/lobbying?utm_source=Copy+of+DATA%3A+Lobbying+data+-+chamber+and+google&amp;utm_campaign=DATA%3A+Sen.+Cardin%2C+New+Top+Dem.+on+Foreign+Relations%2C+is+Major+Recipient+of+Pro-Israel+Contributions&amp;utm_medium=email"><u><font color="#0000ff" face="Calibri" size="3">MapLight</font></u></a><font face="Calibri" size="3"> analysis of federal lobbying disclosures.</font></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/railroads-top-trucking-s-lobbying-efforts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/regulations/railroads-top-trucking-s-lobbying-efforts#comments News Regulations Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:45:00 +0000 158011 at http://fleetowner.com April 24, 2015: Driver shortage causes tech schools to act; Port problems abound in CA; Ryder named trucking company of the year http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/april-24-2015-driver-shortage-causes-tech-schools-act-port-problems-abound-ca-ryder <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Here is a look at what is happening in the world of transportation this morning:</p> <p>&bull; <a href="http://en.portnews.ru/news/198703/"><u>Cargo owners and trucking firm leaders</u></a> were among the more than 100 attendees who gathered to discuss problems with California&rsquo;s Long Beach and Los Angeles ports, <strong>PortNews</strong> reported.</p></div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/april-24-2015-driver-shortage-causes-tech-schools-act-port-problems-abound-ca-ryder" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/april-24-2015-driver-shortage-causes-tech-schools-act-port-problems-abound-ca-ryder#comments Driver Management Fleet Management News Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:34:00 +0000 158001 at http://fleetowner.com Lytx announces leadership additions http://fleetowner.com/technology/lytx-announces-leadership-additions <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><a href="http://www.lytx.com/"><u><font color="#0563c1" face="Calibri" size="3">Lytx</font></u></a><font face="Calibri" size="3">, a video-based driver safety technology provider, has added a chief marketing officer and chief financial officer in an attempt to &ldquo;further strengthen its already outstanding executive leadership team, and position the company to provide even greater value to its clients,&rdquo; the company said.</font></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/lytx-announces-leadership-additions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/lytx-announces-leadership-additions#comments Fleet Management News Technology Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:31:00 +0000 157991 at http://fleetowner.com Paying by the Mile Caused Fatigue, Crashes and Fatalities http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/paying-mile-caused-fatigue-crashes-and-fatalities <div class="field-deck"> For Dupré Logistics running their company by the rules wasn't working. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Paying drivers by the hour and moving to a five-day work week has improved both safety and driver retention for tank truck carrier Dupré Logistics. It wasn't fair to expect drivers to bear the brunt of trucking's inherent inefficiencies, says the fleet's CEO.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/paying-mile-caused-fatigue-crashes-and-fatalities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/driver-management-resource-center/paying-mile-caused-fatigue-crashes-and-fatalities#comments Driver Management Resource Center News Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13:29:00 +0000 157981 at http://fleetowner.com ELD mandate, highway trust fund fix top ATA priorities http://fleetowner.com/regulations/eld-mandate-highway-trust-fund-fix-top-ata-priorities <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The <a href="http://www.truckline.com/">American Trucking Associations</a> (ATA), which bills itself as the industry&rsquo;s largest trade group, plans to make passage of the <a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/abcs-elds">electronic logging device</a> (ELD) mandate and <a href="http://fleetowner.com/news/foxx-we-ve-got-context-problem-transportation">fixing the highway trust fund</a> (HTF) its top near-term priorities for its lobbying team.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/eld-mandate-highway-trust-fund-fix-top-ata-priorities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/regulations/eld-mandate-highway-trust-fund-fix-top-ata-priorities#comments Fleet Management News Regulations Fri, 24 Apr 2015 09:55:00 +0000 157961 at http://fleetowner.com FMCSA updates medical exam form rules http://fleetowner.com/regulations/fmcsa-updates-medical-exam-form-rules <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The <a href="https://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/">Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration</a> (FMCSA) officially amended its <a href="https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2015/04/23/2015-09053/medical-examiners-certification-integration">medical examination rules this week</a> mandating that certified medical examiners that performing truck driver physicals use a newly developed medical examination report (MER) form, dubbed MCSA-5875.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/fmcsa-updates-medical-exam-form-rules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/regulations/fmcsa-updates-medical-exam-form-rules#comments News Regulations Thu, 23 Apr 2015 15:27:00 +0000 157951 at http://fleetowner.com April 23, 2015: Rail vs. truck battle; truck groups fighting for members; and 5 students killed in tractor-trailer accident http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/april-23-2015-rail-vs-truck-battle-truck-groups-fighting-members-and-5-students-kil <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Here is a look at what is happening in the world of transportation today:</p></div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/april-23-2015-rail-vs-truck-battle-truck-groups-fighting-members-and-5-students-kil" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/april-23-2015-rail-vs-truck-battle-truck-groups-fighting-members-and-5-students-kil#comments Equipment Fleet Management Fuel News Thu, 23 Apr 2015 14:47:00 +0000 157931 at http://fleetowner.com Vigillo expands, hires new vp of business development http://fleetowner.com/technology/vigillo-expands-hires-new-vp-business-development <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="https://vigillo.com/">Vigillo</a>, which is expanding to meet the demands of its customers, has hired two new software developers and is planning to add as many as six more developers to its staff, the company announced. Vigillo also brought on Steve Wilhelms, a safety and risk management professional with over 20 years of experience leading teams in safety, risk management and regulatory compliance, to serve as vice president of business development.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/vigillo-expands-hires-new-vp-business-development" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/vigillo-expands-hires-new-vp-business-development#comments Fleet Management News Technology Thu, 23 Apr 2015 14:02:00 +0000 157911 at http://fleetowner.com