News http://fleetowner.com/taxonomy/term/6594/more en Heavy rains, flooding continue to plague Texas, Oklahoma roadways http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/heavy-rains-flooding-continue-plague-texas-oklahoma-roadways <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Days of widespread and heavy rains have left the Texas and Oklahoma areas ravaged with road closures and infrastructure concerns to address after the series of weather systems, being funneled into the area by a dipping jet stream, leave the states later this week.</p> <p>According to a spokesperson for the Texas Dept. of Transportation (TxDOT), there are no major bridge or infrastructure concerns as of this morning, but there are numerous road closures in the state, many of those are centered in the lower half of the state near the Houston area.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/heavy-rains-flooding-continue-plague-texas-oklahoma-roadways" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/heavy-rains-flooding-continue-plague-texas-oklahoma-roadways#comments Fleet Management News Safety Wed, 27 May 2015 15:33:00 +0000 161101 at http://fleetowner.com Texas flooding hampers travel http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/texas-flooding-hampers-travel <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>Severe weather in the Texas and Oklahoma areas over the past several days have left many roads closed and cities and towns with infrastructure damage to assess. Forecasters say the severe weather outbreak could last into the weekend.</p> </div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/texas-flooding-hampers-travel#comments Equipment Fleet Management News Safety Wed, 27 May 2015 15:09:00 +0000 161091 at http://fleetowner.com ATA welcomes Aon to its Featured Product Program http://fleetowner.com/technology/ata-welcomes-aon-its-featured-product-program <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The American Trucking Assns. welcomed <a href="http://www.aon.com/default.jsp"><u>Aon Risk Solutions&rsquo; Transportation &amp; Logistics Practice</u></a>, a provider of risk management solutions to the transportation industry, to its ATA Featured Product program.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/ata-welcomes-aon-its-featured-product-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/ata-welcomes-aon-its-featured-product-program#comments Driver Management Resource Center News Safety Technology Wed, 27 May 2015 14:57:00 +0000 161081 at http://fleetowner.com New Aljex software creates self-dispatching document http://fleetowner.com/technology/new-aljex-software-creates-self-dispatching-document <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.aljex.com/"><u>Aljex Software</u></a> has introduced Automated Rate Confirmation (ARC), a software module that streamlines the key elements of daily carrier-broker interchange &mdash;rate confirmation and dispatch, the company said.</p> <p>ARC is an email from broker to carrier with links in a virtual self-dispatching document that updates automatically on the working screens of Aljex users, Aljex said.</p> <p>Here&#39;s how it works:</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/new-aljex-software-creates-self-dispatching-document" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/new-aljex-software-creates-self-dispatching-document#comments News Technology Wed, 27 May 2015 14:55:00 +0000 161071 at http://fleetowner.com GreenRoad opens new headquarters, appoints executives http://fleetowner.com/technology/greenroad-opens-new-headquarters-appoints-executives <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://greenroad.com/"><u>GreenRoad Technologies</u></a>, a provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) driver behavior and fleet performance solutions, is expanding its activity in the North American fleet market.&nbsp;</p> <p>According to the company, in order to spearhead sales and customer success, GreenRoad has appointed senior telematics industry executives Ken McCann and Blake Burns, both of whom will be based at the company&rsquo;s new headquarters in Austin, TX.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/greenroad-opens-new-headquarters-appoints-executives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/greenroad-opens-new-headquarters-appoints-executives#comments News Technology Wed, 27 May 2015 14:53:00 +0000 161061 at http://fleetowner.com Blue1USA promotes Crowder http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/blue1usa-promotes-crowder <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><a href="http://blue1usa.com/"><u><font color="#0563c1" face="Calibri" size="3">Blue1USA</font></u></a><font face="Calibri" size="3"> has promoted Dan Crowder to National Fleet Account Executive.</font></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><font face="Calibri" size="3">According to the company, Crowder has over 20 year&rsquo;s sales experience developing relationships with fleet owners of all vocations.&nbsp; He is now responsible for all petroleum and DEF equipment solutions nationwide.</font></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/blue1usa-promotes-crowder" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/blue1usa-promotes-crowder#comments Fleet Management News Wed, 27 May 2015 14:51:00 +0000 161051 at http://fleetowner.com Indian River Transport adds Freightliner natural gas trucks to fleet http://fleetowner.com/running-green/indian-river-transport-adds-freightliner-natural-gas-trucks-fleet <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><a href="http://indianrivertransport.com/"><u><font color="#0000ff" face="Calibri" size="3">Indian River Transport</font></u></a><font face="Calibri" size="3"> has added five </font><a href="https://www.freightlinertrucks.com/Trucks/Alternative-Power-Trucks/Natural-Gas/Cascadia-113-NG/"><u><font color="#0000ff" face="Calibri" size="3"><span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/freightliner-1?intlink=incontent" title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Freightliner</a></span> Cascadia 113</font></u></a><font face="Calibri" size="3"> compressed <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/blue-fleets?intlink=incontent" title="" target="_blank">natural gas</a></span> (CNG) day cabs to its fleet. The new trucks are the first alternative fuel vehicles in the 600-tractor fleet.</font></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/indian-river-transport-adds-freightliner-natural-gas-trucks-fleet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/running-green/indian-river-transport-adds-freightliner-natural-gas-trucks-fleet#comments Blue Fleets Fuel News Running Green Wed, 27 May 2015 14:48:00 +0000 161031 at http://fleetowner.com FMCSA seeks to establish state CDL auditing process http://fleetowner.com/regulations/fmcsa-seeks-establish-state-cdl-auditing-process <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The <a href="http://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/">Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration</a> (FMCSA) plans to file an &ldquo;<a href="https://s3.amazonaws.com/public-inspection.federalregister.gov/2015-12856.pdf">information collection request</a>&rdquo; or ICR this week with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval that seeks to standardize recordkeeping and reporting protocols for state commercial driver license (CDL) programs.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/fmcsa-seeks-establish-state-cdl-auditing-process" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/regulations/fmcsa-seeks-establish-state-cdl-auditing-process#comments News Regulations Wed, 27 May 2015 14:46:00 +0000 161041 at http://fleetowner.com Your May 27 Pre-Trip: Truckers see cameras as invasion of privacy http://fleetowner.com/safety/your-may-27-pre-trip-truckers-see-cameras-invasion-privacy <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><font face="Calibri" size="3">Here are five things worth knowing today: </font></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/safety/your-may-27-pre-trip-truckers-see-cameras-invasion-privacy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/safety/your-may-27-pre-trip-truckers-see-cameras-invasion-privacy#comments Fleet Management Fuel News Safety Wed, 27 May 2015 14:40:00 +0000 161021 at http://fleetowner.com Diesel prices continue to climb http://fleetowner.com/fuel/diesel-prices-continue-climb <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Diesel prices across the U.S. gradually increased this week, according to data tracked by the <a href="http://www.eia.gov/petroleum/gasdiesel/">Energy Information Administration</a> (EIA). For the most part, gasoline followed suit &ndash; with the exception of the West Coast, which saw the only decrease this week.</p> <p>The EIA said the average U.S. retail pump price for diesel was up 1 cent this week to $2.914 per gallon, which is $1.011 per gallon cheaper compared to the same week in 2014.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fuel/diesel-prices-continue-climb" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fuel/diesel-prices-continue-climb#comments Fleet Management Fuel News Wed, 27 May 2015 13:35:00 +0000 161011 at http://fleetowner.com