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Rand McNally unveils new IntelliRoute truck-specific GPS, mobile ELD compatibility

Rand McNally introduced Aug. 21 at the Great American Trucking Show new, updated versions of its line of truck-specific GPS units, the IntelliRoute TND. It also announced its HD 100 electronic logging device now works with smart phones, tablets and its IntelliRoute GPS devices.

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Holidays on the road

Rand McNally's survey of 800+ drivers about how they celebrate holidays on the road yielded quite a few tales of generosity, camaraderie and veritable miracles... What your best story of Christmas on the road?

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In a tizzy over short miles pay

"They can ping your truck within six inches but they can't pay you mileage? Who the hell do I write a letter to? It's going to be scathing and probably contain *!?! at least once.”...

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Rand McNally software updates

Rand McNally updated its MileMaker and IntelliRoute software for truck-specific routing, mileages and mapping.

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Rand McNally announces upgraded PC, nav units

Rand McNally announced this week the launch of its TruckPC 7600, which has a new hardware design and upgrades for its mobile communication fleet management system. The map and navigation company said it also cut the price to under $1,200 and reduced the size of the mounted box. The new box is one-third the size of the prior generation, allowing it to be installed in various locations in the front or back of the cab. The ...

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Rand McNally integrates mobile communications with TMW Systems

Rand McNally announced its mobile communication systems are now certified and integrated with two applications from TMW Systems Inc. Fleets that use TMWSuite or TL2000 can pull data from Rand McNally’s TND 760 and TruckPC in-cab devices through their TMW products. The TMW-certified integration pulls critical data from Rand McNally’s in-cab systems via Rand McNally Connect software. The data provided by Rand McNally’s devices enable TMW products to deliver automated and standardized driver daily workflows, notify ...

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TND nav unit with Wi-Fi connectivity

Rand McNally has introduced the IntelliRoute TND 720, a 7-in. truck-specific GPS with Wi-Fi connectivity, allowing for real-time weather information and display, and new hardware with a rugged casing, video input and a brighter screen. Wi-Fi connectivity allows drivers to get real-time weather maps and updates on the road to help anticipate delays. Drivers can utilize the Wi-Fi option by using smartphones as Wi-Fi hotspots. Other features include expanded routing options, quick view of exits to help ...

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GPS available in Internationals

Rand McNally and Navistar Inc. on Thursday, Nov. 3, announced an agreement to make Rand McNally’s IntelliRoute TND truck GPS units available as an in-dash option in International trucks starting next year. Navistar will begin offering an in-dash version of the high-definition 7-inch IntelliRoute TND 710 navigation unit for new truck production in January 2012. The in-dash units will include several customized screens as well as a listing of International Truck dealers and locations. “Market research ...

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Trucker wins GPS system

Bill Stewart, a St. Louis resident, won a Rand McNally IntelliRoute TND 500 Model Trucker GPS system, Truck Centers Inc. said. The dealer network held a drawing for the GPS system and other prizes in honor of National Truck Driver Appreciation week. Visit Truck Centers online for more information.

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McLeod apps upgraded

Rand McNally’s TruckPC and TND 760 Fleet Edition products are now available on McLeod’s LoadMaster Enterprise and Powerbroker Version 10.3 apps, the map maker announced. Data such as vehicle position, messaging between cab and dispatch, and hours of service details for each driver are available on the products. Visit Rand McNally for details.

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