Rand McNally

My talk with the $25,000-winning ‘Navigator of the Year’

I got the grand opportunity to meet an owner-operator at the Great American Trucking Show last week who holds something of a grand distinction of being the only OO I know who's had a $25,000 check written to him just for being who he is. That owner-operator is St. Louis-based Edward Crumer (pictured), leased to Allied Van Lines and hauling for Florida-based agent Sorensen Moving & Storage in a 1997 Freightliner FLD. Rand McNally, with ...

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Rand McNally announces contest winner, map upgrade program

GPS manufacturer Rand McNally named Edward Crumer, an owner-operator for Allied Van Lines, as its 2011 Navigator of the Year and recipient of $25,000, the company announced Friday. The company says Crumer was selected because of his hauls -- he carries belongings to families of fallen soldiers -- and his story of navigating through Rogers Pass in the Canadian Rockies, a 48-hour trip in which Crumer had to stop three times for snow avalanche-related road closings. The ...

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Rand McNally offers GPS traffic feature

Over-the-road GPS units offer past and real-time traffic views.

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Motor Carriers Road Atlas

The 30th Edition Motor Carriers Road Atlas includes revised state and province maps, with updated mileages, additional suburb, town and small city names and better urban area representation. The maps have updates that show trucking-designated highways from the Surface Transportation Assistance Act. Changes in the truck-specific state contact information include operating authority contacts, emergency police and vehicle registration.. The book includes a 22-page mileage directory with more than 40,000 truck-route-specific mileages. RAND MCNALLY, www.randmcnally.com,

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Rand McNally unveils expanded GPS device

IntelliRoute TND 700 has a 7-inch state-of-the-art high-definition screen and enhanced software features.

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