software

uShip, eBay ink agreement on larger-than-parcel items

uShip will be a featured option for buyer-arranged transport in eBay categories were items of 150 lbs. or greater are common.

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BulkLoads board buys CoopsOpen app

The CoopsOpen app allows users to simply update station statuses as they pass scales -- joining ScaleChek and Overdrive's own Trucker Tools with similar functionality.

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Sylectus launches iPhone app

The app enables automated tracking of loads in near real-time and offers new image capture and indexing capabilities.

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Drivewyze: Free weigh-station alert function for app

The PreClear weigh-station bypassing service is out in a new version, PreClear 3.0, which includes a feature available to app users without a subscription -- a free nationwide weigh station and inspection site alert service.

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New app from Double Coin

Manufacturer Double Coin Tires and marketer CMA have launched a new smartphone application for iPhone and Android platforms. The free Double Coin Tires mobile application uses GPS (Global Positioning System) to enable the ability to search for Double Coin dealer locations within a user’s geographic location as well as within a specified radius or along a route. Users will also have the ability to call, share, email, or get directions to a dealer at a click of ...

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The ‘new-and-improved’ laptop blues

"I want the exact same computer I had before, with the exact same hardware, only new and not bashed up from 30K miles in an 18 wheeler. Try explaining this simple concept to one of The Borg who man the counters at Best Buy."

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Cobra launches new high-def nav units

New GPS nav units from Cobra Electronics feature high-def screens, free lifetimes updates, live and predictive traffic, and more.

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Giving snail mail some digital legs

Two services marketed directly to owner-operators -- Equinox Mailbox and Cyber Drop Box -- offer the ability for drivers to receive postal mail digitally while on the road.

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Magellan GPS packs tons of functions into easy-to-use unit

Editor tests Magellan commercial truck GPS unit. Finds its ease of use to be among top features.

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New mobile scanning integration from Prophesy / Drive Axle

The Drive Axle app allows you smartphone's camera to be turned into a document scanner/creator -- it's newly integrated with Prophesy's Trucking Management Software solutions.

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