software

New logging app/dispatching platform seeded by Google Ventures

The new KeepTruckin smartphone app for Android and iOS and web-based dispatching application is a computer-assisted log with much other functionality besides.

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The Pantry’s Kangaroo Express Joins Comdata to Extend Reach of Fuel

Comdata has announced it is expanding its Comdata Fuel Consortium (CFC) network by more than 5,000 locations through an agreement with The Pantry. Developed in 2008, the CFC is a nationwide network of 30,000 retail fuel locations offering an automatic price-per-gallon discountto Comdata MasterCard Corporate Fleet Card customers. Through the CFC network, The Pantry offers all Comdata MasterCard Corporate Fleet Card customers a discount on gasoline and diesel purchases As of Aug. 6, 2013, The Pantry ...

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BigRoad logging app on iPhone

The company's owner-operator/fleet version, available at $15 per month, likewise added IFTA functionality with state mile reporting.

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App to find best diesel prices

Wright Media, LLC, recently launched the Fuel Dawg app, part of the Trucker Grand Central Network of mobile products for the transportation industry. Fuel Dawg is designed to help owner-operators and trucking companies locate the best diesel prices closest to the driver using the driver’s GPS information. The app is free to download and gives drivers instant access to diesel prices at over 6,000 truck stops as well as which truck stops have parking in ...

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PC*Miler software gets update

ALK Technologies recently released the latest version of its PC*Miler truck routing, mileage and mapping software. The software is used by some electronic logging devices. PC*Miler 27 features include a completely redesigned user interface for maximum efficiency and hours-of-service compliance tools for more precise arrival and delivery time estimates. The interface reflects recent trends in software design, featuring a ribbon style design with icons, a more accessible layout and windows that can be floated outside ...

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Drivewyze offering free trial

Drivewyze recently announced a new version of its PreClear weigh station bypass and e-screening system that offers a 60-day free trial period and in-app trial activation, allowing drivers and fleets to take full advantage of bypass opportunities immediately. The PreClear 2.0 app is available from Google Play for Android smartphones and tablets. Apple (iOS) and Blackberry smartphone and tablet users can sign up online at the Drivewyze website and still get access to a fully ...

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Drivewyze opens MS location

Drivewyze PreClear, a new weigh-station bypass service, recently announced that it became operational at its 200th site with the activation of a Corinth, Miss., location. The bypass services work at both permanent and temporary inspection locations, providing service plans catered to both short and long-haul carriers traveling intrastate or interstate throughout the U.S. The company currently has 108 fixed sites and 110 mobile inspection sites for a total of 218 service sites. The company also recently ...

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123loadboard.com launches rate check tool

123loadboard.com has announced the launch of its new "Rate Check" feature, which gives brokers, carriers and shippers the ability to look up freight rates and measure the profitability of truck lanes. The feature tracks critical freight rate data from thousands of truck lanes for all major North American market areas, breaking down the the rate per mile, line haul revenue and average fuel cost per trip. Transportation professionals are able to target where they want ...

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Access permits via smartphone

Drivers can now obtain oversize and overweight permits via smartphones from West Chester Permit's online ordering system. The smartphone and tablet-friendly system enables drivers to both order permits and check the status of their orders anywhere they have Internet connection. Issued permits are automatically emailed to customers, which can then be printed. This option eliminates the need to drivers to wait on a fax while on the job. Android, Blackberry and Windows phones are recommended.

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Internet Truckstop offering CARB webinar

Internet Truckstop, an online freight-matching service, now offers a  free webinar series to help site members’ transition into new regulations from the California Air Resources Board. The regulation went into effect January 1st, and requires every carrier driving on California roads to comply with rules or face fines. The load board webinar series is four weeks long and begins January 9th. The webinars will be offered each Wednesday beginning at 12:30 p.m. MST and are ...

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