June 2015

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40 COMMERCIAL CARRIER JOURNAL | JUNE 2015 technology • CargoSense announced total pro- ceeds of $2.5 million from its seed round of investment. The company provides a data capture and analytics platform for motor carriers, shippers and logistics providers that trans- porttemperature-sensitive freight in the pharmaceutical, cold chain and refrigerated storage industries. Its Software-as-a-Service acts as a "black box" that records temperature, light, humidity, pressure, shock and tilt from origin to destination. • Omnitracs,a provider of eet man- agement systems, launched www., an information site designed to help eets understand the upcoming electronic logging device mandate. Theonline resource center has blogs, case studies, news updates, frequently asked questions, white papers, video tutorials and more. Visi- tors can sign up to receive alerts as new information is posted to the site. • HighJump, a provider of supply chain management software, is planning the release of its Web-based HighJump TMS software designed to allow carri- ers and brokers to accommodate both types of business through the same application and interface. Features include order management, routing and load assignments, rating, invoic- ing, payable auditing, payroll, safety and compliance, and load tender- ing.HighJump TMS also o ers imaging, EDI, business intelligence dashboards, custom reporting and mobile driver tracking. • Decisiv, a provider of service relation- ship managementsystems, announced a new integration with FleetNet America, which provides maintenance management and roadside assistance services. The companies' Application Programming Interface will enable Decisiv eet customers to schedule and manage service events through Fleet- Net's Roadside and TMcare programs and allow them to interact and share maintenance event data seamlessly and bidirectionally. • Lytx, a provider of video-based driver safety products, signed an agreement with trucking insurance specialist Canal Insurance Co. to o er the Lytx Drive- Cam program. Lytx's DC Enterprise and DC Protect o erings will be available to Canal customers as a CanalRISK360 value-added service through its risk management services unit. • PeopleNet, a provider of eet mobil- ity systems, announced that Quality Carriers Inc. (CCJ Top 250, No. 36), one of thelargestbulk transportation service providers in North America, has integrated its technology plat- forms into about 2,500 tank trucks to provide more visibility, better driver work ow automation and overall safety improvement features. • Rand McNally announced that Wayne Smith Trucking of Morrilton, Ark., is completing installation of the TND 760 mobile eet management system throughout its 115-truck operation for electronic logs, truck-speci c GPS to alleviate out-of-route driving and work ow to help optimize schedules. WST selected Rand's TND 760 after a three-month evaluation period and will integrate the devices with the McLeod Software system it uses for dispatch, accounting and other back- o ce services. • Nebraska Transport Co., a regional LTL carrier, selected DDC FPO to streamline its back-o ce functions withbusiness intelligence and new integration capabilities. DDC FPO is delivering a customized bill process- ing program speci c to the needs of NTC and its customers. • Lytx, a provider ofvideo-based driver safety programs, announced that Ag- gregate Industries US – a nationwide manufacturer and supplier of aggre- gates, ready-mix concrete and asphalt – is deploying its DriveCam Programin 1,300 vehicles at facilities in more than 300 cities across 16 states. The program includes benchmarking reports, subject matter experts and an upgradable technology platform and analytics. • SmartDrive Systems, a provider ofdriving performance systemsde- signed toreduce collisions and improve fuel e ciency, announced that Mid South Baking Co., a regional supplier of baked goods to 3,500 restaurants and institutions across the southern and western United States, has rolled out its video-based safety program across its entire eet. INBRIEF THIS YEAR'S ACTIVITIES: FREE TRUCK PARKING • Shuttle bus transportation to convention center • Showers, food vendors and exhibitor demos • RV parking (no hook-ups) This pavilion will provide products, information, free services and education to assist you on the road to better health. • Free health screenings • Cooking demos • In-cab fitness demos • Healthy food options • Health-related vendors EDUCATION • Free seminars produced by the Texas Trucking Association • Partners in Business workshops RECRUITING PAVILION • Expanded pavilion with more recruiters • Find your next job • Learn about fleet driver packages OVERDRIVE'S PRIDE & POLISH • Celebrating their 25th anniversary, Pride & Polish sets the standard for truck beauty contests • Enter your truck to compete at and be part of the National Championship Series • Show trucks from across the country on display THE GATS THEATER Stage hosting numerous sessions that will excite and educate: • Truckers Got Talent contest • Pride & Polish award presentation RED EYE RADIO • Daily meet and greets and celebrity appearances • Live performances at the booth • Prize giveaways and drawings REGISTER NOW! 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