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Category: Driver Stuff

Comdata to Acquire Payroll Card Provider SOLE Financial

Comdata to Acquire Payroll Card Provider SOLE Financial

| July 15, 2019

Acquisition extends and accelerates expansion of Fintwist payroll card and digital payment solution Comdata, a FLEETCOR company highlighted its recent acquisition of SOLE® Financial, a payroll card provider enabling instant, affordable wage access for workers. The acquisition will extend Comdata’s industry leadership in payments by expanding the addressable market for its new Fintwist digital payment solution. […]

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Electrify America Petitions for First-Ever Emoji in Support of Electric Vehicles

Electrify America Petitions for First-Ever Emoji in Support of Electric Vehicles

| July 15, 2019

Proposal to Unicode Consortium introduces an emoji representing the future of transportation As modern-day communication evolves, emojis continue to grow in popularity, with 230 new characters being added to major platforms in 20191. As such, it’s important that they be representative of today’s world, which increasingly includes electric vehicles (EVs) and the stations that charge […]

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MDI Selects Trimble SmartDelivery to Enhance Final Mile Distribution

MDI Selects Trimble SmartDelivery to Enhance Final Mile Distribution

| July 15, 2019

Implementation of New Technology to Extend MDI’s Use of Trimble Products Merchants Distributors (MDI) will implement the Trimble SmartDelivery™ solution, which combines electronic proof of delivery (ePOD), routing and fleet mobility technology to provide cost-effective delivery services. MDI is a privately-owned wholesale grocery store distributor headquartered in Hickory, N.C., serving over 600 retail food stores across […]

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project44 to Celebrate Truckers at the 40th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree

project44 to Celebrate Truckers at the 40th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree

| July 12, 2019

The event welcomes more than 42,000 attendees at the Iowa 80 Truckstop project44, the global leader in advanced visibility for shippers and logistics service providers, will celebrate the trucking community at the 40th Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree. The event, welcoming more than 42,000 attendees at the Iowa 80 Truckstop, is hosted each year in appreciation of […]

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Spot Rates Start July With a Bang

Spot Rates Start July With a Bang

| July 11, 2019

Rates rose on higher volumes in California’s four major reefer markets National average spot van and refrigerated freight rates shot higher last week as shippers looked for carriers to move freight during a holiday-shortened week, said DAT Solutions, which operates the industry’s largest network of load boards. Load-posting volume on the DAT network fell 45% […]

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Business Owners Combating Distracted Driving with Telematics Technology

Business Owners Combating Distracted Driving with Telematics Technology

| July 11, 2019

Nationwide expanding telematics solutions for fleet operations with Cambridge Mobile Telematics Business owners who put quite a bit of trust in the hands of their fleet drivers to deliver on time and protect their vehicles hope something else isn’t consuming driver attention – distracted driving. The National Highway Safety Administration reports that over 3,000 people […]

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