Today's Trucking

Volvo integrating Geotab ELD

October 8, 2019 by John Smith

Volvo Trucks North America is partnering with Geotab to integrate an electronic logging device (ELD) into Volvo trucks.


Mack adds Anthem fairing, ELD

October 8, 2019 by John Smith

Mack is adding an extended chassis fairing with integrated step to its Anthem, which the company says will improve fuel economy by an additional 0.5%.


Geotab adds BlackBerry Radar to marketplace

August 26, 2019 by John Smith

BlackBerry Radar, an asset-tracking solution, is the latest technology to become available through the Geotab marketplace – integrating the data through the MyGeotab software platform.


GoCam heads to Geotab Marketplace

May 29, 2019 by John Smith

SmartWitness’ video telematics system, GoCam, has become the latest addition to the Geotab Marketplace. Through GoCam, fleets can monitor driver behavior in real time using up to four camera channel inputs – providing what the company describes as an undeniable […]


SmartDrive, Geotab hub combines video and telematics

October 31, 2018 by John Smith

SmartDrive and Geotab are collaborating in a system that will now combine video-based safety and transportation data and telematics – all through a single on-board data collection hub. Described as “one box that powers it all”, the system offers third-party […]


Geotab app helps combat distractions

September 24, 2018 by John Smith

Geotab is fighting distracted driving with a new SafeRide app in the Geotab Marketplace, locking out phones and their screens when someone is driving. Incoming alerts are muted as well. The option was revealed along with Geotab’s Both Sides of […]


More updates to HoS coming say ELD analysts

June 18, 2018 by elizabeth

TORONTO, Ont. – Geotab trucking experts say more changes to Hours of Service (HoS) regulations in the United States are coming.

 “The only thing we can tell you with any certainty is that it will change and it is changing,” said Geotab associate VP, commercial vehicle solutions Scott Sutarik.


How safe is your ELD?

June 14, 2018 by elizabeth

TORONTO, Ont. — Electronic logging devices (ELDs) present a real threat to security for the trucking industry says Geotab vice president, product safety Glenn Atkinson.

“It’s surprising the number of small to medium-sized companies that aren’t aware of what they’re putting in their truck,” he said at a morning session at the 2018 Geotab Connect conference.


Geotab acquires Fleetcarma to add to its EV offerings

June 13, 2018 by elizabeth

TORONTO, Ont. — Geotab has bought the Waterloo, Ont.-based Fleetcarma.
CEO Neil Cawse announced the acquisition during his opening talk at Geotab’s two-day conference Connect 2018.
The Google-based transportation data company will be adding Fleetcarma’s technology and software to its current offerings.


Geotab, Garmin bundle ELD and more

March 28, 2018 by John Smith

Geotab and Garmin have joined together to offer the Geotab Garmin ELD Bundle to track, manage, and share Records of Duty Status. Building on Geotab’s Cloud ELD offering, the bundle includes a Garmin Fleet 790 Android tablet with wi-fi, an […]


Trucking has some of Canada’s Best Managed Companies

March 12, 2018 by elizabeth

TORONTO, Ont. – More than 15 companies in the trucking industry have been named to Deloitte’s 2018 Best Managed Companies list.

The accounting firm names companies annually to the list in four tiers: companies that are new to the list, those that have been on the list for two or more years, Gold members that have been on the list for three consecutive years, and Platinum members who have been on the list for seven or more years.

Now in its 25th year, Canada’s Best Managed Companies is one of the country’s leading business awards programs recognizing Canadian-owned and managed companies for innovative, world-class business practices. Every year, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies compete for this designation in a rigorous and independent process that evaluates the caliber of their management abilities and practices.


Roadside assistance app

December 5, 2017 by John Smith

Geotab Roadside combines GPS data and a network of service vehicles, offering insights that range from estimated arrival times to location of service vehicles.


Integrated ELD and fleet management system

August 24, 2017 by John Smith

Geotab is teaming up with JJ Keller and Associates with a cloud-based system that audits Electronic Logging Device Data transmitted from a Geotab GO device – integrating the JJ Keller Encompass fleet management system with Elogs.


GeoTab adds a co-pilot

July 25, 2017 by John Smith

ALK’s CoPilot Truck navigation system is now offered to Geotab’s Marketplace customers.


Geotab now supports CNG equipment

May 10, 2017 by John Smith

Geotab GO can now report on Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fuel levels and temperatures on all Momentum Fuel Technologies CNG fuel tanks and systems.