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Transporter find ways to cut overhead in the lean economy

As technology gets more affordable and readily available, many companies are finding ways to use it to reduce their labor costs. A good example is setting up quote generators to let the computer figure out the miles and give a … Continue reading

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Vin scanners for $335

All Ezdispatch customers are eligible for the Vin scanners for the entire Month of March Vin scanners for $335 plus shipping Email Dave@ezdispatch.com for details

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Technology gets easier and easier for auto transporters

The modifications to use the Baracoda vin scanner with windows mobile devices (high-end cell phones) on the EZDispatch system have been completed, paving the way for drivers to capture vins and instantaneously enter the make, model and year into the … Continue reading

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The vin scanners now work on a cell phone

The Baracoda manager now runs on windows mobile devices as well as blackberry RIM. They do not populate the vins on EZDispatch yet but we are working on fixes for that. I just tested a XV6800 on Verizon and hope … Continue reading

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Teamsters leadership feeling backlash after NO vote

It has to be a bit embarrassing to have a contract recommended unanimously and then be soundly defeated. TDU has a petition on their site asking for a new negotiating committee. Of course there are two sides to every story … Continue reading

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Manheim Auctions in Dallas and Orlando get AuctionTrac Car-Locater

I first reported on this technology in Feb and now that AuctionTrac has expanded into other Manheim auctions we are looking at the different possibilities to have an interface with EZDispatch so that finding lost cars can be as simple … Continue reading

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ADESA to Acquire Internet-Based Auction Software Company, Live Global Bid

This is off of Business Wire ADESA, Inc. today announced that it plans to acquire Live Global Bid, Inc. (“LGB”), a leading provider of Internet-based auction software and services, on June 30, 2008. The LGB technology allows auction houses to … Continue reading

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ADESA DALLAS has a lot going on.

Having just completed a successful test of a real time vehicle locater system at their facility in Mesquite, TX they have now signed a deal to build a new facility in Hutchins, TX. According to the Dallas Business Journal they … Continue reading

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ADESA trumps Manheim’s car locator system with RFID

I haven’t got to see it yet because I am just hitting Calif. and the test site was in Dallas. From the press release and my short conversation with the folks at MyDealerLot™ the big difference is that instead of … Continue reading

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Trucking gets High Tech

My son sent me a link to an article on computerworld.com titled IT hits the highway: Big rigs go high tech There was a device in there that I have never heard of that sounded good to me. I have … Continue reading

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