Latest Rand McNally Stories

2014-04-04 12:20:15

ARLINGTON, Va., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations announced it was welcoming Rand McNally as the latest ATA Featured Product partner. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "Now more than ever, the trucking industry depends on accurate information about the location of goods and status of drivers," said ATA President and CEO Bill Graves. "Rand McNally's commitment to our industry is strong and we're pleased to welcome them...

2014-03-24 08:21:53

New service allows drivers to bypass weigh stations GRAPEVINE, Texas, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Rand McNally announced that it has signed an agreement with Drivewyze Inc. to provide the Drivewyze "PreClear" weigh station bypass service for Rand McNally's suite of mobile fleet management devices. The Drivewyze PreClear service enables commercial truck drivers to clear weigh station requirements before reaching a location, thereby deferring stops and bypassing weigh...

2014-03-24 08:21:45

Owner-Operator Fleet Embraces New Technology SKOKIE, Ill., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seeking to balance the company need to innovate with concerns from its owner-operator drivers about in-cab technology, ACME Truck Line, Inc. has chosen to install Rand McNally's TND(TM) 760 devices for mobile communication, fleet management and navigation. ACME, a Louisiana-based carrier with 2,800+ owner-operators and 120 locations, is focused on the oil field and energy industries. With a...

2014-03-18 08:22:10

New Technology Has Improved Holland Trucking's CSA BASIC Scores as well SKOKIE, Ill., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When CSA BASIC scores needed improving, the management team at Holland Transfer Company chose Rand McNally's TND(TM) 760 mobile fleet management solution to help drive the process. In just one year, the company has dramatically improved its scores with no HOS violations. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140318/CG84943 Holland Transfer, an asset-based regional...

2014-02-25 08:22:03

Driver Interface, Prophesy Dispatch Integration and Customer Support Tools Drove Decision SKOKIE, Ill., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Rand McNally announced that GSA International, Ltd. (GSA) has fully deployed the company's TND(TM) 760 mobile fleet management solution across its fleet of 40 trucks. GSA, a Michigan-based, full-service logistics provider, reports significant operational time and cost savings since migrating to Rand McNally's device. GSA's fleet has operated...

2014-02-17 08:22:14

TransCor America, LLC signs on as flagship account LOS ANGELES, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, at the UMA Motorcoach Expo, Rand McNally announced that the company's mobile fleet management solutions now include E-Logs compliant with the Hours of Service regulations specific to the passenger-carrier market. Motorcoach HOS is available on Rand McNally's TPC 7600, a full featured in-cab mobile computing device; the TND(TM) 760, a revolutionary one-box, one-cable mobile fleet...

2014-02-04 08:44:29

The iPad app now features route comparisons, fuel-cost management, local search and full road map update for the U.S. and Canada SKOKIE, Ill., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Rand McNally released a significant update to its highly rated RV GPS app, the first such iOS application for iPad designed for navigating recreational vehicles. The RV GPS app routing considers road, bridge and tunnel restrictions for propane -on -board, as well as RV-prohibited roads. In the release, available to...

2014-01-09 16:24:10

Rand McNally to Provide Editor-Curated Best of the Road® Content for App SKOKIE, Ill., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For more than 140 years, Rand McNally has been synonymous with road travel, providing navigation and destination information that enhances and inspires the journey. As of today, thousands of unique travel recommendations from Rand McNally will intrigue and engage users of the Field Trip app by Niantic Labs@Google. Field Trip is an application that uncovers cool,...

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  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
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