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November 6, 2014 Dist-Trans Co. Boasts Near Perfect CSA Score: An Interview with Paul Reif

In 1-2 sentences, what does Dist-Trans Do? We’re a regional carrier that services full truck-load carrier services. We do a lot of our work in Columbus, but 50-60% of our business now is in the yard management process by supporting on-site, intercampus moves with our vehicles.

How did Dist-Trans end up working with FTS? Well we had been using another electronic onboard recorder (EOBR) since 2009 and it was a good start. Then when we started using phones to [communicate with our drivers] and it was challenging, so we changed over to a tablet-scenario which the guys [drivers] loved, but there was still a number of things they would have liked to have seen. Then about 18-20 months ago, T-moible approached us about... Continue reading...

October 13, 2014 Forward Thinking Partners with Craig Safety Technologies

New York: Forward Thinking Systems (FTS), a leading innovator in commercial GPS tracking and fleet management software, is proud to announce a recent business alliance with Craig Safety Technologies (CST), a Kansas City-based, safety and compliance technology and consulting agency, according to David Isler, CEO of FTS.

We are super excited to add Craig Safety to our family of Forward Thinking partners. With their experience in safety and compliance they make our customers' operations safer, more organized and compliant. Having them on board really takes our ELD and driver behavior offering to the next level! - David Isler. Continue reading...

August 21, 2014 Forward Thinking Integrates with Cellcontrol to prevent unsafe driving.

Cellcontrol, the world’s technology leader in stopping distracted driving, announced today that its multi-award winning DriveID technology that can disable multiple mobile devices as soon as a vehicle moves, will be shown during live in-vehicle demos during the Great American Trucking Show taking place today through Saturday in Dallas, Texas. In partnership with Forward Thinking System, Cellcontrol’s DriveID will be available at their exhibit booth and during in-vehicle demos throughout the show. Cellcontrol is used by fleet owners throughout the country, in part because it helps owners and their drivers comply with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety rules that prohibit the use of handheld mobile devices. Under the rules, a commercial carrier can receive up to $11,000 (USD) in civil penalties if one of its drivers is caught driving distracted. Continue reading...

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