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TMW Systems recently celebrated its 20th anniversary as a technology solution provider to the trucking industry. The Cleveland-based company has earned a number of honors over the years, including the Weatherhead 100 Award, the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award and the Global Partner Excellence Award from Microsoft. www.tmwsystems.com BE-Fleet offers web-based fleet management reporting

TMW Systems recently celebrated its 20th anniversary as a technology solution provider to the trucking industry. The Cleveland-based company has earned a number of honors over the years, including the Weatherhead 100 Award, the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award and the Global Partner Excellence Award from Microsoft. www.tmwsystems.com

BE-Fleet offers web-based fleet management reporting for tracking truck and material-handling equipment utilization, as well as costs for maintenance, tires and repairs. Focusing on total cost of ownership, the system provides paperless tracking, invoicing and dispatching for multiple locations and service vendors. www.befleet.com

Summary Systems Inc. has added a new tri-mode analog and cellular communications option for its onboard computer units. Connecting its mobile hardware with its integrated office systems, the new communications option uses the Verizon wireless network, offering both voice and data capabilities under a variety of service plans. www.summarysystems.com

Geographic Data Technology Inc. and TrafficCast say they will launch a real-time traffic information service with integrated maps later this summer. The service collects traffic data from a number of government and private sources that can be delivered wirelessly to vehicle telematics systems. www.geographic.com

The Equipment Leasing Assn., a non-profit trade group for the equipment leasing and financing industry, has formed an alliance with Tabitha Software, a provider of web-based asset management services. ELA 850 member companies will now have access to online tools for compliance, risk management, business intelligence, reporting and data management. www.elaonline.com

The newest version of Epay Manager lets large shippers establish a private payment network for their carriers. The online electronic payment application allows automatic payment terms to be set by carrier and transaction, and can be integrated with carrier rate databases. www.epaymanager.com

Centerline Transportation Management software for truckload and LTL fleet operations has developed an interface for ALK Technologies' routing and mapping application PC*Miler. Centerline developer Accord Software Inc. of Concord, Ontario says users can now access mileage and mapping functions directly from their dispatch screens. accord.ca

The GPS16R 16-channel GPS receiver from Rogers Industries is said to be smaller, faster and less costly than competing 8- and 12-channel receivers. Including its embedded antenna, the unit measures 2 × 2.3 × .75 ins. and is water resistant. www.rogers-ind.com

HOLDOVER FOR JUNE

Shippers can set up ongoing email delivery of customized shipping reports with a new Reports Inbox tool at ABF Freight System's web site, abf.com. The reports also provide access to shipping document and tracking data, and they can be automatically forwarded to a shipper's customers.

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