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CFA Software Inc. has released a version of its fleet maintenance and inventory control software, CFAWin for the Microsoft Windows XP Tablet Operating System. CFAWin v.7 supports WinXP Tablet's handwritten text and speech recognition features, as well as Wi-Fi wireless networking, making it especially suitable for maintenance shop applications. www.cfasoftware.com Truckload carrier Dart Transit Co.

CFA Software Inc. has released a version of its fleet maintenance and inventory control software, CFAWin for the Microsoft Windows XP Tablet Operating System. CFAWin v.7 supports WinXP Tablet's handwritten text and speech recognition features, as well as Wi-Fi wireless networking, making it especially suitable for maintenance shop applications. www.cfasoftware.com

Truckload carrier Dart Transit Co. has agreed to install Netwise, the yield management and decision support software from Integrated Decision Support Corp. The application is said to identify root causes of unprofitable freight and make recommendations for optimizing freight mixes and responding to shipper bid requests. www.idscnet.com

Driver Qualification Online from National Safety Compliance Inc. helps fleet qualify drivers and maintain files required by the U.S. Dept. of Transportation. Features include auto-faxing previous employers for information, email alerts for expiring documents and a wide range of status reports. The package includes a digital camera and high-speed scanner. www.nsc2000.com

Champion Communication Services, a provider of wireless UHF trunked communications, has launched its Talk 'N Track vehicle tracking system in Chicago, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Houston, San Francisco and Washington, D.C./Baltimore. 323

A paperless proof of delivery system for automobile carriers developed by POD Technologies has been adopted by ATC Logistics. The system provides real-time signature capture and vehicle inspection reports using handheld wireless devices. ATC delivers over 400,000 vehicles a year.

Liquid bulk carrier Quality Distribution Inc. has signed a contract to use Pegasus TransTech's Transflow Express truck stop scanning services. The fleet operates over 3,200 tanker trucks in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. The fleet has also installed scanning stations at 110 terminal locations.

Truckload carrier Bestway Systems has moved to a fuel-optimization software system from Integrated Decision Support Corp. Fuel Expert optimize routings and fuel purchases while also alerting dispatchers to out-of-route miles or projected late arrivals. The fleet is also using Netgraf with the fuel optimization package to provide visual displays of all power units and routes. www.idscnet.com

Lease Assurance Corp., a finance company specializing in funding and servicing operating leases for Class 8 highway equipment, will equip it's leased trucks with telematics systems from AirIQ. The location systems will help the company recover stolen or defaulted trucks with a minimum of delay, improving its cash flow, according to the leasing company.

High-volume email distribution of invoices, delivery confirmations and other shipping documents can be managed by Xpedite's new messageREACH service for transportation operations. It features tracking reports, encryption and automated administration to ease fleet conversion from fax to email for all types of documents. www.xpedite.com

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