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Schneider National has launched a web portal that can be used by its 6,300 carrier partners to find loads. Fleets log on to SchneiderCarriers.com to post available equipment. If Schneider finds a matching load in its overflow freight, it posts details to a password-protected page where fleets can use the site's online chat to set a rate with Schneider representatives. Crete Carrier Corp., Prime Inc.,

Schneider National has launched a web portal that can be used by its 6,300 carrier partners to find loads. Fleets log on to SchneiderCarriers.com to post available equipment. If Schneider finds a matching load in its overflow freight, it posts details to a password-protected page where fleets can use the site's online chat to set a rate with Schneider representatives.

Crete Carrier Corp., Prime Inc., Marten Transport Ltd., Schneider National Carriers and Schanno Transportation Inc. have all agreed to serve on a carrier advisory board for Nistevo Corp. The company has developed a web-based service (www.nistevo.com ) that allows shippers, suppliers and carriers to build what it calls “a collaborative logistics network.” The new board will represent carrier interests in that network.

Prophesy Mileage Gateway (PMG) lets fleets add the Prophesy Mileage and Routing system to their web site or Internet applications. The new tool transparently connects users to the PMG application without taking them away from the fleet's site, according to the developer.

TMW Systems Inc. has signed its first PowerSuite software license agreement in China with Sinotrans, one of the country's largest transportation companies with 6,000 power units. TMW's PowerSuite fleet management system is being marketed in China by Guangdong South Satellite Telecommunications Service Co., which also has a business alliance with QUALCOMM Inc. to sell its OmniTRACS mobile communications and tracking service in China.

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