ISAAC Sponsors 2022 Private Fleet of Year Award

ISAAC Instruments announced ​​​today its sponsorship of the 2022 Fleet Owner Private Fleet of the Year award. The winner will be announced on April 12 during the National Private Truck Council’s annual management conference and exhibition in Cincinnati.

Improve Asset Utilization and Fleet Visibility with ISAAC and BlackBerry Radar

​​​​BlackBerry Limited (NYSE: BB; TSX: BB) and ISAAC Instruments, a leading driver-centric fleet management solution provider, today announced that BlackBerry Radar has been integrated within the ISAAC Open Platform, delivering more value in a comprehensive fleet management solution for commercial fleets. Fleet managers will now have an aggregate view of current tractor and trailer operations in a single console, enabling them to better manage and automate their dispatch operations, driver messaging and hours of service compliance.

Quality Carriers Picks ISAAC for ELDs, Fleet Management Solution

ISAAC Instruments today announced it has partnered with Quality Carriers, one of North America’s leading liquid chemical haulers, to install ISAAC’s electronic logging device (ELD) and driver-centric fleet management solution across Quality’s entire fleet.

Transportation industry experts Bill Vitti, David Mook, and Matt Ruth join the ISAAC team

Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, February 15, 2021 – Fast-growing technology and fleet management solutions company ISAAC Instruments welcomes three experienced transportation industry professionals onboard, keeping with its mission to cater specifically to trucking. ISAAC currently enjoys an enviable position in the Canadian market, with over 40% of the largest carriers across Canada who use their solution to optimize fleet operations. Pursuing growth and opening an office in Cleveland, Ohio, to serve the American market is a natural progression for the company.

ISAAC Instruments to accelerate growth with investment from Pamlico Capital

Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, September 16, 2020 – Pamlico Capital (“Pamlico”) and the management team of ISAAC Instruments inc. (“ISAAC” or the “Company”) announced today that Pamlico has completed a growth investment in the Company. Co-founders Jacques DeLarochelliere, David Brillon and Jean-Sebastien Bouchard will maintain significant ownership in ISAAC and will continue to manage the growth of the Company alongside its current management team.

COVID-19 – ISAAC continues its operations in support to the transportation industry

Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, March 26, 2019 – Following the Quebec government’s directives on the maintenance of essential services during the COVID-19 crisis, ISAAC continues its operations in support to the transportation industry. According to the definition provided by the Quebec provincial government on March 23, 2020, ISAAC is a company with priority activities that provide a necessary service for the critical transportation sector. Supporting 68% and 28% of Quebec’s and Canada’s largest carriers, ISAAC is actively involved in the delivery of food, medicine and other essential commodities to the population. Its systems ensure communication and any information exchange between drivers and their transport companies.

Fourth edition of ISAAC user conference focused on industry issues and the driver experience

Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville – The fourth edition of the ISAAC user conference was held at Centre des sciences in Montreal on November 13th and 14th and hosted over 250 participants. Attendees interested in learning more about the latest ISAAC solution developments and current industry topics also seized the opportunity to network with other professionals in the transportation industry.

ISAAC makes Deloitte’s North American Technology Fast 500™ List for the second year in a row

Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, November 8, 2019 – For the second year in a row, ISAAC has earned a place in Deloitte’s prestigious North American Technology Fast 500TM ranking. The technology company has improved its ranking by 73 positions compared to last year. With a revenue growth of 278% for the evaluated period, ISAAC has the fastest growth in the telematics industry among the listed companies. This listing ranks the 500 fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies across North America.

Navistar OnCommand® Connection diagnostics system now integrated with the ISAAC solution

Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, October 3, 2019 – The Navistar OnCommand® Connection remote diagnostics system is now integrated with the ISAAC solution to help enhance the use of the diagnostic codes the company’s telematics solution collects. In partnering with OnCommand®, ISAAC Instruments reasserts its continued commitment to providing customers with turnkey solutions.

Celebrations for the inauguration of ISAAC Instruments’ head office

On September 12, more than 200 guests from the business and transportation industries gathered for the inauguration of ISAAC Instruments’ new head office. The company, which owns the new 37,000 sq. ft. building and 360,000 sq. ft. of land, has experienced sustained growth since its incorporation in 1999. The head office will eventually be able to accommodate more than 400 employees thanks to the planned expansion phases. Guests had the opportunity to visit the new premises with guided visits, celebrate and network with their peers. The inauguration was attended by the Mayor of Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, Mr. Martin Murray, Mr. Michel Picard, Member of Parliament for Montarville.

Accessories for the ISAAC tablet

Did you know that ISAAC has accessories to make drivers’ lives a little easier? Our team has developed a line of accessories that are rugged and easy to use.

Transport and technology: how to effectively manage change

To optimize workforce performance, a growing number of carriers are turning to technological tools such as telematics. However, the implementation of such solutions doesn’t always go over well with drivers. With effective change curve management, you can easily implement a telematics solution or change your current solution.

ISAAC Instruments Celebrates 20th Anniversary With Continued Growth

Chambly, April 11, 2019 – The company that coined the term “vehicle telemetry” in the mid-2000s is still growing strong as it celebrates 20 years in business. Over 50% of the Quebec market relies on ISAAC’s Internet of TrucksTM technology, which was launched just 5 years ago and is specially designed for the transportation industry. ISAAC owes its success to the turnkey solutions it develops for drivers and optimizes for operations.

ISAAC Instruments Makes Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™ List

Thanks to its continued growth, ISAAC Instruments has earned a spot in Deloitte’s prestigious North American Technology Fast 500™ ranking. This listing ranks the 500 fastest-growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies across North America. Companies are assessed based on their revenue-growth percentage over the 2014-2017 three-year period.

Invaluable Knowledge Shared at the ISAAC Leadership Summit

Chambly, December 4, 2018—Transportation industry leaders came together on November 21st for the ISAAC Leadership Summit. Carriers from across Canada attended the event, which was held at the Broadview Hotel in Toronto. Experts in various fields took the stage to address issues the industry faces, from change management to driver retention; they shared best practices so attendees could leave the conference with tools to implement.

ISAAC is now integrated with Trimble Reveal Business Intelligence & Analytics Solution

Chambly, November 5, 2018 – Users of ISAAC’s solution and Trimble’s Reveal business intelligence and analytics tool will be pleased to know that the two systems are now integrated. It is now possible to generate comprehensive reporting, business intelligence and analytics by blending ISAAC’s telemetry and Trimble transportation management system (TMS) software operating data, including TMW.Suite.

Kriska equips its fleet with ISAAC Instruments telemetry and telematics

Chambly, October 23, 2018 – Since its creation in 1978, the Kriska Transportation Group has focused on innovation to emerge as a specialist in truckload transportation in the United States, Ontario and Quebec. It is in this spirit that Kriska has chosen to equip its fleet of trucks with ISAAC’s innovative solution.

Trimac chooses ISAAC Instruments to improve fleet performance

Chambly, October 16, 2018 – Following a rigorous evaluation process, Trimac Transportation Services Inc. (Trimac) has selected ISAAC Instruments’ state-of-the-art technology for its truck fleet. As one of the largest bulk carriers in North America, the company aims to improve operational efficiency, achieve fuel savings and provide its drivers with an integrated solution that streamlines operations.

Drivewyze PreClear now integrated into ISAAC InControl solution

The Drivewyze® PreClear weigh station bypass service, which supports over 700 weigh stations and inspection sites across the United States and Alberta, is now integrated into ISAAC’s solution. With this service, drivers receive an alert on their mobile ISAAC tablet that indicates whether they can bypass participating weigh stations.

ELD Rule & Compliance: Download the White Paper

Did you know that your early adoption of technology now offers you a competitive advantage? If you are using AOBRDs, you have more time to get used to the new ELD rule effective in the United States thanks to its grandfather clause. Will you make the most of it?

ELD Watch – a Live Webinar

ISAAC Instruments is presenting ELD watch, a webinar about the FMCSA’s changes and updates to the ELD mandate since it was implemented in December 2017. This live webinar to take place on July 11, 2018 at 1:00 PM ET, aims to clear up confusion for carriers and review what actions they need to take to remain compliant.

ISAAC Launches Lunch & Learn Series

ISAAC Instruments has launched a Lunch and Learn series to address important topics in transportation. These events connect transportation professionals with experts and provide the tools to deal with the biggest issues in trucking; driver retention, the ELD mandate, and blockchain integration to name a few. ISAAC has planned two Lunch and Learn events in 2018 and four in 2019. The first event will be held in Calgary on June 20th and will address the blockchain and IoT and the opportunities it opens for the transportation industry. The event will be hosted by ISAAC President and Co-founder Jacques DeLarochelliere, and topic expert Daniel Pickett. Pickett is the Chief Data Scientist at FreightWaves and BiTA. BiTA ( or Blockchain in Transport Alliance) is the largest Blockchain consortium in the world and is leading the development of blockchain standards in transportation as well as educating the market on its applications.

An Outstanding VIP Casino Evening

Following the Truck World Exhibition held at the International Centre in Mississauga, ISAAC invited its guests to a casino evening on April 19. Poker, Black Jack and French roulette set the stage for the perfect ambiance. Fun is among the values ISAAC employees and management have agreed upon, and this event is a definite reflection of it!

ISAAC at the Summit

During the 67th Annual Convention of the Quebec Trucking Association, ISAAC presented its humorous video with the theme “All at the Top”. ISAAC members put their acting talents to work during the shooting! Good viewing!

ISAAC Instruments announces construction of new head office

ISAAC Instruments announces the construction of its new head office, to be located at 1300 Clairevue Boulevard in Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville’s industrial ecopark. Construction is expected to begin in the summer of 2018, with the inauguration of the facilities in early 2019.

ISAAC celebrates Valentine’s Day by giving free chocolate to truckers

For truckers on the road on Valentine’s Day, ISAAC Instruments will offer a free box of delicious chocolates in thanks to their devoted work on all occasions. On Wednesday, February 14th 2018, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., ISAAC’s team will be at the Flying J truck stop located at 1400 Britannia Road E, Mississauga.

A Memorable VIP Evening in Toronto

ISAAC Instruments took advantage of its presence at the OTA Convention to invite transportation companies to a VIP Evening on November 8, 2017. Held in the beautiful 2nd Floor Events venue in downtown Toronto, this networking event was a true success with nearly 80 guests. The gastronomic cocktail dinner was enjoyed by all and added to the evening!

ISAAC Instruments’ User Conference Was a Resounding Success

ISAAC Instruments held its annual User Conference at the Montreal Science Center on November 16 and 17. Gathering more than 200 participants and an array of experts from the transportation industry, the conference aimed to enhance the knowledge of participants on current topics and to review the challenges facing the industry for the coming years. Participants were polled on their interest regarding the development of new features.

Mark November 16 and 17 on your Calendar!

This year, ISAAC will hold its user conference on November 16 and 17, at the Montreal Science Centre. Following last year’s success, we offer you again informative conferences, and an exclusive sneak peek at our latest features. You will also get the chance to network with fellow industry members, and to share your ideas of new features with our team. You will receive an invitation soon. Until then, mark November 16 and 17 in your calendar!

ISAAC Improves its Satellite Communication

In the latest release of its solution, ISAAC made several improvements regarding satellite communication, which aim to minimize the vehicle’s data consumption when outside the cellular coverage zone. Changes include the possibility to obtain the vehicle’s geographical location on request, and bidirectional messaging between the tablet and the ISAAC InRealTime application. New, more economical data plans are also available.

Kenworth Trucks Now Prewired for ISAAC’s Solutions

When buying your new Kenworth truck, don’t forget to ask your sales rep to have all necessary components for ISAAC’s solutions preinstalled. In addition to considerably reducing the installation time, a prewired truck also allows for better tablet integration aboard the truck, and more ergonomic positioning for the driver.

ISAAC Solutions Are Now Integrated with FourKites and MacroPoint

FourKites and MacroPoint, two major players in the transport industry, were just added to the list of systems ISAAC integrates with. These systems allow shippers, transport companies and third-party logistic services to exchange information in real time and to have a better overview of their supply chain.

Good News for the Programme d’aide Écocamionnage

Announced by the Quebec Minister of Finance, Mr. Carlos Leitão, the renewal of the Programme d’aide Écocamionnage (Ecodriving subsidy program) is good news for transportation companies based in Quebec. This program introduced by the Ministère des Transports, de la Mobilité durable et de l’Électrification des transports, aims to reduce the environmental footprint of road freight transport, by financing the acquisition of eligible technologies, such as ISAAC’s solution. This program will end in December 2020, or until the resource envelope is exhausted.

The Integration to TMWSuite is Completed

Following a rigorous process, ISAAC has obtained certification from TMW Systems for having completed the integration of its solution with TMWSuite. This integration is an addition to the numerous integrations already completed with the various systems available on the market. To learn more about the systems ISAAC’s solution integrates with, visit Our Partners page.

The Canadian ELD Mandate is Coming

Last summer, ISAAC took part in the consultation round regarding the proposal of Canadian e-log regulations. During this round, ISAAC submitted recommendations to the Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators (CCMTA) regarding the technical requirements of such devices in Canada. On April 3, ISAAC received the CCMTA’s final proposal. Based on the information presented in this document, technical requirements are identical to those of the U.S. ELD Mandate, with a few exceptions. ISAAC’s clients can therefore use their current e-log for managing hours of service in both Canada and the U.S.

A Great Reward for Groupe Robert and Groupe Trans-West

Congratulations to Groupe Robert and Groupe Trans-West for winning the National Fleet Safety Awards at the Truckload Carrier Association’s (TCA) 79th annual convention. This prize recognizes the best performing carriers in terms of road safety in the past year. Keep up your great work!

Groupe Robert Equips its 1 300 Trucks with ISAAC Instruments’ Telemetry and Telematics

Always in the spirit of investing in state-of-the-art equipment, improving road safety and reducing its environmental footprint, Groupe Robert chose ISAAC’s telematics and telemetry solution. As the only Canadian company among the Top 50 Green Fleets 2016 of Heavy Duty Trucking, and twelve-time consecutive-year winner at the National Fleet Safety Awards Ceremony 2015 of the Truckload Carriers Association, Groupe Robert wanted an innovative solution.

New Feature: CoPilot Truck Navigation

In the latest release of its solution, ISAAC introduced the CoPilotTM Truck navigation system as part of its mobile tablet’s dashboard. To start the navigation, the driver can enter the address manually, or simply select the next loading or unloading activity in his trip.

Cellular Data Pooling

Announced during its user conference in November, ISAAC introduced cellular data pooling for all vehicles within the same fleet. Since the beginning of 2017, ISAAC’s clients have the added benefit of managing the data usage for the entire fleet instead of for individual trucks.

The ISAAC Evening Will be Held on March 8

Organized by the Société des surintendants de transport de Québec (SST), the ISAAC Evening will be held on March 8 at the Quebec Inn Hotel in Quebec City. Participants will have the opportunity to discover the various benefits of ISAAC’s solution, which is currently used by the majority of Quebec’s Top 25 fleets. Save your spot now by visiting We’ll be expecting you!

Get a Free Admission for ExpoCam with ISAAC

How about free admission to the next ExpoCam? Taking place at Place Bonaventure in Downtown Montreal, this event will be attended by more than 15 000 participants and exhibitors from the Canadian trucking industry. Come meet our team, who will be on site from April 20 to 22 to promote ISAAC’s solutions. Simply enter the VIP code “ISAAC” when you register online to save the $20 regular admission fee. But hurry! This offer will expire on April 19.

You Have Until February 1, 2017, to Submit your Request to the Programme Écocamionnage

There are only a few months left to submit your request for financial aid to the Programme Écocamionnage. This program introduced by the Ministère des Transports, de la Mobilité durable et de l’Électrification des transports, aims to reduce the environmental footprint of road freight transport, by financing the acquisition of eligible technologies. Both ISAAC InMetrics and ISAAC InControl solutions are approved by this program. You have until February 1st, 2017 to submit your request and benefit from this subsidy of up to $900 per truck. For more information on our solutions’ benefits, do not hesitate to contact us.

The Circle Check is Now Available

Earlier this year, the SAAQ updated its vehicle inspection program for road vehicles in Quebec. The Circle Check, soon to replace the Pre-trip Inspection, will be effective November 20, 2016. To ensure all of our clients’ vehicles comply with this new regulation, the Circle Check will be activated automatically before this date. If you wish to activate this feature immediately, you may do so by contacting our Technical Support team.

ISAAC Will be at the OTA’s Annual Convention

On November 9 and 10, ISAAC’s team will be presenting its solutions at the OTA’s Annual Convention, which will take place at the Ritz Carlton in Toronto. The event, which marks the association’s 90th anniversary, will allow Ontario carriers to discover and become familiar with ISAAC’s technological solutions. Come meet our team at booth #2 to discuss the benefits of our solutions.

C.A.T. Receives the SmartWay Excellence Award

ISAAC wishes to highlight the recent success of C.A.T. at the American Trucking Association Conference that took place on October 3, 2016. The company, which is located at Coteau-du-Lac in Quebec, was awarded the SmartWay Excellence Award from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This prize rewards carriers having demonstrated superior performance regarding environmental protection and energy efficiency. Congratulations!

ISAAC Instruments Sells its Mining Division

ISAAC has announced the sale of its mining division to Newtrax. The buyer, a dynamic Montreal-based organization focused on the development of technological solutions for the mining industry, will take control of operations for an undisclosed amount. ISAAC will however continue to manufacture, deploy and offer technical support for a transitional period of eighteen months to ensure flawless service to clients.

Canadian Regulations on Electronic Logging Devices

Transport Canada is proposing to amend the Federal Commercial Vehicle Drivers Hours of Service Regulations to require that motor carriers and commercial vehicle drivers use Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) for logging Hours of Service (HOS).

ISAAC’s User Conference Will Be Held on November 17, 2016

ISAAC Instruments will hold the second edition of its user conference at the Mortagne hotel in Boucherville. If you are an ISAAC client, mark November 17, 2016 in your calendar so you don’t miss this meeting of innovators in the transportation industry.

The Circle Check is Already Available in ISAAC InControl

New regulations on safety standards for road vehicles have been adopted and will come into effect on November 20, 2016. One effect of the new regulations is to replace the pre-trip inspection by the circle check. While pre-trip inspections had to take place before the vehicle’s departure, circle checks must be performed on a daily basis, with a few exceptions.

ISAAC Makes the Headlines of the La Presse+

ISAAC Instruments was the subject of an article published in the La Presse+ newspaper on July 11. Following his interview with ISAAC president Jacques DeLarochellière, journalist Pierre-Marc Durivage drew up an accurate portrait of the company’s evolution from its beginnings in motor racing, to its current-day offering of the development of the most advanced vehicle telemetry solutions in the North American market. The article which is part of a series on Quebec’s trucking industry, is available on the La Presse+ website (French only).

C.A.T. and JED Express Among Canada’s Best Managed Companies

ISAAC wishes to highlight the recent success of C.A.T. Inc. and JED Express Ltd. Both carriers were recently among the winners of Canada’s Best Managed Companies. Organized by Deloitte, and sponsored by CIBC Commercial Banking, La Presse, and the Queen’s Smith School of Business, this program recognizes companies who excel in terms of strategy and capability, as well as their commitment to employees and the community. Congratulations!

A Touch of Humour for the ACQ

Once again, ISAAC was a partner of the 65th edition of the ACQ’s annual conference, which was held at the Hilton Québec. Partners were invited to present their organization through a video based on this year’s theme “Building on performance”. True to the event’s playful atmosphere, ISAAC’s video surely left its mark on several viewers’ imaginations. But not to worry, no tablets were damaged while filming!

Martin Roy Transport and ISAAC on Air with Truck Stop Quebec

On March 17, ISAAC was the subject of a radio show aired on Truck Stop Quebec. During the interview, Jacques DeLarochellière, President of ISAAC Instruments, described the organization’s evolution since its beginnings in the motorsports industry. He went on to explain how telemetry which was once accessible only to motorsports drivers, is now available to heavy truck drivers for improving their performance. Johanne Valence, of Martin Roy Transport, was also invited to talk about her experience in using ISAAC systems.

ISAAC Was There: Truck World 2016

ISAAC’s team was present last month to participate at the Truck World Expo, held at the International Centre of Mississauga. The event, which attracted more than 20 000 visitors, allowed ISAAC to strengthen its presence on the Ontario market and to showcase its solutions to carriers from across the country. Visitors were invited to test their ability at a game of skill by throwing ISAAC InControl tablets to hit a target, in order to participate in a draw to win a pair of tickets for a regular season NHL Hockey game. The winner is Jagroop Bal, of AirTime Express. Congratulations!

ISAAC Now Offers Turnkey Mobile Communication Plan

Always seeking to provide better services for its clients, ISAAC has concluded an agreement with its suppliers to provide a mobile communication plan with the best coverage, at the best price. Whether transporting goods in Canada or the United States, clients will no longer need to provide their own SIM cards and will benefit from a coverage plan suited to their needs.

ISAAC Instruments Strengthens its Presence in Ontario

With the opening of an Ontario office, ISAAC Instruments takes a first step in its expansion outside Quebec. This local presence will allow ISAAC to offer its Ontario-based clients better services. «This new office will serve as a lever for ISAAC Instruments», explains Jacques DeLarochellière, President of the company. «We have contributed to the success of most of Quebec’s Top 15 fleets by providing technology solutions with a significant impact on their performance, compliance and profitability. There is a strong demand for telemetry and we are now able to offer our Ontario clients first rate services».

ISAAC Instruments Selected as Part of Stratégie PerforME

ISAAC’s innovative character was once again recognized during the selection of prioritized projects in the second edition of Stratégie PerforME. Promoted by Quebec’s Ministère de l’Économie, de la Science et de l’Innovation, the strategy supports the growth of high-performing organizations, by facilitating their project financing. The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, Capital régional et coopératif Desjardins, the CSN’s Fondaction, the Fonds de solidarité des travailleurs du Québec and Investissement Québec, will take part in the strategy by allocating a maximum of 50 million dollars for the project financing of selected companies.

Did You Know?

ISAAC InControl is a mobile communication solution that integrates with your various systems for dispatching, payroll, invoicing, fuel tax, maintenance, etc. The list of supported systems continues to grow, with the recent integration to these solutions:

Optimizing Engine Parameters Allows for 5-8% Fuel Savings

A study published by Trucking Efficiency, and initiated by the North American Council for Freight Efficiency and The Carbon War Room, has shown the importance of optimizing engine parameters to improve fuel consumption of heavy trucks.

ISAAC is finalist at the ADRIQ’s 24th Innovation Awards

ISAAC Instruments’ innovative character was once again acknowledged at the 24th edition of the Innovation Awards presented by the Association pour le développement de la recherche et de l’innovation du Québec (ADRIQ). Indeed, ISAAC was ranked finalist in two of the nine categories: Innovative SME and Product Innovation. Each year the ADRIQ contributes to the recognition and development of companies and builders that grant a prominent role to industrial research and technological innovation.

PIT group is categorical: “Training is not enough!”

In his presentation to the Regroupement des Professionnels en Sécurité Routière du Québec (RPSRQ), Benoit Vincent, engineer from PIT Group at FPInnovation, unveiled the results of their study on eco-driving, conducted with the financial support of Camo-route. In the report, PIT Group concluded that training drivers in eco-driving is not sufficient to maximize and maintain long-term fuel economy – the detailed and frequent monitoring of driver performance is the key to success.

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