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Fleets Use Smart Compliance Tech to Improve Efficiency

May 2022 | CCJ Digital

Two trucking fleet executives discuss the many benefits to using smart compliance technology to create a more efficient fleet during a recent webinar hosted by ISAAC Instruments and the Truckload Carriers Association.

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How Fleets Are Using Technology to Control Fuel Consumption

May 2022 | Transport Topics

Kriska Transportation uses ISAAC’s telematics system. The platform includes a coaching feature that guides drivers’ performance and fuel economy in real time. “What you can find out now about the truck and how the driver is actually driving the truck is quite remarkable,” said Guy Broderick, Kriska’s safety and training supervisor.

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Telematics Help Fleets Reduce Fuel Costs

May 2022 | CCJ Digital

The ISAAC Coach platform coaches the driver with real-time, in-cab alerts specifically related to better fuel efficiency – up to 15% in savings. “The Isaac Coach is really the component of moving the truck from point A to point B with the most fuel-efficient behavior,” said Isaac co-founder and executive vice president of sales Jean-Sebastien Bouchard.

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What’s the Reason Behind Canada’s ELD Mandate Delay?

May 2022 | Transport Topics

One year ago, the scrutiny was squarely on ELD makers to meet the strict standards laid out in the mandate. The spotlight has now ­shifted to whether law enforcement agencies across Canada are ready to enforce the regulation.

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Latest ELD Enforcement Delay Brings Frustration, Relief

May 2022 | Truck News

But Isaac Instruments co-founder and CEO Jacques DeLarochelliere wants the industry to know the delay in no way reflects a failing on the supplier side. He takes issue with the suggestion there aren’t enough certified vendors to proceed with enforcement.

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PG&E, Meijer, and Hillyard win Fleet Owner Private Fleet of the Year honors

April 2022 | Fleet Owner

The awards were presented to fleet executives by Fleet Owner’s executive editor and Jean-Sebastien “J.S.” Bouchard, co-founder and EVP of sales for ISAAC Instruments, which sponsored the awards.

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Isaac sponsors Fleet Owner’s 2022 Private Fleet of Year Award

April 2022 | Fleet Owner

ISAAC Instruments is sponsoring 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.

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How Automated Workflow Impacts Truck Equipment Operations

March 2022 | Fleet Equipment Magazine

Jacques DeLarochelliere, CEO and co-founder of ISAAC Instruments, stopped by the Fleet Equipment studio to talk about the impact that automation within truck data and telematics can make.

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ISAAC Instruments unveils several updates with Solution 5.07

March 2022 | Truck News

Route navigation has been enhanced through CoPilot Truck, which includes tools to identify routes to take and those to avoid.

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Carriers that put people first win Best Fleets to Drive For honors

March 2022 | Fleet Owner

Jim Peeples, president and COO of Challenger Motor Freight, gets a lot of credit for building that people-first culture, said Mark Greco, a former 10-year Challenger employee who recently became the product manager for ISAAC Instruments.

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ISAAC Instruments, BlackBerry Radar Integrate Trucking Services

March 2022 | Transport Topics

BlackBerry Ltd. teamed with the fleet management solution provider ISAAC Instruments to integrate their service offerings March 14.

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BlackBerry Radar and ISAAC Team Up to Help Trucking Companies Improve Asset Utilization and Fleet Visibility

March 2022 | AiTHORITY

BlackBerry Limited and ISAAC Instruments, a leading driver-centric fleet management solution provider, announced that BlackBerry Radar has been integrated within the ISAAC Open Platform.

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Blackberry, ISAAC Join Hands to Enhance Fleet Visibility

March 2022 | Zacks Equity Research

Blackberry Limited recently announced the integration of its BlackBerry Radar into ISAAC Instruments’ Open Platform, establishing a single console that offers fleet managers a comprehensive view of tractor and trailer operations.

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ISAAC CEO says authorities unprepared for Canadian ELD mandate enforcement

March 2022 | CCJ Digital

“There’s enough coverage … Enforcement is the challenge,” said ISAAC Instruments CEO and co-founder Jacques DeLarochelliere. “(The authorities) need to train everybody who’s going to be involved in the enforcement, so the authorities are not ready for June 12 it seems.”

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Canada delays ELD mandate enforcement until 2023

March 2022 | Freightwaves

“I’m much more concerned about the safety on roads and the viability of fleets and making it a level playing field for all fleets,” said Jacques DeLarochelliere, CEO of ISAAC Instruments.

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ISAAC, BlackBerry Partner to Improve Fleet Visibility

March 2022 | TruckingInfo

BlackBerry has integrated its Radar multi-sensor trailer monitoring device within ISAAC Instruments’ Open Platform fleet management software, and Titanium Transportation Group is the first commercial fleet to deploy the new option.

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How to identify, and improve, the high-risk driver

February 2022 | TruckNews.com

Sutco Transportation Specialists has also incorporated in-cab video into its safety performance tracking program. It relies on the ISAAC Instruments platform including an in-cab camera and Speed Gauge, which compares the truck’s actual speed to the legal speed limit where it’s traveling.

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Fleets Can Take Steps to Reduce Risk of Cybersecurity Threats

February 2022 | Transport Topics

It’s not a question of if, but when a cybersecurity breach will happen at your company, said Joe Russo, head of information technology at ISAAC Instruments, a supplier of electronic logging devices and fleet-management technology.

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Asking hard questions vital to ELD selection

January 2022 | CCJ Digital

“That’s one thing I really enjoyed seeing with Veltri was that they weren’t afraid to ask the hard questions because they’ve felt the pain in the past and they’ve learned from it and they know what they want for their future solution,” said ISAAC Instruments technical solutions specialist Trent Gilles.

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Quality Carriers to Deploy ELDs From ISAAC Instruments

January 2022 | Transport Topics

Liquid bulk hauler Quality Carriers has partnered with technology supplier ISAAC Instruments to improve the in-cab experience for its drivers, the companies said in a joint announcement.

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Quality Carriers upgrades ELD and fleet-management solutions

January 2022 | Fleet Owner

Quality Carriers, one of North America’s largest liquid chemical haulers, recently partnered with ISAAC Instruments to install electronic logging devices (ELD) and use the company’s driver-centric fleet-management solution across Quality’s entire fleet of more than 2,500 trucks.

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Quality Carriers Switches ELDs for Better Driver Experience

January 2022 | TruckingInfo.com

Quality Carriers is moving to a different electronic logging device system that it said improves the driver experience. One of North America’s leading liquid chemical haulers, Quality will install ISAAC Instruments’ driver-centric fleet management solution across Quality’s entire fleet.

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Lesson learned: U.S. Container Depot, Liquid Cargo tighten IT security

January 2022 | Fleet Owner

“Over the last year, technology sophistication, the proliferation of hacking techniques, and the expansion of hacking motivations due in part to COVID-19 and the enablement of the remote workforce have resulted in organizations having to review their security posture,” said Joe Russo, IT director for ISAAC Instruments.

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Canada takes more systematic approach to ELD certification

November 2021 | Fleet Owner

ISAAC Instruments, one of the largest ELD providers in Canada, outfits fleets that are constantly crossing the border, Jacques DeLarochelliere, company CEO and co-founder, told Fleet Owner. “If you look at our big data, at any moment, you’ll see that half the trucks on our system are in the U.S.,” he said. “In terms of operations for trucking fleets, there’s no such thing as a border in trucking—except for the paperwork when you go across.”

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‘Sunsetting’ 3G networks could require border-crossing fleets to upgrade ELDs

November 2021 | TruckNews.com

“The truck that moves only in Canada is not affected,” stresses ISAAC Instruments executive vice-president – sales Jean-Sebastien Bouchard, noting that Canadian 3G networks will remain in place until late 2025.

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COVID-19 left companies that didn’t upgrade cybersecurity more vulnerable

November 2021 | Fleet Owner

Cybersecurity plans created before COVID-19 changed the world but might not be up to the challenges of 2021 and beyond, according to Joe Russo, ISAAC Instruments IT director.

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Ontario officers begin ELD training, bus operators getting one-year reprieve

November 2021 | TruckNews.com

Ontario Ministry of Transportation personnel are now in the midst of lessons about electronic logging devices (ELDs) as they prepare to enforce related rules beginning June 12, 2022. “We’re going to get them trained up,” said Richard Robinson, team leader with the ministry’s carrier enforcement program, during an update at ISAAC Instruments’ annual user conference.

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ISAAC Instruments CEO highlights year of challenges and successes

November 2021 | TruckNews.com

The trucking industry has faced a challenging year, but ISAAC Instruments can point to achievements including a rapidly expanding team and some of Canada’s first certified electronic logging devices (ELDs).

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Transport Topics RoadShow Podcast: ISAAC Instruments

November 2021 | Transport Topics

Transport Topics sits down with ISAAC Instruments’ Jacques Delarochelliere and Jean-Sebastien Bouchard for a live interview during the American Trucking Associations’ 2021 Management Conference & Exhibition in Nashville, TN.

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ISAAC, Trimble Among First to Receive ELD Certification in Canada

November 2021 | Transport Topics

A handful of electronic logging devices have now received certification for Canada’s federal ELD mandate. Transport Canada’s list of approved ELDs includes systems from ISAAC Instruments and Trimble Transportation, both of which announced device certifications in October.

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ELDs Enhance Productivity, Driver Satisfaction

November 2021 | Truckinginfo.com

It’s a small feature, but ISAAC Instruments’ fleet management solution can create temporary geofences based on address details to automatically alert dispatch and the customer when the truck breaks into fenced location upon arrival, or when it breaks out of the fence when leaving the customer. Alerts are sent to designated parties and it’s all done with messages.

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Clock is ticking as ELD enforcement deadlines loom

October 2021 | TruckNews.com

“There’s change management that will happen in your fleet as you’re transitioning from paper,” said Jean-Sebastien Bouchard, executive vice-president of sales and co-founder of ISAAC Instruments. “Your biggest enemy is time – and your best ally is time.”

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Two major ELD providers gain Canadian certification

October 2021 | Fleet Owner

Two major trucking technology vendors, including ISAAC Instruments, have joined the shortlist of third-party certified electronic logging device solutions required by Transport Canada’s ELD mandate.

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Two more ELD providers earn Canadian certification

October 2021 | CCJ Digital

ISAAC Instruments and Trimble have separately announced formal third-party certification of their electronic logging device solutions for use under Transport Canada’s ELD mandate .

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ISAAC Instruments ELDs certified in Canada

October 2021 | Fleet Equipment Magazine

ISAAC Instruments has received mandatory third-party certification in Canada for its electronic logging devices (ELDs).

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ISAAC ELDs certified for Canadian mandate

October 2021 | TruckNews.com

ISAAC Instruments says it has secured third-party certification for its electronic logging devices (ELDs), currently making it the largest supplier to meet a federal mandate’s underlying technical standards.

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Tech Vendors Prepare for Canada’s Move to E-Logs

September 2021 | Transport Topics

“A Canadian feet may think if a device is certified in the U.S., it is certified in Canada, but it isn’t. If you’re operating in Canada, as long as you’re a federally registered carrier, you need that certification,” said Melanie Simard, compliance and safety specialist at ELD supplier ISAAC Instruments.

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Can a computerized in-cab coach make you a better driver?

September 2021 | TruckNews.com

Using the ISAAC Coach from ISAAC Instruments, Deryk Gillespie of Trimac claims the fleet has seen tangible benefits from the real-time in-cab coaching. But first, the coach was slid into the cab without fanfare.

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ISAAC Instruments Selects Mike Stapleton for VP Position

August 2021 | Transport Topics

ISAAC Instruments announced July 26 that Mike Stapleton has been appointed to serve as vice president of industry relations.

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ISAAC Instruments hires Stapleton as VP of industry relations

July 2021 | TruckNews.com

Electronic logging device and fleet management solutions company ISAAC Instruments Monday announced that Mike Stapleton has been appointed to the position of vice president of industry relations.

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ISAAC Instruments names new VP of industry relations

July 2021 | Fleet Owner

Electronic logging device (ELD) and fleet management solutions company ISAAC Instruments named Mike Stapleton as its new vice president of industry relations.

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Dash cam crime solvers

July 2021 | TruckNews.com

Truck drivers and fleets began equipping their vehicles with dash cams initially to protect themselves. In some cases, the footage captured by these cameras is assisting law enforcement in conducting accident investigations the truck driver wasn’t even involved in.
In one case involving a Kriska Transportation Group driver, the safety department contacted ISAAC Instruments to request footage of the incident.

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