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How California’s Contractor Law Could Impact the Trucking Industry

California lawmakers recently voted to overhaul their independent contractor rules and regulations. Not only does this have major ramifications for the state but the country as a whole. The trucking industry will absolutely be impacted if the bill is signed into law. A.B. 5 pushes businesses, regardless of industry, to classify more independent contractors they[…]

Gorilla Safety Unveils First and Only Fully Integrated Fleet and Safety Management Solution in Mexico Fully Integrated Fleet and Safety Management Solution in Mexico

Patented Cloud-based Fleet and Safety Solution to Address New Hours of Service Rules Throughout Mexico HOUSTON– Gorilla Safety, a provider of an innovative, proprietary and patented Fleet Management software solution that fully automates all aspects of fleet and safety management, announced today the public availability of its mobile application and web-based dashboard in Mexico. Gorilla Safety[…]

GORILLA SAFETY LAUNCHES ADVANCED FLEET MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY DESIGNED FOR OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY

Oil and Gas Customization Provides Flexibility needed to Operate Specialized Equipment HOUSTON – October 9, 2018 – Gorilla Safety, provider of an innovative, proprietary and patented software solution that fully automates all aspects of fleet and safety management, announced today the release of its new Oil and Gas Product, catering to specific needs of fleet operations[…]

truck drivers subject to the Mexico's new HOS rules

Reglas de horas de servicio llegan a México

Los camioneros estadounidenses no son los únicos conductores que deben enfrentar cambios en las reglas y nuevas formas de operar en sus negocios. Los camioneros mexicanos enfrentan los mismos cambios con las nuevas regulaciones para hacer sus carreteras más seguras. Las nuevas reglas con respecto a las horas de servicio (HOS) y el tiempo de[…]

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Staying Profitable Despite Rising Fuel Costs

Crude oil prices are on the rise, which means gas prices will likely follow. In fact, they already have. Over the past several months, fuel costs have inched up more and more. Storms in the Gulf, issues surrounding both supply and demand, government regulations, and unrest in oil-producing countries have all contributed to the increase.[…]

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How to Manage Unidentified Drive Time

One unforeseen consequence of the ELD mandate is the new phenomenon of “unidentified drive time.” An ELD is required to log every mile a truck is driven, even if a driver isn’t assigned to it. This means there are blocks of times in any given day that don’t have a driver assigned. It occurs when[…]

GORILLA SAFETY UNVEILS ENTERPRISE PACKAGE WITH ENHANCED FEATURES DESIGNED FOR LARGE FLEETS

Company Consistently Upgrades Award-Winning Solution to Remain on Cutting-Edge of Meeting Changing Fleet Landscape and ELD Mandate Requirements HOUSTON … June 14, 2018 … Gorilla Safety, provider of an innovative, proprietary and patented software solution that fully automates all aspects of fleet and safety management, announced today the release of a new Enterprise Bundle designed[…]

GORILLA SAFETY NAMED THE PEOPLE’S CHOICE IN 2018 STEVIE AWARDS®

Gorilla Safety 2.0 Winner for Mobile On-Demand Applications HOUSTON – June 8, 2018 – Gorilla Safety, provider of an innovative, proprietary and patented software solution that fully automates all aspects of fleet and safety management, announced today the company is the winner of the 2018 People’s Choice Stevie Award® in the Mobile On-Demand Applications category[…]

GORILLA SAFETY LAUNCHES SPECIAL PROGRAM TO RESCUE FLEETS LEFT ABANDONED BY ONE20’S UNEXPECTED EXIT FROM ELECTRONIC LOGGING DEVICE BUSINESS

Company Supports Trucking Industry with Free ELD Subscription through End of 2019 with Hardware Purchase to former ONE20 Users   HOUSTON … May 31, 2018 … Gorilla Safety, provider of an innovative, proprietary and patented software solution that fully automates all aspects of fleet and safety management, announced today the introduction of a special program[…]

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CVSA Announces Annual Inspection Blitz

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) announced two annual events to improve road safety among commercial vehicles. The first is the International Roadcheck set for June 5 through June 7, a 72-hour blitz across North America to check driver and commercial vehicle compliance. The second is the annual Operation Safe Driver Week set for July[…]

GORILLA SAFETY NAMED GOLD STEVIE® AWARD WINNER IN THREE CATEGORIES OF THE 2018 AMERICAN BUSINESS AWARDS®; EARNS BRONZE IN ONE CATEGORY

Company Recognized in Company, Management and Product Categories HOUSTON – May 9, 2018 – Gorilla Safety, provider of an innovative, proprietary and patented software solution that fully automates all aspects of fleet and safety management, announced today the company earned several Stevie Awards® in four categories of The 16th Annual American Business Awards®. Gorilla Safety[…]

Gorilla Safety Stevie Awards

Gorilla Safety Recognized as an Industry Leader – Winner of 4 Stevie Awards

Gorilla Safety was honored to receive three gold and one bronze Stevie Awards in the 2018 American Business Awards competition. The gold Stevie Awards were for: Company of the Year in transportation Management Team of the Year for business products New Product or Service of the Year (Software) for mobile on-demand applications. The bronze award[…]

Rule Clarification on ELD and AOBRDs from the FMCSA

As nearly the entire trucking industry is focused onELD compliance, a few questions remain. One that has loomed large involves those carriers, fleets, and trucks that added Automatic Onboard Recording Devices (AOBRDs) prior to the original ELD implementation in December 2017. A question with a simple answer were posted to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety[…]

GORILLA SAFETY OFFERS SPECIAL COMPLIMENTARY TRIAL OF ITS PRIME8 ELECTRONIC LOGGING DEVICE SO FLEETS CAN TRY BEFORE THEY BUY

  HOUSTON … March 21, 2018 … Gorilla Safety, provider of an innovative, proprietary and patented software solution that fully automates all aspects of fleet and safety management, announced today the Company is offering the marketplace the chance to test drive its PRIME8 ELD. Gorilla Safety is offering a no-strings-attached, 30-day trial of its PRIME8[…]

Gorilla Safety Offers Free Hardware to Facilitate Electronic Logging Device Adoption and Mandate Compliance

  Gorilla Safety’s PRIM8 ELD Offered Free For a Limited Time with Purchase of a Two-Year Software Agreement HOUSTON … January 10, 2018 … Gorilla Safety, provider of an innovative, proprietary and patented software solution that fully automates all aspects of fleet and safety management, announced today a special offer to help those fleets not[…]

Spireon Launches FleetLocate Compliance, an Affordable and Reliable ELD Solution

Powered by Gorilla Safety, FleetLocate Compliance makes it easy for mixed fleets of all sizes to remain compliant with pending mandate IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 9, 2017— Spireon Inc., a leader in connected vehicle intelligence solutions, today announced a new FleetLocateTM Compliance solution designed to help fleets of all sizes affordably comply with the Federal Motor[…]

Gorilla Safety Enters Into Reseller Agreement With Transafe Inc To Provide Its Customers With Advanced Electronic Logging Device

Company Helps Ensure Transafe’s Fleet Customers are Prepared and Compliant with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Mandate HOUSTON … NOVEMBER 8, 2017 … Gorilla Safety, provider of an innovative, proprietary and patented software solution that fully automates all aspects of fleet and safety management, announced today it has entered into an agreement with Transafe, Inc., a[…]

Gorilla Safety Offers $10 Per Month AOBRD to Help Small Fleets and Owner Operators Transition to Electronic Logging Device Mandate

Company’s Affordable AOBRD Includes Hardware and Software; Additional Special Offers Extended to OOIDA HOUSTON– Gorilla Safety, provider of an innovative, proprietary and patented software solution that fully automates all aspects of fleet and safety management, announced today it is helping fleets prepare for the December 18, 2017 deadline when, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety[…]

3rd Eye Teams Up with Gorilla Safety to Offer Electronic Logging Device Technology to Growing Product Offering

KATY, TX. … October 4, 2017 … 3rd Eye, a pioneer in the development of vehicle safety cameras and radar, and Gorilla Safety, provider of innovative software solutions that automate fleet and safety management, announced today the companies have entered into an agreement to provide 3rd Eye an Electronic Logging Device (ELD) solution that easily[…]

Gorilla Safety Addresses Driver Shortages With First-Ever Electronic Logging Device Offered In Spanish

  Company’s Launches Spanish Version of its Proprietary, Certified Technology, Catering to an Increasing Number of Fleets HOUSTON … July 24, 2017 … Gorilla Safety, provider of an innovative, proprietary and patented software solution that fully automates all aspects of fleet and safety management, announced today that its fully automated Electronic Logging Device (ELD) is[…]

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GORILLA SAFETY LAUNCHES TELEMATICS FEATURE

HOUSTON … July 18, 2017 … Gorilla Safety, provider of an innovative, proprietary and patented software solution that fully automates all aspects of fleet and safety management, announced today the introduction of its telematics feature. The new telematics feature provides fleets with deep intelligence into the detailed performance of all vehicles within the fleet. The[…]

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GORILLA SAFETY INTRODUCES ON-BOARD DIAGNOSTIC (OBDII) INTEGRATION WITH ITS SELF-CERTIFIED ELECTRONIC LOGGING DEVICE

New Compatibility Extending to Include Light and Medium Duty Trucks Further Strengthens Company’s Fully Integrated Fleet and Safety Mobile App Offering HOUSTON … May 30, 2017 … Gorilla Safety, provider of an innovative, proprietary and patented software solution that fully automates all aspects of fleet and safety management, announced today On-Board Diagnostic (OBDII) integration with[…]

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GATS Special Media Event

GORILLA SAFETY TO SHOWCASE FIRST AND ONLY FULLY INTEGRATED MOBILE APPLICATION FOR FLEET AND SAFETY MANAGEMENT DURING THE GREAT AMERICAN TRUCK SHOW Media Event to be held in Booth #19055; Company to Demo Newly Unveiled Innovative, Proprietary, Patented Software Solution and its Integration with US Fleet Tracking WHO? Houston-based Gorilla Safety provides the transportation industry[…]

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Gorilla Safety Names Shannon McLeroy Director of Sales

HOUSTON … July 27, 2016 … Gorilla Safety, provider of an innovative, proprietary and patented software solution that fully automates all aspects of fleet and safety management, announced today the appointment of Shannon McLeroy to the post of director of sales. In this newly created role, McLeroy will focus on business development and strategic sales[…]

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GORILLA SAFETY ENHANCES GPS FUNCTIONALITY WITHIN ITS FLEET AND SAFETY MANAGEMENT MOBILE APP

Company Also Rolls Out Updates to its Integrated Cloud-based Software Solution HOUSTON … July 25, 2016 … Gorilla Safety, provider of an innovative, proprietary and patented software solution that fully automates all aspects of fleet and safety management, announced today further enhancement of its innovative mobile app. In an effort to combat inherent limitations of[…]

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Step Up Your Game: 5 Ways to Become a More Effective Fleet Manager

Managing your fleet can be challenging. Between the drivers and their quirks, new safety regulations, maintenance needs, and all the paperwork, you probably feel like you’re drowning in things that never get done on time. There are several things you can do to become a more effective fleet manager, diminish your stress levels, and help[…]

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GORILLA SAFETY NAMED GOLD STEVIE WINNER IN 14th ANNUAL AMERICAN BUSINESS AWARDS PROGRAM

Company also Earns Two Silver and Two Bronze Stevies; Named Finalist in International TU-Automotive Awards Competition HOUSTON … May 17, 2016 … Gorilla Safety, a provider of an innovative, proprietary and patented software solution that fully automates all aspects of fleet and safety management, announced today it is the recipient of several prominent awards since[…]