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Southeastern Freight Lines leverages onboard technology

With all the new onboard technology on trucks these days, one major nationwide carrier has found ways to use the data to effectively track vehicle performance and scheduling maintenance using information from the systems. According to Kerry Stritt, vice president of fleet services, Southeastern Freight Lines (SEFL): “We have been utilizing the PeopleNet system to

PeopleNet updates software for 34-Hour Restart suspension

PeopleNet announced that it has completed all required Hours of Service system updates to suspend the July 1, 2013, US Federal 34-Hour Restart provisions. Effective immediately, once a driver completes a logout/leave/login on their display, the system will automatically recalculate the driver’s last cycle (last seven or eight days) and apply the new requirements for

PeopleNet, ALK provide tracking for the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree

PeopleNet, a Trimble company and provider of fleet mobility technology, announced that it is providing real-time tracking of the 2014 Capitol Christmas Tree’s cross-country journey to the Nation’s Capitol in conjunction with its sister company ALK, a GeoLogistics solutions and navigation software. Using enterprise solutions for worldwide routing, mileage, mapping and visualization, PeopleNet and ALK

PeopleNet enhances in-cab scanning offerings

PeopleNet, a Trimble company and provider of fleet mobility technology, announced an upgrade to its in-cab scanning capabilities in partnership with Pegasus TransTech. When using scanning services remotely, drivers can now scan and transmit critical transportation documents using a Wi-Fi network, which reduces the overall cost of the scanning solution according to the company. “We

Implementation makes or breaks technology success

In anticipation of the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate being signed into law and effective in late 2016, fleets are investigating technology options for becoming compliant. While fleets are currently focused on choosing a provider/system that automates hours-of-service (HOS) tracking, implementation is key to system use and adoption. Louis McAnally, CTP vice president operations for PeopleNet

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Preparing for ELDs

As your are probably well aware, this past March, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced the proposal to require interstate commercial truck and bus companies to use electronic logging devices (ELDs). The comment period for the proposal ended in June—the final rule will likely be published the end of 2016 with drivers and

Truck ELD Mandate Update
Route planning for fuel efficiency

“Behind every brown package delivery vehicle is a strategy to economize fuel use,” reports UPS on its corporate website. “Our fleet strategy is making the best of today’s transportation technology through careful route planning that avoids unnecessary driving and saves fuel.” Careful route planning is fundamental to the way UPS does business, an essential element

PeopleNet applications determine the most efficient routes
PeopleNet integrates fleet mobility solution with Valor’s tire pressure monitoring system

PeopleNet, a Trimble company and provider of fleet mobility technology, announced that it was the first complete fleet mobility technology to integrate with Valor, a Canadian tire pressure monitoring provider. PeopleNet Senior Vice President of Product and Operations Rick Ochsendorf said, “Our integration with Valor gives our customers yet another choice for providing real-time tire-pressure

Frost & Sullivan honors PeopleNet

Based on its recent analysis of the medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicle telematics market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes PeopleNet with the 2014 North America Frost & Sullivan Award for company of the year. Acknowledging the opportunities created by regulations mandating the use of telematics, PeopleNet rolled out a slew of market expansion measures such as

VUSION launches MPG analytics dashboard

VUSION, a division of PeopleNet and a Trimble company that optimizes performance and decision-making through data integration and analytics,  announced the launch of its MPG Analytics Dashboard. Making the announcement at the Truckload Carriers Association annual convention, VUSION President Tom Fansler said, “Collecting and analyzing data that impacts fuel use is critical for identifying areas

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The ins and outs of implementing an EOBR solution

Electronic onboard recorders (EOBRs), also known as electronic logging devices (ELD), are devices that are commonly used to automate hours-of-service (HOS) record keeping and help fleets maintain equipment to meet the CSA compliance model, reduce violations and improve driver efficiency and safety. Many service providers, including Pedigree Technologies,XRS, PeopleNet, Omnitracs, Rand McNally, Continental Corp., and J.J.Keller & Associates offer these systems. Package

Drivewyze PreClear now available on PeopleNet Onboard telematics platforms

Drivewyze and PeopleNet today announced that the Drivewyze PreClear weigh station bypass application is now available on PeopleNet onboard devices with a complimentary weigh station cost-analysis tool, nationwide Weigh Station Heads Up notifications and a bypass service subscription option. The announcement follows a successful beta test, which included devices installed on trucks in the United

Drivewyze PreClear now available on PeopleNet