PeopleNet Announces Full Software Integration with Commercial-Grade Handheld Devices
Intermec and PeopleNet collaborate to meet customer demand for convenient point-of-work management throughout the supply chain
BOCA RATON, Fla., Aug. 7, 2012—PeopleNet (www.peoplenetonline.com), a leading provider of innovative and integrated onboard computing and mobile communications systems for effective fleet management, today announced the availability of its fully functional software on commercial-grade handheld devices to meet the market’s need for point-of-work management throughout the supply chain, from pick-up to the customer’s doorstep to the back office. The announcement was made at the company’s 10th annual user conference being held today through August 8 at the Boca Raton Resort and Club. Representing the first company to partner with PeopleNet, Intermec Industry Marketing Director Jeffrey Sibio said, “This integration was customer driven by users we shared with PeopleNet, especially those in the consumer goods private fleets sector. The combination of Intermec’s point-of-work solution with PeopleNet’s in-cab technologies allows for the efficient single solution approach our customers have been looking for.”
PeopleNet President Brian McLaughlin said, “The integration of PeopleNet’s software with commercial-grade handhelds is a natural progression in offering an advanced end-to-end management solution. By enabling our customers to conveniently access more display options that are fully supported as part of the power of our data-rich applications through a single display, we are providing another option for managing their supply chain.
PeopleNet is exclusively focused on providing innovative Internet-based and integrated onboard computing and mobile communications systems to improve North America’s trucking industry’s fleet management. Its products are used by more than 1,500 truckload, LTL, private, and service fleets in the United States and Canada, including several Fortune 500 companies. Reputed for its customer-driven technological innovation, unparalleled flexibility, and proactive customer care, PeopleNet was the first major technology provider to offer Internet-based communications to the transportation industry 15 years ago. Since then, the company has aggressively developed new products that continue to improve fleet management. Industry recognition of the company’s leadership includes: Frost & Sullivan New Product Innovation Award, Inbound Logistics Top 100 Award; Food Logistics’ 100 Top Technology Solutions and Service Providers; Frost & Sullivan Market Engineering Award; and M2M Value Chain Award. PeopleNet is part of Trimble’s® (NASDAQ: TRMB) international Transportation and Logistics division. For more information about PeopleNet and its products, call (888) 346-3486, or visit www.peoplenetonline.com.