ORLANDO, Fla. and MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 22, 2013—– PeopleNet®, a Trimble® company and leading provider of fleet mobility technology that promotes on-time schedules, enhances service levels, and improves safety/compliance for energy services companies, today announced that former CH Robinson executive David Buhl has joined the company to lead PeopleNet Energy Services, further strengthening the company’s commitment to this sector’s evolving importance in the transportation industry. In the announcement made at the 2013 ATA (American Trucking Association) Management Conference & Exhibition being held in Orlando Oct. 19-22, Senior Vice President Rick Ochsendorf said, “David’s successful track record in delivering innovative solutions and organizing teams in multiple business areas across diverse industries is a tremendous asset in leading our Energy Services initiatives that increase fleet efficiency, reduce fleet liabilities, and mitigate environmental damage by improving the safety of hauling crude oil and fracking fluids.”
PeopleNet provides fleet mobility technology for North America’s land transportation industry that enables greater levels of safety, compliance, cost reduction and customer service. The company’s Precision Mobility Platform combines network communications, mobility and analytics to create the next-generation standard in technology-driven fleet performance and decision-making management. Its products are used by more than 1,750 truckload, LTL, private, and energy services fleets in the United States and Canada, including several Fortune 500 companies. The company aggressively develops 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 a Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) Company and part of its international Transportation and Logistics Division. PeopleNet was named as a key factor in Trimble’s top ranking by ABI Research’s 2013 Commercial Fleet Telematics Competitive Assessment. For more information about PeopleNet and its products, call (888) 346-3486, or visit www.peoplenetonline.com.