In-Cab Navigation Software No Longer Limited to Windows Devices
ORLANDO and MINNEAPOLIS — September 15, 2015 — PeopleNet® (www.peoplenetonline.com), a Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) Company and leading provider of fleet mobility technology, announced today an upgrade to its CoPilot Truck mobile navigation software, in partnership with ALK® Technologies, a Trimble Company and global leader in GeoLogistics® and navigation software. Previously only available on PeopleNet devices with Windows operating platforms, in-cab navigation powered by ALK Technologies’ CoPilot Truck application is now compatible with PeopleNet’s Android-based devices.
Tom Dorazio, Director of Product Management at PeopleNet, says, “To be a competitor in today’s transportation landscape, technology companies must offer their users multi-platform accessibility. Software that is cross-compatible offers a wider range of flexibility to PeopleNet fleets looking for a high-performing route optimization software.”
When a driver’s route is dispatched, the CoPilot Truck application delivers the following functionalities on both Windows- and Android-based PeopleNet devices:
The platform integration was announced at the 2015 TMW TransForum User Conference being held in Orlando, Fl., Sept. 13-16. TMW Systems is a leading provider of enterprise transportation management and asset maintenance software and a sister company of PeopleNet.
About ALK Technologies
ALK, a Trimble Company and global leader in GeoLogistics solutions and navigation software, is focused on developing innovative solutions for transportation, logistics, mobile workforces and consumers. Product lines include award-winning CoPilot, a leading source of GPS navigation software for fleets, mobile operators, hardware OEMs, systems integrators, professional drivers and consumers. ALK’s PC*MILER is widely recognized as a transportation industry standard for routing, mileage and mapping. ALK Maps is a development platform designed for the transportation industry and provides commercial routing, geocoding and mapping visualization for enterprise applications. For more information on ALK, visit: www.alk.com or follow us at: www.twitter.com/ALKTech.
About TMW Systems
TMW is a leading transportation software provider to commercial and private fleets, brokerage and 3PL organizations. Founded in 1983, TMW has focused on providing enterprise software to the transportation industry, including asset-based and non-asset-based operations as well as heavy-duty vehicle service centers. With offices in Cleveland, Dallas, Indianapolis, Nashville, Oklahoma City, Raleigh, and Vancouver, the company serves over 2,000 customers, including many of the largest, most sophisticated and complex transportation service companies in North America. TMW is a Trimble Company (NASDAQ: TRMB) and part of the international Transportation and Logistics Division.
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 fleet mobility system 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 2,000 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. 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 2014 Commercial Fleet Telematics Competitive Assessment. For more information about PeopleNet and its products, call (888) 346-3486, or visit www.peoplenetonline.com.