NASHVILLE AND MINNEAPOLIS – September 26, 2016 — PeopleNet® (www.peoplenetonline.com), a Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) Company and leading provider of fleet mobility technology, today announced a two-year extension with J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. and its fleet of more than 13,000 trucks.
A PeopleNet customer since 2012, J.B. Hunt is one of the largest transportation logistics companies in North America, providing safe and reliable transportation services to a diverse group of customers throughout the continental U.S., Canada and Mexico.
“During our time with PeopleNet, we have experienced outstanding customer support and access to an industry-leading set of mobility solutions,” said Tracy Black, Senior Vice President of Information Systems at J.B. Hunt. “We are looking forward to a continued relationship that will help us stay efficient and keep our drivers safe and compliant.”
As a PeopleNet customer, J.B. Hunt has access to the ConnectedFleet™ platform: a cloud-based, comprehensive fleet management solution that integrates enterprise capability and mobile technologies with robust analytics.
In addition to utilizing technologies such as PeopleNet’s eDriver Logs® and an integrated weigh station bypass service from Drivewyze, J.B. Hunt will deploy in-cab navigation with CoPilot® Truck™ from ALK Technologies, a Trimble Company. The PeopleNet platform fully integrates with CoPilot Truck to help fleets reduce out-of-route miles, decrease fuel costs and improve driver performance.
The J.B. Hunt extension was announced at the 2016 in.sight User Conference // Expo in Nashville, jointly hosted by PeopleNet and TMW Systems, a Trimble Company.
About J.B. Hunt
J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 Company, focuses on providing safe and reliable transportation services to a diverse group of customers throughout the contiguous United States, Canada, and Mexico. Utilizing an integrated, multimodal approach, the company provides capacity-oriented solutions centered on delivering customer value and industry-leading service.
J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. stock trades on NASDAQ under the ticker symbol JBHT and is a component of the Dow Jones Transportation Average. J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of JBHT. For more information, visit www.jbhunt.com.
PeopleNet provides solutions to help fleets improve safety and compliance and reduce costs. PeopleNet’s network communications, mobility and analytics products are used by more than 2,000 truckload, LTL, private, and energy services fleets throughout North America. PeopleNet was established in 1994 and is headquartered in Minnetonka, Minnesota, with an office in Ontario, Canada. PeopleNet is a Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) Company and part of its international Transportation and Logistics Division. To learn more about PeopleNet and its products, visit www.peoplenetonline.com or call (888) 346-3486.