PeopleNet Canada Transportation Symposium to Address Trucking Industry’s Toughest Challenges

BURLINGTON, Ontario, April 3, 2014—PeopleNet® Canada (, a Trimble® company and leading provider of fleet mobility technology that optimizes performance and decision-making, today announced that its annual symposium will address the trucking industry’s toughest challenges. The symposium, open to all Canadian-based carriers, is slated for April 29-30 at Queen’s Landing Resort, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario.

A carrier roundtable moderated by Geoff Wood, vice president of operations and safety for the Ontario Trucking Association, will discuss the impact of the latest Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association’s electronic log device proposal on Canadian carriers’ operations. Zurich Canada will weigh in on how fleet telematics is changing the insurance world.

PeopleNet presenters will discuss how customers are using the company’s Tailored Solutions and Professional Services groups have helped customers:

  • Become more efficient with a customized workflow application and an integration between payroll and electronic driver logs
  • Eliminate trailer fires with a custom spike braking alert application
  • Maximize performance and ROI with best practices in project management and process standardization


Registration is now open for the symposium at Symposium sponsors include ALK Technologies, Permitax, TMW Systems, LYTX and Today’s Trucking.

About PeopleNet

PeopleNet Canada, part of 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 nearly 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. 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

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