MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 18, 2013—– PeopleNet®, a Trimble® company and leading provider of fleet mobility technology that optimizes performance and decision-making management, today announced that Food Logistics has placed the company on its FL100 list for the 10th consecutive year. Commenting on the company’s distinction, PeopleNet Senior Vice President Rick Ochsendorf said, “This honor represents our commitment to helping the entire trucking industry in optimizing fleet performance, decision-making and safety, as well as specific segments such as food and beverage distribution. We are ever vigilant about tailoring our innovative solutions to our customers’ workflows and integrating them with back-office software for a comprehensive end-to-end solution.”
Examples of recent integrations include PeopleNet’s eDriver Logs® and TMW’s IDSC MatchAdvice®, which optimizes driver-to-load matching with hours-of-service (HOS) information for greater productivity and compliance. The enhanced integration with TMT Asset Maintenance incorporates diagnostic information from PeopleNet Fault Codes, enabling mechanics to create repair orders within TMT using Fault code data.
As a result of PeopleNet’s focus on this industry segment, its technology is being used by a who’s who of food and beverage fleets, including Pepsi Frito Lay, HP Hood, Nestle, Performance Food Group, McKee,
Kroger and Foodliner.
About Food Logistics
Food Logistics is published by Cygnus Business Media, a leading diversified business-to-business media company. The publication serves the information needs of executives involved in various aspects of the food and beverage supply chain. Through our print and online products, we provide news, trends, and best practices that help more than 24,000 grocery and foodservice suppliers, distributors, and retailers make better business decisions. Companies who earned a spot on the FL100 alphabetical list are featured in the November/December 2013 issue of Food Logistics, as well as online at www.foodlogistics.com.
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.