PeopleNet Emphasizes Commitment to Private Fleet Industry with Several New Customers
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Signings coincide with new appointment to Customer Experience leadership team

MINNEAPOLIS – April 30, 2018 – PeopleNet® (www.peoplenetonline.com), a Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) Company and leading provider of fleet mobility technology, today announced new private fleet customers that will implement PeopleNet solutions to improve safety and efficiency in their organizations.

According to a 2017 Benchmarking Survey by the National Private Truck Council (NPTC), driver-related issues were named as the top concern for private fleets.[1] PeopleNet’s comprehensive in-cab technology leverages 4G LTE connectivity and a powerful Android platform to provide real-time visibility into driver and vehicle performance, increasing utilization and improving customer service. PeopleNet’s eDriver Logs solution helps fleets improve safety and Hours of Service (HOS) compliance.

“Private fleets are focused on finding ways to maximize operations and ensure efficient delivery of their products,” said Bryan Coyne, CTP, General Manager, North America for Trimble’s Transportation Mobility division, which includes PeopleNet and other Trimble transportation businesses. “PeopleNet solutions are ideally suited to meet these fleets’ unique business needs, helping to improve route planning, increase safety and ensure high quality customer service.”

New PeopleNet customers include:

  • Allied Crawford Steel, the U.S. division of Canadian metal distributor Crawford Metal Corp.
  • Carroll Independent Fuel, a supplier of a variety of high-quality commercial motor fuels
  • Perdue Farms, a Maryland-based third-generation, family owned food and agriculture company

In addition to these new customers, Alicia Jarosh, CTP, was also named as Vice President, Customer Experience – North America for Trimble Transportation Mobility. In her new role, Jarosh will focus on ensuring customers maximize the benefits of Trimble Transportation Mobility solutions to help them improve performance and maintain regulatory compliance.

“The advancements in technology and the evolving regulatory landscape are changing the transportation industry and creating new challenges for fleets,” Jarosh said. “We remain committed to providing solutions that anticipate these changes and giving all of our customers the support they need to operate safely and more efficiently.”

The announcement of new customers and Jarosh’s new role was made at NPTC 2018, held from April 29-May 1, 2018, in Cincinnati, Ohio. For more information on PeopleNet’s solutions, visit: https://www.peoplenetonline.com/products/.

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About PeopleNet
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 business segment. To learn more about PeopleNet and its products, visit www.peoplenetonline.com or call (888) 346-3486.

[1] http://www.nptc.org/network/learn-more/download-center/standards-and-surveys/benchmarking-surveys/1196-2017-benchmarking-survey-results/file

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