ORLANDO, Fla. and MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 21, 2013 – PeopleNet®, a Trimble® company and leading provider of fleet mobility technology that optimizes performance and decision-making management, today announced the Mobile PeopleNet Fleet Manager (PFM), a new mobile site for accessing vehicle and driver data, maps and messaging through an iPad. In making the announcement at the ATA (American Trucking Association) Management Conference & Exhibition in Orlando, Senior Vice President Rick Ochsendorf said, “Today’s managers are increasingly relying on mobile computing to help them do their jobs better and more easily. Mobile PFM gives them instant wireless access to the information they need for decision making.”
Mobile PFM, certified for Safari browser, provides the following information:
Luckey Logistics LLC is using the Mobile PFM, and according to IT Manager Patrick Barnwell, “This application helps us meet our goal of running our business with fewer employees than other companies our size. The advantage of instant access to vehicle and driver information, map-based location information and vehicle messaging is priceless. Even when our executives are at their desks, they’re using their iPads. Nothing to boot up, no connection to look for. And our dispatchers can Manage their drivers from anywhere 24/7.”
PeopleNet customers can access the mobile site using their existing login credentials at https://www.pfmlogin.com/mobile.
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.