Annual guide recognizes technology that plays crucial role in food service supply chain
MINNEAPOLIS —December 21, 2016 — PeopleNet® (www.peoplenetonline.com), a Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) Company and leading provider of fleet mobility technology, announced today that they have been named by Food Logistics to its 2016 FL100+ Top Software and Technology Providers list.
The FL100+ Top Software and Technology Providers list serves as a resource guide of software and technology providers whose products and services are critical for companies in the global food and beverage supply chain.
“It is an honor to be recognized by Food Logistics as a leading software technology provider to the food industry,” said Angela Shue, General Manager of Food Distribution & Direct Store Delivery at PeopleNet. “With our unique set of solutions, companies are able to streamline their operations and transport products safely and efficiently through the supply chain.”
Through PeopleNet’s ConnectedFleet™ platform, fleets can gain full visibility of their equipment, devices and drivers. This connectivity can help to address requirements of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), specifically through the integration of trailer temperature monitoring technology to fully comply with the rule. The ConnectedFleet also gives fleets the ability to integrate direct-store-delivery (DSD) functions to enable greater levels of safety, compliance, cost reduction and customer service.
“The software and technology sector continues to generate new and exciting opportunities for growers, food manufacturers, grocery retailers and the many logistics providers that support them,” said Lara L. Sowinski, Editorial Director at FoodLogistics. “Today’s cloud-based solutions and mobile connectivity are helping create tools that are more flexible, affordable and responsive, making software and technology even more valuable to those in the global food supply chain.”
Companies on this year’s 2016 FL100+ Top Software and Technology Providers list will be profiled in the November/December 2016 issue of Food Logistics.
For more information on the technology solutions offered by Trimble Transportation & Logistics, download the newly-released e-book “Food Safety Technology Solutions Spanning the Supply Chain.”
About Food Logistics
Food Logistics is published by AC Business Media, a business-to-business media company that provides targeted content and comprehensive, integrated advertising and promotion opportunities for some of the world’s most recognized B2B brands. Its diverse portfolio serves the construction, logistics, supply chain and other industries with print, digital and custom products, events and social media.
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.