Approximately 2,500 Trucks Are Now Equipped With PeopleNet Technology
BOSTON and MINNEAPOLIS, April 26, 2015 — PeopleNet® (www.peoplenetonline.com), a Trimble® company and leading provider of fleet mobility solutions, today announced that Quality Carriers, Inc., a subsidiary of Quality Distribution, Inc., the leading provider of bulk transportation services in North America, has integrated PeopleNet technology platforms into approximately 2,500 tank trucks. The new integration provides Quality with more visibility, better driver workflow automation and overall safety improvement features.
Using the PeopleNet Display.4 and TMWSuite, Quality can utilize PeopleNet’s Activity Standards, fault code monitoring, mandatory eDVIR vehicle inspections, onboard event recording, SpeedGauge® speed monitoring, and VUSION full service fuel tax analytics.
“We have diligently worked with PeopleNet to integrate its fleet mobility technology into our fleet of bulk tank trucks,” said Cliff Dixon, Vice President of IT at Quality Distribution. “We look forward to realizing the benefits of PeopleNet’s MPG Improvement Program, gaining more visibility to onboard events, and increased safety.”
“We’re excited to continue working with Quality, providing them with the excellent customer service and technical support they have come to expect from PeopleNet,” said Bryan Coyne, Vice President of national account sales for PeopleNet. “We look forward to the opportunity for long-term growth in serving Quality’s needs.”
The integration announcement was made at the National Tank Truck Carriers (NTTC) Annual Conference & Exhibits being held in Boston, Mass. from April 26-28, 2015.
About Quality Distribution
Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, Quality operates the largest chemical bulk logistics network in North America through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Quality Carriers, Inc., and is the largest North American provider of intermodal tank container and depot services through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Boasso America Corporation. Quality also provides logistics and transportation services to the unconventional oil and gas industry through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, QC Energy Resources, Inc. and QC Environmental Services, Inc. Quality’s network of independent affiliates and independent owner-operators provides nationwide bulk transportation and related services. Quality is an American Chemistry Council Responsible Care® Partner and is a core carrier for many of the Fortune 500 companies that are engaged in chemical production and processing.
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 fleet mobility system 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 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. 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 2014 Commercial Fleet Telematics Competitive Assessment. For more information about PeopleNet and its products, call (888) 346-3486, or visit www.peoplenetonline.com.