CINCINNATI and MINNEAPOLIS, April 14, 2014 – PeopleNet® (www.peoplenetonline.com), a Trimble® company and leading provider of fleet mobility technology, today announced that it has earned two of transportation technology’s most prestigious recognitions: Inbound Logistics Top 100 Logistics IT Provider for 2014 and 2014 North America Frost & Sullivan Award for Company of the Year. PeopleNet Senior Vice President of Operations and Product Management Rick Ochsendorf made the announcement at one of the transportation industry’s largest gatherings, the National Private Truck Council (NPTC) Education Management Conference and Exhibition being held in Cincinnati, April 13-15.
“This is the 14th consecutive year PeopleNet has appeared on Inbound Logistics’ list, signifying the continuation of our legacy of innovation,” he said. “We support more applications than any other provider to give our customers a complete end-to-end fleet management solution that makes fleets safer and compliant, optimizes driver and back-office efficiency, reduces fuel and vehicle maintenance costs, and improves cash flow.”
Based on its recent analysis of the medium and heavy commercial vehicle telematics market, Frost & Sullivan recognized PeopleNet for rolling out a slew of market expansion measures: launching the Precision Mobility Platform; expanding in the energy services sector; adding of off-the-shelf ruggedized devices to its list of handhelds; partnering with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).
Inbound Logistics’ editorial selection team culled a candidate pool of more than 400 providers. The Top 100 list appears in the April 2014 issue, and will soon be posted online at www.inboundlogistics.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 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. 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.