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TMCNet:  Southeastern Freight Lines Upgrades Technology With PeopleNet's Open Fleet Mobility Platform

[August 12, 2013]

Southeastern Freight Lines Upgrades Technology With PeopleNet's Open Fleet Mobility Platform

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, Aug 12, 2013 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- PeopleNet(R), the leading provider of fleet mobility solutions that reduce cost per mile, improve safety/compliance and enable profitable fleet growth, today announced that Southeastern Freight Lines is replacing its technology with PeopleNet's open platform. "PeopleNet's flexibility has made it very easy to move our extensive collection of in-house applications without major conversion issues," said Braxton Vick, Southeastern Freight Lines senior vice president of corporate planning and development. "Plus, PeopleNet offers us tremendous expansion opportunities for future applications that will continue to enhance the safety of our drivers' environment." SEFL's proprietary applications -- driver logs, vehicle/driver tracking, real-time pick-up and delivery workload management, electronic driver vehicle inspection report, survey system for driver feedback about maintenance performance, and more -- are integrated with PeopleNet's Vehicle Management data and other telematics information such as GPS location. The company is also integrating PeopleNet's In-Cab Navigation and other driver performance metrics.

"Forward-thinking fleets like Southeastern Freight Lines that want to leverage technology and communications to make their operations as safe, efficient, and compliant as possible are interested in a COPE model (company owned, personally enabled) fleet mobility platform that will take them into the future and enable profitable growth," said Mark Kessler, PeopleNet senior vice president.

The fleet will have installed 2,800 units when the implementation is complete.

About PeopleNet PeopleNet is exclusively focused on providing innovative fleet mobility solutions for North America's trucking industry's fleet management. More than 1,500 truckload, LTL, private, and service fleets in the United States and Canada, including several Fortune 500 companies, use PeopleNet solutions. The company aggressively develops new services 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; M2M Value Chain Award; and Minnesota High Tech Association Tekne Award.

PeopleNet is part of Trimble's(R) (NASDAQ: TRMB) international Transportation and Logistics division and 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.

Contact: Jennifer Schwegman Schwegman Communications 651-247-6640 Email Contact SOURCE: PeopleNet http://www2.marketwire.com/mw/emailprcntct?id=595B048743C34C6C

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