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
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.
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