GPS / Telematics

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March 13, 2012 - Press Release

Telogis Adds 'Driver Scorecard' Driver Behavior Management Feature to Telogis Fleet Platform

Telogis Driver Scorecard reports on activities critical to driver safety: hard braking, hard acceleration, excessive speeding, speeding vs. posted speed limit, after-hours use, and seatbelt use.

ALISO VIEJO, CA - Telogis Inc., further enhances its driver safety capabilities with the introduction of Telogis Driver Scorecard — part of the Telogis Fleet Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) fleet management system — to more easily manage and communicate the behaviors that directly influence driver and asset safety.

Tags: Driver Safety, Driver Behavior, Telogis, SaaS

March 12, 2012 - Industry News

Verizon’s Sustainable Fleet Program Manager to Discuss Routing Technologies

TORRANCE, CA - Ken McKenney, sustainable fleet program manager with Verizon, will be discussing and answering questions about how the latest routing technologies can help fleets improve operations.

Tags: Telematics, Routing, Webinar, Verizon

February 16, 2012 - Industry News

U.S. DOT Issues New Distracted Driving Guidelines for In-vehicle Technologies

WASHINGTON – NHTSA and the DOT proposed new guidelines designed to encourage automakers to limit the risk of driver distraction when using communications, navigation, and entertainment technologies built into vehicles.

Tags: Navigation System, Hands-Free, Ray LaHood, Distracted Driving, David Strickland, U.S. DOT, NHTSA

February 16, 2012 - Press Release

GPS Insight to Host GPS Webinar for Utility Fleets

COTTSDALE, AZ - The webinar will include presentations by two fleet managers who use GPS tracking to deploy resources more efficiently, cut costs, and improve customer satisfaction.

Tags: GPS Insight, Utility Fleets, Webinar

January 5, 2012 - Press Release

Trimble Appoints PeopleNet Founder and CEO to Lead Transportation and Logistics Division

SUNNYVALE, CA - Trimble announced the appointment of PeopleNet founder and CEO Ron Konezny as general manager of Trimble's worldwide Transportation and Logistics (T&L) Division.

Tags: Trimble, Appointments, Mergers & Acquisitions

December 29, 2011 - Industry News

Michigan Municipalities Allowing Residents to Track City Snow Plows Online

This is Wayne County's Compass Web-based tracking application.

ANN ARBOR, MI and DETROIT – The City of Ann Arbor's documents state the purpose of tracking is not only to monitor and improve vehicle routing, some of the usual advantages of GPS tracking systems used by fleets, but also to keep the public informed about vehicle locations as well.

Tags: Vehicle Tracking, City Fleets, County Fleets, Michigan, Snow Removal

December 12, 2011 - Industry News

Turlock Irrigation District Using GPS to Improve Safety and Boost Productivity

TURLOCK, CA - The district is using Trimble’s GeoManager system to monitor vehicles, and has seen improvements in productivity and safety, and a reduction in fuel use.

Tags: Driver Safety, California, Utility Fleets, Turlock Irrigation District

December 7, 2011 - Press Release

NexTraq Celebrates Unprecedented Success in 2011

ATLANTA – NexTraq, the value leader of GPS fleet tracking and vehicle management solutions, spent 2011 focused on its commitment to customer service and providing industry leading advances in the telematics industry.

Tags: GIS, NexTraq, NexTraq Fleet Dispatch, Skype, Awards

November 28, 2011 - Industry News

Bernalillo County Expects to Reduce Fuel Use with GPS

ALBUQUERQUE, NM - Bernalillo County has installed GPS tracking units on 200 fleet vehicles and plans to have them in 700 county vehicles, according to KASA.

Tags: Telematics, County Fleets

November 18, 2011 - Press Release

Cellcontrol Distracted Driving Solution Now Fully Compatible With Major Telematics Solutions

ATLANTA – Cellcontrol announced that its award-winning solution is now fully compatible with most major telematics devices that also utilize the On-Board Diagnostics (OBD) port.

Tags: Cellcontrol, Distracted Driving

November 15, 2011 - Press Release

FleetMatics Enhancements Include Industry Benchmarks, Fuel Card

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL - The FleetMatics 8.5 GPS vehicle tracking system offers new features such as industry benchmarks, speed limits, and the FleetMatics fuel card.

Tags: Fleetmatics, Payment Cards

November 14, 2011 - Industry News

Pima County, Ariz., Adding GPS to 1,400 Vehicles

TUCSON, AZ – Pima County, Ariz., is in the middle of rolling out GPS devices across its fleet and expects to see savings from better routing, idle control, and improved safety.

Tags: Arizona, GPS Fleet Solutions, County Fleets

November 7, 2011 - Press Release

Telogis Acquires Insurance Telematics and Fleet Management Business from UTC Fire & Security

ALISO VIEJO, CA - The acquisition expands Telogis' presence in the insurance market through the addition of Onboard Advisor, a safety-driven insurance service focusing on loss prevention and risk reduction

Tags: Telogis, Insurance Telematics, Mergers & Acquisitions

November 7, 2011 - Industry News

U.S. Bureau of Prisons Plans to Equip Fleet Vehicles With Tracking System

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Justice Department’s Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) has selected telematics company Fleet Management Solutions to provide its fleet with a vehicle tracking system.

Tags: GPS, Federal Fleet

October 26, 2011 - Industry News

Missoula to Install GPS Units on Fleet Vehicles

MISSOULA, MT – The City of Missoula, Mont.’s city council voted to approve the purchase and installation of GPS units and an automated vehicle locator system for vehicles in the City’s fleet.

Tags: GPS, Montana

October 20, 2011 - Press Release

GPS Insight Ranked No. 74 on Deloitte’s 2011 Technology Fast 500

SCOTTSDALE, AZ - GPS Insight ranked No. 74 on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500. The company reported a four-year growth of 1490 percent.

Tags: Telematics, GPS Insight

October 20, 2011 - Press Release

ZoomSafer FleetSafer Vision and Mobile Now Available on GSA Schedule

WATERFORD, WI - Runzheimer International and ZoomSafer announced the availability of ZoomSafer’s FleetSafer Vision and FleetSafer Mobile safe driving solutions through the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Multiple Awards Schedule program.

Tags: GSA, Cell Phone Use, ZoomSafer, Distracted Driving, FleetSafer Vision, FleetSafer Mobile, Mobile Apps

October 19, 2011 - Press Release

Zonar Celebrates 10 Years of Innovation

SEATTLE - In October 2011, Zonar marked its 10th anniversary of providing customers with innovative fleet management solutions.

Tags: Zonar

October 11, 2011 - Industry News

San Bernardino County Fleet Uses GPS to Reduce Emissions

GPS units are currently installed in approximately 1,500 of San Bernardino County's light- and medium-duty fleet vehicles.

SAN BERNARDINO, CA - GPS units in 1,500 of San Bernardino County's fleet vehicles have resulted in a reduction of greenhouse gas and tailpipe emissions and reduced vehicle maintenance and repair costs.

October 7, 2011 - Industry News

City of Eau Claire Installing GPS Tracking Devices in Fleet

EAU CLAIRE, WI - The City expects to see ROI from the system in two years.

Tags: GPS, Wisconsin

September 30, 2011 - Industry News

Fayetteville to Implement GPS Tracking Solution for Public Works Fleet

FAYETTEVILLE, NC - The City of Fayetteville, N.C. is implementing a GPS tracking system in 218 of its public works vehicles.

Tags: GPS, Mentor

September 28, 2011 - Industry News

City of Anderson Using GPS to Improve Routing

ANDERSON, IN - The City decided it needed a system after dealing with inclement weather, including ice storms, blizzards, and summer thunderstorms.

Tags: Telematics, GPS, Trimble, Routing

September 19, 2011 - Press Release

inthinc Adds Verbal In-Vehicle Idling Alerts to Its Fleet Management Solution

SALT LAKE CITY - inthinc Technology Solutions' new technology speaks to drivers when their vehicles are left idling for too long.

Tags: Telematics, Fuel Management, Idle Reduction

September 9, 2011 - Industry News

Bergen County Using GPS Tracking System in 100 Fleet Vehicles

HACKENSACK, NJ – Bergen County is using GPS in 100 of its fleet vehicles and is considering adding GPS to 100 more.

Tags: GPS, New Jersey, Idle Reduction, County Fleets

August 18, 2011 - Industry News

NJDOT Rolls Out GPS/Radio System to 3,000-Unit Fleet

The NJDOT is installing radio and GPS devices in its fleet of 3,000 units and purchasing 300 hand-held radios with GPS tracking.

TRENTON, NJ - The New Jersey Department of Transportation is installing radio and GPS devices in its fleet of 3,000 units, starting with snowplowing units. Total initial cost is $17 million.

Tags: GPS, Equipment, Snow Removal, New Jersey DOT

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