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  • By Dave Osiecki, President of Scopelitis Transportation Consulting & ELD Consultant to PeopleNet On November 20, 2017, FMCSA held a quickly assembled ELD briefing in Washington, DC to update industry stakeholders and the media on the Agency’s latest decisions concerning ELDs and the fast approaching December 18 compliance date.  At the briefing, FMCSA provided participants […] The post The Evolvin...

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  • Last week, Tesla debuted an electric semi-truck and showed how quickly technology is changing in the trucking industry. If you look at innovation that’s entered trucking in just the past couple of years, the advances in mobility are significant, including: Android platforms, WiFi in the cab, connected trucks, driver apps. Trucking mobility has taken major strides to […] The post Tesla’s Electric T...

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  • Prestigious award honors Minnesota’s top technology companies MINNEAPOLIS — November 16, 2017 — PeopleNet® (www.peoplenetonline.com), a Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) Company and leading provider of fleet mobility technology, won the 2017 Tekne Award in the Communications Technology category for its Video Intelligence solution. The annual awards program, organized by the Minnesota High Tech Association (M...

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  • The Internet of Things (IoT) has made life easier for consumers and businesses alike, from smart TVs and programmable thermostats to wearables and autonomous vehicles. While these devices are helping to streamline efficiencies, they are also raising concerns about cybersecurity. A 2016 AT&T report revealed that the number of attackers scanning for security vulnerabilities in IoT items has […] The ...

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  • Prestigious award honors Minnesota’s top technology companies MINNEAPOLIS — November 8, 2017 — PeopleNet® (www.peoplenetonline.com), a Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) Company and leading provider of fleet mobility technology, announced that it was selected as a finalist in the Communications Technology category for the 2017 Tekne Awards for its Video Intelligence solution. The annual awards program, organi...

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  • By Dave Osiecki, President of Scopelitis Transportation Consulting & ELD Consultant to PeopleNet On October 20, 2017, FMCSA issued a favorable decision on two ELD exemption requests filed by UPS in late 2016. In one of its requests, UPS sought a small, technical exemption to allow its drivers to select “yard move” status while operating […] The post Some Pleasant Surprises in a Recent FMCSA ELD Ex...

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  • By Dave Osiecki, President of Scopelitis Transportation Consulting and ELD Consultant to PeopleNet As the ELD compliance date nears, and a host of carriers finish their ELD implementation and training plans, many in the industry wonder how ready and prepared state enforcement officers will be to review ELD records at the roadside in order to […] The post ELD Enforcement—Will The States Be Ready? a...

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  • High-powered, easy to install device leverages 4G LTE networks and modern security protocols to give fleets improved performance ORLANDO – Oct. 23, 2017 — PeopleNet® (www.peoplenetonline.com), a Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) Company and leading provider of fleet mobility technology, announced the debut of the PeopleNet Connected Gateway (PCG) onboard device. Serving as an intelligent vehicle-bridging dev...

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  • New backup camera automatically pairs tractor and trailer and wirelessly transmits video to an in-cab display  ORLANDO – Oct. 23, 2017 — PeopleNet® (www.peoplenetonline.com), a leading provider of fleet mobility technology, announced today its Video Intelligence solution has added the industry’s first wireless trailer backup camera to automatically pair with tractors to stream live video in-cab. [...

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  • Fleets can gain enhanced views into vehicle health to improve uptime ORLANDO – Oct. 23, 2017 — PeopleNet® (www.peoplenetonline.com), a Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) Company and leading provider of fleet mobility technology, today introduced PeopleNet Fault Intelligence as part of its ConnectedFleet™ platform. This new solution provides comprehensive, real-time vehicle health and safety information and fa...

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  • Fleets now have easy-to-use, scanning functionality across a range of mobile devices ORLANDO – Oct. 23, 2017 — PeopleNet® (www.peoplenetonline.com), a Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) Company and leading provider of fleet mobility technology, today announced that it has expanded its mobile scanning solutions through working with LoadDocs, a company that delivers mobile-first collaborative workflow managemen...

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  • By Dave Osiecki, President of Scopelitis Transportation Consulting & ELD Consultant to PeopleNet On October 11, 2017, FMCSA issued a favorable decision on a Truck Rental and Leasing Association (TRALA) request for a 5-year exemption from ELD use by drivers and carriers operating trucks rented for 30 days or less.  Although TRALA requested the exemption […] The post Short-Term Rental Trucks and ELD...

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  • Collaboration to give small fleets additional compliance-only solutions ahead of ELD mandate MINNEAPOLIS – Sept. 28, 2017 — PeopleNet® (www.peoplenetonline.com), a leading provider of fleet mobility technology announced today that it will offer ISE Fleet Services’ eFleetSuite electronic logging devices (ELDs). ISE is an engineering and systems integration firm that delivers innovative, end-to-end ...

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  • One of the major components of the upcoming Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate is the compliance deadline. In the case of the ELD mandate, there are two dates to be aware of: for fleets running with paper logs today, they have until December 18, 2017 to implement electronic logs, either through an Automatic Onboard Recording Device […] The post AOBRDs vs. ELDs: Highlighting Some Key Differenc...

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  • By Dave Osiecki, President of Scopelitis Transportation Consulting and ELD Consultant to PeopleNet An important aspect of any new regulation is its enforcement.  Carriers and drivers need to know how certain hours of service and ELD-related violations will be treated, particularly during roadside inspections. As the December 2017 compliance date nears, FMCSA and its State enforcement […] The post ...

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  • New features streamline workflow to improve fleet management and driver experience ATLANTA — September 18, 2017 — PeopleNet® (www.peoplenetonline.com), a Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) Company and leading provider of fleet mobility technology, introduced five new features to streamline and improve the fleet manager and driver experience through its integration with McLeod Software. These features are incl...

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  • Earlier this month, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) announced that the out-of-service criteria (OOSC) associated with the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate will go into effect on April 1, 2018. There are a couple of important things to note about this announcement: firstly, this does not mean that the December 18, 2017 compliance deadline […] The post CVSA Out-of-Service Criter...

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  • By Dave Osiecki, President of Scopelitis Transportation Consulting LLC, and ELD Consultant to PeopleNet Reviewing and updating company policies and procedures is an important and necessary step toward successful electronic logging device (ELD) implementation.  Most carriers have formal safety and compliance-related policies and procedures, and they should be reviewed and updated as part of the tra...

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  • By Angela Shue, Senior Vice President/General Manager, Final Mile This summer’s Amazon/Whole Foods Market mega-deal may seem like an expensive way to get into the grocery business, but for those in the trucking sector, especially carriers in final mile deliveries, the benefits for Amazon far surpasses diversification into food distribution.  Driven by consumer confidence in […] The post Amazon and...

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  • By Dave Osiecki, President of Scopelitis Transportation Consulting LLC, and ELD Consultant to PeopleNet Surprisingly, the ELD regulations do not require carriers to formally train drivers on ELDs.  However, it’s a practical reality and a very good idea. The technology is new to many drivers and office personnel, the rules are detailed, and each company will […] The post Training Your Team – An Imp...

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  • NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Aug. 16, 2017 – PeopleNet® (www.peoplenetonline.com), a Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) Company and leading provider of fleet mobility technology, and TMW Systems (www.tmwsystems.com), a Trimble Company and leading provider of transportation management software, today announced that the 2018 in.sight user conference + expo is headed to Houston, Texas, to be held at the […] The post Peopl...

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  • NASHVILLE – Aug. 15, 2017 — PeopleNet® (www.peoplenetonline.com), a Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) Company and leading provider of fleet mobility technology, and TMW Systems (www.tmwsystems.com),  a Trimble Company and leading provider of transportation management software, today announced the winners of their 2017 Innovator of the Year awards. The recipients were announced at the 2017 in.sight user […] T...

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  • NASHVILLE – Aug. 14, 2017 — The on-demand economy is here, and transportation businesses must become increasingly interconnected to keep pace with an ever-changing market. This was the message delivered to a large audience of fleet professionals, third-party logistics providers, freight brokers and other transportation industry professionals during today’s opening general session of the 2017 […] T...

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  • NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Aug. 14, 2017 — PeopleNet® (www.peoplenetonline.com), a Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) Company and leading provider of fleet mobility technology, today announced that it has certified the Samsung Galaxy Tab E, Note 4 and J3 to run PeopleNet software. The certifications mark a further expansion of display options for fleets that require an off-the-shelf […] The post PeopleNet Expands Lis...

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  • NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Aug. 14, 2017 — PeopleNet® (www.peoplenetonline.com), a Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) Company and leading provider of fleet mobility technology, today announced Custom Reporting through PeopleNet Central Intelligence, a user interface that combines all of PeopleNet’s reporting, business intelligence and analytics solutions in a single web portal. With Custom Reporting, customers can no...

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  • NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Aug. 14, 2017 — PeopleNet® (www.peoplenetonline.com), a Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) Company and leading provider of fleet mobility technology, today announced several enhancements to its Video Intelligence solution, a fully-integrated platform that includes video and safety analytics to provide fleets with additional liability protection and prevention capabilities. “One of the key s...

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