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  • Former NASA astronaut and football player Leland Melvin  to speak at TMW and PeopleNet’s 2018 in.sight User Conference

    Former NASA astronaut and football player Leland Melvin to speak at TMW and PeopleNet’s 2018 in.sight User Conference

    Closing keynote speaker Leland Melvin to share his story of perseverance and how he ultimately reached the stars CLEVELAND and MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 28, 2018 – TMW, a Trimble brand and leading...

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  • More Hours of Service Rule Changes on the Horizon? It’s Only a Matter of Time

    More Hours of Service Rule Changes on the Horizon? It’s Only a Matter of Time

    By Dave Osiecki, President of Scopelitis Transportation Consulting LLC and Safety Consultant to PeopleNet On Tuesday, August 21, 2018, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) made...

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  • Off-Site Reviews – An FMCSA Enforcement ‘Intervention’ Coming Soon to Trucking Companies in 40 States

    Off-Site Reviews – An FMCSA Enforcement ‘Intervention’ Coming Soon to Trucking Companies in 40 States

    By Dave Osiecki, President of Scopelitis Transportation Consulting LLC and Safety Consultant to PeopleNet In late June 2018, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration sent its CSA...

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  • Top Three Benefits of Selecting Android for Your Fleet

    Top Three Benefits of Selecting Android for Your Fleet

    Last week, we introduced the PeopleNet Display.5™, an Android™-powered fixed mount device that enables improved in-cab communication and efficiency for drivers. The PeopleNet Display.5 is our...

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  • PeopleNet Ushers in New Era of Driver Connectivity with its Latest In-Cab Display

    PeopleNet Ushers in New Era of Driver Connectivity with its Latest In-Cab Display

    Android-powered display leverages latest technology to help drivers stay safe and efficient MINNEAPOLIS – July 26, 2018 – PeopleNet (www.peoplenetonline.com), a Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) Company and...

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  • PeopleNet and Motion Intelligence Collaborating to Improve Safety and Reduce Distracted Driving

    PeopleNet and Motion Intelligence Collaborating to Improve Safety and Reduce Distracted Driving

    According to the CDC, distracted driving caused an average of 9 deaths and 1000 injuries per day in 2017.¹ At PeopleNet, our mission is to make the roads better, safer and greener for everyone....

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  • The HOURS Act—Does It Have a Chance of Becoming Law?

    The HOURS Act—Does It Have a Chance of Becoming Law?

    By Dave Osiecki, President of Scopelitis Transportation Consulting LLC, and Safety Consultant to PeopleNet In late June, a bill named the “Honest Operators Undertake Road Safety Act” or the ‘HOURS...

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  • “Operation Safe Driver Week” Is Coming Up…Time To Prepare Your Drivers, Again!

    “Operation Safe Driver Week” Is Coming Up…Time To Prepare Your Drivers, Again!

    By Dave Osiecki, President of Scopelitis Transportation Consulting LLC, and Safety Consultant to PeopleNet The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) annual week-long traffic safety event...

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  • PeopleNet Receives TMSA Compass Award of Excellence for Innovative Video Intelligence Marketing Campaign

    PeopleNet Receives TMSA Compass Award of Excellence for Innovative Video Intelligence Marketing Campaign

    MINNEAPOLIS — June 11, 2018 — PeopleNet® (www.peoplenetonline.com), a Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) Company and leading provider of fleet mobility technology, today announced that it received a 2018...

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  • FMCSA Issues “New & Improved” Guidance on Personal Conveyance Operating Status

    FMCSA Issues “New & Improved” Guidance on Personal Conveyance Operating Status

    By Dave Osiecki, President of Scopelitis Transportation Consulting LLC, and ELD Consultant to PeopleNet On May 31, 2018, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration issued its long-awaited,...

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  • PeopleNet Announces New Categories, Call for Entries in the in.sight Ovation Awards

    PeopleNet Announces New Categories, Call for Entries in the in.sight Ovation Awards

    MINNEAPOLIS – June 4, 2018 – PeopleNet® (www.peoplenetonline.com), a Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) Company and leading provider of fleet mobility technology, announces new categories to recognize its...

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  • Roadcheck 2018 Is Almost Here – The Focus Is On Hours-of-Service Compliance

    Roadcheck 2018 Is Almost Here – The Focus Is On Hours-of-Service Compliance

    By Dave Osiecki, President of Scopelitis Transportation Consulting LLC, and ELD Consultant to PeopleNet The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) annual 72-hour roadside inspection blitz,...

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  • Repeat ELD Offenders – How Will CVSA Roadside Inspectors & FMCSA Handle Them?

    Repeat ELD Offenders – How Will CVSA Roadside Inspectors & FMCSA Handle Them?

    By Dave Osiecki, President of Scopelitis Transportation Consulting LLC, and ELD Consultant to PeopleNet The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s out-of- service (OOS) criteria advises State and...

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  • PeopleNet Continues Evolution of Video Intelligence with Debut of Next-Generation Side Cameras

    PeopleNet Continues Evolution of Video Intelligence with Debut of Next-Generation Side Cameras

    MINNEAPOLIS – April 30, 2018 – PeopleNet® (www.peoplenetonline.com), a Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) Company and leading provider of fleet mobility technology, today announced the latest enhancement to...

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  • United Natural Foods, Inc. Selects PeopleNet Video Intelligence to Improve Safety for Drivers and Fleet

    United Natural Foods, Inc. Selects PeopleNet Video Intelligence to Improve Safety for Drivers and Fleet

    MINNEAPOLIS – April 30, 2018 – PeopleNet® (www.peoplenetonline.com), a Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) company and leading provider of fleet mobility technology, today announced that United Natural Foods,...

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  • PeopleNet Emphasizes Commitment to Private Fleet Industry with Several New Customers

    PeopleNet Emphasizes Commitment to Private Fleet Industry with Several New Customers

    Signings coincide with new appointment to Customer Experience leadership team MINNEAPOLIS – April 30, 2018 – PeopleNet® (www.peoplenetonline.com), a Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) Company and leading...

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  • CVSA Updates ELD Inspection Bulletin…For The Benefit of All

    CVSA Updates ELD Inspection Bulletin…For The Benefit of All

    By Dave Osiecki, President of Scopelitis Transportation Consulting LLC, and ELD Consultant to PeopleNet Last week, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) held its annual Spring conference...

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  • Inbound Logistics Names PeopleNet as a Top 100 Logistics IT Provider

    Inbound Logistics Names PeopleNet as a Top 100 Logistics IT Provider

    For the 18th straight year, PeopleNet was recognized by industry publication Inbound Logistics as a Top 100 Logistics IT Provider. Each year, Inbound Logistics selects 100 technology providers...

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  • April 1 and Enforcement, Part II: ELDs. Should You & Your Drivers Expect Anything Different?

    April 1 and Enforcement, Part II: ELDs. Should You & Your Drivers Expect Anything Different?

    By Dave Osiecki, President of Scopelitis Transportation Consulting & ELD Consultant to PeopleNet Earlier this week, we posted a blog about how AOBRD fleets should prepare for more stringent...

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  • April 1 and Enforcement, Part I: AOBRDs. Should You & Your Drivers Expect Anything Different?

    April 1 and Enforcement, Part I: AOBRDs. Should You & Your Drivers Expect Anything Different?

    By Dave Osiecki, President of Scopelitis Transportation Consulting & ELD Consultant to PeopleNet This post is the first in a two-part series on the upcoming April 1 deadline, which marks the...

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