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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 TMW Announce Opening of Registration for  2018 in.sight User Conference + Expo

    PeopleNet and TMW Announce Opening of Registration for 2018 in.sight User Conference + Expo

    Signature Industry Event to Be Held at Houston Convention Center September 9-12 MINNEAPOLIS AND CLEVELAND – March 26, 2018 – TMW, a leading provider of software, business intelligence and related...

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  • FMCSA Extends ELD Waiver for Transporters of Agricultural Commodities, Promises New Ag Guidance

    FMCSA Extends ELD Waiver for Transporters of Agricultural Commodities, Promises New Ag Guidance

    By Dave Osiecki, President of Scopelitis Transportation Consulting & ELD Consultant to PeopleNet On March 13, 2018, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced its intent to...

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  • Personal Conveyance & ELDs – How Does It Work?

    Personal Conveyance & ELDs – How Does It Work?

    Professional truck drivers operating their trucks (unladen) for personal reasons while on-the-road, and off-the-clock, is nothing new.  In fact, personal use (also called  “personal conveyance” or...

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  • ELD Implementation – What’s the Latest?

    ELD Implementation – What’s the Latest?

    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...

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  • Short-Term Rental Trucks and ELDs – The Decision Is In

    Short-Term Rental Trucks and ELDs – The Decision Is In

    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...

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  • FMCSA Grants Some PeopleNet Customers a 90-Day Waiver from Deploying ELD Software

    FMCSA Grants Some PeopleNet Customers a 90-Day Waiver from Deploying ELD Software

    With the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate now more than a month old, many fleets are still interpreting the complexities of the final rule, particularly as it relates to the grandfather...

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  • AOBRDs vs. ELDs: The Key Differences

    AOBRDs vs. ELDs: The Key Differences

    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...

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  • Updating Company Policies & Procedures – An Important Step in ELD Implementation

    Updating Company Policies & Procedures – An Important Step in ELD Implementation

    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...

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  • PeopleNet Introduces Next-Generation Vehicle Gateway to Streamline Fleet Connectivity

    PeopleNet Introduces Next-Generation Vehicle Gateway to Streamline Fleet Connectivity

    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...

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  • Deeper Understanding – Interaction of ELD and The 100 Air-Mile Radius Exception

    Deeper Understanding – Interaction of ELD and The 100 Air-Mile Radius Exception

    By Dave Osiecki, Pres., Scopelitis Transportation Consulting and Consultant to PeopleNet What the ELD Mandate Means for the 100 Air-Mile Radius Exception If you’ve spent time in or around the...

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  • PeopleNet Adds Several Robust Capabilities to  Further Strengthen Video Intelligence Solution

    PeopleNet Adds Several Robust Capabilities to Further Strengthen Video Intelligence Solution

    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...

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  • Yard Moves: Understanding ELD Mandate Rules

    Yard Moves: Understanding ELD Mandate Rules

    By Jamie Mielke, Product Manager, Safety & Compliance, PeopleNet ELD Mandate Rules – What are the Special Driving Categories? As most in the trucking industry know by now, the federal ELD mandate...

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  • Top Three Ways Technology Can Help You Navigate Winter Weather Driving

    Top Three Ways Technology Can Help You Navigate Winter Weather Driving

    As the popular song goes, it’s a “beautiful sight” walking in a winter wonderland. Unfortunately, that isn’t the case when it comes to driving in the winter time. For many parts of the U.S. and...

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  • Crestwood Transportation to Implement PeopleNet Solutions

    Crestwood Transportation to Implement PeopleNet Solutions

    MINNEAPOLIS — Feb. 12, 2018 — PeopleNet® (www.peoplenetonline.com), a Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) Company and leading provider of fleet mobility technology, today announced that Crestwood...

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  • PeopleNet Named to Food Logistics’ 2017 FL100+ Top Software and Technology Providers List

    PeopleNet Named to Food Logistics’ 2017 FL100+ Top Software and Technology Providers List

    Earlier this month, PeopleNet was named a Food Logistics FL100+ Top Software and Technology Provider for the 15th consecutive year. The annual FL100+ Top Software and Technology Providers list...

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