PeopleNet (www.peoplenetonline.com), the leading provider of innovative and integrated onboard computing and mobile communications systems for effective fleet management, recently announced at PeopleNet User Conference 2010 that they have partnered with Par Logistics Management Systems, the leading provider of refrigerated and non-refrigerated trailer management technology. This partnership enables PeopleNet to combine their onboard computing and mobile communications systems with Par’s complete suite of trailer management products to provide customers with a fully integrated user interface, both in the cab and back office.
This partnership and integration will be the core of the PeopleNet Trailer Management product portfolio. This is in addition to PeopleNet’s existing in-cab capabilities which include electronic onboard recording, vehicle and driver performance management, automated driver workflow, electronic hours of service and more.
PeopleNet COO Brian McLaughlin commented, “Partnerships with leaders in complementary technologies help us provide our customers with an increasingly comprehensive array of tools they need for maximizing productivity and driving bottom line improvements across their businesses.”
“We have a great deal of respect for the PeopleNet brand,” said John Sammon III, President of Par LMS. “We believe that the integration of our specific solutions will provide Par and PeopleNet customers with operational advantages needed to maintain their leadership positions in the industry.”
PeopleNet is exclusively focused on providing innovative Internet-based and integrated onboard computing and mobile communications systems to improve North America’s trucking industry’s fleet management. Its products are used by nearly 1,500 truckload, LTL, private, and service fleets in the United States and Canada, including several Fortune 500 companies. Reputed for its customer-driven technological innovation, unparalleled flexibility, and proactive customer care, PeopleNet was the first major technology provider to offer Internet-based communications to the transportation industry 15 years ago. Since then, the company annually reinvests 100 percent of its profits into the business for aggressively developing new products that continue to improve fleet management. Industry recognition of the company’s leadership includes: Inbound Logistics Top 100 Award; Food Logistics’ 100 Top Technology Solutions and Service Providers; Frost & Sullivan Market Engineering Award; and M2M Value Chain Award. For more information about PeopleNet and its products, call (888) 346-3486, or visit www.peoplenetonline.com.
About Par Logistics Management Systems
Par Logistics Management Systems Corporation (Par LMS) is a subsidiary of PAR Technology Corporation (NYSE: PTC). Par LMS is the premier supplier of visibility to mobile assets throughout North America. Par LMS began in 2000 with a grant from the United States Department of Transportation to develop best in breed tracking systems for all types of assets in the supply chain. Today Par LMS focuses on designing and producing communication technology that provide fleet owners with a larger amount of information about their assets so they can make more informed business decisions. Par LMS provides the managers of refrigerated fleets with more information about their assets throughout the entire cold chain whether it is a trailer or container and over the road or rail. Par LMS has taken this cold chain technology and adapted it for non-refrigerated or mixed fleets and brings the same level of visibility to these fleets over the road or rails. For more information about Par LMS please visit www.parlms.com
About PAR Technology Corporation
PAR Technology Corporation creates and markets products that help hospitality operators around the world to better manage money, materials, people and the guest experience. PAR has provided hardware, software and services to the world’s largest restaurant chains and their franchisees for almost 30 years. Today the Company’s extensive offering includes technology solutions for the full spectrum of hospitality operations, from boutique hotels and independent table service restaurants to international QSR chains, all backed by PAR’s global service network. The Company has over 50,000 installations in more than 105 countries worldwide. PAR is also a leader in providing computer-based system design and engineering services to the Department of Defense and various Federal Agencies. PAR Technology Corporation’s stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol PTC. For more information visit the Company’s website at www.partech.com.