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Walgreens to Deploy Wireless Fleet Management System in Distribution Center

HACKENSACK, NJ — I.D. Systems, Inc., a provider of RFID-based wireless asset tracking and management solutions, has received a purchase order from Walgreen Co. to deploy I.D. Systems' Wireless Asset Net industrial fleet management system on a fleet of material handling vehicles at a Walgreens distribution center in Arizona.

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Builders FirstSource Selects Teletrac

Dallas, Texas-based Builders FirstSource (BFS), a leading manufacturer and supplier of structural building materials to homebuilders, has selected the Teletrac® FleetDirector® vehicle tracking and fleet management system for use in its fleet of nearly 1,500 trucks.

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First Fleet Plans to Study Fuel Consumption Using Telematics

FT. LAUDERDALE, FL — With a goal of saving its customers $200,000 a year, First Fleet Corp. will conduct a study to address what it deemed the “runaway cost” of operating a private truck fleet.

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Guidepoint Ships GSM Fleet Solution to Donlen Corp.

PONTIAC, MI — Guidepoint Systems has begun shipping its GSM-based tracking fleet management solution to Northbrook, Ill.-based Donlen Corp.

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Siemens Wireless Modules Selected for Next Generation @Road Mobile Resource Management Solution

BOCA RATON, FL – Siemens Communications, Inc., and @Road, Inc., a global provider of mobile resource management (MRM) and intelligent field service automation solutions, have announced that @Road has selected the Siemens MC75 wireless module for use in the @Road iWM 3150, a mobile Wi-Fi hub that can connect field service professionals to critical data in real time – even as they work on site.

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Navtrak Releases Street Suite 4.0 GPS System

SALISBURY, MD – Navtrak, Inc, a provider of GPS fleet productivity solutions, announced Aug. 24 the latest release of its Street Suite GPS monitoring, mapping, and reporting software.

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Networkcar Wins Honorable Mention in 2005 Mobilizer Awards

SAN DIEGO — Networkcar, a Reynolds and Reynolds company specializing in remotely monitoring vehicle location and diagnostics, has been awarded an honorable mention in the 2005 Mobilizer Awards in the Large Deployment Category.

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Fleets Beta Test New Telematics-Powered Servi

Several fleets are testing a new telematics-powered service called PHH Onboard. The service seeks to help fleets increase productivity of the driver and vehicle, improve risk management, and enhance vehicle performance.

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Using Black Boxes to Increase Fleet Safety & Driver Productivity

Event data recorders (EDR) — a simple device used to reconstruct accident parameters or an invasion of driver privacy? In a recent manslaughter case in Northern Kentucky, a man was pulled over by police but then sped off, leading to a pursuit that resulted in the officer’s fatal crash. Prosecution is attempting to retrieve EDR information from the suspect’s vehicle to help convict him at trial.

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LoJack Assists Police in Stolen Vehicle Recovery

Within two hours after a car theft, Los Angeles police were able to track and locate the stolen vehicle and arrest the suspected thief. Responsible for the quick arrest was the LoJack stolen vehicle recovery system.

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