TAMPA, FL – GPS Fleet Solutions has announced an agreement with the US Postal Service to begin a GPS vehicle tracking project. Harold Gardner, VP of sales, said the 500-unit pilot is to be installed in greater Chicagoland. Key expectations from this project include improved route efficiency, driver safety, customer service, and reduced vehicle costs. Sources estimate the Postal Service's fleet to include approximately 35,000 route delivery vehicles.
GPS Fleet Solutions will provide a turnkey service including project management, installation, configuration, training, and support for this project.
Six new members, including telematics provider Spireon, have joined Automotive Grade Linux, a collaborative effort to develop an open platform for the connected car. With the addition of these companies and organizations, the project is now 130 members strong.