Spireon, McLeod Virtually Sync Tractor, Trailer with New Enhancement

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Spireon’s FleetLocate Sync provides extra level of security to fleet owners through real-time tracking, alerts

FleetLocate Sync brings security to a whole new level and we’re pleased to be growing the value for our customer base with this enhancement to the integrated solution.

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Spireon, the leading innovator of Mobile Resource Management (MRM) and Business Intelligence Solutions that connect companies to their mobile assets and workforces, has introduced FleetLocate Sync, a new feature in the integration of Spireon’s FleetLocate Asset & Trailer Intelligence and McLeod’s LoadMaster® enterprise transportation management software. FleetLocate Sync is the first solution that allows companies to sync their tractors and trailers virtually, providing real-time alerts if a tractor and trailer are separated unexpectedly.

With FleetLocate Sync:

  • Trucking companies can determine if a driver picks up the wrong trailer because an alert is generated if the correct trailer isn’t moving with the tractor. This allows the error to be corrected quickly
  • Customer service and satisfaction is improved because customers are provided more accurate and up-to-date information on the location of their load
  • Security for high-value loads is increased because fleet owners can check in with their drivers quickly if a trailer is separated from its tractor

“FleetLocate Sync allows an extra level of security and peace of mind for fleet owners,” says Roni Taylor, Spireon’s Vice President of Industry Relations. “With solutions that only provide trailer tracking, a user could tell a customer the location of a high-value load, but couldn’t confirm that it’s still with its tractor if stopped, or tethered to the appropriate tractor and driver. FleetLocate Sync removes that uncertainty, providing real-time alerts if a tractor is distanced from its trailer.”

The FleetLocate platform is a powerful, flexible and scalable Asset and Trailer Management solution, built on the NSpire platform and supporting a suite of devices and sensors. NSpire’s ultra-reliable, cloud-based environment allows FleetLocate to keep companies continually connected to their trailers and help them track their assets in real-time. It delivers an unprecedented level of raw data, translated and served up as rich analytics that can be used to make faster, smarter and more profitable business decisions. NSpire supports more than 5.7 billion data events every year and 1.9 million subscribers.

The two companies initially partnered in 2012 to integrate FleetLocate with McLeod dispatch systems, allows fleet managers to capture the most current GPS positioning information for any trailer in the fleet – tethered or untethered – allowing dispatch operators to make faster, smarter decisions. This latest enhancement syncs tractor with trailer for enhanced security.

“Security is becoming increasingly important to our customer base, especially those whose customers have high-value loads,” said Robin Hamlin, Project Manager for McLeod. “FleetLocate Sync brings security to a whole new level and we’re pleased to be growing the value for our customer base with this enhancement to the integrated solution.”

Spireon’s family of M2M telematics solutions includes FleetLocate Asset & Trailer Intelligence for the trucking and transportation industry; FleetLocate Enterprise Fleet Management for companies managing 1,000 plus vehicles, FleetLocate Local Fleet Management for small- and medium-sized businesses; as well as GoldStar GPS and LoanPlus CMS collateral management systems for the automotive finance industry.

See FleetLocate Sync in action at Booth 304, McLeod Software User’s Conference 2014 Sept 14-16, 2014, at the Gaylord National Resort and Spa in Washington, DC.

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About Spireon
Spireon, Inc., is at the summit of business intelligence and committed to going higher. Headquartered in Irvine, CA, the company emerged in 2011 as the industry leading Mobile Resource Management (MRM) company as a result of the merger of ProconGPS, Inc. with Enfotrace GPS, Inc. and Procon Fleet Services, LLC., the top three providers in the MRM space. Spireon connects companies to their mobile assets and workforce through game changing information platforms, giving them the power to manage actionable business intelligence. Inspiring companies to reach new heights with powerful Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) based tools, Spireon provides a sturdy foundation on which to optimize performance.

Learn more at http://www.spireon.com.

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About McLeod
McLeod Software is a leading provider of transportation, brokerage and document management systems. Specifically developed for the trucking industry, McLeod’s advanced management solutions and services enable transportation companies to increase their efficiencies in all areas while reducing costs. McLeod Software’s integrated best-in-class software products include LoadMaster®, PowerBroker™, DocumentPower™ Enterprise, HirePower™ and the McLeod FMS product line. Founded in 1985 and headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, the company serves truckload and LTL carriers, freight brokers, 3PLs, and shippers throughout North America. For more information, contact McLeod Software toll free at 877-362-5363 or visit http://www.McLeodSoftware.com .

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