KISSIMMEE, FL. Sylectus has reached agreement with MacroPoint to offer a new “intuitive fleet tracking solution” to trucking companies.
The announcement was made at the Sylectus 2012 Annual Conference. MacroPoint is a provider of mobile fleet management technology. Sylectus is a business unit of Qualcomm Enterprise Services,
According to Sylectus, the solution will allow fleet owners, managers, freight brokers, carriers and third-party logistics providers to easily track the location of their loads and drivers, without any long-term contracts or new hardware requirements.
“MacroPoint offers our company an easy-to-use, highly accurate and financially smart tracking system. This program greatly reduces the time it takes to track our drivers and loads, allowing us to be more efficient and responsive to the needs of our customers,” said Anna M. Hanna, president of Whirlwind Express.
By using MacroPoint, cell phones can be used as fleet tracking devices for company drivers as well as third-party drivers, Sylectus said. The solution allows for location tracking of every truck, driver checks without the need to call each driver, and automated location updates and maps of vehicle locations for enhanced fleet tracking.
The solution also offers a “pay-for-play” model that allows fleets to add location tracking to any existing Transportation Management Software (TMS) without additional hardware requirements, long-term contracts or set-up fees.
“Sylectus is always looking for opportunities to collaborate with other leading transportation technology providers in order to bring increased value to our customers,” said Stuart Sutton, senior director at Qualcomm Enterprise Services and general manager of Sylectus. “The integration of MacroPoint software into Sylectus’ TMS is a prime example of this commitment that leverages synergies across two leading transportation technologies. As a result, our customers now have access to a turnkey, intuitive and affordable fleet management system, enabling them to increase the efficiency and profitability of their operations.”