Guide provides best practices to comply with regulations and improve processes
MINNEAPOLIS and CLEVELAND – October 31, 2016 –PeopleNet® (www.peoplenetonline.com), a Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) Company and leading provider of fleet mobility technology and Trimble Transportation (www.tmwsystems.com), a Trimble Company and leading provider of transportation management software, today introduced an e-book that focuses on the role of food safety in the transportation industry.
The e-book, “Food Safety Technology Solutions Spanning the Supply Chain” highlights recent regulations such as the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) as well the role of technology in increasing safety, improving efficiency and enhancing cost savings to distributors, suppliers and carriers.
“For shippers, carriers and receivers it isn’t just about maintaining compliance and ensuring safety; they also want to find ways to improve their bottom line,” said Angela Shue, General Manager of Food Distribution & Direct Store Delivery at PeopleNet. “With the right combination of technology, companies can streamline their operations and move products safely and efficiently through the supply chain.”
In addition to detailing the FSMA and other industry regulations, the e-book also highlights how PeopleNet and TMW, alongside sister company HarvestMark®, each has unique technology solutions that can be paired together to meet the specific needs of a company based on their role within the supply chain.
“By building off of the unique technologies offered by each company, fleets can realize improved traceability, efficient route planning and better connectivity,” said Brian Larwig, Vice President for Trimble Transportation. “All of these are important elements in supporting the goal of bringing safe food to consumers’ tables.”
PeopleNet provides solutions to help fleets improve safety and compliance and reduce costs. PeopleNet’s network communications, mobility and analytics products are used by more than 2,000 truckload, LTL, private, and energy services fleets throughout North America. PeopleNet was established in 1994 and is headquartered in Minnetonka, Minnesota, with an office in Ontario, Canada. PeopleNet is a Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) Company and part of its international Transportation and Logistics Division. To learn more about PeopleNet and its products, visit www.peoplenetonline.com or call (888) 346-3486.
About Trimble Transportation
TMW is a leading transportation software provider to commercial and private fleets, brokerage and 3PL organizations. Founded in 1983, TMW has focused on providing enterprise software to the transportation industry, including asset-based and non-asset-based operations as well as heavy-duty vehicle service centers. With offices in Cleveland, Dallas, Indianapolis, Nashville, Oklahoma City, Raleigh, and Vancouver, the company serves over 2,000 customers, including many of the largest, most sophisticated and complex transportation service companies in North America. TMW is a Trimble Company (NASDAQ: TRMB) and part of the international Transportation and Logistics Division.