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SOURCE Rand McNally
New integration helps joint customers focus on uncovering operational efficiencies
SKOKIE, Ill., Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rand McNally today announced that Rand McNally's TND™ 760 and TPC mobile fleet management devices now integrate with Carrier Logistics Inc.'s (CLI) FACTS™ freight management system, an integrated billing, accounting, and operations package.
Rand McNally's mobile fleet management solution was recommended to CLI by one of CLI's customers. After an evaluation period, Rand McNally was chosen for integration due to its on-shore technicians, robust and easy-to-use integration kit, and its proven approach to providing a return on investment.
"The transportation community does a good job of focusing on and resolving pressure points for customers. The right technology tools can uncover financial opportunity, driving profitability by solving business problems the customers don't notice," said Ben Wiesen, V.P. of Products and Services, CLI. "The combination of Rand McNally and CLI enables better service to customers while providing the data and insight necessary to take advantage of the great opportunities that exist."
The FACTS system has a proven track record for increasing return on investment. Many customers, including LTL, TL, and multi-stop carriers, experience reductions in staffing resources allocated to billing and IT, improved cash flow due to accurate and rapid processing of bills and increased driver productivity with better routing. Rand McNally's mobile fleet management line of products will provide data for the FACTS system, allowing for enhancements to CLI's service such as last-mile visibility, real-time status along the delivery chain, improved safety, and cost savings via monitoring of driver and vehicle performance.
"Through our new partner CLI, a company who has focused on providing business solutions via technology since 1972, LTL companies and other freight carriers will be able to reap the benefits of mobile communications," said Jim Rodi, Senior Vice President, Mobile Communications Group, Rand McNally. "Our integration helps provide visibility of a shipment from first to last mile and helping ensure compliance, while being able to monitor vehicle and driver behavior."
For more information on Rand McNally's fleet management services, call 1-800-789-6277 or visit randmcnally.com/tnd760.
About Rand McNally – Rand McNally is the country's most trusted source for maps, navigation, and travel content. For more than 75 years, Rand McNally has been an innovator in the Commercial Transportation market, from mileage and routing software to mobile fleet management solutions. Learn more at randmcnally.com
IntelliRoute and Rand McNally are registered trademarks and TND is a trademark of RM Acquisition, LLC d/b/a Rand McNally.
About Carrier Logistics Inc. - For 40 years, Carrier Logistics Inc., Tarrytown, N.Y., has been a leading transportation systems and engineering consulting firm and pioneer in developing advanced system technology and freight management systems for the trucking industry. CLI is the premier transportation software provider for LTL, combined LTL and truckload, package delivery, and bulk liquid carriers and logistics companies in the U.S., Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom.
CLI's latest-generation Facts® total company freight management system is the technological standard for transportation software. CLI may be reached by telephone at 914-332-0300, by email at email@example.com, or on the web at www.carrierlogistics.com.
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