Vol. 3 2016

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2 | BULLDOG | 2 0 1 6 V 3 HEADLIGHTS M ack Trucks announced an expansion of its fl eet management services with the addition of Mack ® Omnitracs Integrated Telematics. Powered by Omnitracs LLC, a global pioneer of fl eet management solutions for transportation and logistics companies, Mack Omnitracs Integrated Telematics utilizes Mack's factory-installed telematics hardware to help boost productivity and safety by providing real-time GPS location information, as well as driver performance data. "Mack Omnitracs Integrated Telematics gives our customers a new look into their operations, enabling them to more easily see where and how their truck assets are being utilized," said David Pardue, Mack vice president of connected vehicle and uptime services. "Applying that knowledge helps increase productivity, while also improving the safety of their drivers." Mack Omnitracs Integrated Telematics uses Mack's fully integrated GuardDog Connect telematics hardware to capture and relay information such as relative road speed and idling duration and cost. In addi- tion, the system is capable of analyzing driver performance based on the data and GPS information captured from the truck. Real-time email or text messages can alert customers to potential issues. "With no additional hardware required, Mack Omnitracs Integrated Telematics pro- vides detailed fl eet management data with- out the need to add to or modify equipment," said Rich Glasmann, vice Mack Trucks Increases Productivity, Safety with Mack ® Omnitracs Integrated Telematics M ack Trucks is teaming up with WheresMyConcrete, a real-time data tool for concrete dispatching, to develop options for Mack ® Fleet Management Services. WheresMyConcrete provides concrete mixer fl eet dispatchers with real-time data [to track delivery and order progresses] and ana- lytics for improving operations. It is also designed to improve transparency and ser- vice for customers. Mack Trucks announced in September that it signed a memorandum of understanding with WheresMyConcrete, and said the the addition of the real-time data will improve asset visibility and dispatch effi ciency for concrete mixer fl eets. Mack will announce more details of the agreement at the World of Concrete trade show in January. "We look forward to working with Mack and offering concrete producers the unique bene- fi ts our system delivers," says Anthony Valente, chief executive offi cer of WheresMyConcrete. "Through our combined technologies, we will help customers improve their decision-making processes and business performance." Mack Fleet Management Services connects data from Mack's telematics hardware with third-party solutions to help customers man- age operations. GuardDog ® Connect telematics solution, which is the enabling platform for Mack Fleet Management Services, allows for real-time monitoring of a truck's engine, transmission and aftertreatment systems. Should an issue be detected, GuardDog Connect provides an initial diagnosis, scheduling of repairs and confi rmation that needed parts are in stock Mack to expand Fleet Management Services with WheresMyConcrete Real-time data tool for concrete dispatching provides analytics and increases transparency for customers

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