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NexTraq Now Supports New Garmin Fleet 590 Device

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The 590 has been designed to help decrease driver distraction to improve fleet safety.

| June 11, 2013

ATLANTA, Ga. – NexTraq announced it will support the Garmin fleet 590 navigation device, market technology that enables service and distribution companies to quickly ramp up with the NexTraq Fleet Tracking solution with an easy-to-install device that provides advanced functionality including driver behavior monitoring.

The Garmin fleet 590 can help reduce driver interaction by displaying driving-related information at a glance on its large 5-inch display. It provides a fleet-friendly design that has the flexibility to easily transfer from vehicle to vehicle. In combination with the NexTraq Fleet Dispatch customers have access to most comprehensive dispatching functionality in the telematics industry.

From the driver to the dispatcher, this solution provides alert management, asset tracking, engine status and driver behavior status. In addition, The NexTraq Fleet Dispatch and Job Schedule Board solutions enables dispatcher to easily schedule jobs with drag-and-drop functionality and to dispatch jobs immediately to the Garmin device or defer them for later scheduling.

With this new functionality, service and distribution companies will be able to improve customer service with more accurate ETAs, receive instant notification of driver and vehicle behavior and increase their productivity by getting more jobs done in less time. Many NexTraq customers experience up to a 20% increase in productivity with the Fleet Dispatch application.

Mike Scarbrough, CEO of NexTraq, said, “As the first GPS fleet tracking company to integrate dispatching functionality with a tracking solution, this next progression in technology is a natural fit for us. The Garmin fleet 590 is a superior device that will complement the advances we have made to ensure we are the most comprehensive solution in the market.”

“The Garmin fleet 590 is our first portable telematics navigation device designed specifically with the fleet owner in mind,” said Chad Sallman, Business Development Manager for commercial solutions at Garmin. “We’re pleased to partner with NexTraq to integrate this device into their leading platform and offer fleet owners a comprehensive solution that is easy to install and can be transferred from vehicle to vehicle.”

For more information about the NexTraq Fleet Tracking solution and its applications – Fleet Dispatch, Fleet Metrics and NexTraq Connect, visit www.nextraq.com. For more information on the Garmin fleet 590 device, visit https://buy.garmin.com/en-US/US/on-the-road/automotive/2013-line/garmin-fleet-590/prod108772.html
 

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