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Trucking In-cab Tablet Solution Met By Garmin, Teletrac Navman

April 26, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Equipment, Technology
Teletrac Navman's Drive app on Garmin helps facilitate daily fleet workflow. Teletrac Navman's Drive app on Garmin helps facilitate daily fleet workflow.

Teletrac Navman, a leading GPS tracking and fleet management provider, announced a partnership with Garmin to provide a new in-cab tablet solution. This solution enables customers to use Teletrac Navman’s fleet management app suite — called Drive — with Garmin’s global-leading navigation.

Teletrac Navman Drive on Garmin focuses on daily customer workflows like in-cab communication, dispatching, routing and navigation. Additionally, Drive delivers on compliance. With more than 10 years as an industry leading solution in Hours of Service (HOS) and Driver Vehicle Inspection Reports (DVIR), Teletrac Navman takes the worry out of compliance, minimizes risk and enhances operating efficiency.

“We are committed to serving the trucking and private fleet market. Our customers rely on us to keep them compliant, especially now that the FMCSA Electronic Logging Device (ELD) Final Rule has been officially published. Fleet operations need a trusted in-cab solution to provide Records of Duty Status (RODS),” said Sid Nair, senior director of transport and compliance at Teletrac Navman. “Drive on Garmin 670 does this and more, seamlessly connecting the back office to the trucks; putting fleet owners in the driver’s seat.”

Trucking and private fleets are constantly monitoring route efficiency, delivery deadlines, safety, and compliance while trying to maximize driver quality of life. The Teletrac Navman Drive app suite is built with this in mind, prioritizing ease of use, thus enabling drivers and users to focus most on their critical task of driving. With the driver’s attention to the road, Drive will manage communication, compliance and other logistical aspects.

“Garmin’s Fleet 670 hardware is optimized for in-cab commercial truck use with a dust-proof design, high-sensitivity GPS, extra loud speaker, and a sunlight readable, six-inch capacitive touch screen that makes it easy to see driving-related information at a glance,” said Chad Sallman, Garmin’s senior business development manager for commercial solutions.