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PeopleNet Founder and CEO to Lead Trimble's Transportation and Logistics Division

Ron Konezny
Ron Konezny

Trimble announced that Ron Konezny, PeopleNet® founder and CEO appointed as a general manager of Trimble’s worldwide Transportation and Logistics (T&L) Division.
The announcement follows the completion of Trimble’s acquisition of PeopleNet, a provider of innovative and integrated onboard computing and mobile communications systems for effective fleet management throughout North America. It provides fleets with software and hardware solutions that help to manage regulatory compliance, fuel costs, driver safety and customer service. This acquisition and the previous acquisitions of Punch Telematix in Europe and Tata AutoComp Mobility Telematics in India confirm Trimble’s commitment to meeting the complex regulatory and operational needs of the global T&L market. The PeopleNet acquisition complements growing portfolio of proven solutions for both emerging and developed countries, according to Bryn Fosburgh, vice president of Trimble
“Trimble’s expansion in the T&L market is timely, with companies competing in the global economy looking for more ways to be more operationally efficient. Trimble products provide a strong competitive edge in terms of improving customer service and reducing operational costs,” said Ron Konezny.

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http://www.trimble.com/news/release.aspx?id=121611a

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