DUBLIN and BOSTON, Feb. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Fleetmatics Group PLC (NYSE: FLTX), a leading global provider of mobile workforce solutions for service-based businesses of all sizes delivered as software-as-a-service (SaaS), today announced the Company will be hosting a free webinar titled, 'Making ELD Compliance Easier with Mobile Technology' on Wednesday, March 9 at 2:00 p.m. EDT. The webinar will focus on the ELD mandate and how businesses can leverage technology to meet compliance standards without new or additional hardware.
Registration for the webinar is currently open, and anyone interested in attending can sign up here.
In addition, the Company also announced their commitment to support the recently announced specifications for the ELD Final Rule well in advance of the mandated timeframe. The ELD Final Rule, published by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association, is designed to improve safety and empower drivers in how they manage and certify their records of duty status.
The Company introduced the Fleetmatics Logbook application in 2014, to track Hours of Service (HOS) using an installed hardware solution in combination with a mobile application. Fleetmatics' Logbook application helps drivers demonstrate they are driving in compliance with HOS laws and may also help prevent violations through the use of proactive driver alerts that immediately notify drivers if they are over hours. The Company's solution is compliant with current HOS regulations and is designed with the flexibility to enable Fleetmatics to continue to keep it a compliant solution for new and existing customers. Simple mobile app updates have kept the Fleetmatics Logbook application up to date with the most recent HOS regulatory changes, and future releases will do the same with respect to the requirements of the ELD Final Rule.
"Attendees can expect to hear a wide range of information related to the ELD mandate, including how to navigate the compliance landscape, and how to make transitioning to this technology stress free," said Jonathan Durkee, Vice President of Product Management at Fleetmatics. "Mobile technology, in particular, is transforming the way service-based businesses approach government mandates, and we look forward to passing on that knowledge and more during the webinar."
To learn more about ELD, Fleetmatics Logbook and compliance, please visit here.
The press release does not constitute legal advice, and should not be treated as such. You should contact a licensed professional attorney to obtain advice on compliance with ELD, HOS or other FCMSA regulations.
About Fleetmatics Group PLC Fleetmatics Group PLC (NYSE: FLTX) is a leading global provider of mobile workforce solutions for service-based businesses of all sizes delivered as software-as-a-service (SaaS). Our solutions enable businesses to meet the challenges associated with managing local fleets, and improve the productivity of their mobile workforces, by extracting actionable business intelligence from real-time and historical vehicle and driver behavioral data. Fleetmatics Group's intuitive, cost-effective Web-based solutions provide fleet operators with visibility into vehicle location, fuel usage, speed and mileage, and other insights into their mobile workforce, enabling them to reduce operating and capital costs, as well as increase revenue. An integrated, full-featured mobile workforce management product provides additional efficiencies related to job management by empowering the field worker and speeding the job completion process – quote through payment. As of December 31, 2015, Fleetmatics served approximately 35,000 customers and approximately 709,000 subscribed vehicles worldwide. To learn more about Fleetmatics, visit www.fleetmatics.com.
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