Customers also benefit from the ability to connect back into JD Link™ to order parts and service or contact local John Deere dealers for questions, appointments and equipment troubleshooting. They will also receive more accurate equipment maintenance records that can help lead to better uptime and lower total cost of ownership. Customers can also take advantage of the Telogis Mobile Resource Management (MRM) software platform's comprehensive feature set, such as jobsite utilization alerting and reporting that features engine hours, whether equipment is being fully utilized, fuel consumption and details on diagnostic codes. Customers' cost structures are also optimized by leveraging the John Deere telematics devices that come built into the equipment from the factory or installed aftermarket at an authorized dealer.
"Telogis' successful track record working with both off highway and on highway customers gave us great confidence that this is the right strategic relationship to bring these mission-critical technologies and services to our customers," said Jena Holtberg-Benge, Director Worksight Solutions at John Deere. "By working in tandem with Telogis, we're giving businesses the ability to run their entire mobile equipment business on one comprehensive software platform with one login for all their vehicles and equipment – whether it's John Deere or a mixed fleet."
"Equipment – not just vehicles – represent an enormous investment for mobile businesses, and it's more important than ever to ensure that equipment is running safely, and that it's out there earning money and delivering value and ROI every day," said Jeff Cohen, Vice President, Asset and Security Solutions at Telogis, A Verizon Company. "By understanding how the equipment is being used, how many hours it's running and where there are opportunities to maximize uptime and utilization, customers can identify opportunities to drive cost and time savings, plus productivity and efficiency in every aspect of their mobile businesses."
The offering will be available to organizations of any size through connected John Deere equipment or through authorized dealers through the end of 2016, and each new piece of equipment will have access to both JDLink and Telogis.
About Deere & Company
Deere & Company (NYSE: DE) is a world leader in providing advanced products and services and is committed to the success of customers whose work is linked to the land - those who cultivate, harvest, transform, enrich and build upon the land to meet the world's dramatically increasing need for food, fuel, shelter and infrastructure. Since 1837, John Deere has delivered innovative products of superior quality built on a tradition of integrity. For more information, visit John Deere at its worldwide website at www.JohnDeere.com.
Telogis, A Verizon Company, is a leading global, cloud-based Mobile Resource Management (MRM) software company based in Aliso Viejo, Calif. Many of the world's largest and most well-known commercial fleets connect their vehicles, assets, people, customers and the work that's being done outside the four walls of their business through the Telogis MRM platform. Once connected, Telogis software will optimize and automate work and processes to drive safety, productivity, efficiency and sustainability in businesses of all sizes. Leveraging Verizon's expansive scale and assets, Telogis is able to deliver opportunities to improve every aspect of technology deployment and implementation. To learn more about Telogis, visit www.telogis.com, follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @Telogis, like us on Facebook or call toll free at 866-TELOGIS (866-835-6447).
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