'Research over the past several years has identified the independent evolution of four powerful forces: social, mobile, cloud and information,' noted analyst
The company's mobile trucking intelligence platform, also called XRS, is an ideal example of how technology companies are bringing the convergence strategy to life. XRS runs on certified smartphones, tablets and rugged handhelds that transmit vehicle and operator data through the cloud to a fleet management dashboard, allowing companies to comply with the pending MAP-21 mandate for electronic recording of a driver's hours-of-service.
Nearly 90 percent of drivers already use mobile devices, meaning there are no additional hardware costs associated with the XRS platform, and
'We are only beginning to realize the potential of convergence to improve the bottom line for fleets and drivers alike,' Coughlan said. 'Just as digital downloading transformed the entertainment industry and wireless networks transformed the telecommunications industry, mobile trucking intelligence has the power to improve the transportation industry for years to come.'
XRS has sales and distribution partnerships with the major wireless carriers supporting the U.S. and Canadian trucking industries. Through our mobile products, fleet managers, dispatchers and drivers collect, sort, view and analyze data to help lower costs, increase safety, attain compliance with governmental regulations, and improve customer satisfaction - all through their mobile devices. For more information, visit www.xrscorp.com or call 1-800-745-9282.
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