Nextel to Offer Trimble’s Mobile Resource Management Solution for Field Service and Enterprise Fleets

Speaking for myself, I will be watching things with Nextel and TrimWeb closely. Nextel has been pretty busy lately, could be they are headed for an upswing.

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Trimble (Nasdaq: TRMB) announced today that its subsidiary, Trimble Mobile Solutions, Inc. (TMS), has signed a distribution agreement with Nextel Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: NXTL) to offer the TMS TrimWeb(TM) mobile resource management (MRM) solution through the Nextel(R) sales channel, which will run over Nextel’s nationwide digital network. The TrimWeb in-vehicle solution utilizes Global Positioning System (GPS) technology and cellular communications to efficiently route fleets and decrease driver down time.

Trimble’s TrimWeb MRM solution is a valuable asset for companies that maintain a mobile fleet, regardless of the type of vehicles used. It enables drivers, dispatchers and management to increase the number of daily deliveries or stops. TrimWeb automatically logs arrival and departure times and also monitors the location of vehicles. The solution integrates real-time vehicle and driver information with location and time data to provide fleet owners with reliable control to optimize fleet performance to service their customers more efficiently. [Read the rest]