PowerFLeet, Inc. announced that its operating subsidiary, Pointer Telocation Ltd. (Pointer), has deployed hundreds of IoT-enabled defibrillators in Israel with the Magen David Adom Ambulance Company. Defibrillators have been installed across the country in telephone booths, lottery stalls and supermarkets as part of a $2 million deployment program. As part of the agreement, Pointer engineered a smart device to install in select locations across Israel. Each device is equipped with a Pointer transmitter, which provides the defibrillators’ location, temperature and battery health to MDA response centers. When the flashing LED button is triggered, the MDA response center remotely unlocks the case which allows users to access the device even in the dark.
PowerFleet, Inc. has been tapped by Kautex to improve its safety, compliance and utilization through PowerFleet’s telematics solutions. As a top 100 supplier to global automotive OEMs, PowerFleet’s next generation telematics offer Kautex complete visibility, improved safety and efficacy across its global manufacturing centers. Leveraging PowerFleet’s VAC4 solutions, Kautex has complete wireless visibility and automated monitoring of all its industrial vehicles. The PowerFleet VAC4 is a highly configurable micro-computer that installs on virtually any type of industrial vehicle.
PowerFleet, Inc. today announced it has been chosen by Ryder System, Inc., a leading logistics and transportation company, to embed telematics into its forklifts and other material handling equipment within its warehouses. Ryder operates behind the scenes, managing critical fleet, transportation, and supply chain functions for more than 50,000 customers, many of which make the products that consumers use every day. Over the next 12-18 months, Ryder will be deploying the PowerFleet Enterprise solution on over 1,000 pieces of material handling equipment at more than 30 sites in North America.
Cellocator by PowerFleet provided The French Red Cross with a plug and play traceability solution to be used during shipment of healthcare equipment and supplies using the MultiSense and WatchM mobile application. The French Red Cross, a major player in the French humanitarian response plan specifically focusing on prevention and control of epidemics in Sub-Saharan Africa, along with its emergency task forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo, utilized Cellocator’s traceability solution of healthcare equipment and supplies in order to respond effectively to the COVID-19 epidemic and EVD.
PowerFleet announced it will be outfitting a large portion of the full Day & Ross trailer fleet with PowerFleet’s LV-500 solar tracking solution and the PowerFleet LV-710 Freight Camera. As one of the largest transportation companies in Canada, with a focus on efficient and effective equipment utilization, Day & Ross intends on deploying the PowerFleet’s LV-500 product across a fleet of over 3,000 trailers to optimize the management of shipping lanes and ensure cost effective operations; a portion of these trailers will also be equipped with the PowerFleet LV-710 camera system.
After just one year into a multi-year contract with the leading provider of intralogistics to collaborate on product development, sales and support for their telematics needs, PowerFleet is proud to announce an extension to its existing agreement with Jungheinrich. PowerFleet was originally tapped by Jungheinrich to develop a highly integrated telemetry platform for its vehicles combined with sophisticated fleet management software in Europe. Through this evolving partnership, PowerFleet will continue to help Jungheinrich expand their market penetration in EMEA and North America by enabling Jungheinrich customers to run safer, more cost-effective intralogistics operations.
PowerFleet® was added to the broad-market Russell 3000® Index at the conclusion of the annual reconstitution of the Russell indexes, effective after the U.S. market opens today, June 29, according to the FTSE Russell website. Annual Russell indexes reconstitution captures the 4,000 largest U.S. stocks as of May 8, ranking them by total market capitalization. Membership in the U.S. all-cap Russell 3000® Index, which remains in place for one year, means automatic inclusion in the large-cap Russell 1000® Index or small-cap Russell 2000® Index as well as the appropriate growth and value style indexes. FTSE Russell determines membership for its Russell indexes primarily by objective, market-capitalization rankings and style attributes.
PowerFleet has been selected by Rusken Packaging to outfit its private fleet with the PowerFleet LV-500 solar tracking solution and the PowerFleet LV-710 Freight Camera. The Alabama-based company will utilize PowerFleet’s LV-500 solar tracking solution coupled with the LV-710 Freight Camera to help maintain visibility of location and load status for its full fleet of trailers with deliveries starting in June of 2020.
PowerFleet has been notified by one of its marquee food and beverage customers that as a key supplier PowerFleet and its employees have been recognized by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security as workers who provide essential critical infrastructure during the COVID-19 response. In Israel, PowerFleet’s operations have also been designated as an essential service as it supports emergency responders and critical logistics infrastructure.
PowerFleet has announced significant updates to its PowerFleet Expert suite with the additions of OC55 and OC59. OC55 is set to launch this month and OC59 will be available later in the year. The OC55 combined with the PowerFleet Expert software enables industrial truck fleet management to bolster safety practices and increase visibility for better asset management. The OC59 will offer all the benefits of the OC55 but with cellular communication and GPS, so customers can experience the benefits of PowerFleet Expert solutions on material handling equipment used outside without requiring Wi-Fi connectivity.