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Road King Technologies Chooses Telit M2M

| November 3, 2014

TELIT M2M

The Telit HE910 cellular module and Jupiter JF2 positioning module combine to drive operational savings and reduce product loss.

RALEIGH, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Telit Wireless Solutions, a global provider of high-quality machine-to-machine (M2M) solutions, products and services, announced that Road King Technologies, a fleet management & automation company focused on the Ready Mix concrete industry, has integrated Telit HE910 and JF2 modules in its RK3000 tracking units to enable its unique Trac18 GPS service.

“Road King’s service is an ideal example of how M2M technology can transform business”

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Surprisingly, delivery of concrete is subject to limitations most fleets don’t have to face. Once a truck is loaded, severe time restrictions make route optimization absolutely critical. Moreover, to prevent hardening, mixer trucks have more moving parts than most fleet vehicles – meaning more parts to maintain in proper working order. These issues atop the shared fleet management concerns of safety, driver behavior, fuel optimization, etc., drove Road King to select Telit’s modules to enable both location and wide area connectivity for its customers. Using the RK3000 to monitor each mixer, Road King provides an easy-to-use suite of cloud-based data collection, visualization and data archiving tools to provide unparalleled insight to this unique group of fleet managers. As a result, customers are saving as many as 8 trucks [loads? trips?] per day, not to mention protecting themselves from frivolous lawsuits, improving driver reliability across their organizations and increasing their efficiency extensively.

“The Telit HE910 cellular module helps us deliver critical fleet data to the cloud and provides an easy upgrade and expansion path to grow our business, while the JF2 gives us accurate location data at very tight intervals,” said Harry Marks, President of Road King. “As a result, we’re able to give our customers a competitive edge with unparalleled insight into their vehicles, water usage, quantity control, dispatch wait times and more.”

“Road King’s service is an ideal example of how M2M technology can transform business,” said Mike Ueland, President of Telit Americas. “Not only have they achieved an outstanding, purpose-built solution for concrete logistics, they continue to uncover hidden values from the data they collect – whether that’s identifying underperforming or noncompliant drivers or protecting their clients against legal claims.”

With over 12 years of unparalleled focus on M2M, reducing technical risk and shortening time to market for OEMs and integrators, Telit’s ONE STOP. ONE SHOP delivers all necessary services and products to connect assets to the Internet of Things. Whether sourcing single products or full end-to-end solutions, count on M2M’s broadest portfolio in cellular, short range and positioning technologies paired with m2mAIR services covering application enablement as well as deployment management & connectivity under mobile networks and over the internet & cloud. Telit benchmark-quality products and services are delivered with global support and logistics exceeding exacting requirements from customers large and small. Telit’s ONE STOP. ONE SHOP. delivers the Internet of Things made Plug & Play. Now innovate!

About Telit

Telit Wireless Solutions (AIM: TCM listed as Telit Communications PLC), is a global enabler of machine-to-machine (M2M) communications. Its ONE STOP. ONE SHOP. provides cellular, short-to-long range, positioning modules plus m2mAIR, PaaS managed and value added services in application enablement, connectivity under mobile networks and Cloud. Telit operates business unit Telit Automotive Solutions delivering automotive-grade products like the Automotive On-board Platform (ATOP) and services to auto manufacturers and tier-one auto suppliers; and business unit Telit GNSS Solutionsreaching M2M and beyond, delivering award-winning geo-positioning products to the broader electronics and OEM markets. With over 12 years exclusively only in M2M, the company constantly advances technology through a network of R&D centers around the globe; marketing products and services in over 80 countries.

By supplying scalable products interchangeable across families, technologies and generations, rapid prototyping tools for application development, and m2m tailored connectivity, Telit is able to reduce development costs, protect design investments and minimize technical risk. The company provides customer support and design-in assistance through 35 sales and support offices, a global distributor network of experts with over 30 competence centers, and the Telit Technical Support Forum.

Telit provides products services and facilities to connect organizations to the Internet of Things (IoT) allowing them to wirelessly collect, process and respond to real-world data from connected devices, creating new efficiencies, revenue streams, societal and personal benefits. Join the conversation and learn more about Telit and its customers’ innovative applications on Facebook and Twitter.

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Contacts

Telit Wireless Solutions
Sara Brown, Global Marketing Project Director
+1 919-699-7093
Sara.Brown@telit.com
or
Alexander Bufalino, CMO
+39-040-4192-200
alexander.bufalino@telit.com

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