SAN DIEGO — (BUSINESS WIRE) — July 23, 2012 — TomTom today announces the newest version of its Logistics map product designed specifically for truck and fleet operators. With TomTom Logistics, customers can enjoy increased driver and vehicle safety, improved fleet efficiency and avoid expensive fines.
“TomTom Logistics enables a safer and more efficient operation of fleet vehicles and powers solutions that demand highly accurate and detailed content,” says Eszter Pattantyus, Vice President of Maps. “By leveraging this precise data, TomTom can help operators of large vehicles avoid striking a low bridge or accruing a large fine for carrying an oversized load.”
The TomTom Logistics product features include:
- Dimensional restrictions totaling more than 1.6 million miles in the U.S. and 225,000 miles in Canada;
- Designated truck routes for more than 400,000 miles in the U.S. and 60,000 miles in Canada;
- Operating bans on idling or jake brake usage totaling more than 180,000 miles in the U.S. and 80,000 miles in Canada;
- Critical last-mile content required to get a driver to the final destination.
TomTom’s product is enabled by the expertise of ProMiles who has a substantial knowledge of fleet operation and restrictions on trucks. They are able to provide invaluable context in interpreting and applying truck restrictions which gives TomTom Logistics superior fleet management capabilities. The TomTom Logistics product appends to the standard map product and can be merged with other TomTom enhancement products to enable truck-relevant POI content as well as warnings for curves or steep grades.
Founded in 1991, TomTom (AEX:TOM2) is the world’s leading supplier of in-car location and navigation products and services focused on providing all drivers with the world’s best navigation experience. Headquartered in Amsterdam, TomTom has 3,500 employees and sells its products in over 40 countries.
Our products include portable navigation devices, fleet management solutions, maps and real-time services, including the award winning TomTom HD Traffic.
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