Teletrac to Showcase Fleet Director 7 at the American Trucking Association (ATA) Management Conference and Exhibition

October 02, 2009 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
GARDEN GROVE, California - Teletrac (, a leading provider of intelligent driving solutions and partner NAVTEQ, the leading global provider of digital map, traffic and location data for in-vehicle, portable, wireless and enterprise solutions, will be showcasing its integrated suite of products that support the trucking, mobile resource management and logistics industries, at the American Trucking Association Management Conference and Exhibition, Booth # 345, October 4 – 7, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

With the latest release of Teletrac's award winning Fleet Director 7 vehicle tracking and fleet management solution, fleet managers gain dramatic advantages such as improved fuel savings, vehicle efficiency, driver productivity, loss prevention and, in many cases, lower insurance costs and higher satisfaction among fleet operators' customers. These and other advantages stem from the most fully integrated features offered in Teletrac's 20-year technology leadership-including GPS-based tracking, vehicle and driver monitoring, dynamic routing with real-time traffic data, advanced navigation and other powerful capabilities.

NAVTEQ, the leading global provider of digital map, traffic and location data, provides the comprehensive map data and content, including NAVTEQ Traffic™ and NAVTEQ Transport™, that Teletrac uses to provide fleets with safe and accurate navigation and routing.

Fleet Director's SmartNav™ vehicle fleet management navigation software takes full advantage of underlying NAVTEQ data including points of interest-guiding drivers to the nearest fill-up, repair shop or good night's sleep-while live feeds from NAVTEQ Traffic™ helps drivers skirt traffic tie-ups as fast as they arise

Specifically designed to facilitate turn by turn navigation for trucks and other large vehicles, NAVTEQ Transport data includes detailed road attributes including physical restrictions, legal restrictions and HAZMAT warnings. NAVTEQ also offers Truck POI, which provides value added points of interest (POI) specific to the transport industry. Transport companies can use Truck POI for many applications like

Teletrac will also highlight NAVTEQ Traffic™, which is a comprehensive solution offering delivery of up-to-the minute traffic information. Through this solution, fleets are provided with detailed information about the speed that traffic is moving and incidents such as accidents, allowing drivers to make smart routing and re-routing decisions for more accurate arrival time estimates.

NAVTEQ is the leading global provider of digital map, traffic and location data that enables navigation and location-based platforms around the world. NAVTEQ supplies comprehensive digital map information to power automotive navigation systems, portable and wireless devices, Internet-based
mapping applications and government and business solutions. The Chicago-based company was founded in 1985 and has approximately 4,400 employees located in 192 offices and in 43 countries

About Fleet Director and Teletrac

Already proven and trusted by more than 6,000 fleets operating 90,000 vehicles, in the US alone, Fleet Director saves fleet owners time, money, and reduces their carbon footprint. Teletrac customers report up to 30% lower fuel usage, an average of 15% less driver overtime, 12% higher productivity and less unauthorized vehicle use.

Fleet Director has been recognized by Fleet News Magazine, winning its prestigious Fleet Van Award for 2008 Technology of The Year as well as the 2008 IT and Communications Product of The Year from Green Fleet Magazine. This is particularly significant as it recognizes pioneers of environmental fleet management.