Driver Interface and Customer Support Tools Drove Decision
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado – February 25, 2014 – Accellos, a leading provider of supply chain execution software solutions, in conjunction with Rand McNally, today announced that GSA International, Ltd. (GSA) has fully deployed Rand McNally’s TND™ 760 mobile fleet management solution in tandem with their Accellos Prophesy Transportation Management software across its fleet of 40 trucks. GSA, a Michigan-based, full-service logistics provider, reports significant operational time and cost savings since migrating to Rand McNally’s device.
“After installing the TND™ 760 devices, we’ve realized significant improvements in operating efficiency, to the point where we foresee freeing up an entire headcount in our dispatch area, allowing for the growth of capacity without adding additional overhead,” said Mark J. Simpson, Vice President, GSA. “Where before, a dispatcher had to take information from one system, and literally type the information into another to send and receive information from the driver, the activity is now seamless between our Rand devices and our Prophesy Dispatch system, with information flowing from dispatch to cab, from cab to dispatch, from cab to customer, and from dispatch to billing without human intervention.”
As GSA uses the Prophesy Dispatch and Accounting system; choosing a mobile fleet management product that offered a solid integration with Prophesy was a critical factor in choosing Rand McNally’s TND™ 760.
Integration with Prophesy Dispatch had been announced previously by Rand McNally. The partnership has benefitted joint customers by making mobile communications available to fleets of all sizes. Prophesy customers on average are running fleets of between twenty and fifty trucks. Rand McNally’s affordable, easy-to-install TND™ 760 units with a variety of service plans has made the adoption of mobile fleet management a realistic option for their customers.
“We’ve been very pleased with the results that Rand McNally’s seamless integration has provided to our clients,” said Bill Ashburn, Accellos Senior Vice President, Prophesy Transportation Solutions. “Harnessing the power of mobile communications with Rand McNally’s TND™ 760 has helped our joint clients such as GSA save money, work more efficiently, and improve their bottom line.”
For more information about GSA and its services, visit www.gsainternational.com or gain access to the GSA/Prophesy Transportation Solutions cases study at http://www.accellos.com/casestudies/gsa-international-ltd/
About Rand McNally
Rand McNally is the country’s most trusted source for maps, navigation, and travel content. For more than 75 years, Rand McNally has been an innovator in the Commercial Transportation market – from providing mileage and routing software, to truck navigation and E-Logs to mobile fleet management solutions. Learn more at randmcnally.com. Rand McNally is a registered trademark, and TND is a trademark of RM Acquisition, LLC d/b/a Rand McNally. For more information on Rand McNally’s mobile fleet management services, call 1-800-789-6277 or visit randmcnally.com/tnd760.