Aeris Communications, the Made for Machines (M2M) technology and service provider, was honored Thursday as a technology enabler for its customer, Rand McNally, which won the Gold Award in the Fleet category at the 2014 ConnectedWorld magazaineConnected World Awards.The Connected World Awards recognize companies that have successfully leveraged M2M communications to solve a critical pain point within their business. Aeris and Rand McNally received the honors as part of the Connected World Conference, held within the 2014 Chicago Auto Show.
Aeris provides Rand McNally with the network service for its TND 760 mobile fleet management solution. The fleet management system enables truck-specific navigational guidance, as well as diagnostic information, including gallons of fuel consumed, miles per gallon, idle times vehicle performance metrics and fault code visibility for more proactive maintenance, driver behavior monitoring and vehicle location information.
Rand McNally chose Aeris because it provides the cellular coverage for more than 50 carriers in North America. Moreover, the Aeris Enterprise Edition is an end-to-end M2M solution that could be tailored for the specific needs of Rand McNally and its customers. With Aeris, Rand McNally and its customers benefit from:
Reliable coverage in the most remote locations of North America with a network made for machines no consumer handset traffic.
The industrys highest level of support and fastest response times.
Competitive pricing that suits the companys unique business model and was significantly cheaper than traditional carriers short and long-term.
To read the news release about the Connected World Awards, click here.