Leading Household Goods Mover Deploys Mobile Solutions to Meet Safety and Regulatory Compliance Goals

Wednesday, January 7, 2015.

Atlas Van Lines, a leading household goods mover recognised worldwide for its household and corporate relocation and logistics services has deployed the Omnitracs, LLC's Mobile Computing Platform 50 (MCP50) and suite of applications across its fleet to help meet safety and regulatory compliance goals.

Using Omnitracs' Hours of Service application, Atlas Van Lines is now able to track its drivers' hours close to real-time, allowing more efficient and effective fleet management, more accurate reporting and improved compliance with important federal regulations.

Atlas Van Lines now have the capability for their drivers to switch between multiple operating authorities with the application, which was a deciding factor in their decision to upgrade from the legacy OmniTRACS mobile information system to meet these regulations.

"Omnitracs MCP50 is the right mobile solution to fit Atlas Van Lines' unique needs based on our varied services across the country," said Jeff Schimmel, Vice President of Transportation Services at Atlas Van Lines.

"It's extremely important that our drivers deliver cargo safely and efficiently within the scope of the new [Electronic Logging Device] mandates, and the MCP50 - coupled with the HOS application - will help us achieve these goals while managing our compliance efforts much more easily."

The Omnitracs solutions help fleets manage compliance by automating the maintenance and management of hours of service logs, whilst helping to improve driver safety. Omnitracs' MCP50 can also help fleets reduce costs and improve efficiency and customer satisfaction by reducing the possibility of human error.

Regarding the deployment, David Vice, Chief Sales Officer for Omnitracs added, "As a trusted technology partner of Atlas Van Lines for many years, we're pleased that we can continue to support the company in its efforts to ensure compliance with ELD requirements. Omnitracs' MCP50 delivers the right combination of safety and operational efficiency applications to help Atlas realise benefits beyond ELD compliance, in areas such as fuel management and asset visibility."