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April 4, 2017

Canada Cartage Selects Omnitracs XRS Platform in Preparation for ELD Mandate Compliance in U.S. and Canada

Canada Cartage, the country’s largest provider of outsourced fleet solutions, has selected Omnitracs’ XRS platform for its Hours of Service application to become compliant in advance of the U.S. ELD Mandate, which will take effect later this year.

The Omnitracs XRS platform brings enterprise-grade fleet solutions to smartphones, tablets, or rugged handheld devices and will provide full government compliance with a suite of optimization tools. By deploying Omnitracs’ XRS solutions, Canada Cartage will maintain their reputation as a world-class provider of dedicated fleet services. Canada Cartage is adding compliance tools and technology to its fleet to ensure they are meeting customers’ needs and remaining compliant.

“Canada Cartage completed an exhaustive review of several eLog solutions prior to selecting Omnitracs’ XRS system,” said Daniel Roy, Vice President, Information Technology and CIO. “We wanted a solution that was robust with a solid market presence that would complement our existing application suite. XRS proved to be a solution that met all of our criteria.”

“Omnitracs is extremely proud to add Canada Cartage to our customer base,” said Mike Ham, GM of Omnitracs Canada. “They have built an organization focused on innovation, driver safety, and consistently meeting customer needs.”

Initially, Canada Cartage will roll out XRS’ Hours of Service, and IFTA Reporting applications. The company will look to other XRS safety, compliance, and productivity applications for future value.

About Omnitracs, LLC
Omnitracs, LLC is a global pioneer of fleet management, routing and predictive analytics solutions for private and for-hire fleets. Omnitracs’ nearly 1,000 employees deliver software-as-a-service-based solutions to help more than 50,000 private and for-hire fleet customers manage nearly 1,500,000 mobile assets in more than 70 countries. The company pioneered the use of commercial vehicle telematics over 25 years ago and serves today as a powerhouse of innovative, intuitive technologies. Omnitracs transforms the transportation industry through technology and insight, featuring best-in-class solutions for compliance, safety and security, productivity, telematics and tracking, transportation management (TMS), planning and delivery, data and analytics, and professional services. For more information about Omnitracs XRS Platform, visit: www.omnitracs.com/platforms/xrs-platform.

About Canada Cartage
Founded in 1914, Canada Cartage is the country’s largest provider of outsourced fleet solutions, providing dedicated equipment and drivers to both small and large firms. Canada Cartage also provides a complete range of supply chain and logistics services including a national warehouse network, and managed transportation services for moving goods via courier, truckload, less-than-truckload, and intermodal. The company also provides home delivery of large format goods across the country. For more information, visit www.canadacartage.com.