Updated: Mar 21
BOSTON, Mass. – July 2, 2020 – LinkeDrive®, Inc., a leading provider of Driver Performance Management (DPM) solutions for the transportation industry announces the completion of an integration partnership with EROAD.
EROAD is a global technology company that provides products and services to the transport industry for fleet management, regulatory compliance (like ELD and electronic tax reporting), improved driver safety and to reduce the costs associated with driving. EROAD US business is based in Portland, Oregon, serving customers with vehicles operating in every US mainland state, growing outward in concentration from the Northwest. Global Headquarters are in Auckland, New Zealand, where the company is listed on the New Zealand Stock Exchange (NZX: ERD).
“We’re thrilled to announce our integration partnership with the EROAD team, providing added value to our joint customers and market, with the most comprehensive and leading-edge Driver Performance Management (DPM) solution in the industry,” shares LinkeDrive’s Founder and CEO Jeff Baer. “We’re especially excited to be working with EROAD, as they bring numerous firsts to the industry, including the first independently verified Electronic Logging Device service, a data point which we’re delivering as part of this integration!”
Above: a view into LinkeDrive’s DPM portal (left to right): Daily MyDrive report, LinkeDrive’s live map showcasing EROAD’s HOS state integration, Company Score report.
“EROAD continues to widen the number of integrations and strategic partners that we work with every day,” says Norm Ellis, President, EROAD. “LinkeDrive provides especially unique capabilities to further extend the benefits our existing solution to operational teams, and most-importantly right to the driver! We’re truly excited by our combined synergies, and what we together bring to the market!”
Tim Pol, VP of Geetings, Inc and G.I. Warehouse Corp, of Pella, Iowa is a joint customer of both LinkeDrive and EROAD. “As a small company, it’s especially important for us to leverage unified platforms, benefiting from the LinkeDrive and EROAD HOS integration for example. Our drivers and operational teams keep our company moving every day, so it’s important we give them the right tools to do their job effectively, while creating the needed efficiencies, as we all wear multiple hats. It’s great to see companies like LinkeDrive and EROAD come together to help their customers, it’s a win-win for everyone!”
LinkeDrive’s leading-edge and patented Driver Performance Management (DPM) solution begins in the cab with real-time coaching, followed by context-rich daily, weekly, and monthly engagements with drivers, tuned to organizational goals and objectives. An operationally streamlined and mobile-friendly portal is available to management, focused on ease-of-use and simplicity.
About LinkeDrive, Inc.
Based in Boston, Mass., LinkeDrive is committed to helping trucking and logistics companies improve fuel efficiency, heighten safety, and increase the retention rates of their drivers. The company’s combined expertise in cloud-based, mobile technology and the trucking industry helps to deliver solutions that accurately measure, coach and report on vehicle dynamics, fuel usage and driver performance. For further information, please visit https://linkedrive.com/. Follow us on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/Linkedrive/) and on Twitter @LinkeDrive.
EROAD believes every community deserves safer roads, more productive roads. This is why EROAD develops technology solutions (products and services) that manage vehicle fleets, support regulatory compliance, improve driver safety and reduce the costs associated with driving. EROAD also provides valuable insights and data analytics to universities, government agencies and others who research, trial and evaluate future transport networks. This data enables those who use the roads to influence the design, management and funding of future transport networks.
By 2009 EROAD had introduced the world’s first nationwide electronic road user charging system. In North America, EROAD introduced the first electronic Weight Mile Tax service (2014) and the first independently verified Electronic Logging Device service (2017). The reliably accurate technology developed by EROAD is used to meet the compliance needs of fleets worldwide, including the 2017 FMCSA electronic logging device (ELD) mandate in the U.S.
EROAD (ERD) is listed on the NZX, and employs over 300 staff located across NZ, Australia and North America.