LISLE, Ill.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--VisTracks, Inc., provider of the industry-leading family of FMCSA-certified Hours of Service (HOS) and DVIR applications, has announced the partnership with cellular communications and fleet solutions provider M2M Datasmart whereby M2M Datasmart will resell a branded version of this product set. After evaluating several competing products, M2M Datasmart selected VisTracks as their FMCSA-certified ELD/DVIR provider.
“M2M Datasmart looked at several options and has decided to become a VisTracks Hours of Service Channel Partner in order to address The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration mandate that Hours of Service logging for CMV truck drivers change from paper logging to electronic (FMCSA rule 395.15<http://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/regulations/title49/section/395.15>)”
VisTracks gained FMCSA certification after they successfully passed all 318 FMCSA tests. Hardware monitoring the vehicle’s OBD output successfully tested with the software includes the Geometris whereQube Eng™-80 Series, CalAmp LMU 4230 and the Digi Wireless Vehicle Bus Adaptor (WVA). Additional hardware will be announced in the near future. Resellers of VisTracks’ white-labelled tablet and portal-based HOS product set will not only have a certified product to sell, but also have the ability to self-certify their branded version of the software.
VisTracks Hours of Service product set consists of the Reseller-branded VisTracks’ DOT-compliant and certified tablet app and portal, together with a tablet or smartphone in the vehicle, along with a certified hardware device attached to the engine that transmits data via Bluetooth, WiFi Direct, WiFi or a wired serial interface to the tablet. This solution will enable drivers to keep electronic logs of their driving status, be warned of impending violations, provide for pre- and post-trip vehicle inspection, and follow additional state and federal rules as well as Canadian rules.
Key Features of VisTracks Hours of Service include:
- Very easy to use, geared to non-technical drivers
- Full featured app with several unique features for both HOS and DVIR
- Synchronized portal for near real time back office management
- Numerous APIs for customization and integration with Fleet Tracking software applications
“We are pleased to have added M2M Datasmart to our family of Hours of Service resellers throughout the United States and Canada,” says Abraham S. Levine, Chief Operating Officer of VisTracks. “M2M Datasmart has a great set of cellular communications and fleet management products which are used by fleets throughout the United States. VisTracks Hours of Service is an ideal fit for their customers. It is a pleasure to be partnered with this fine company.”
"M2M Datasmart looked at several options and has decided to become a VisTracks Hours of Service Channel Partner in order to address The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration mandate that Hours of Service logging for CMV truck drivers change from paper logging to electronic (FMCSA rule 395.15<http://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/regulations/title49/section/395.15>),” says Michael Switzer, President of M2M Datasmart. “The VisTracks solution will become a white label addition to our product offerings and fits nicely into our sales plan to offer 'state of the art' mobile technology solutions to the trucking industry."
VisTracks is a leading provider of FMCSA-certified software and managed services for electronic logging of driver hours of services, vehicle inspections, electronic work orders, and other services which enable fleets large and small to benefit from certification, compliance and increased efficiencies in an extremely easy-to-use driver app and back-office portal. Services are designed to be sold by fleet and telematics companies, as well as wireless carriers and other channels. For more information, visit www.vistracks.com
About M2M Datasmart
M2MDataSmart, based in Del Mar, California was founded in 2007, as a re-seller of data for two of the nation's largest domestic cellular carriers. M2M DataSmart has a number of services to offer trucking and logistics companies including Fleet Tracking, IFTA Compliance, Electronic Data Logs, trailer tracking and wireless security systems to combat cargo theft. Installation services and technical support are included with all M2M DataSmart offerings.