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BigRoad and Sylectus Announce Integration

Integration between BigRoad smartphone based electronic driver's log and Sylectus transportation management system helps drivers and fleets proactively manage HOS compliance

WATERLOO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 06/25/14 -- BigRoad, a leading provider of fleet applications for trucking and motorcoach, and Sylectus, trucking's most powerful network and a business unit of Omnitracs Canada Inc., announced today a joint commitment to help fleets and drivers improve HOS compliance, and they unveiled a new integration between BigRoad's popular smartphone-based hours of service (HOS) logging solution and the Sylectus transportation management system (TMS).

The integration allows drivers using BigRoad's fully editable electronic driver log and the Sylectus mobile application to capture duty status changes, and send trip updates (arrive, load, empty) and paperwork back to the TMS -- all from one smartphone or tablet. Fleets can then use the BigRoad/Sylectus integrated solution to track a driver's location and available HOS in real time.

"Drivers and fleets want productivity and ease of use. They also want the tools that run their business to work together seamlessly to produce results and ease the compliance burden," says Terry Frey, COO and co-founder, BigRoad. "For all of these reasons, we have chosen to take a very open approach to the market, integrating with critical fleet technologies, such as the Sylectus TMS through our BigRoad API. We're all about making life on the road easier for truckers."

"We now have a really clean flow of HOS information directly from drivers on the road using BigRoad on the smart phone right through to our Sylectus TMS back at dispatch. The BigRoad/Sylectus integration allows us to pinpoint a driver's location, and in real time, determine HOS availability. This complete picture of a driver's capacity keeps us fully compliant at all times, and it allows us to capitalize on more business opportunity while keeping our customers happy," says Jim Tropf, president of Tenpoint Expediting Services Inc., a customer of both BigRoad and Sylectus.

"The integration with the BigRoad app offers our customers a more interactive way to dispatch and track drivers and monitor their active HOS data in real time," says Stuart Sutton, general manager of Sylectus. "Dynamic information exchange between BigRoad and Sylectus TMS enables fleets to better comply with FMCSA regulations and improves dispatchers' ability to help their drivers adhere to HOS rules."

About Sylectus

Sylectus, a business unit of Omnitracs Canada Inc., is trucking's most powerful network. Born in the new cloud-based economy, it is built on one simple idea: leverage the resources of your competitors to achieve extraordinary results for your customers and your company. Sylectus is more than Transportation Management software. It's a web-based, protected, wealth creation network for managing in the new trucking economy. Designed exclusively for progressive trucking companies, Sylectus enables fleets to bypass the investment and time continuum to grow fast now. For more information visit www.sylectus.com.

About BigRoad

Nearly 1000 fleets and more than 100,000 drivers in North America rely upon BigRoad's smartphone-based app to manage driver logs, comply with hours of service (HOS) regulations, improve their business and stay connected to friends and family while on the road. Since the product's release to market in 2012, the BigRoad app has quickly become the #1 trucker app for Android, iPhone and iPad. BigRoad's app is free for drivers, and the company's web-based solution for fleets and owner/operators is available for $15 per user/month.

Founded by people with a deep understanding of fleet operations and the potential of new technology to improve the driver's life on the road, BigRoad is committed to leading mobile trucking application innovation and to continually incorporating the needs of fleet operators & drivers into our solutions. For more information visit www.bigroad.com

About Omnitracs, LLC

Omnitracs is the leading provider of fleet management solutions including software applications, information services, and hardware platforms for private and for-hire fleets. The company's intuitive technologies including solutions for safety and compliance, fuel efficiency, driver retention, fleet productivity, GPS fleet tracking, and fleet maintenance, enable customers to solve common fleet problems and achieve their business objectives. Having pioneered the telematics industry more than 25 years ago as a business unit of Qualcomm, today, Omnitracs continues to serve more than 2,500 private and for-hire fleet customers and 270,000 vehicles throughout North American and Latin America. For more information, please visit www.Omnitracs.com.

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