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Geotab and J.J. Keller Help Fleets Comply with the ELD Mandate

Partnership brings J.J. Keller® Encompass® Fleet Management System with Elogs to the Geotab Marketplace

Geotab today announced its integration with J.J. Keller® Encompass® Fleet Management System with Elogs, giving Geotab Marketplace customers a powerful new option for complying with the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate that takes effect Dec. 18, 2017. J.J. Keller®.

Endorsed by 37 state trucking associations, J.J. Keller® Encompass® Fleet Management System with Elogs is a versatile online tool for managing hours of service and improving driver and vehicle compliance. Encompass® is a cloud-based system that audits ELD data transmitted from the Geotab GO device via a driver’s smartphone or tablet using the J. J. Keller® Mobile® app.

Encompass® also offers additional driver and vehicle compliance tools to help fleets comply with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) requirements, such as driver qualification, drug and alcohol program management, driver training, accident tracking, vehicle maintenance and unit legalization. Ready-made reports, alerts and notifications of required compliance tasks, and built-in regulatory guidance are a few ways Encompass® helps fleets reduce risk and improve the efficiency of their operation.

“Our partnership with J.J. Keller® enables fleet owners who know and trust the J.J. Keller brand for their compliance needs, to expand their business with the Geotab solution tools for productivity, safety, fleet management and back office software integration.” said Colin Sutherland, Executive Vice President of Geotab. “Two trusted leaders coming together with this Marketplace option addresses the need for robust software platforms that are built on an open platform enabling customers to reach compliance needs while focusing on business growth.”

“We are proud to partner with Geotab to offer the industry multiple options for hours of service compliance,” said Rustin Keller, Executive Vice President, J. J. Keller & Associates. “Whether fleets select J. J. Keller® compliance experts to manage their data from Geotab, or choose to manage their hours of service program themselves using Encompass®, we have a solution.”

About J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc.:

Since its beginning as a one-man consulting firm in 1953, J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. has grown to become the most respected name in safety and regulatory compliance. Now over 1,400 associates strong, J. J. Keller serves over 560,000 customers — including over 90% of the Fortune 1000® companies. The company’s subject-matter expertise spans nearly 1,500 topics, and its diverse solutions include ELogs and mobile technology; training via online courses, streaming video or DVD; online management tools; managed services; consulting services; online and print publications; forms and supplies. For more information, visit J.J. Keller’s Encompass™ System Electronic Logs.

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