Media Coverage

Star Tribune Highlights Schwegman Communications

Communications firm reaches across generations

A baby boomer and Gen X-er have discovered that their generational diversity can be a strategic asset when interacting with customers.

Two things jump out at first blush about ­Schwegman Communications. First is the multigenerational approach the small agency brings to the workplace. Principals Jennifer Schwegman and Karen Winner match Gen X savvy with baby boomer sensibility respectively in bringing marketing strategies to their business clients. Second, there is no home office for the 16-year-old firm as it strives to keep overhead low.

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PeopleNet Delivers Engine Reporting for CNG, LNG Vehicles

PeopleNet is delivering engine reporting for compressed natural gas and liquefied natural gas vehicles. Fleets running traditional diesel-powered vehicles and alternative fuel-powered vehicles can accurately compare fuel use and efficiency as PeopleNet translates the data set of pounds of compressed or liquid gas to diesel equivalent gallons.

Full article available at Commercial Carrier Journal

PeopleNet Dishes on Tablets as the Next Big Thing in Trucking

Touch and Go


Tablet computers and smartphones, their smaller technological cousins, are getting a much closer look as highly practical portable communication devices for truck drivers to supplement in-cab communication devices, replace bulkier laptops, or both.

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FleetNews Highlights PeopleNet Founder

PeopleNet founder and ceo to Lead Trimble’s transportation and logistics division

Trimble has announced the appointment of PeopleNet founder and CEO Ron Konezny as general manager of Trimble’s worldwide Transportation and Logistics (T&L) Division.

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Robert Half Management Resources Offers New Year’s Resolutions for Your Career

The New Year begins in a few days, and it could mean for you a time to start fresh.

Not just a health start or starting a new book, but how about a new job?

Whether you’re looking to find a new career, or perhaps you want to go for a promotion. There are plenty of resources out there to help move you forward.

Jim Kwapick, District President for Robert Half International, spoke with Kim on KARE 11 Sunrise about tips for those of you looking to make some career resolutions.

Commercial Carrier Journal Highlights PeopleNet’s In-cab Navigation

PeopleNet, a provider of integrated onboard computing and mobile communications systems, announced enhancements for its In-Cab Navigation, powered by Maptuit NaviGo, designed to make it easier for both drivers and back-office personnel to use. “These enhancements are based on driver feedback and fleet requests, reflecting the pursuit of continuous improvement to meet user needs shared by Maptuit and PeopleNet,” says Brian McLaughlin, PeopleNet chief operating officer. “Efficiency is job number one, and the new route compliance and map details provide valuable information that help drivers save time by pinpointing exact arrival locations that meet customer guidelines and more, and fleets save money by reducing out-of-route miles.”

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Minnesota Business Covers EPCO’s Role in Freedom Towers Construction

Engineered Products Company (EPCO) and the role they are playing in the construction of the Freedom Towers is covered in this month’s issue of Minnesota Business. Check it out…

1,000 Points of Light

“EPCO takes great pride in delivering quality products that help American contractors get the job done. These relationships provided the opportunity for our company and our product to be a part of history. It gives great personal meaning to recovery for this local company. We’re thrilled!”

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EPCO’s Role in Freedom Tower Construction

Engineered Products Company (EPCO) is featured in this month’s issue of Electrical News magazine for their part in the construction of the Freedom Towers in New York City. EPCO Lights Illuminate the Construction of the Freedom Towers Engineered Products Company (EPCO), a supplier of specialty lighting and wiring consumable products for electrical contractors, has announced that the interior construction of the Freedom Towers in New York City is being illuminated by nearly 1,000 of its TIGERcub 175 HID™ Type-O Temp Lights ordered by the project’s electrical contractor Five Star Electric.

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Transport Technology Today Discusses EOBRs with PeopleNet Vice President Rick Ochsendorf

The following article, written by Seth Skydel, was published in the October issue of Transport Technology Today (T3) magazine. PeopleNet Vice President Rick Ochsendorf is quoted in the article.

EOBRS: The Big Leap

In the making for many years, the announcement by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) was hardly a surprise. The coming mandate requiring most interstate motor carriers to begin using electronic onboard recorders (EOBRs) to track compliance with hours-of-service regulations is now moving toward a final rule, expected by July 2012. Enforcement is slated to begin three years later, in 2015.

Read full article in Transport Technology Today