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NAVTEQ Focuses on Navigation Solutions for Commercial Vehicles at the American Trucking Association (ATA) Conference

Customer demonstrations reinforce how to save time, fuel and money through navigation

Oct 13, 2011

GRAPEVINE, Tex., Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NAVTEQ, the leading global provider of maps, traffic and location data enabling navigation, location-based services and mobile advertising around the world, will be featuring impressive industry solutions at the American Trucking Association Management Conference (ATA).  ATA, being held from October 15-18, 2011 in Grapevine, TX, is the largest trucking event in the transportation, fleet and truck industry.

NAVTEQ will focus on high quality navigable data for the Transport and Logistics industry.  NAVTEQ Transport™ provides a foundation for developing a wide range of solutions to support fleet management companies. Specifically designed to optimize the efficiency of turn-by-turn navigation for trucks and other large vehicles, NAVTEQ Transport data includes detailed road attributes such as physical restrictions, legal restrictions and HAZMAT warnings. NAVTEQ's booth will also highlight the recently launched Loading Dock Locations attribute for use with its industry leading NAVTEQ Transport™ product.  Loading Dock Locations provide additional Point of Interest information such as dock name and delivery entrance. NAVTEQ customers can use the information to create down to the last meter turn-by-turn guidance for navigation systems relying on the NAVTEQ® map and content.

The NAVTEQ booth (#603) will also showcase live demonstrations by industry professionals on products and solutions helping to advance the transportation industry. Esri, Garmin, Maptuit, Rand McNally, Teletrac and Telogis will highlight various navigation products using NAVTEQ® map data.

Esri: Get a live demonstration showing how spatial information can be leveraged to improve operations.  Esri will highlight route optimization, customer service, and driver management applications that leverage Esri GIS and NAVTEQ® map data.  See how Esri's spatial software platform can support trucking needs.

Garmin: See a demonstration of the nuvi 465 and dezl 560 models, Garmin navigators designed exclusively for the over-the-road trucking industry. The dezl boasts a large five-inch display and other user-friendly features including truck-specific points of interest with The National Truck & Trailer Services (NTTS) Breakdown Directory, hours, fuel and mileage logging, truck speed limits and advanced navigation. Learn more about these products and bundles including Lifetime Maps and Traffic at www.garmin.com/dezl.

Rand McNally: Stop by and learn about the industry-leading IntelliRoute® TND™ line of truck-specific GPS devices. Developed from the ground up for truckers, tested extensively by professional drivers on the road, the units feature louder speakers designed for truck use; truck-designed mounting features such as an oversized suction cup and extra-long power cable; and a suite of specialized Trucker Business Tools to assist drivers in managing the business aspects of trucking.  Rand McNally's navigation, supported by NAVTEQ Transport™ in addition to proprietary Rand McNally Truck Data, provides truck-specific routing based on vehicle size.  NAVTEQ Traffic™ allows the driver to correctly anticipate time of arrival. Find out more at www.RandMcNally.com/TruckGPS

Maptuit: View a live demo from Maptuit Corporation, a leader in truck-specific, connected navigation.  Maptuit is now unveiling the newest release, version 4, of their flagship commercial navigation product, NaviGo.   NaviGo 4.0 is the direct result of both significant technology innovation and customer feedback.  Fleets will now have the option to leverage NaviGo 4.0's on-board routing engine for instantaneous reroutes as well as when communications coverage is either poor or unavailable.  

Telogis: Learn more about Telogis's technologies and applications that make location and all the data related to it meaningful to business owners. See how the Telogis Mobile solution's powerful handheld application connects workers in the field to their back office with 2-way messaging, Hours of Service reporting, voice navigation, safety checklist, dynamic job management and route optimization. Telogis Mobile connects seamlessly with the Telogis enterprise platform that provides strategic and dynamic routing, real-time work order management, telematics and mobile integration on a single platform — everything necessary to manage the lifecycle of a work order.

Teletrac: Discover how Teletrac's Fleet Director® allows companies to track and monitor the position and operation of fleet vehicles in real time. Real-time data provides greater visibility into operations, resulting in reduced fuel costs with more direct routes, fewer extra stops and better MPG.  Integrated GPS, EOBR, HOS and e-logs combined with safety and fleet performance analytics, keeps fleets in compliance with DOT and FMCSA regulations. Other cost-saving features include advanced mapping, 2-way messaging, exception alerts, comprehensive reporting and vehicle diagnostics.

"NAVTEQ continues to collaborate with our customers to bring solutions that will further benefit the fleet community. NAVTEQ map data and truck-specific content combined with our customers' innovative navigation solutions helps organizations increase fleet productivity and improve routing efficiency," said Roy Kolstad, vice president, Enterprise Americas, NAVTEQ.  "NAVTEQ is dedicated to investing in valuable content for the fleet community, like Loading Dock Locations, which has the potential to create an immediate positive impact on how goods are shipped and delivered."

NAVTEQ will be sending updates on our participation at the ATA Management Conference through the NAVTEQ Twitter feed. Be sure to follow @NAVTEQ before and during the conference for information about NAVTEQ activities.

About NAVTEQ

NAVTEQ is the leading global provider of location content in the form of maps, traffic and places data that enables navigation, location-based services and mobile advertising around the world.  NAVTEQ supplies precise, comprehensive location content to power automotive navigation systems, portable and wireless devices, Internet-based mapping applications and government and business solutions.  The Chicago-based company was founded in 1985 and has approximately 5,700 employees located in 216 offices in 53 countries.

For more information on NAVTEQ, please visit http://corporate.navteq.com . This NAVTEQ press release and other news is available at http://press.navteq.com. Join NAVTEQ on Facebook at facebook.com/NAVTEQCompany and Twitter at @NAVTEQ.

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SOURCE NAVTEQ

For further information: Stefanie Schumann, NAVTEQ, +1-312-348-6673, stefanie.schumann@navteq.com, Bob Richter, for NAVTEQ, +1-212-802-8588, bob@richtermedia.com


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