The Fleet Trucking Industry Gets Two New Additions… Samsung and Magellan

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A provider of GPS navigation systems, Magellan, and Samsung Electronics America,Inc. partner to deliver commercial-grade truck navigation and Electronic Logging Device (ELD) that are compliant Hours of Service tracking to most trucking businesses.


Samsung moble devices, due to this agreement, are now a part of Magellan’s fleet management solutions portfolio that are now available to fleet trucking operations. It’s very important for the trucking industry because of the new requirement the government has issued regarding truck drivers tracking their hours of service logs using an ELD by december 2017.


Being a member of Samsung’s Enterprise Alliance Partner program, Magellan will show its solutions on Samsung devices at the NAFA 2017 Fleet Management Institute and Expo in Tampa, Florida April 25 to 28.  It’s designed to help short and long-haul trucking business have improved performance and drivers to perform with more ease. These devices have multiple purposes ranging from bussines to personal.


As Kevin Gilroy said, “Helping the trucking industry be compliant with ELD standards by the end of the year is critical and Samsung is committed to bringing these solutions forward,” said Kevin Gilroy, EVP & GM, Samsung Electronics America. The Magellan HOS Compliance solution is a powerful, comprehensive product that brings the best of fleet navigation software to the market. We are excited to be working in close alignment with Magellan for this program.”


Magellan and Samsung include these important features:

  • ELD- compliant Hours of Service
  • Magellan Fleet Navigation
  • Multi-Purpose Use


“Samsung’s commercial tablets with Magellan Fleet Navigation are an excellent value for fleets and drivers,” said Mark Perini, VP, Automotive Business. “We’ve been working diligently with the Samsung team to ensure a compliance-critical solution, and we believe our Hours of Service capability is the best in the market.”

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