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Partnership to offer enhanced telematics to the ready-mixed industry

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The TrackIt fleet management software is custom built for the construction materials industay, Command Alkon said in a press release, and will now be available with McNeilus GLEX Controls and the Android-based FLEX display tablet, which comes standard on McNeilus mixers.

According to the company, this solution allows for one in-cab display, instead of multiple, enabling safer vehicle operations, as well as reducing hardware and installation costs.

“Trackit integration with McNeilus FLEX Controls is just the first step in a partnership to leverage the commitment of both companies to the ready-mix concrete industry to drive new efficiencies and reduce complexity for our joint customers,” said Emily Branum, Vice President of Strategic Planning for Command Alkon.

The two companies are also collaborating on additional enhancements that are scheduled to be released to the industry within the next year, as part of an ongoing effort to develop more intelligent trucks.

“We are excited to be partnering with Command Alkon to deliver a cutting-edge technology solution with exclusive functionality. We’re providing a fully integrated package for the ready mix concrete industry” said Bryan Datema, Platform Lead for Concrete Mixers, McNeilus. “Their innovative fleet management product is the perfect choice to integrate with our FLEX Controls, and helps move the industry forward.” Engine diagnostic information can also be broadcast through the TrackIt platform.

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