Rand McNally debuts system
Rand McNally unveiled a new navigation system today, Aug. 20, that is designed for truck drivers.
According to the company, the IntelliRoute TND 500 has 35 percent more truck-attributed roads than any other data provider and nearly 13,000 truck-related, geo-coded points of interest. This includes a national truck stop directory that provides more than 50 searchable amenities for each location, such as the presence of a CAT Scale, as well as truck dealer locations.
“We believe, through our research, truckers need more than GPS,” said Rand McNally marketing spokesperson Amy Krouse. “This GPS with Trucker Business Tools helps save time, miles and money.”
The device calculates a route based on vehicle length, width and height, as well as type of route — quickest or shortest, tolls or no tolls. A route can be optimized for multiple stops for the most efficient use of miles and fuel expenses, then provided to the trucker via turn-by-turn spoken directions.
Trucker Business Tools features include:
The company is at Booth #13111 at GATS.