Two Presidents visit TrackWell

Mr. Mohamed Nasheed president of the Maldive Island visited TrackWell together with Mr. Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson president of Iceland during his recent trip to Iceland.  The presidents discussed possibilities in cooperation in the field of fisheries, energy and climate changes.   TrackWell presented fisheries management solutions which have been developed in cooperation with Icelandic authorities.  TrackWell has recently implemented new software to aid in monitoring the sustainability of tuna fishing developed in cooperation with the World Bank and the Maldive authorities.  Long discussions were after the demonstration on how those two Island nations can cooperate in using technology to harvest fishery resources in a sustainable and generally “green”...

Organization Changes at Trackwell ADS

Trackwell ADS, the U.S. subsidiary of Iceland-based TrackWell, announced today that Hal Einarsson has recommended the appointment of Tom Lemke to the position of President & CEO and the board has approved this recommendation. “I am very excited to be able to concentrate on the advancement of the Trackwell Fleet suite of products and have Mr. Lemke at the helm,” said Mr. Einarsson, COO/CTO.  “We have made significant advancements in our suite of products and this appointment will allow me to concentrate on completing my long time vision for new and unique solutions.” “We are excited to have Mr. Lemke in this leadership role as he brings over 20 years of highly successful experience in the fleet management industry”, said Jón Ingi Björnsson, COB of Trackwell ADS. “Today’s economic climate creates the right set of conditions for us to capitalize on our unique business offering”, said Mr. Lemke.  “Fleets are seeking products with a lower capital investment while providing a feature-rich solution with a scalable offering. We know that each fleet has special needs that can’t be met by a one-size-fits-all solution.  Our company is quickly growing our North American market share and we are expanding to meet the demand. Our goal is not to be just another vendor of fleet management systems; it is to be the first choice.” The company is also pleased to announce that Jim Bliss has accepted the position of Customer Service Manager. “Jim brings nearly 30 years of experience serving customers that will further enhance our Customer Service Program,” said Mr. Lemke.  He continued, “Providing excellent service to our customers is our number...

Avalon Foodservice Implements Trackwell ADS System

Trackwell ADS, the U.S. subsidiary of Iceland-based TrackWell, announced today that Avalon Foodservice has implemented the Trackwell Fleet™ system in their fleet of 29 delivery vehicles.  System components include Trackwell Messenger™, Trackwell Route™ and Trackwell Nav™.  Based in Canal Fulton, Ohio, Avalon Foodservice is a broadline foodservice distributor and supplies all food and supply product categories to the healthcare, local independent, national and regional multi-unit restaurants, and other commercial and non-commercial customer segments throughout Ohio and bordering states. “The Trackwell system provides us the tools we need to give our customers the highest level of service while allowing us the operational controls necessary to reduce our expenses,” said Len Meuti, Senior Vice President Operations, Avalon Foodservice.  “Our driver’s have quickly adopted the paperless DOT logs and utilize the onboard navigation system to help them with directions to new or unfamiliar stops.  Our customer service representatives find the Trackwell Route feature invaluable in being able to see up to the moment status of every route without having to call drivers on their cell phones.” “We are excited to have Avalon Foodservice join the growing family of companies using our systems to reduce operating costs, improve customer service and automate regulatory compliance”, said Tom Lemke, Executive Vice President, Trackwell ADS.  “We have created the right combination of operational tools for the distribution industry at a cost effective price point at a time when fleets struggle to operate more efficiently in the current economy.” Til baka ....

The Icelandic President visits TrackWell

The President of Iceland, Mr. Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson visited TrackWell today and acquainted himself with the business operation. As the pictures illustrate, the president was in no hurry when he spoke with employees and inquired about ongoing projects, product development and marketing strategies. In a meeting with the board of directors, Jón Ingi Björnsson TrackWell’s CEO presented the company, its current status and future vision. Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson expressed his interest in assisting companies who are exporting Icelandic products and Icelandic know-how. Frumtak an investment fund recently invested 100mil IKR in TrackWell which makes it possible for the company to increase efforts in product development and enables TrackWell to pursue interesting opportunities in new markets. TrackWell has been very successful with its web based service called TrackWell Mobile Resource Management (MRM) that includes business processes to administer and manage resources. The solution is comprised of three main modules: TrackWell Timon, TrackWell Fleet and TrackWell ERS/VMS. TrackWell Fleet for fleet management is getting great reviews by users who state that the tool is essential for cutting costs and enhancing service. One of the “coolest” features in the TrackWell Fleet system is weather and weather forecast information that can be used to warn drivers if bad weather is ahead etc. TrackWell ERS for fishing industry won first price for “Best New Product” on the Icelandic Fisheries Exhibition last autumn. In a short time it has become one of the popular Electronic Fishing Logbooks in the world. Trackwell has sold its products to 19 countries on 5 continents and runs a subsidiary TrackWell ADS in...

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