PeopleNet acquires Cadec Global

by Truck News

SUNNYVALE, Calif. – PeopleNet, a Trimble Company, has announced today that it has acquired the assets of Cadec Global, a leader in technology for food service and private fleets.

“This acquisition combines the best of both Cadec and PeopleNet,” said Brian McLaughlin, PeopleNet president. “Cadec brings its expertise in world-class Web enterprise, business intelligence and back-end analytics tools to the company, while PeopleNet brings its industry-leading mobile platforms, complementary M2M and cloud-based technologies and infrastructure along with its strong financial position. Together, our companies will leverage the enhanced expertise of both organizations to bring innovative technology and service solutions to the foodservice and private fleet industries and the transportation industry as a whole.”

Angela Shue, Cadec’s current chief customer officer will transition to a new role as general manager of Cadec, working with PeopleNet’s leadership team.

PeopleNet also claims that together with Cadec, it will employ nearly 500 professionals to help solve its customer’s challenges in the future.

“When Trimble and PeopleNet considered the growth opportunities in the foodservice category, they looked to Cadec,” said Shue. “Our organizations share a visionary and innovative spirit. We are excited to work together to broaden PeopleNet’s presence in the market and bring a new level of safety, compliance and cost reduction solutions to our customers.”

Cadec will continue to operate out of its Manchester, New Hampshire office.

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