Predestination Transportation selects Xatanet

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Xata Corporation, a provider of fleet optimization software and services, announced that Predestination Transportation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Wood Fruitticher Food Service recently chose Xata for its flagship Xatanet fleet management solution.

Birmingham, Ala.-based Wood Fruitticher Food Service will enable its 100-truck fleet with Xatanet for increased fleet visibility, safety and efficiency.

An independent broadline distributor of food and other restaurant-related goods since 1913, Wood Fruitticher distributes products to customers in Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Mississippi, Tennessee, southern South Carolina and eastern Louisiana.

“As a company, we’re known for using state-of-the art technology to help us run our business and provide the best service possible to our customers,” said Richard Toya, director of transportation, Wood Fruitticher. “With Xatanet’s Fleet Performance Management technology in place, we will have the business and fleet operations reporting we need to ensure the safest and most efficient operations possible.”

Wood Fruitticher will use Xatanet to monitor vehicle location and driver behavior and to streamline its regulatory compliance procedures. The foodservice distributor selected Xata for its flexible software platform and the ability to integrate Xatanet with other fleet applications, but also for the customer service and professional implementation processes Xata provides, the company says.

With Xatanet in place, Wood Fruitticher expects to achieve ROI within six months, and will reduce fleet-related operating expenses by 12 percent.