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April 1, 2008
Xata Corp. will hold its annual Xchange 2008 User Conference May 4 to 7 in Orlando, FL. The user meeting will feature keynote and general sessions by trucking industry leaders, breakout sessions, a reception, workshops and networking opportunities. xata.com/xchange PeopleNet has been awarded the 2007 North American Regional Fleet Telematics Growth Strategy Leadership of the Year Award by Frost & Sullivan.

Xata Corp. will hold its annual Xchange 2008 User Conference May 4 to 7 in Orlando, FL. The user meeting will feature keynote and general sessions by trucking industry leaders, breakout sessions, a reception, workshops and networking opportunities. xata.com/xchange

PeopleNet has been awarded the 2007 North American Regional Fleet Telematics Growth Strategy Leadership of the Year Award by Frost & Sullivan. The award is given to a company that demonstrates an exceptional growth strategy within its industry.

Trincon Group has named Ted Anderson director of sales, concentrating on new business development and increasing revenues for the company. Anderson has several years of experience in sales and recruiting, previously working as a recruiter for the U.S. Navy.

Arsenault Associates has named Robert N. Hausler vp of marketing & technology, a newly created position. He will be responsible for all marketing programs, product management and development engineering. Hausler, an industry veteran with over 25 years of experience in marketing and engineering, comes to the company from ABB, where he was vp of marketing & strategy.

McLeod Software says C.R. England Inc. has purchased and implemented the software developer's HirePower module, which is said to help carriers reduce the time it takes to hire drivers by streamlining the recruiting process. C.R. England, which runs more than 3,600 tractors and 5,000 trailers, has added over 1,000 trucks to its operation in the past two years, requiring the company to hire a large number of new drivers.

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