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FleetMind and McNeilus to Speak on Innovation in “Smart Truck” Technologies for Refuse Collection Fleets

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Bolton Landing, NY – May 12, 2016 – FleetMind Solutions, Inc. and McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing
announced that its executives will be speaking on innovations in smart truck technologies as part of the Federation of New York Solid Waste Associations’ Spring Conference and Trade Show, May 15-18, at the Sagamore Resort on Lake George in Bolton Landing, NY. The Federation of New York Solid Waste Associations (the Federation) is a multifaceted organization that includes the NYS Chapter of the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA), NYS Association for Solid Waste Management (NYSASWM), and the NYS Association for Reduction, Reuse & Recycling (NYSAR3).

Mr. Don Diego Padilla, Vice-President of Business Development at FleetMind, and Mr. Bryan Dodds, Director of Aftermarket Product Development for McNeilus, will overview the latest innovations in waste and recycling fleet management technologies, how these are currently being implemented with measurable results, and what the future of waste collection will look like.

WHEN: Monday, May 16th, 10:45 AM – 12:15 PM, Wapanak Room.

TITLE: “Waste Fleets Are Smartening Up – Innovations in Smart Truck Technologies & Capabilities”

“What we refer to as a ‘smart truck’ is also known as a ‘connected’ or ‘intelligent’ vehicle in the automotive industry,” said Mr. Padilla. “For the waste and recycling industry, smart trucks include on-board computing and mobile communications technologies to connect waste collection fleets to managers and the back-office in real-time. These smart trucks are equipped with rugged in-cab flat screens that can integrate with cameras, scales, RFID readers, fuel monitors, and much more. Their benefits include enhanced safety, environmental and operational outcomes.”

Added Mr. Dodds: “There is a pent up demand in the waste and recycling industry for refuse vehicle innovations that will measurably improve operational outcomes. With cost pressures increasing, waste fleet managers are constantly tasked to get more productivity from their drivers and trucks to improve operational margins, meet environmental targets, reduce safety risks and keep customers happy. With rapidly evolving smart truck technologies, these goals are increasingly realistic.”

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About FleetMind
FleetMind Solutions, Inc. is the award-winning technology leader for fleet management solutions. FleetMind’s technology is derived from over 15 years and millions of dollars invested in developing the industry’s best and most advanced fleet solutions specifically designed for waste and recycling environments. FleetMind solutions have been successfully installed in thousands of vehicles across North America. Our products have allowed the industry’s largest waste and recycling fleets to link their drivers and vehicles to business operations in real-time to ensure improved productivity, safety, sustainability, profitability and customer service. For more information, visit us at

About McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing
McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation [NYSE: OSK] company, is an industry leading manufacturer of refuse truck bodies. McNeilus produces a complete line of rear load, front load, and automated side load units to augment any refuse collection fleet. Each product line offers multiple models to fit your specific needs. Through its NGEN CNG Systems and Service program, McNeilus designs, installs, services and supports compressed natural gas (CNG) solutions for heavy duty fleets of all types. All supported by a comprehensive, factory direct sales and service network equipped with replacement parts to bring new life to your entire fleet. For more information, go to

FleetMind Contact:
Don Diego Padilla II
Vice-President of Sales
Office: 888.639.1666, ext. 351

McNeilus Contact:
Bryan Dodds
Director of After-Market Product Development
Office: 507.374.8570

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