Sunday, January 30, 2011

FMSi Awarded Contract to Provide Products and Services Based on MiX Telematics Technology

MUSCAT, Oman - Thursday, January 27th 2011 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- FMSi, an authorised MiX Telematicspartner in the Middle East, has been awarded a tender with Petroleum Development Oman (PDO). This four year project focuses on driver safety, scoring and monitoring in order to significantly reduce road accidents and fatalities.

PDO is the premier hydrocarbon exploration and production company in the Sultanate of Oman. It accounts for more than 70% of the country's crude-oil production and nearly all of its natural-gas supply. PDO finds oil fields and develops them into productive assets by drilling wells and constructing and operating various hydrocarbon treatment and transport facilities. The crude oil that is produced from the fields is not sold by PDO, but rather delivered to a storage facility at Mina al Fahal, where it is loaded onto sea-going tankers at the discretion of their shareholders.

FMSi offers a wide range of solutions, extending from driver and vehicle performance management to tracking, two-way messaging and navigation. This is made easy using the MiX Telematics’ technology and service platforms.

MiX Telematics provides integrated driver safety solutionsto businesses that embrace a culture of ensuring employee and community safety and maintain the highest QHSE standards. These solutions report on vehicle data which allows customers to monitor and improve driver behaviour.

Raoul Restucci, Managing Director, PDO, reports, “I am pleased to report that as the Managing Director of PDO, I am the first employee to have my vehicle installed with this technology. I am now driving knowing that my driver behaviour is being monitored with my IVMS (in-vehicle monitoring system), which will be received and evaluated by an independent assessor.”

About MiX Telematics

Founded in 1996, MiX Telematicsis a global provider of vehicle tracking and fleet management products and services to consumers and companies of all sizes in over 100 countries on six continents. The company’s commercial product range – formerly marketed under the VDO brand and sold by Siemens VDO for 10 years – helps fleet owners ensure driver and passenger safety, reduce fleet running and fuel costs, comply with selected industry regulations, and track and protect vehicles and drivers. Commercial customers include Parmalat, Schlumberger, Chevron, Greyhound, Spar, and Scania. MiX Telematics has offices in South Africa, the UK, USA, UAE and Australia and an extensive global distribution network.

MiX Telematics (International)

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