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WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J. — I.D. Systems on Tuesday announced that Walgreens will be implementing I.D. Systems' PowerFleet wireless Vehicle Management System to help secure, track and manage high-value enterprise assets.
"Walgreens is a longtime customer that has established our wireless VMS technology as a best practice for safety, cost reduction and productivity optimization," stated Ken Ehrman, I.D. Systems' president. "We are particularly excited about introducing Walgreens to our new analytics platform, which is designed to improve the speed and quality of business decisions and shed light on the outcomes of those decisions."
The new system will be deployed on hundreds of material-handling vehicles across multiple distribution centers in the United States. Walgreens originally implemented I.D. Systems' wireless technology in 2003 and is systematically upgrading more than a dozen of its facilities to the current generation of PowerFleet VMS.
Included in the upgrade is implementation of I.D. Systems' new analytics software — a set of software tools that gives executives and facility managers a single, integrated view of asset activity across multiple locations. Walgreens management expects that I.D. Systems Analytics will enable deeper insights into — and help optimize — industrial vehicle performance across its distribution network, the company stated.