Knoxville, TN, July 3, 2012 — Aberstar Fleet manager Richard Wilder uses his GPS fleet tracking
system to manage the productivity of his drivers. Last December, little did he
know that it could save a man’s life.

Aberstar, an Ontario-based LTL and Expedite freight company that ships goods across the
eastern seaboard of the United States and Canada, received a call through its
dispatch center alerting them that one of their drivers was experiencing heart
attack-like symptoms while behind the wheel of the truck he was operating.

The caller, who was identified as the driver’s son, reported that his father was slurring his
speech, experiencing severe chest pains and was disoriented.

The driver had also told his son via cell phone that he had pulled the truck over and was
stopped on the shoulder of the road. However, Wilder used VehiclePath to
determine the driver’s exact location. Due to VehiclePath’s real-time tracking,
the system indicated that the truck was still moving.

Out of concern for driver and public safety, Wilder and his dispatch team had to act quickly.

Working together with the driver’s son, they were able to guide the disoriented driver to the
side of the road, placing the truck out of harm’s way. Using the location
information provided through the VehiclePath system, Wilder and his team called
for emergency assistance in nearby Quebec.

“From the moment the driver’s son alerted us to his father’s condition, to the moment the
paramedics arrived took no more than 20 minutes,” explains Wilder. “With the
help of VehiclePath, the whole process went quickly and smoothly, the only obstacle
being the language barrier since the first responders spoke French.”

The driver was quickly transported to a nearby hospital, where he was diagnosed with a virus
that produces symptoms similar to those of a heart attack. Wilder and his
dispatch team used VehiclePath to monitor the driverless truck, and immediately
sent another driver the next day to recover the truck and its freight. Within
three weeks, the stricken driver had made a full recovery and is now back at
work transporting shipments.

“We couldn’t have asked for a better outcome,” adds Wilder. “The driver and his family are
very appreciative that we were able to pinpoint his exact location using
VehiclePath, and quickly direct an ambulance to him. Our drivers’ safety is a
priority here at Aberstar, and VehiclePath has clearly played a role in that.”

Wilder also credits VehiclePath GPS with supporting the company’s quest to deliver
excellent customer service. “Customer service is about 90 percent of our
business, and it’s critical that our customers’ shipments get there when we say
they’ll get there,” he explains. “VehiclePath has helped a great deal with our
driver communications. Now we can see where a driver might be having some
trouble or encountering delays, find out what’s going on and how to work around
the issue. Knowing exactly where our drivers are and when they’ve stopped
moving has been very useful.”

“We’ve developed the VehiclePath GPS vehicle tracking solution to help our local fleet customers
save money through increased efficiencies and better access to real-time
business intelligence,” says VehiclePath Vice President and General Manager
Gary Schneider. “We didn’t expect for it to save lives as well, but that’s
another feature we’ll gladly add to the list.”

To learn more about VehiclePath GPS, visit or our VehiclePath Webpage.


About Aberstar

Aberstar Fast Freight, Ltd. specializes in LTL and Over Night Rush shipments within Ontario and all U.S. areas within a
600 mile radius of Toronto, Ontario. Delivery times range from same-day to
three-day delivery, depending on customers’ requirements. All shipments are
handled at Aberstar’s home terminal in Mississauga and delivered to the
consignee direct. Aberstar is an asset-based carrier giving clients the
stability and reliability of its own fleet handling client shipments. Learn
more at

About VehiclePath

VehiclePath is dedicated to connecting
companies with local fleets to their mobile assets and workforce through game-changing
information platforms, giving them the power to manage actionable business
intelligence. Inspiring companies with local fleets to reach new heights with its
powerful Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) based tools, VehiclePath is
one of the most cost-effective and easy-to-use solutions on the market, enablingrapid deployment and optimization of local fleets. Learn more at

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Spireon, Inc., is at the summit of business
intelligence and committed to going higher. Headquartered in Knoxville, TN, the company emerged in 2011 as the industry leading Mobile
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space. Spireon connects companies to their mobile assets and workforce through
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business intelligence. Inspiring
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With leading market positions in the Subprime Automotive Finance industry, Local & Enterprise
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solutions through industry brands for automotive dealers, lenders, service and
delivery fleets and transportation and logistics companies. Spireon currently has over 1.2 million active
devices in the marketplace and forecasts to deliver 800,000 units in 2012. With
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