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Phillips & Temro launches Idle Free app for truck drivers


Monday, November 7, 2016
by THE TRUCKER NEWS SERVICES

With the new app, drivers can locate dealers who service the Idle Free APU along with their hours of operation, as well as Shorepower sites for electrification for trucks. (Courtesy: PHILLIPS & TEMRO)
With the new app, drivers can locate dealers who service the Idle Free APU along with their hours of operation, as well as Shorepower sites for electrification for trucks. (Courtesy: PHILLIPS & TEMRO)

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Phillips & Temro Industries has launched a mobile iPhone and Android application, a free interactive tool that provides truckers with important information about their Idle Free Systems Auxiliary Power Unit and other idling information via their mobile devices.

The new application, available online through the Apple iTunes App Store or Google Play Store, features Idle Free APU troubleshooting, Shorepower locations, Idle Free Dealer locations and idling laws by state.

 The convenience of the Idle Free app makes it a must-have for truckers, giving them the freedom to access information anywhere, anytime, according to Tom Moser, president..

“Smartphone apps are increasing truckers’ productivity on the road by putting important information in the palm of their hands,” Moser said. “Our new free Idle Free mobile app builds upon our commitment to helping truckers and fleets improve safety and compliance, reduce costs and increase customer satisfaction.”

Moser noted that it is reported drivers are increasingly using technology while on the road, and today's technological advances help drivers stay connected and informed no matter their geographic location.

In the case of the Idle Free Service app, drivers can locate dealers who service the Idle Free APU along with their hours of operation, as well as Shorepower sites for electrification for trucks.

The app also includes a troubleshooting guide and a feedback mechanism to help increase satisfaction with the app, as well as a link to a compilation of idling laws by state.

The free app is available today by searching “Idle Free Service” on the Apple iTunes App Store or Google Play Store.

Phillips & Temro Industries (PTI) is a global OEM and aftermarket provider of custom engineered thermal systems and solutions.

PTI’s portfolio of technologies is an amalgamation of brands, including Zerostart, Temro, Arctic Fox, Idle Free Systems and Truflo.

 

 

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