Phillips Connect Hires Vice President of Operations
Newport Beach, CA – (Trailer Technician) – Phillips Connect has hired Greg Jones as vice president of operations. In his new role, Jones will be responsible for directing the company’s operations to meet the increasing demand for their integrated fleet asset management suite of products.
Jones has extensive experience in the development through the deployment of telematics products and services for commercial vehicle fleets. Most recently he was vice president and chief operating officer for Global Cloud Fleet, a start-up telematics service provider. During the decade before joining Global Cloud Fleet, Jones was vice president of operations for Telogis, and subsequently, with Verizon Connect as vice president, hardware product management. Verizon acquired Telogis in 2016.
“Phillips Connect is extremely fortunate to have Greg join our company,” commented Jim Epler, general manager. “Greg has been at the forefront as our industry has adopted the ever-expanding telematics solutions that are transforming how fleets manage their assets. His experience and drive will help us exceed the needs of our expanding customer base. We welcome Greg to our team.”
Phillips Connect has a complete line of intelligent products to monitor a fleet’s most valuable assets, providing real-time data, analytics, and insights. Phillips Connect provides the optimal solutions for individual fleets to improve ROI, reduce fuel costs and roadside violations, improve driver retention and predict issues before they happen. All Phillips Connect hardware is 4G LTE compatible.
About Phillips Connect
Phillips Connect takes telematics light-years beyond basic GPS tracking by combining the industry’s most advanced connected asset solutions for trailers, chassis, and containers with a variety of sensors, including Door√, Temp√, and Cargo√, along with health-monitoring sensors TPMS√, ATIS Regulator√, Brake√, Light-Out√, Wheel-End√™, Remote Preü™ and more to real-time GPS tracking. These telematics solutions give fleet managers the information they need to turn their assets faster and maximize driver productivity.
Phillips Connect has developed industry IoT sensor connection technology that is being widely deployed in the commercial transportation industry. These open system platforms consolidate smart components onto one central hub, using one data plan to deliver actionable alerts to the driver, and customizable fleet management dashboards to the fleet’s operations or dispatch teams. The products are designed to improve overall safety and security, reduce costs in fleet maintenance and dramatically enhance fleet asset utilization. Phillips Connect is a stand-alone company within the Phillips Technologies Group portfolio of companies. Visit www.phillips-connect.com for more information.
About Phillips Industries
Since 1928, Phillips Industries has been recognized as a leading innovator and manufacturer of advanced electrical and air brake system components and electronic solutions for communicating vehicle data to fleets and their drivers for the commercial truck and trailer industry. Phillips’ products are standard on nearly 100% of Class 8 trucks, more than 50% of all trailers manufactured in North America, and are available for purchase at virtually all premium distributors. Phillips has manufacturing and distribution facilities in the US, Canada, Mexico, China, and Europe. Phillips maintains active membership in key industry associations, including American Trucking Association, SAE, Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association, Heavy Duty Manufacturing Association, and various state trucking associations. Their manufacturing facilities have earned the top-quality accreditations, including ISO/IATF 16949 and ISAO 14001, as well as multiple prestigious customer awards from Daimler, NAPA, and many others. Visit www.phillipsind.com for more information.