J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued U.S. Patent No. 9,646,351 further extending the company’s intellectual property portfolio as it relates to technology using GPS to define a geo-fence, which will help fleets improve the accuracy of their fuel tax reporting, thereby saving them money. Further, the technology uses route information to estimate where the vehicle has crossed a geo-fence.
“Our latest patent furthers our commitment to the technological and regulatory changes driving our customer’s businesses,” said Rustin Keller, executive vice president and chief operating officer for J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. “Helping our customers stay compliant is core to what we do.”
To improve the accuracy of fuel tax reporting for taxing authorities, this patent covers a
method for determining a boundary crossing when GPS is unavailable. J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. offers a flexible and broad portfolio of electronic logging solutions to drive efficiency and cost savings on multiple levels for carriers of all sizes.
About J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc.
Serving more than 600,000 customers, including 90% of the Fortune 1000® companies, J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. is the nation’s leading provider of regulatory, safety and compliance solutions. Organizations of all sizes rely on our expert insights to help create safe work environments and simplify the complexities of regulatory compliance. Our diversified portfolio of solutions and services including online management tools, publications, training, forms, supplies, consulting and professional services is trusted to safeguard workers, reduce risk and build operational confidence. As a privately-held, family-owned company since 1953, we are committed to helping protect lives every day.