September 19, 2013
NexTraq Honored as Bronze Stevie® Award Winner in 2013 American Business Awards
Winners in ABA’s Tech & New Product Awards Ceremony Announced in San Francisco
NexTraq was presented with a Bronze Stevie® Award in the Company of the Year category in The 11th Annual American Business Awards, Tuesday, September 17th.
The American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small.
Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word for “crowned,” the trophies were presented to winners during a gala banquet on Monday, September 16 at the Julia Morgan Ballroom in San Francisco. More than 250 nominees and their guests attended.
This year’s American Business Awards were presented at two awards events. Awards for marketing, customer service, human resources, and other disciplines were announced in Chicago in June. Last night’s event focused on the technology and new product awards categories.
More than 3,200 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories, including Most Innovative Company of the Year, Management Team of the Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year, and Executive of the Year, among others. NexTraq was nominated in the Company of the Year category for Computer Software.
Since the beginning of 2012, NexTraq has focused on its commitment to customer service and providing industry-leading advances in the telematics industry. This focus and dedication resulted in multiple new partnerships and offerings, as well as doubling its employees and office space while increasing subscriber growth by more than 60 percent. NexTraq’s dedicated approach to product enhancements through software and hardware improvements along with partnerships has enabled the company to expand its product offering, introducing multiple industry leading advances, including the NexTraq Connect™ mobile app, the NexTraq Job Schedule Board and NexTraq DriveGuard™.
Mike Scarbrough, CEO of NexTraq, said, “It is truly an honor to be a bronze level winner of the American Business Awards, and recognized as one of the top business’ in the country. 2012 proved to be a notable year for NexTraq, marked by significant accomplishments and unprecedented growth. This recognition is a testament of the hard work and dedication of all of our employees.”
Stevie Award winners were selected by more than 320 executives nationwide who participated in the judging process.
“So many remarkable stories of success and innovation were told in the nominations submitted to this year’s American Business Awards,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards. “We congratulate all of this year’s Stevie Award winners, and thank them for the inspiration provided by their achievements.”
Details about The American Business Awards and the lists of Stevie Award winners who were announced on September 16 are available at www.StevieAwards.com/ABA.
Established in 2000, NexTraq® provides the most advanced GPS fleet tracking and fleet management technology in the telematics industry. NexTraq offers an innovative and cost-effective solution that helps service and distribution businesses efficiently manage their day-to-day fleet related activities while reducing operational costs and increasing revenue. Based in Atlanta, NexTraq customers achieve ROI in as little as one month. For more information, please visit www.nextraq.com.
About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. A fifth program, the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, will debut this month. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at www.StevieAwards.com.
Sponsors and partners of The 2013 American Business Awards include the Business TalkRadio Network, Callidus Software, Citrix Online, Dynamic Research Corporation, Experian Consumer Services, John Hancock Funds, LifeLock, PetRays, and SoftPro.