GeoShack Signs On as Exclusive Distributor for Carlson’s Landfill Grade GPS Management System

Maysville, Ky. (Feb. 18, 2010) –  Carlson Software Inc. and GeoShack North America recently reached a partnership agreement making GeoShack North America the exclusive distributor for Carlson’s Landfill Grade GPS Management System in 12 U.S. states and all of Canada.

Carlson Landfill Management Products are designed for use with landfill compactors, dozers and scrapers. The 3D positioning software provides real-time information in the machine and in the office. This allows operators to reach desired density maximizing airspace in less time as well as minimizing daily cover. The office software offers productivity analysis and a new generation of invaluable daily density and volume reports can be remotely monitored from anywhere.

“We are very excited to partner with GeoShack North America,” says Randy Noland, vice president of Carlson Positioning & Machine Control. “GeoShack has 16 retail locations and has long been considered a premiere 3D machine control provider. GeoShack’s distribution and expertise combined with Carlson’s robust landfill GPS solution will offer our clients and prospects a very strong solution.”

Products available exclusively at GeoShack for this territory include Carlson Landfill Grade, Heartbeat Connectivity and Command & Control which includes Productivity Tools and Fleet Manager. By adding these system software options, GeoShack North America will be offering landfill companies, operators and site managers alike the ease of one-stop shopping for their hardware and software needs.

“GeoShack is proud to represent Carlson’s Landfill Grade GPS Management System,” says Scott Beathard, president and CEO of GeoShack, North America Inc. “Carlson has the number one landfill software on the market. It contains the features and functionality that the today’s waste management industry needs and demands.” Beathard continues, “The combination of this state-of-the-art landfill machine control software from Carlson with our leading GPS hardware offerings will put forth the best possible solution for customers.” 

The 12 states for which GeoShack will have exclusive distribution of Carlson Software Landfill Grade GPS Management System include Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi, Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, West Virginia, New Mexico, and New York. For more information, visit or

About Carlson Software
Founded in 1983, Carlson Software produces technically advanced software solutions for the civil engineering, land surveying, machine control/positioning, solid waste landfill, mining, and law enforcement investigative industries.

About GeoShack North America
GeoShack North America currently operates 16 retail locations  in six states and two provinces and is a leading distributor of leveling, alignment, measurement, guidance and grade control solutions to the construction, survey, agricultural, landfill, mining and industrial systems in the markets it serves.