Smart Trucks: The Connected Fleet Of Today And Tomorrow

June 7, 2019 | 15 views

The Internet of Things (IoT) is made up of everyday objects that connect over the web through embedded devices. Let’s look at how the industry is being reshaped as more and more of these devices are being found in trucks and delivery vehicles.

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AFS Logistics, LLC

AFS, the recognized leader in freight audit and shipping software, partners with clients to cover the entire shipping lifecycle with improved transparency and limited interference; delivering shipping costs reductions to companies in LTL, Parcel, Truckload, and Ocean logistics. From shipment execution and tracking to invoice audit and payment to analytics and freight claims, AFS provides comprehensive logistics strategy services, protecting companies from hundreds of millions of dollars in shipping costs each year.

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Autonomous Robots: The Future of Warehousing & Logistics

Article | July 16, 2022

Autonomous robots have transitioned from a futuristic system that only a few enterprises could afford to a sustainable, well-established solution in a wide assortment of warehouse automation projects in recent years. With the flourishing transportation and logistics industry and increasing e-commerce penetration worldwide, innovative technologies are revealing promising opportunities throughout the supply chain. Warehouse Automation: Driving Value in the Supply Chain Historically, autonomous robots have been used to perform tedious and repetitive tasks, necessitating sophisticated programming for setup and incorporation while lacking the dexterity to easily adjust operations. As autonomous robots become more intelligent, their setup times decrease, they need less monitoring, and they are able to work alongside their human counterparts. The benefits for the future supply chain are increasing as autonomous robots become more capable of working day and night with more consistent levels of productivity and quality and performing tasks that individuals should not, cannot, or do not want to do. Autonomous robots drive advancements and add value to the supply chain, primarily by increasing revenue potential and lowering direct and indirect operating costs. Autonomous robots, in particular, can assist: Boost efficiency and productivity. Lower risk, error frequency, and rework rates. Enhance employee safety in high-risk workplaces. Handle low-value, routine tasks so people can work together on strategic projects that can't be done by machines. Raise revenue by optimizing order fulfillment rates, and delivery speed, and, ultimately, increasing customer satisfaction. Sneak Peek into the Future of Autonomous Robot Autonomous robots are expected to witness strong growth in the coming years. These robots will become more common in the future supply chain as technology advances, allowing them to operate with more human-like abilities. Improvements in haptic sensors, for example, will enable these robots to grasp objects varying from multi-surfaced metal assembly parts to fragile eggshells without requiring changes to robotic components or programming. This will encourage companies operating in the industry to increase their research and development activities and introduce innovative and advanced supply chain technologies.

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Complexities Triggering Technological Advancement in Transport & Logistics

Article | April 19, 2022

Over the past decade, transportation and logistics have witnessed an immense transformation, from using automotive vehicles to drones and paper tags to advanced geotags. Also, the introduction of novel technologies and incorporation of innovative solutions such as artificial intelligence and blockchain has further reshaped the sector. How is Rising Complexity Triggering the Adoption of Novel Technologies? Today's supply chain is, in a word, complex. It has so many complexities, from ever-rising consumer expectations and disruptive events to globalized sourcing and omnichannel demand, that it is now being compared to a modern-day Gordian knot. With complexity comes ambiguity, particularly in the transportation and logistics industry. For instance, importers are expected to find cost-effective and efficient ways to transport goods from manufacturing facilities, which are frequently located halfway around the world, to distribution centers and then, ultimately, into the hands of consumers. In addition, e-commerce has further added to the complexity by introducing new channels into the jumble along with the introduction of same-day or next-day delivery standards with higher transparency and tracking features by leading players such as eBay, Walmart, and Amazon Here are a few prominent technologies assisting logistics companies to counter these complexities. Data Analytics Big data analytics aids in the more accurate and efficient planning of operational processes, services, and strategies, allowing businesses to align with emerging consumer needs. Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning AI and Machine Learning have become the most sought-after tech in the transportation food chain. It assists businesses in enhancing operational functionality, boosting productivity and speed, designing optimal transit networks and routes, and improving safety through predictive risk calculation and elimination. The Internet of Things (IoT) With the rising need for transparency and tracking of shipped goods, IoT is garnering immense popularity across the transportation and logistics sector. It enables businesses to monitor and track their goods in real-time with the help of geo-tagging, RFID tags, and GPS, resulting in fewer delays in deliveries.

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Predicting the Future of the Logistics Industry

Article | July 14, 2022

Introduction From warehouse robots to delivery drones, the supply chain is experiencing a tremendous upheaval. AI promises a totally autonomous and self-organized future supply chain. A fleet of vehicles utilizing a swarm algorithm can enhance cargo yard throughput; a trusted peer-to-peer ledger on blockchain architecture could change compliance in the sector; and wearables, mobile robotics, and machine learning technologies could speed up order fulfilment. IOT e-brokerage solutions can link shops to couriers and transporters with a click. Tomorrow's supply chain will be leaner, quicker, and self-organized. A few innovative technologies will fuel this unparalleled rate of change over the next 15 years. Here are the major technologies that are shaping the future of the logistics industry. Logistics Technologies for the Future Shipment Tracking Systems Previously, customers ordered shipments, had an anticipated arrival date, and then were kept in the dark until they chose to call. Customers can now access shipping and tracking systems around-the-clock due to developments in the internet and software. This not only enhances the customer experience (cx), but it also saves the business time and money. Internet of Things (IoT) The IoT reduces costs and delays by minimizing hazards in the supply chain. Cabs, cargo ships, trains, etc., have sensors that link to an alarm system or dispatcher. These sensors analyze and communicate information to the crew, who learns about hidden threats. IoT isn't a new technology, but it continues to influence logistics by improving in-transit visibility and delivery. Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) RFID technology has been used for a few years to monitor inventories labor-efficiently. A product tag or sensor produces radio waves. The company processes the data. RFID tags are similar to barcodes, but their faster information transport and data processing appeal to companies and the direction of technology. Many organizations use RFID tags to track containers in warehouses. Enhanced GPS Accuracy Almost everyone utilizes GPS on their vehicles or smartphones. These devices' accuracy has improved over time, assisting lost drivers and enhancing the supply chain. By monitoring truck locations and boosting hauls with current traffic data, GPS increases efficiency and customer satisfaction. Closing Lines Unprecedented times have produced unprecedented transformations that will last for generations. Changing demographics, technology improvements, and COVID-19 impacts are altering global supply networks. We must understand the driving factors and act on what we learn to adapt and rise to the situation. For the sake of our current workforce and future generations.

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Purchasing vs. Supply Chain Management software

Article | June 29, 2022

Purchasing software and supply chain management software are often mistaken for one another, but both have distinct functionalities. While purchasing software automates the procurement process, supply chain management software executes logistical transactions and manages supplier relationships. This report identifies the similarities and differences between the two software categories to help you understand which one is better suited to your needs. What is purchasing software? Purchasing software is an online tool that allows businesses to automate the process of procuring goods and services. It includes security compliance and reporting features. Purchasing solutions offer integrated tools for invoice approval, inventory control, asset management, customer service, and work order management. They help manage contracts, analyze spending, track sales deliveries, and monitor inventory levels. They also assist in identifying bottlenecks in the purchase process, such as functions that have high expenditure. Purchasing software offers invoice processing capabilities as well. Procurement professionals and accounting teams can use the tool to generate invoices, track invoice status, and monitor expenses via detailed reports. What is supply chain management software? Supply chain management software is a software platform that allows supply chain managers to automate the entire supply chain process—from acquiring raw materials to delivering the finished goods to consumers. The software provides tools for monitoring stock levels, including raw materials, and predicting future requirements based on the current inflow and outflow of inventory. Supply chain management tools manage material handling, order fulfillment, and information tracking for stakeholders such as manufacturers, suppliers, and transport and logistics providers. They also track the returns of damaged goods, process refunds and insurance claims, and provide planning and forecasting tools for supply chain professionals. What do they have in common? Purchasing is a crucial component of supply chain management. Together, these processes significantly contribute to an organization’s procurement cycle. Despite the functionality differences, both the software categories have a few features in common, including supplier management, order management, and forecasting. Which tool is right for you? The answer to this question depends on your use case. If you’re looking for a tool that majorly focuses on acquiring supplies, opt for a purchasing software solution, as it will help you streamline the procurement cycle, maintain purchase order accuracy, and monitor supplier activities. However, if you wish to manage your entire supply chain operations, including supplier, transportation, warehouse, and inventory management, then investing in a supply chain software solution would be the right choice.

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AFS Logistics, LLC

AFS, the recognized leader in freight audit and shipping software, partners with clients to cover the entire shipping lifecycle with improved transparency and limited interference; delivering shipping costs reductions to companies in LTL, Parcel, Truckload, and Ocean logistics. From shipment execution and tracking to invoice audit and payment to analytics and freight claims, AFS provides comprehensive logistics strategy services, protecting companies from hundreds of millions of dollars in shipping costs each year.

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project44 Launches First Supply Chain Industry Preferred Telematics Program

project44 | September 09, 2021

project44, the leader in real-time supply chain visibility, unveiled its new Preferred Telematics Program, accessible to carriers through the project44 website. The industry-first Preferred Telematics Program reduces the cost of purchasing and installing telematics devices on vehicles by delivering discounted fleet management solutions and dedicated sales channels for project44 carriers through the program’s partners. In addition, carriers can take advantage of industry-leading fleet management, driver performance, and workflow automation solutions. The program’s inaugural partners include Astrata, Ruptela, SafeFleet, Webfleet Solutions, and ZF (through its Transics FMS). According to industry research and project44’s ongoing value engineering initiatives with customers, lack of visibility is costing the industry up to €50/$68 per load in operational effort and administration in the form of inefficiencies – such as the ability to plan and manage exceptions – and is hindering digitalization efforts. Carriers can use these technologies to navigate supply chain disruptions and save upwards of 10% of their operating costs through more efficient utilization of fleets. “project44 continues to lay the groundwork for the most data-intensive global transportation ecosystem yet,” said Jett McCandless, CEO and founder of project44. “The Preferred Telematics Program opens a new path to digitalize the trucking industry, transforming it into a truly efficient space with visibility software at the core of global road freight tracking.” Carriers in project44’s network can take advantage of exclusive solutions and discounts offered only by program partners. One such technology solution, project44 One-Click OnboardingTM, accelerates integrations between leading telematics systems and project44’s global supply chain visibility platform via native integration, allowing carriers to get connected in a single click instead of relying on manually generated API keys to establish connections. The innovation cuts carrier integration times from weeks to seconds and expedites time to value for project44 customers. According to the European Fleet Management Market Report, the installation base of fleet management systems in the European Union is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 14.1 percent, reaching 17.6 million units by 2023, with the penetration rate in non-privately owned commercial vehicles and cars estimated to increase from 17.4 percent in 2018 to 32 percent in 2023. “Through the Preferred Telematics Program, project44 can get carriers connected and send their customers high-quality data by giving small- and medium-sized fleets access to similar solutions and pricing as large fleets,” said Anjuli Steffen, vice president of global networks at project44. “Telematics vendors are an essential part of the project44 ecosystem, and we are excited to deepen our collaboration with these strategic partners to simplify the data sharing experience for carriers and instantly meet the visibility requirements of leading LSP and shipper customers.” Trusted Partners Collectively, the Preferred Telematics Program’s inaugural members provide products and services to more than 15,000 carriers operating over 825,000 assets throughout Europe. All partners in the program have been integrated with project44 for at least 12 months, and were selected based on their existing market reach, newly dedicated onboarding resources, and willingness to build technological or commercial solutions for project44’s network. Additional partners will be considered for the program in 2022. Taco van der Leij, vice president of Webfleet Solutions Europe said, “We are excited to partner with project44 to offer our transport customers additional value in shipment visibility. The one-click concept provides easy, quick, and secure access for data sharing and management. When using WEBFLEET for data exchange, carriers have complete control over what information they share, when, and how.” Peter Bal, Business Leader Digital Customer Services EMEA, ZF Commercial Vehicle Control Systems said, “Operators are increasingly turning to digital solutions to enable them to remain competitive in the market as road haulage becomes ever more complex, driven by new regulations, rising cost pressures and an expectation that fleets can deliver ever more quickly, safely, sustainably and reliably. Through our partnership with project44, ZF is enabling transparency across entire logistics flows. This contributes significantly to making the logistics industry leaner, safer and greener in their daily operational activities.” Claudiu Suma, CEO of SafeFleet said, “In the extremely competitive field of telematics, there is no workaround to excellence other than quality service, a customer-centric approach and a continuous strive for improvement. This has been our guiding principle for over two decades. We are beyond excited to share this vision with project44 and strongly believe that together we can provide unmatched value to the carrier community.” Andrius Rupšys, founder and CEO of Ruptela said, “We are honored to be amongst the first members of project44’s Preferred Telematics Program and share project44’s vision for enabling carriers of all sizes with the technology to provide shippers and LSPs with the real-time visibility they need. With Ruptela‘s affordable solution and local presence, we ensure carriers get quick and easy onboarding.” Martijn Koch, Global OEM sales at Astrata said, “We are proud to partner with project44 and enrich their Advanced Visibility Platform with Astrata’s strong foundations and knowledge in geolocation, telematics and fleet management systems. We are also beyond excited to add value to project44’s vision in supply chain visibility with our mobile workflow management application Mission Planner and provide real-time driver feedback for all stakeholders.” About project44 project44 is the world’s leading advanced visibility platform for shippers and logistics service providers. project44 connects, automates and provides visibility into key transportation processes to accelerate insights and shorten the time it takes to turn those insights into actions. Leveraging the power of the project44 cloud-based platform, organizations increase operational efficiencies, reduce costs, improve shipping performance, and deliver an exceptional Amazon-like experience to their customers. Connected to thousands of carriers worldwide and having comprehensive coverage for all ELD and telematics devices on the market, project44 supports all transportation modes and shipping types, including Air, Parcel, Final-Mile, Less-than-Truckload, Volume Less-than-Truckload, Groupage, Truckload, Rail, Intermodal, and Ocean. In 2021, project44 was named a Leader among Real-Time Transportation Visibility Providers in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant.

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TruckPay Introduces the First Multi-currency, Multi-lingual, and Multi-metric Fleet Management Logistics Platform

TruckPay | February 12, 2021

In 2020, TruckPay introduced the first multi-currency, multi-lingual, and multi-metric fleet management logistics platform to serve the requirements of the aggregates, asphalt, scrap material, recycling, demolition, agricultural, and landfill industries. TruckPay is presently eager to declare that cryptocurrencies, for example, Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Stellar Lumens will actually want to be utilized to encourage payments on the two its TruckPay Fleet Management and MyTruckScales platforms. Truck Pay's CEO and President, Barry Honig said, "Given the growing acceptance of cryptocurrency, with companies like Tesla preparing to accept Bitcoin as payment, we feel that it is time to allow users of our platforms to pay their subcontractors and independent owner-operators in a variety of cryptocurrencies, if they so choose." Benjamin Honig, TruckPay's CTO said, "I've been active in the crypto industry for the last 4 years and over that time, I have developed a deep knowledge of the space. I appreciate how cryptocurrencies can be used to help serve some of our underbanked drivers and contractor companies, especially ones in places like Latin-America and Africa, that have unstable fiat currencies." About TruckPay TruckPay provides highly secure, mobile and cloud-based, paperless, enterprise truck fleet and scale management platforms. The powerhouse father-son team and company co-founders are Barry and Benjamin Honig. Barry is blind and brings many years of technology and business experience, eliminating paper tickets from trading in the financial services industry to automating logistics. Barry's son, Benjamin, is a two-time Apple WWDC Scholarship winner. Benjamin has a remarkable talent for creating very user-friendly apps.

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Via Acquires Fleetonomy to Meet Rapidly Growing Demand for Logistics

Via | October 06, 2020

Via, the world's preeminent provider of digital infrastructure for public mobility systems, announces today that it has acquired Fleetonomy, a leading developer of advanced fleet management software. The acquisition accelerates Via's expansion beyond public transit and strengthens its ability to meet increasing global demand for efficient, flexible solutions for logistics and delivery. Following its Series E financing led by Exor in March at a $2.25B valuation, the transaction represents an important step towards realizing Via's vision of using technology to shape the future of transportation of people and goods in cities around the world. Fleetonomy was founded in 2017 by CEO Israel Duanis and CTO Lior Gerenstein, with the vision of building the next generation of fleet management and optimization platforms, suitable for the challenges and opportunities that came with the shift to fleet-based on-demand services. In a few short years, the company partnered with a roster of notable brands ranging from Toyota to BP, asserting itself as the gold standard in fleet management technology. Via's technology is currently used by more than 150 cities and transit operators across the globe to power intelligent transit and, increasingly, delivery platforms. The need for essential transit services and goods delivery has continued to grow during the pandemic, and Via plans to apply Fleetonomy's technology and expertise in demand prediction and fleet utilization to advance its digitally-powered logistics solutions.

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project44 Launches First Supply Chain Industry Preferred Telematics Program

project44 | September 09, 2021

project44, the leader in real-time supply chain visibility, unveiled its new Preferred Telematics Program, accessible to carriers through the project44 website. The industry-first Preferred Telematics Program reduces the cost of purchasing and installing telematics devices on vehicles by delivering discounted fleet management solutions and dedicated sales channels for project44 carriers through the program’s partners. In addition, carriers can take advantage of industry-leading fleet management, driver performance, and workflow automation solutions. The program’s inaugural partners include Astrata, Ruptela, SafeFleet, Webfleet Solutions, and ZF (through its Transics FMS). According to industry research and project44’s ongoing value engineering initiatives with customers, lack of visibility is costing the industry up to €50/$68 per load in operational effort and administration in the form of inefficiencies – such as the ability to plan and manage exceptions – and is hindering digitalization efforts. Carriers can use these technologies to navigate supply chain disruptions and save upwards of 10% of their operating costs through more efficient utilization of fleets. “project44 continues to lay the groundwork for the most data-intensive global transportation ecosystem yet,” said Jett McCandless, CEO and founder of project44. “The Preferred Telematics Program opens a new path to digitalize the trucking industry, transforming it into a truly efficient space with visibility software at the core of global road freight tracking.” Carriers in project44’s network can take advantage of exclusive solutions and discounts offered only by program partners. One such technology solution, project44 One-Click OnboardingTM, accelerates integrations between leading telematics systems and project44’s global supply chain visibility platform via native integration, allowing carriers to get connected in a single click instead of relying on manually generated API keys to establish connections. The innovation cuts carrier integration times from weeks to seconds and expedites time to value for project44 customers. According to the European Fleet Management Market Report, the installation base of fleet management systems in the European Union is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 14.1 percent, reaching 17.6 million units by 2023, with the penetration rate in non-privately owned commercial vehicles and cars estimated to increase from 17.4 percent in 2018 to 32 percent in 2023. “Through the Preferred Telematics Program, project44 can get carriers connected and send their customers high-quality data by giving small- and medium-sized fleets access to similar solutions and pricing as large fleets,” said Anjuli Steffen, vice president of global networks at project44. “Telematics vendors are an essential part of the project44 ecosystem, and we are excited to deepen our collaboration with these strategic partners to simplify the data sharing experience for carriers and instantly meet the visibility requirements of leading LSP and shipper customers.” Trusted Partners Collectively, the Preferred Telematics Program’s inaugural members provide products and services to more than 15,000 carriers operating over 825,000 assets throughout Europe. All partners in the program have been integrated with project44 for at least 12 months, and were selected based on their existing market reach, newly dedicated onboarding resources, and willingness to build technological or commercial solutions for project44’s network. Additional partners will be considered for the program in 2022. Taco van der Leij, vice president of Webfleet Solutions Europe said, “We are excited to partner with project44 to offer our transport customers additional value in shipment visibility. The one-click concept provides easy, quick, and secure access for data sharing and management. When using WEBFLEET for data exchange, carriers have complete control over what information they share, when, and how.” Peter Bal, Business Leader Digital Customer Services EMEA, ZF Commercial Vehicle Control Systems said, “Operators are increasingly turning to digital solutions to enable them to remain competitive in the market as road haulage becomes ever more complex, driven by new regulations, rising cost pressures and an expectation that fleets can deliver ever more quickly, safely, sustainably and reliably. Through our partnership with project44, ZF is enabling transparency across entire logistics flows. This contributes significantly to making the logistics industry leaner, safer and greener in their daily operational activities.” Claudiu Suma, CEO of SafeFleet said, “In the extremely competitive field of telematics, there is no workaround to excellence other than quality service, a customer-centric approach and a continuous strive for improvement. This has been our guiding principle for over two decades. We are beyond excited to share this vision with project44 and strongly believe that together we can provide unmatched value to the carrier community.” Andrius Rupšys, founder and CEO of Ruptela said, “We are honored to be amongst the first members of project44’s Preferred Telematics Program and share project44’s vision for enabling carriers of all sizes with the technology to provide shippers and LSPs with the real-time visibility they need. With Ruptela‘s affordable solution and local presence, we ensure carriers get quick and easy onboarding.” Martijn Koch, Global OEM sales at Astrata said, “We are proud to partner with project44 and enrich their Advanced Visibility Platform with Astrata’s strong foundations and knowledge in geolocation, telematics and fleet management systems. We are also beyond excited to add value to project44’s vision in supply chain visibility with our mobile workflow management application Mission Planner and provide real-time driver feedback for all stakeholders.” About project44 project44 is the world’s leading advanced visibility platform for shippers and logistics service providers. project44 connects, automates and provides visibility into key transportation processes to accelerate insights and shorten the time it takes to turn those insights into actions. Leveraging the power of the project44 cloud-based platform, organizations increase operational efficiencies, reduce costs, improve shipping performance, and deliver an exceptional Amazon-like experience to their customers. Connected to thousands of carriers worldwide and having comprehensive coverage for all ELD and telematics devices on the market, project44 supports all transportation modes and shipping types, including Air, Parcel, Final-Mile, Less-than-Truckload, Volume Less-than-Truckload, Groupage, Truckload, Rail, Intermodal, and Ocean. In 2021, project44 was named a Leader among Real-Time Transportation Visibility Providers in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant.

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TruckPay Introduces the First Multi-currency, Multi-lingual, and Multi-metric Fleet Management Logistics Platform

TruckPay | February 12, 2021

In 2020, TruckPay introduced the first multi-currency, multi-lingual, and multi-metric fleet management logistics platform to serve the requirements of the aggregates, asphalt, scrap material, recycling, demolition, agricultural, and landfill industries. TruckPay is presently eager to declare that cryptocurrencies, for example, Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Stellar Lumens will actually want to be utilized to encourage payments on the two its TruckPay Fleet Management and MyTruckScales platforms. Truck Pay's CEO and President, Barry Honig said, "Given the growing acceptance of cryptocurrency, with companies like Tesla preparing to accept Bitcoin as payment, we feel that it is time to allow users of our platforms to pay their subcontractors and independent owner-operators in a variety of cryptocurrencies, if they so choose." Benjamin Honig, TruckPay's CTO said, "I've been active in the crypto industry for the last 4 years and over that time, I have developed a deep knowledge of the space. I appreciate how cryptocurrencies can be used to help serve some of our underbanked drivers and contractor companies, especially ones in places like Latin-America and Africa, that have unstable fiat currencies." About TruckPay TruckPay provides highly secure, mobile and cloud-based, paperless, enterprise truck fleet and scale management platforms. The powerhouse father-son team and company co-founders are Barry and Benjamin Honig. Barry is blind and brings many years of technology and business experience, eliminating paper tickets from trading in the financial services industry to automating logistics. Barry's son, Benjamin, is a two-time Apple WWDC Scholarship winner. Benjamin has a remarkable talent for creating very user-friendly apps.

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Via Acquires Fleetonomy to Meet Rapidly Growing Demand for Logistics

Via | October 06, 2020

Via, the world's preeminent provider of digital infrastructure for public mobility systems, announces today that it has acquired Fleetonomy, a leading developer of advanced fleet management software. The acquisition accelerates Via's expansion beyond public transit and strengthens its ability to meet increasing global demand for efficient, flexible solutions for logistics and delivery. Following its Series E financing led by Exor in March at a $2.25B valuation, the transaction represents an important step towards realizing Via's vision of using technology to shape the future of transportation of people and goods in cities around the world. Fleetonomy was founded in 2017 by CEO Israel Duanis and CTO Lior Gerenstein, with the vision of building the next generation of fleet management and optimization platforms, suitable for the challenges and opportunities that came with the shift to fleet-based on-demand services. In a few short years, the company partnered with a roster of notable brands ranging from Toyota to BP, asserting itself as the gold standard in fleet management technology. Via's technology is currently used by more than 150 cities and transit operators across the globe to power intelligent transit and, increasingly, delivery platforms. The need for essential transit services and goods delivery has continued to grow during the pandemic, and Via plans to apply Fleetonomy's technology and expertise in demand prediction and fleet utilization to advance its digitally-powered logistics solutions.

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