DALLAS, Aug. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnitracs, LLC, a leading provider of fleet management solutions to transportation and logistics companies, today announced that it has entered into a memorandum of understanding with Volvo Trucks North America to develop telematics software for its customers. Available as part of Volvo's fleet management services, Omnitracs' comprehensive portfolio of fleet management, routing and predictive analytics solutions will bring additional value to Volvo's customers offering a full suite of applications and solutions for increased performance and productivity.
Omnitracs technology has helped fleets for more than 25 years solve common fleet problems related to cost control, safety, vehicle maintenance and diagnostics, driver workflow and compliance. Its future addition to Volvo's fleet management services enables the transportation company to provide customers with fleet-centric and best-in-class telematics solutions that suit their unique business needs.
"Omnitracs pioneered commercial vehicle telematics and defines this space with its performance and dedication to innovation, so partnering with Omnitracs was a natural choice that will help advance Volvo Trucks' connected vehicle strategy," stated Conal Deedy, director of connected vehicle services at Volvo Trucks. "The development of future fleet management services will enable us to extend business-critical fleet applications that meet the compliance and productivity demands of our customers who require reliable uptime and service."
Omnitracs telematics technology and services will help Volvo to reinforce its commitment to fleets of all sizes—particularly Class 8, which Omnitracs has always served—providing uptime services with the least amount of effort. The partnership also underscores Omnitracs' evolution towards a cloud-based model, accelerating the growth of transportation and logistical applications with easily deployed and innovative solutions.
"This partnership brings together two leading brands in the vehicle and technology space, and addresses the industry's growing need for high-tech trucks offering improved productivity and compliance," said Rich Glasmann vice president of OEM strategy, sales and marketing for Omnitracs. "As the Internet of Transportation Things moves beyond concept to reality, Omnitracs will continue to lead and become part of the larger ecosystem of OEMs that are redefining the traditional telematics landscape."
To learn more about Omnitracs and its full suite of mobile business intelligence for the transportation and logistics industry, please visit: www.omnitracs.com.
About Omnitracs, LLC
Omnitracs, LLC is a global pioneer of fleet management, routing and predictive analytics solutions for private and for-hire fleets. Omnitracs' nearly 1,000 employees deliver software-as-a-service-based solutions to help more than 40,000 private and for-hire fleet customers manage nearly 1,500,000 mobile assets in more than 70 countries. The company pioneered the use of commercial vehicle telematics over 25 years ago and today its intuitive technologies, including solutions for safety and compliance, fuel efficiency, driver retention, fleet productivity, GPS fleet tracking, route planning, scheduling, and fleet maintenance, enable customers to solve common fleet problems and achieve their business objectives. Omnitracs, LLC includes Roadnet Technologies, XRS, Sylectus, Omnitracs Analytics, and Omnitracs Mexico. Omnitracs is part of the Vista Equity Partners portfolio of companies.
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