Telogis and Volvo Trucks Enter Into Memorandum of Agreement
Volvo Trucks will work with Telogis to develop future location intelligence services
ALISO VIEJO, CALIF. – March 12, 2013 – Telogis and Volvo Trucks in North America have entered into a memorandum of agreement (MOA) to bring value to Volvo customers through the future development of services that leverage the comprehensive cloud-based Telogis platform including telematics, compliance, and mobile. Telogis’ award-winning cloud-based location intelligence platform delivers telematics, dynamic routing, real-time work order management, commercial navigation and mobile integration services for companies with mobile workforces.
“The development of future fleet management services through this MOA will give our customers access to an industry-leading location intelligence solution, and enable us to continue to expand our connected vehicle services offerings,” said David Pardue, Volvo Trucks vice president of aftermarket business development. “This agreement extends our location intelligence capabilities in order to leverage Volvo’s integrated connected vehicle platform.”
The Telogis location intelligence platform provides operations and field managers with mission-critical, actionable information such as location, fuel economy and vehicle and driver performance data for all trucks in a fleet. This information can be utilized to control costs, increase safety, improve customer service and enhance operations.
“The combination of Volvo’s Remote Diagnostics and the Telogis platform will deliver increased uptime, safety and operational efficiencies for Volvo customers,” said Jason Koch, co-founder and president, Telogis Fleet. “Through this collaboration, we are bringing together two leading brands in our respective spaces with the goal of having a profound effect on the industry.”
As a part of Volvo Trucks’ evolving strategy focused on uptime, connected vehicle services now come standard on all Volvo-powered trucks with the launch of Remote Diagnostics. Volvo was the first North American truck manufacturer to offer a telematics solution beginning in 2002. The agreement with Telogis will ensure that Volvo continues to build on its leading position in connected vehicle and fleet management services.
About Volvo Trucks North America
Volvo Trucks North America’s operations and products are guided by the company’s three core values: Quality, Safety and Environmental Care. The Volvo VNM, VNL, VHD and VAH trucks are assembled in the United States at the New River Valley Plant in Dublin, Virginia, while Volvo engines for North America are assembled in Hagerstown, Maryland. Both plants are certified to ISO14001 environmental and ISO9001 quality standards.
The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines. The Group also provides complete solutions for financing and service. The Volvo Group, which employs about 115,000 people, has production facilities in 19 countries and sells its products in more than 190 markets. In 2012, the Volvo Group’s sales amounted to $45 billion. The Volvo Group is a publicly-held company headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden. Volvo shares are listed on OMX Nordic Exchange Stockholm and are traded OTC in the U.S. For more information, please visit www.volvogroup.com or www.volvogroup.mobi if you are using your mobile phone.
Telogis, Inc., the platform for location intelligence, is dedicated to enhancing the value of its customers’ businesses through intelligent integration of location technology, information and services. Telogis was established in 2001 and is headquartered in Aliso Viejo, Calif., with offices in Europe and Latin America as well as development centers in Austin, Texas; Toronto; and Christchurch, New Zealand. Telogis’ products and services are used and distributed in more than 100 countries worldwide. To learn more about Telogis, visit www.telogis.com or call toll free at 866-TELOGIS (866-835-6447).