Spireon and Sprint form strategic relationship targeting the transportation and fleet industry
Irvine, California and Overland Park, Kansas, USA, March 5, 2014 (Business Wire) – Spireon and Sprint have announced the formation of a relationship aimed at providing Spireon’s FleetLocate-branded mobile resource management (MRM) solutions to fleet operators utilising the Sprint network.
FleetLocate solutions enable companies to maximise productivity, improve operational efficiencies and improve the bottom line through more effective management of assets, trailers and service fleets. This collaboration provides an unparalleled combination of leading MRM technology, wireless connectivity and industry expertise that can help businesses keep tabs on their fleet vehicles and other valuable assets, improve asset usage, and reduce loss and theft.
Sprint business sales teams will offer Spireon’s FleetLocate solutions. FleetLocate enables fleet and logistics managers to remotely monitor vehicles, trailers and assets using Spireon’s GPS (Global Positioning System) tracking and telematics capabilities, including state-of-the-art, patented GPS devices. Spireon and Sprint offer industry expertise and support to help customers ensure they are up and running and gaining insights and intelligence to start saving right away. The arrangement also allows customers to include FleetLocate services on their Sprint bills, further simplifying the offering.
FleetLocate for Local Fleets offers managers of small and medium business service fleets the ability to monitor location and performance of vehicles and other assets remotely via computer, tablet or handset to help dispatch and deploy most effectively. FleetLocate for Asset and Trailer Intelligence provides fleet managers and yard supervisors rich data and actionable information about the location and use of their trailers and helping to maximise assets and overall logistics operations.
Key benefits include:
- managers and dispatchers have real-time visibility into location and performance of their fleets
- a diverse set of affordable and easy-to-use tracking and exception reporting options
- the ability to identify and avoid potential delivery delays
- the ability to reduce fuel consumption, loss and theft
- increased potential to quickly recover stolen vehicles
- the ability to increase turns and improve asset usage
Spireon’s FleetLocate is powered by its award-winning NSpire M2M Business Intelligence Platform. Built in a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) environment, NSpire delivers the reliable performance, high level of service availability, data speeds, scalability and security controls customers rely on to optimise their fleets, mobile assets, trailers and unpowered equipment. Spireon’s M2M platforms currently support more than 1.7 million subscribers.
“We are excited about the possibilities that this strategic agreement between Sprint and Spireon offers to our companies and to the marketplace,” says Mohamad Nasser, Director of M2M Product, Platforms & Marketing for Sprint. “Spireon is a recognised leader in MRM, delivering powerful solutions with actionable data all wrapped in a simple package with a unique focus on helping customers realise their maximum ROI.”
“We are honoured to be selected by Sprint as a preferred supplier, and are pleased to be working with the wireless leader to connect their customers to rich data translated as actionable business intelligence,” said Brad Jarvis, Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President of Products for Spireon. “This alliance is a win for everyone, especially Sprint customers, who will see significant competitive advantages that come with being able to capture and leverage a wealth of data in real time.”