Clarience Technologies, parent company of Truck-Lite, DAVCO filtration systems and Road Ready advanced telematics, has acquired Fleetilla, an Ann Arbor, Michigan-based telematics provider that serves commercial trucking and transportation, accelerating efforts to bring the next-generation solutions that are expected to be in high demand as the industry adopts electric and autonomous vehicles.
“As connected technologies become the digital backbone supporting electric and autonomous vehicles, we want our solutions to be the industry benchmark,” said Brian Kupchella, CEO of Clarience Technologies. “Fleetilla offers unique solutions that complement our Road Ready products and strengthen our technology base as we develop next-generation connected solutions for the electric and autonomous vehicles of tomorrow. ”
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Founded almost two decades ago, Clarience claims that Fleetilla is an end-to-end solution provider for GPS fleet security, trailer tracking and equipment monitoring and has been and has been an industry innovator ever since. his creation. Like Road Ready, the company produces modular and scalable hardware and application platforms, enabling the incorporation of new technologies as they become available. Today, Clarience sasy Fleetilla can be found on trailers and other assets across the United States as well as South America, the Caribbean, the Middle East and West Africa.
“Fleetilla is thrilled to join the Clarience Technologies family,” said Pradeep P. Kumar, Founder and CEO. “In addition to our deep understanding of telematics and the innovative offerings in this space, our customers can now benefit from the range of commercial vehicle products, automotive engineering and manufacturing capabilities that Clarience Technologies brings. Together with the Clarience team, Fleetilla is now well positioned to deliver the next generation of telematics solutions to our current and potential customers.
Clarience Technologies says it believes Fleetilla and its Road Ready brand are ideally suited for the development of the next generation of advanced telematics solutions. Fleetilla offers a unique open architecture Internet of Things (IoT) platform that uses APIs to easily integrate a large set of data streams. Meanwhile, Road Ready’s LogIQ partner network enables industry-leading intelligent trailer functionality. The comprehensive data pool from which a fleet can one day analyze and act is unlike anything in the industry today.
“Fleetilla is an agile organization that has proven it can innovate as the industry changes or beyond,” adds Nada Jiddou, Executive Vice President of Clarience Technologies and General Manager of Road Ready, who will now also oversee Fleetilla activity. “When you combine Fleetilla’s technical capabilities and technologies with our manufacturing scale, customer base and industry experience, we take a big step forward in realizing our bold vision for the future of transportation. “
Fleetilla brings unique solutions that have already been proven by customers in key professional segments like construction and utilities, including products designed to monitor work trailers as well as the specific equipment and tools that the trailer carries, explains Clarience. In addition, several Clarience Technologies companies, including Truck-Lite, ECCO and DAVCO, each offer products for the professional truck market. These established relationships will be beneficial as Fleetilla seeks to expand its customer base in these segments, the company adds.