|[March 04, 2014]
Spireon and Sprint Form Strategic Relationship Targeting the Transportation & Fleet Industry
IRVINE, Calif., & OVERLAND PARK, Kan. --(Business Wire)--
Spireon and Sprint (News - Alert) announced today the formation of a relationship aimed
at providing Spireon's FleetLocate-branded mobile resource management
(MRM) solutions to fleet operators utilizing the Sprint network.
FleetLocate solutions enable companies to maximize 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.
State-of-the-Art Fleet and Transportation Solutions
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 maximize assets
and overall logistics operations.
gives managers and dispatchers real-time visibility into location and
performance of their fleets
a diverse set of affordable and easy-to-use tracking and exception
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 (News - Alert))
environment, NSpire delivers the reliable perormance, high level of
service availability, data speeds, scalability and security controls
customers rely on to optimize 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 recognized leader in MRM, delivering
powerful solutions with actionable data all wrapped in a simple package
with a unique focus on helping customers realize their maximum ROI."
"We are honored 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."
Sprint (NYSE: S) offers a comprehensive range of wireless and wireline
communications services bringing the freedom of mobility to consumers,
businesses and government users. Sprint served more than 55 million
customers at the end of 2013 and is widely recognized for developing,
engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including the first
wireless 4G service from a national carrier in the United States;
leading prepaid brands including Virgin Mobile (News - Alert) USA, Boost Mobile, and
Assurance Wireless; instant national and international push-to-talk
capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. The American
Customer Satisfaction Index rated Sprint as the most improved company in
customer satisfaction, across all 47 industries, during the last five
years. Sprint has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index
(DSJI) North America in 2011, 2012 and 2013. You can learn more and
visit Sprint at www.sprint.com
Spireon, Inc., is at the summit of business intelligence and committed
to going higher. With its corporate headquarters in Irvine, CA (News - Alert), the
company emerged in 2011 as the industry leading Mobile Resource
Management (MRM) company as a result of the merger of ProconGPS, Inc.
with EnfoTrace and PFS, LLC, the top three providers in the MRM space.
Spireon connects companies to their mobile assets and workforce through
game changing information platforms, giving them the power to manage
actionable business intelligence. Its trusted brands include market
share leader GoldStar GPS®, EnfoTrace GPS™, FleetLocate®, VehiclePath™
and LoanPlus CMS™. Inspiring companies to reach new heights with
powerful Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) based tools; Spireon provides a
sturdy foundation on which to optimize performance.
With leading market positions in the fleet, transportation and
automotive telematics markets, Spireon, Inc. specializes in developing
strong business relationships with leading companies worldwide, enabling
it to offer affordable world-class risk mitigation, mobile resource
management and location based services to its customers.
For additional information, please visit Spireon, Inc.'s website http://www.spireon.com
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