WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE: WBC), a leading innovator and global supplier of technologies to improve the safety and efficiency of commercial vehicles, announced today that its fleet management solutions (FMS) company, Transics International, signed a groundbreaking contract with Austria-based Hödlmayr International, a leading auto transport and logistics company operating in 16 countries in Western and Eastern Europe.
Transics will equip Hödlmayr International’s entire fleet of more than 610 auto transport vehicles with its industry-leading fleet management system, thereby helping the company to further enhance its fleet’s safety performance and operational efficiency.
Transics will upgrade Hödlmayr vehicle transporters with advanced TX-SKY on-board computers, mobile applications for out-of-cabin activities and document management solutions. Transics will also install its web-based back office system TX-CONNECT for efficient truck, driver, trailer and cargo management. Transics expects to furnish Hödlmayr International’s entire fleet of auto transport vehicles by the first quarter of 2016. Installation will take place at select customer sites, as well as Transics- and WABCO-certified service partner locations.
“After a period of comprehensive testing and evaluation, we chose to equip our entire commercial vehicle fleet with Transics’ suite of advanced fleet management solutions,” said Markus Formann, Head of Corporate Purchasing and Fleet Management, Hödlmayr International. “Transics’ systems easily integrate with our existing software. They allow for maximum flexibility and adaptability to meet Hödlmayr International’s present and future business needs. We are also excited about Transics’ and WABCO’s extensive service network to help maintain the performance of our fleet across Europe.”
“As a result of WABCO’s strategic acquisition of Transics in 2014, customers can leverage the powerful combination of Transics’ fleet management solutions with WABCO’s commercial vehicle systems expertise and extensive service network,” said Nick Rens, WABCO President, Trailer Systems, Aftermarket and Off-Highway Division. “With this contract, we are demonstrating Transics’ ability to further expand its reach in the European marketplace.”
Transics’ fleet management solutions will enable Hödlmayr International to monitor its entire fleet of trucks in real time, using valuable information on location, route adherence, vehicle speed and delays to support key operating decisions. In addition, the system captures data on driver behavior such as braking, speeding, signaling and evasive maneuvers. The Transics solution now means that Hödlmayr International has a direct link between trucks, drivers and its home office. Furthermore, Transics’ FMS offering seamlessly integrates with Hödlmayr International’s own transport management software.
Press Photo / caption: Transics will equip Hödlmayr International’s entire fleet of more than 610 auto transport vehicles with industry-leading fleet management solutions to help the company further enhance its fleet’s safety performance and operational efficiency.
WABCO (NYSE: WBC) is a leading innovator and global supplier of technologies that improve the safety and efficiency of commercial vehicles. Founded nearly 150 years ago, WABCO continues to pioneer breakthrough products and systems for braking, stability, suspension, transmission automation, and aerodynamics. Today, all of the world’s leading truck, bus and trailer manufacturers have WABCO technologies onboard. In addition, WABCO provides the industry with advanced fleet management solutions and aftermarket services. WABCO reported sales of $2.9 billion in 2014. The company is headquartered in Brussels, Belgium, and has 11,000 employees worldwide.
For more information, visit www.wabco-auto.com.
Transics International BVBA, a WABCO company, was established in 1991 and develops and commercializes fleet management solutions for the transport and logistics sector. Transics is a global full solution provider of truck, driver, trailer, cargo and subcontractor management. Our solutions are the result of many years of experience, thorough R&D efforts and an intensive focus on the customer experience. Transics, headquartered in Ypres (Belgium), has become a European leader in its sector and is active worldwide.
About Hödlmayr International AG
Hödlmayr International AG is a family-owned, internationally operating company with a core competence in “vehicle logistics”. The company specializes in the complete supply chain from vehicle acceptance ex-works or entry port up to delivery to the vehicle retailer or fleet owner. In addition, Hödlmayr Group offers special services for “refinement” of vehicles to its automotive customers. Hödlmayr International AG and its subsidiaries have more than 1,600 employees in 16 countries. Overall, the group owns more than 610 vehicle transporters, 15 block trains and a total compound area of 1.5 million square meters for 75,000 vehicles. Every year, the company delivers around 1.5 million vehicles. Hödlmayr is a releasing agent for six car plants, handling a total of 980,000 new vehicles every year. The company reported sales of 220 million Euro in 2014.
For more information, visit www.hoedlmayr.com.
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