ORLANDO, Florida., March 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Clarience Technologies and Meritor (NYSE: MTOR) are forming a technology alliance to develop future connectivity solutions for commercial trucks and trailers. Initially, Meritor will join LogIQ, Advanced Road Ready Trailer Telematics™ smart partner network, making its smart component data accessible directly through the Road Ready system.
“As electric, autonomous and connected technologies are transforming the transportation industry faster than anything we’ve seen before, customers are looking for leaders who are ahead of what’s on the horizon,” said Nada Jiddou, Executive Vice President of Clarience Technologies, Connected Solutions, which is responsible for Road Ready and Fleetilla. “Meritor is a constant innovator, and we’re excited about what we can accomplish together to improve the future of transportation.”
Southfield, MIClarience Technologies is the parent company of several leading brands that serve commercial transportation, including Truck-Lite, Road Ready Advanced Telematics, DAVCO Filtration and ECCO Safety Systems.
Road Ready Welcomes Meritor as Eleventh Road Ready LogIQ Partner
As a key first step in the technology agreement, Meritor will join Road Ready’s LogIQ network, a first-of-its-kind platform that acts as a universal language decoder, enabling communication between intelligent components from partners such as Meritor and Road. Ready, ultimately making it easier to make smart decisions.
“Road Ready’s open and partner-focused approach will complement our willingness to integrate other sensing technologies into our products,” said Saad Malik, Meritor General Manager, Front Drive and Trailer. “We believe this alliance will lead to new solutions that will propel the industry into its next chapter.”
As smarter and more connected technologies are introduced into the transportation industry, commercial fleets now have access to many new sources of data which, when analyzed, can bring significant efficiencies to their operations. Yet even the most sophisticated fleets can feel overwhelmed with the task of analyzing the growing number of information sources to optimize their operations.
The introduction of the LogIQ integrated data platform gives users full access through its FleetViz™ fleet management solution, a single portal providing detailed data from at-a-glance dashboards, asset health data tiles and customizable alerts. The dashboard provides a closer look at which assets have active alerts and need attention. With dynamic reports and insights, fleet managers can analyze data to reduce costs, optimize fleet assets and increase supply chain visibility.
With Meritor’s collaboration, customers can expect the introduction of sensing technologies to help fleets better manage their brake, wheel and tire systems.
Meritor joins ten other LogIQ partners, industry leaders serving commercial transportation, including:
- RightWeigh, Inc.
- Weigh in air
- Digital ConMet
- FAS Holland
- Hyundai Translead
Understand the Road Ready difference
Introduced by Truck-Lite in 2017 as a way for fleets to use remote monitoring to determine the health of trailer lights, Road Ready is now one of the fastest growing trailer telematics brands. fast in the North American market. Today, Road Ready offers the most comprehensive solution in the industry.
Road Ready’s pioneering achievements include its 5G Ready technology, a first-of-its-kind trailer telematics solution unveiled last summer, allowing fleets to operate their systems continuously without worrying about downtime caused by updates. over the cellular network. Road Ready continues its momentum with the acquisition by Clarience Technologies of Fleetilla, a Ann Arbor, MItelematics provider whose IoT platform and products are strategically aligned with the current Road Ready offer.
While telematics solutions are expected to take off as electric and autonomous technologies take hold, Road Ready is confident that it will be ready to meet demand. The company has added nearly two dozen software engineers to support the business, and its manufacturing team has ensured that it has both the facilities and the capabilities to build the planned number of telematics systems including the industry will need.
In January, DAVCO, owned by Clarience, announced its $3.5 million investment to launch a new advanced electronics manufacturing center in Saline, Michigan. Designed to evolve over time to meet anticipated demand for telematics solutions, the state-of-the-art manufacturing facility is currently building all the hardware required for Road Ready Advanced Telematics.
About Road Ready
Road Ready, a brand of Clarience Technologies, is a SaaS provider of advanced telematics solutions and vertically integrated smart fleets based in Southfield, MI. Road Ready offers custom telematics solutions to help fleets manage, optimize and maximize their assets, and continues to implement groundbreaking research and development to make impactful contributions to the transportation industry.
About Clarience Technologies
Clarience Technologies is focused on developing vehicle and fleet management technology innovations for the commercial vehicle, passenger car, recreational off-road vehicle and recreational boat markets. Using our data and insights, we improve fleet management, streamline supply chain management, and improve safety on and off the road. Since Truck-Lite introduced the first sealed parking light in 1955, our companies have unveiled a steady stream of innovations that have turned customers into long-term partners. Today, Clarience Technologies is a global company known for its quality and commitment to sustainability – and for delivering the technologies that move our world forward. Learn more about www.clariencetechnologies.com.
Meritor, Inc. is a leading global provider of electric transmission, mobility, braking, replacement parts and powertrain solutions for the commercial and industrial vehicle markets. With over 110 years of experience delivering innovative products that deliver superior performance, efficiency and reliability, the company serves commercial truck, trailer, off-road, defense, specialty and parts customers. replacement worldwide. Meritor is headquartered in Troy, Michigan, USA, and has more than 9,600 diverse employees who apply their knowledge and skills in manufacturing facilities, engineering centers, joint ventures, distribution centers and global offices in 19 countries. Meritor common stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol MTOR. For important information, visit the company’s website at www.meritor.com.
SOURCE Clarience Technologies