Braking control systems supplier Wabco Holdings Inc. has established a new Fleet Solutions business unit to as part of a rapid extension of internet of things and cloud-based technologies for commercial vehicle fleets and transporters globally.
Wabco Fleet Solutions has begun developing and delivering several of these innovations, including solutions for fuel efficiency, downtime reduction, regulatory compliance, workforce management, and load optimization.
Wabco Fleet Solutions will seek to further extend its offering in digital services to better connect the many ecosystem players in transport, including parts distributors, maintenance workshops, goods owners, rental companies, payment service providers, and vehicle component providers.
“Modern-day transporters face a multitude of challenges in a world that is fast changing, driven by more regulation, higher customer expectations and fast paced technological change,” said Philippe Colpron, Wabco's vice president and global fleet solutions leader. “And it is here that we want to play a key role; with a significant expansion of our digital IoT enabled and cloud based capabilities we aim to deliver new levels of safety and efficiency for transport operators globally.”
Included in the Fleet Solutions portfolio will be Wabco's Fleet Management System suite, the recently launched TX-Fuelcompass, TX-Trailerpulse and TX-Trailerfit, Remote Diagnostics, a growing portfolio of advanced retrofit solutions, Wabco Academy, and an extensive selection of replacement parts including OE original, remanufactured parts, a range of reliable budget parts called ProVia and a wide offering of repair kits distributed across more than 115 countries by over 4,600 distribution points and supported by a network of 3,100 official Wabco Service Partners.