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Clarience Technologies and Meritor are forming a technology alliance to develop future connectivity solutions for commercial trucks and trailers. As a first step, Meritor will join the Road Ready advanced trailer telematics LogIQ smart partner network, making its smart component data accessible directly through the Road Ready system.
As a key first step in the technology agreement, Meritor will join Road Ready’s LogIQ network enabling communication between smart components from partners like Meritor and Road Ready, ultimately making it easier to make smart decisions.
The introduction of the LogIQ integrated data platform gives users complete access through its FleetVizTM fleet management solution, a single portal providing detailed data from at-a-glance dashboards, asset health data tiles and customizable alerts. The dashboard delivers 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 look forward to the introduction of sensing technologies to help the fleets better manage their braking, wheel-end, and tire systems.
Meritor joins ten other LogIQ partners, industry leaders each serving commercial transportation including:
- Right Weigh, Inc.
- ConMet Digital
- SAF Holland
- Hyundai Translead
Road Ready’s achievements include its 5G Ready technology, a trailer telematics solution, unveiled last summer, enabling fleets to operate their systems continuously without worrying about downtime caused by cellular network upgrades according to the company. Road Ready continues its forward momentum with the Clarience Technologies acquisition of Fleetilla, an Ann Arbor, Michigan-based telematics provider whose IoT platform and products are a strategic fit with the current Road Ready offering.
With telematics solutions expected to take off as electric and autonomous technologies take hold, Road Ready is confident 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 been ensuring it has both the facilities and capabilities needed to build the anticipated number of telematics systems the industry will require.
Southfield, Michigan-based Clarience Technologies is the parent company to several leading brands that serve commercial transportation, including Truck-Lite, Road Ready advanced telematics, DAVCO filtration, and ECCO safety systems.