Volvo Trucks, Samsara Sign memorandum of understanding for integrated solution for fleets and drivers

In News, Volvo2 MinutesBy NZ Trucking magazineSeptember 9, 2020

Volvo Trucks North America, a leader in connectivity, has entered into a memorandum of understanding with Samsara, a leader in industrial Internet of Things (IoT).

To continue offering further options in integrated connectivity solutions for fleets and drivers, Volvo Trucks has entered an agreement with Samsara to investigate providing an all-encompassing, single-source telematics service including compliance services, cameras, trailer sensors, safety, maintenance services and more available via Samsara‘s platform. 

“We look forward to working with Samsara and their unique data systems,” said Conal Deedy, director of customer productivity solutions, Volvo Trucks North America. “This opportunity allows us to explore how our customers can leverage Samsara‘s integrated solutions for more efficient fleet management.”

Volvo Trucks North America product marketing manager Ashley Murickan says Volvo Trucks is at the forefront of connectivity, and is always looking to bring solutions to the market that help increase operational efficiency, safety and sustainability for its customers.

Samsara‘s portfolio of complete IoT solutions combines hardware, software, and cloud to bring real-time visibility, analytics, and AI to operations. The company serves over 15,000 customers across diverse sizes and industries, including transportation and logistics, field services, energy, construction and other sectors.

“We‘re thrilled to be partnering with Volvo Trucks, particularly given our shared belief that driver safety and overall experience is of the utmost importance,” said Chris Mozzocchi, director, OEM integrations at Samsara. “Today marks the beginning of a partnership that will eventually span numerous products and services so customers can run safer and more efficient fleets.”