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Spireon and Sprint Form Strategic Relationship Targeting the Transportation & Fleet Industry

Spireon and Sprint announced today the formation of a relationship aimed at providing Spireon’s FleetLocate-branded mobile resource management (MRM) solutions to fleet operators utilizing the Sprint network.

FleetLocate solutions enable companies to maximize productivity, improve operational efficiencies and improve the bottom line through more effective management of assets, trailers and service fleets. This collaboration provides an unparalleled combination of leading MRM technology, wireless connectivity and industry expertise that can help businesses keep tabs on their fleet vehicles and other valuable assets, improve asset usage, and reduce loss and theft.

State-of-the-Art Fleet and Transportation Solutions

Sprint business sales teams will offer Spireon’s FleetLocate solutions. FleetLocate enables fleet and logistics managers to remotely monitor vehicles, trailers and assets using Spireon’s GPS (Global Positioning System) tracking and telematics capabilities, including state-of-the-art, patented GPS devices. Spireon and Sprint offer industry expertise and support to help customers ensure they are up and running and gaining insights and intelligence to start saving right away. The arrangement also allows customers to include FleetLocate services on their Sprint bills, further simplifying the offering.

FleetLocate for Local Fleets offers managers of small and medium business service fleets the ability to monitor location and performance of vehicles and other assets remotely via computer, tablet or handset to help dispatch and deploy most effectively.

FleetLocate for Asset and Trailer Intelligence provides fleet managers and yard supervisors rich data and actionable information about the location and use of their trailers and helping to maximize assets and overall logistics operations.

Key benefits:

  • gives managers and dispatchers real-time visibility into location and performance of their fleets
  • a diverse set of affordable and easy-to-use tracking and exception reporting options
  • the ability to identify and avoid potential delivery delays
  • the ability to reduce fuel consumption, loss and theft
  • increased potential to quickly recover stolen vehicles
  • the ability to increase turns and improve asset usage

Spireon’s FleetLocate is powered by its award-winning NSpire M2M Business Intelligence Platform. Built in a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) environment, NSpire delivers the reliable performance, high level of service availability, data speeds, scalability and security controls customers rely on to optimize their fleets, mobile assets, trailers and unpowered equipment. Spireon’s M2M platforms currently support more than 1.7 million subscribers.

“We are excited about the possibilities that this strategic agreement between Sprint and Spireon offers to our companies and to the marketplace,” says Mohamad Nasser, director of M2M Product, Platforms & Marketing for Sprint. “Spireon is a recognized leader in MRM, delivering powerful solutions with actionable data all wrapped in a simple package with a unique focus on helping customers realize their maximum ROI.”

“We are honored to be selected by Sprint as a preferred supplier, and are pleased to be working with the wireless leader to connect their customers to rich data translated as actionable business intelligence,” said Brad Jarvis, Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President of Products for Spireon. “This alliance is a win for everyone, especially Sprint customers, who will see significant competitive advantages that come with being able to capture and leverage a wealth of data in real time.”

About Sprint:

Sprint (NYSE: S) offers a comprehensive range of wireless and wireline communications services bringing the freedom of mobility to consumers, businesses and government users. Sprint served more than 55 million customers at the end of 2013 and is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including the first wireless 4G service from a national carrier in the United States; leading prepaid brands including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, and Assurance Wireless; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. The American Customer Satisfaction Index rated Sprint as the most improved company in customer satisfaction, across all 47 industries, during the last five years. Sprint has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DSJI) North America in 2011, 2012 and 2013. You can learn more and visit Sprint at www.sprint.com or www.facebook.com/sprint and www.twitter.com/sprint.

About Spireon

Spireon, Inc., is at the summit of business intelligence and committed to going higher. With its corporate headquarters in Irvine, CA, the company emerged in 2011 as the industry leading Mobile Resource Management (MRM) company as a result of the merger of ProconGPS, Inc. with EnfoTrace and PFS, LLC, the top three providers in the MRM space. Spireon connects companies to their mobile assets and workforce through game changing information platforms, giving them the power to manage actionable business intelligence. Its trusted brands include market share leader GoldStar GPS®, EnfoTrace GPS™, FleetLocate®, VehiclePath™ and LoanPlus CMS™. Inspiring companies to reach new heights with powerful Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) based tools; Spireon provides a sturdy foundation on which to optimize performance.

With leading market positions in the fleet, transportation and automotive telematics markets, Spireon, Inc. specializes in developing strong business relationships with leading companies worldwide, enabling it to offer affordable world-class risk mitigation, mobile resource management and location based services to its customers.

For additional information, please visit Spireon, Inc.’s website http://www.spireon.com and Twitter.com/Spireon.

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