Volvo Trucks, Samsara hope to develop comprehensive single-source telematics service to enhance efficiency of drivers, fleets

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Volvo Trucks North America has entered a memorandum of understanding with industrial IoT leader Samsara to investigate further options for more connected, efficient operations for customers. (Courtesy: Volvo Trucks North America)

GREENSBORO, N.C., and SAN FRANSISCO — Volvo Trucks North America has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Samsara to investigate providing an all-encompassing, single-source telematics service that includes 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. This opportunity allows us to explore how our customers can leverage Samsara’s integrated solutions for more efficient fleet management,” said Conal Deedy, director of customer productivity solutions for Volvo Trucks North America.

“Volvo Trucks is at the forefront of connectivity, and we’re always looking to bring solutions to the market that help increase operational efficiency, safety and sustainability for our customers,” added Ashley Murickan, product marketing manager for Volvo Trucks North America.

Samsara’s portfolio of complete IoT solutions combine hardware, software, and cloud to bring real-time visibility, analytics, and AI to operations. The company serves more than 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 of OEM integrations for Samsara. “(This) marks the beginning of a partnership that will eventually span numerous products and services so customers can run safer and more efficient fleets.”

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