Mack Trucks, Samsara Sign Memorandum of Understanding
GREENSBORO, NC (Sept. 8, 2020) – Mack Trucks announced today it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Samsara, a leader in industrial Internet of Things (IoT) solutions designed to increase the efficiency, safety and sustainability of commercial fleets and industrial operations.
“We are pleased to be working with Samsara and their unique approach to analyzing data,” said David Pardue, vice president of connected vehicles and uptime services for Mack Trucks. “Through our planned collaboration, we will investigate how Mack customers can benefit from their integrated fleet management solutions.”
Samsara’s portfolio of complete IoT solutions combine hardware, software and cloud to bring real-time visibility, analytics and AI to operations. Samsara serves more than 15,000 customers across a range of industries, including transportation and logistics, field services, energy, construction and more.
“With a number of Mack® vehicles currently on the Samsara platform, we’re thrilled about this opportunity to examine how to make their embedded telematics data even more seamlessly integrated,” said Rushil Goel, vice president and general manager, fleet management at Samsara. “Through this MOU, we hope to provide fleet managers and drivers with a more holistic understanding of their data and in turn, operate a safer and more efficient fleet.”
Details regarding specific offerings to be developed have not yet been finalized.
CAPTION: Mack Trucks announced today it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Samsara, a leader in industrial Internet of Things (IoT) solutions designed to increase the efficiency, safety and sustainability of commercial fleets and industrial operations.
Mack® trucks are sold and serviced through an extensive distribution network in more than 45 countries. Mack trucks, diesel engines and transmissions sold in North America are assembled in the United States. Mack manufacturing locations are certified to the internationally recognized ISO 9001 standard for quality, ISO 14001 standard for environmental management systems and OHSAS 18001 standard for health and safety management systems. Mack is also a proud sponsor of Share the Road, an American Trucking Associations public information campaign aimed at enhancing the safety of our nation's roadways.
Mack Trucks is part of the Volvo Group, which is driving prosperity through transport and infrastructure solutions, offering trucks, buses, construction equipment, power solutions for marine and industrial applications, financing and services that increase customer uptime and productivity. Founded in 1927, the Volvo Group is committed to shaping the future landscape of sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions. The Volvo Group is headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden, employs almost 100,000 people and serves customers in more than 190 markets. In 2020, net sales amounted to about $36.8 billion. For more information, please visit www.volvogroup.com.