Navman Wireless Australia acquires Transtech Driven to extend technology capability in Transport
Purchase advances Navman Wireless Australia’s transport suite with compliance solutions
SYDNEY, Australia, 8 February 2016 – Navman Wireless Australia Pty Ltd, has acquired the business known as Transtech Driven which is located in Melbourne, Victoria and which is owned by the Transtech group. Navman Wireless Australia Pty Ltd is the Australian operating company of Navman Wireless, a global leader in fleet and asset tracking.
Transtech Driven (and its associated entity The Transtech Driven Partnership – which is certified by Transport Certification Australia (TCA) to provide Intelligent Access Program (IAP) services) is a leading provider of compliance solutions for the transport and logistics industry.The Transtech Driven Partnership has been certified by TCA as an IAP Service Provider since 2008, with type-approved Telematics In-Vehicle Units.
Navman Wireless Australia and Transtech Driven have been working together since 2012 to address safety risks triggered by driver fatigue. The Transtech Driven Sentinel system is integrated into the Navman Wireless GPS fleet management solution to enable businesses with vehicle fleets to better manage and monitor adherence to their driver fatigue policies.
The acquisition of Transtech Driven extends Navman Wireless Australia’s commitment to providing technology that improves the productivity and safety of the Australian transport industry.
“As workplace health and safety across the transport industry becomes increasingly regulated, vehicle safety is critical in maintaining on-road duty of care for businesses. The combination of our GPS fleet management tools with the expertise that Transtech Driven provides in transport industry compliance means that our existing customers will continue to benefit from reduced fuel costs, improved safety and operational efficiencies,” said Ian Daniel, Vice President & Managing Director, Asia Pacific at Navman Wireless Australia.
Andrew Rossington, CEO, Transtech Driven, says customers will experience a seamless transition. “We are pleased to advance our partnership with Navman Wireless Australia enabling us to leverage their global reach and capability in R&D and operations and service, while strengthening offerings to our customers,” he said.
Transtech Driven will operate as a business unit of Navman Wireless Australia and will continue to be based out of Melbourne.
ABOUT NAVMAN WIRELESS
Navman Wireless Australia Pty Ltd is the Australian operating company of Navman Wireless. Navman Wireless and Teletrac Inc. are combined to represent global leadership in GPS-based fleet optimisation products and services, including real-time vehicle tracking and analytics that enable companies to monitor, measure and improve driver safety, operational costs and efficiencies. The joint company’s technology currently tracks more than 500,000 vehicles across five continents, making it one of the world’s largest fleet management software providers. The company, headquartered in Glenview, IL, has offices in the United States, Mexico, Europe, New Zealand and Australia.
ABOUT TRANSTECH DRIVEN
Transtech Driven and The Transtech Driven Partnership collectively form a part of the Transtech group of businesses.
The Transtech group is a leading Australian provider of integrated mobile and compliance solutions. A combined 25 years of industry experience and road transport knowledge has helped the Transtech group deliver high quality integrated technology solutions for the transport industry. The Transtech Group now has over 500 transport and logistics customers in Australia and is based in Melbourne.
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