WABCO and G7 Jointly Develop and Launch First Smart Trailer Fleet Management Solution in China
BRUSSELS, Belgium, and SHANGHAI, China, September 5, 2017 – WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE: WBC), a leading global supplier of technologies and services that improve the safety, efficiency and connectivity of commercial vehicles, and G7, a privately-held, award-winning technology leader in China’s fleet logistic industry, today announced the launch of “Smart Trailer FMS,” a jointly developed breakthrough trailer fleet management solution (FMS) connected with WABCO’s Intelligent Trailer Program. Smart Trailer FMS is the first of its kind for the Chinese commercial vehicle market.
Combining WABCO’s advanced commercial vehicle control technologies and G7’s industry-leading technologies such as telematics, artificial intelligence, as well as, advanced algorithm, Smart Trailer FMS enhances fleet safety, efficiency and asset management. The system enables fleet operators to monitor trailers, drivers, and cargo in real time and, thereby, optimize transport capacity. In addition, Smart Trailer FMS helps improve the safety of trailers through location tracking, remote locking, and axle load monitoring capabilities.
Smart Trailer FMS leverages WABCO’s leading capabilities in telematics, Trailer Electronic Braking Systems (T-EBS) and G7’s telematics expertise to deliver the first fleet management solution in China that focuses on improving commercial vehicle fleet performance. Setting new standards for cargo transportation safety, efficiency and connectivity in China, the advanced system captures
and processes real-time data from WABCO’s industry-leading technologies linked to its braking, roll stability support (RSS), and axle-loading monitoring systems. Data is continuously transmitted to fleet operators, providing reliable information to manage and improve fleet safety, operating efficiency, and asset utilization. Smart Trailer FMS is expected to be delivered in the fourth quarter of 2017.
Additional functions and features will link Smart Trailer FMS with WABCO’s award-winning Intelligent Trailer Program, which monitors and controls more than 40 onboard functions such as OptiTire™ tire pressure monitoring, OptiLock™ high security, and OptiFlow™ aerodynamic solutions. Fully customizable to individual fleet needs, WABCO’s Intelligent Trailer Program is the industry’s most comprehensive suite of options that helps fleets to reduce operational costs, save fuel, and increase the safety and comfort of drivers.
“WABCO is continuing its legacy of industry firsts, in collaboration with G7, to introduce the first trailer-focused fleet management solution in the Chinese market,” said Sujie Yu, WABCO Vice President, Asia-Pacific and Business Leader China. “We look forward to continuing our collaboration to develop additional solutions that further improve the safety, efficiency, and security of commercial fleets throughout the region.”
“Working jointly with WABCO, we are developing and delivering a first-to-market solution that directly addresses the needs of China’s commercial vehicle fleets,” said Zhai Xuehun, G7 Chief Executive Officer. “This breakthrough technology advances the vehicle intelligence of both tractor and trailer. Together we are setting new standards for cargo transportation safety, efficiency, and connectivity.”
WABCO is extending into China to further leverage its rich global portfolio of fleet management systems (FMS). As a full vehicle control systems supplier, WABCO connects trucks, trailers, cargo, drivers, business partners and fleet operators in real time, resulting in actionable management insights, while measurably improving fleet safety, operating efficiency and asset utilization.
G7 is dedicated to the implementation of telematics, artificial intelligence, and big data algorithms in the logistics industry. Its real-time solutions enable visibility of vehicle location, speed, routes, fuel consumption, drivers' behavior, and cargo temperature, etc. It connects trucks, shippers, fleet managers, and drivers to optimize the entire transportation ecosystem. With leading products and quality service, G7 helps fleet managers to connect their vehicles through the G7 platform.
WABCO (NYSE: WBC) is a leading global supplier of technologies and services that improve the safety, efficiency, and connectivity of commercial vehicles. Founded nearly 150 years ago, WABCO continues to pioneer breakthrough innovations for advanced driver assistance, braking, stability control, suspension, transmission automation, and aerodynamics. Partnering with the transportation industry as it maps a route toward autonomous driving, WABCO also uniquely connects trucks, trailers, cargo, drivers, business partners and fleet operators through advanced fleet management systems and mobile solutions. WABCO reported sales of $2.8 billion in 2016. Headquartered in Brussels, Belgium, WABCO has 13,000 employees in 40 countries. For more information, visit .
G7 Networks is China's technology leader for the logistics sector. Headquartered in Beijing, G7 has offices in Shanghai, Guangzhou, and Chengdu with installation and support network spanning across China and neighboring countries. G7 is now connected to over 500,000 vehicles from more than 30,000 customers that cover all aspects in logistics such as express delivery, manufacturing, professional transportation and contract logistics. G7 Fleet Management Services have become a crucial tool and a basic data requirement in agreements for upstream and downstream collaboration in the logistics sector. Its key investors are Temasek, Eastern Bell, Tencent, and Global Logistic Properties. G7's real-time solutions enable visibility in vehicle location, speed, routes, fuel consumption, drivers' behavior, and cargo temperature, etc. It connects trucks, shippers, fleet managers, and drivers to optimize the entire transportation ecosystem. In addition, G7's partnerships extend to municipalities, warehouses, financial institutions, petrol stations, and vehicle OEMs. All of this combines to make G7 the single point of entry to the world of fleet management. For more information, please visit .