Navman Wireless Australia acquires Transtech Driven
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.
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.