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January 12, 2015 09:00 ET

Swift Transportation and Spireon Form Strategic Relationship

Swift to Deploy Spireon's FleetLocate Solution for New Trailers After Successful One-Year Pilot

PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwired - Jan 12, 2015) - Swift Transportation Company (NYSE: SWFT), a leader in transportation solutions and the nation's largest truckload provider, and Spireon Inc., the leading innovator of Mobile Resource Management (MRM) and Business Intelligence Solutions that connect companies to their mobile assets and workforces, today announced an enterprise agreement whereby Swift will deploy Spireon's FleetLocate Asset & Trailer Intelligence solution starting with the new 2015 model year dry van trailers the company adds to its fleet.

Swift is one of the largest multi-faceted transportation services company in North America with a tractor fleet of approximately 18,000 units and 60,000 trailers.

"At Swift, our mission is to attract and retain customers by providing best in class transportation solutions and fostering a profitable, disciplined culture of safety, service, and trust," said Richard Stocking, President and COO of Swift Transportation. "We also have a 'can do' attitude, value teamwork, and champion ideas. We felt Spireon understood not only our business needs but our corporate culture and found innovative ways to help us succeed."

Swift chose Spireon's FleetLocate Asset & Trailer Intelligence solution, a highly scalable GPS Trailer Tracking system, to provide more real-time visibility and insight into their trailer fleet including:

  • Actionable Rich Data for improved utilization and turns per trailer
  • Accurate trailer mileage reporting for improved maintenance
  • Seamless TMS integration to drive enhanced operational efficiency
  • Real time trailer location information

"We are extremely proud to be selected as the 2015 dry van trailer telematics provider by a company as innovative as Swift Transportation," said Marc Brungger, CEO of Spireon. "We were able to engage in a one-year proof of concept of our award-winning FleetLocate service, and during that, demonstrated our unique value through product innovation, technology collaboration and high-touch customer service."

About Swift Transportation
Swift began operations in 1966, and today the company generates over $4.0 billion in revenue and operates over 18,000 trucks. Swift's terminal network has grown to over forty full service facilities in both the continental United States and Mexico. Swift owns 100% of Trans-Mex, a Nuevo Laredo, Mexico based carrier, and offers border crossing services at all major Mexican border crossings. In addition, Swift maintains a presence in every Canadian province each day.

About Spireon
Spireon, Inc., is at the summit of business intelligence and committed to going higher. Headquartered in Irvine, CA, the company emerged in 2011 as the industry leading Mobile Resource Management (MRM) company as a result of the merger of ProconGPS, Inc. with Enfotrace GPS, Inc. and Procon Fleet Services, LLC., the top three providers in the MRM space. Spireon connects companies to their mobile assets and workforce through game changing information platforms, giving them the power to manage actionable business intelligence. Inspiring companies to reach new heights with powerful Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) based tools, Spireon provides a sturdy foundation on which to optimize performance.

Contact Information

  • Contacts:
    Swift Transportation Company
    Frank Larance
    1-800-800-2200
    Email Contact

    Spireon Inc.
    Corinna Tutor
    949-422-7103
    Email Contact