Optimising truck-trailer mobility and drive operational efficiency for transport and logistics across Europe, Goodyear has enhanced its Total Mobility offer to provide sustainable transport for fleets and original equipment manufacturers.
Goodyear and ZF Connect to Provide Strategic Fleet Management Solutions
Providing flexibility for Europe’s commercial vehicle fleets and trailer manufacturers with regulatory compliance, sustainable transport solutions, as well as a dedicated incentive schemes, Goodyear and ZF’s new agreement is designed to maximise Fleet Management Solutions (FMS) for their clients.
The new total mobility offer from Goodyear and ZF is multifaceted. Fleets will be able to have interoperable data-driven data, as well as fleet management solutions that will offer transport solutions a one-stop solution to maximise their business operations, as well as enhancing their sustainability. By connecting multiple data streams from one common telematics device, the digital transformation process will be easier for fleets and original equipment manufacturers (OEMS) to join the digital transformation process.
“The turnkey proposition proposed by Goodyear and ZF is addressing the growing complexity linked to demanding fleet operations,” said Grégory Boucharlat, Vice President, Commercial Europe for Goodyear. “It enables operators to stay agile and make informed decisions to boost vehicle uptime, promote more economical driving, extend the service life of tyres and assets. It will also lower emissions and improve customer service delivery management based on an integrated tyre and fleet dataset translated into actionable insights.”
“ZF’s collaboration with Goodyear harnesses the expertise and extensive capabilities of two industry-leaders behind a shared conviction to offer European fleets and trailer builders the benefits of a one-stop Fleet Management solution.“ said Peter Bal, Business Leader – Digital Customer Services, EMEA with ZF’s Commercial Vehicle Control System division. “Our ability to supply an integrated solution, with reduced hardware investment, means customers can benefit from simplified operations as they seek to gain further efficiency, as well as enhanced safety and cargo security.”
Since launching its Total Mobility programme in 2019, fleets and OEMS that have joined have the choice of a variety of packages to suit their needs. Members will receive tyre monitoring, management insights, including the correct tyres to mount, smart monitoring technology and proactive maintenance. The offer also includes the Goodyear Tyre Pressure Monitoring system coupled with an incorporated G-predict algorithm. ZF’s Transics FMS solutions include TX-TRAILERPULSE, TX-TRAILERFIT insights and TX-CONNECT, which shares real-time data on the trailer position, geofencing and traffic to ensure proactive maintenance and time savings during waiting and resting times.
The pan-European service programme is designed to combine data-driven monitoring with analytics capabilities to be in line with European regulations, including the GSR5 TPMS requiring HCVs to be progressively equipped with TPMS as of July 2022, helping European fleets and OEMS to be ahead of the curve in terms of current European trends.