Published on October 5, 2015
Toronto, Ontario — October 5, 2015 — Geotab, a leading global provider of premium-quality, end-to-end telematics technology, today announced the acquisition of one of its most successful partners: Strategic Telecom Solutions (STS). Founded in 2004, STS has amassed more than 65,000 subscribers across more than 3,000 customers and has forged a sterling reputation as a first-class customer service provider.
The acquisition enables Geotab to:
“After 3.5 years of partnering with STS, it was clear they were such an ideal match for Geotab that it was time to make the relationship permanent,” said Geotab CEO, Neil Cawse. “This acquisition not only benefits the existing customers of both companies, but also the hundreds of thousands more we expect to add over the next two years, by providing them with the world’s broadest, deepest and most innovative portfolio of telematics solutions.”
Joey Marlow, CEO of Strategic Telecom Solutions, shares a similar viewpoint stating that "From a business standpoint, it’s a perfect partnership. We have built a great foundation for scalable support services, so the marriage of our sales and support model with their focus on engineering a superior product, we are going to be a dominant force in the industry. This is a very exciting time for us and we cannot wait to see what the future holds.”
Fortune 500 companies rely on Geotab's solutions to help improve productivity, optimize fleets through the reduction of fuel consumption, enhance driver safety and achieve stronger compliance to regulatory changes. The company's products are represented and sold worldwide through its authorized reseller network on five continents and serve over 12,000 customers. Today, 600 million telematics data-points are collected on MyGeotab every day, deeming it one of the world’s leading global telematics platforms, in which unique data collection from vehicles can be used for intelligent benchmarking to improve overall performance and safety for any fleet.
Founded in 2004, Strategic Telecom Solutions (STS) built its reputation on the foundation of providing an exceptional customer service experience to the end-user. They architect service programs by identifying and addressing customers’ unique demands, and providing innovative solutions that deliver a great customer experience from start-to-finish. In “Making fleet management work for you”, their platform has an ascendable growth rate and a scalable onboarding process tailored to specific business needs. The company has been averaging upwards of 250 new customer accounts per month, making STS the largest reseller for Geotab. For more information, please visit us at www.strategictelecom.com
Geotab is advancing security, connecting commercial vehicles to the internet and providing web-based analytics to help customers better manage their fleets. Geotab’s open platform and Marketplace, offering hundreds of third-party solution options, allows both small and large businesses to automate operations by integrating vehicle data with their other data assets. As an IoT hub, the in-vehicle device provides additional functionality through IOX Add-Ons. Processing billions of data points a day, Geotab leverages data analytics and machine learning to help customers improve productivity, optimize fleets through the reduction of fuel consumption, enhance driver safety, and achieve strong compliance to regulatory changes. Geotab’s products are represented and sold worldwide through Authorized Geotab Resellers. To learn more, please visit follow us @GEOTAB and on LinkedIn.