Paper Transport Enhances Fleet With Platform Science Partnership
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Paper Transport launched a collaboration with Platform Science to connect its trucks with digital services, the companies announced Nov. 14.
Platform Science provides fleets with a unified technology platform that includes mobile services and applications.
Paper Transport plans to bring that technology to its fleet. Its trucks will be equipped with a tablet to access the platform and a catalog of apps.
The team at Paper Transport is known for their entrepreneurial spirit and commitment to innovation,” said Luke Wachtel, senior vice president of transportation and logistics at Platform Science. “We are proud to collaborate with Paper Transport to deliver the superior driver experience, efficiency boost and flexibility they are striving for. Our unified, customizable platform will allow them to tailor the solutions they utilize as their needs evolve.”
Platform Science said the trucks will be provided with powerful tools to enhance the driver experience. The Paper Transport back office also will be able to tap into and capture real-time data to optimize operations.
“We are excited to deploy Platform Science’s innovative technology in our fleet,” said Dan Deppeler, vice president of maintenance at Paper Transport. “Platform Science provides us an in-truck operating system that will prove to be more flexible and responsive to changing business needs and OEM integration. A critical path forward for PTI is one that is focused on driver workflow.”
Paper Transport ranks No. 100 on the Transport Topics Top 100 list of the largest for-hire carriers in North America. — Transport Topics
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