Werner Enterprises Selects Samsara for Cloud-Based Operations


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Werner Enterprises has selected a cloud-based fleet management platform from Samsara Inc. to help manage its operations, the companies announced Dec. 15.

The Samsara Connected Operations Cloud is an integrated platform that leverages data to help transportation and logistics companies improve safety, efficiency and sustainability. Werner operates a fleet of more than 8,500 trucks, 27,000 trailers and 14,000 associates.

“Werner is intentional and focused on ensuring the safety of our own drivers and the motoring public,” said Daragh Mahon, the carrier’s executive vice president and chief information officer. “To innovate in the transportation and logistics industry, you need to work with like-minded technology leaders. Samsara’s pace of innovation is what we were looking for and we are excited for the continued growth with them in our digital transformation journey.”

The Samsara AI Dash Cam is one of the main ways in which the platform can collect data. It enables real-time incident detection, in-cab preventative coaching and coaching workflows, and worker safety scores. According to a news release, Werner in an initial run with the service recorded safety improvements and found more opportunities to recognize drivers for good behavior.

“Werner demonstrates what’s possible when you lean into innovation and it’s an exciting time to be a part of their journey,” said Stephen Franchetti, chief information officer at Samsara. “Real-time data is the foundation of creating a better driver experience and a more resilient supply chain.”

Samsara processes more than 4.6 trillion data points annually.

Werner ranks No. 17 on the Transport Topics Top 100 list of the largest for-hire carriers in North America and No. 33 on the TT Top 100 list of the largest logistics companies— Transport Topics

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