Scania IT

Developing a new app that enables drivers and fleet planners to share warnings about hazards

Published on 1 Oct 2015

The IBM solution helps us and our customers save money and run smarter businesses: it’s a win-win.

Michael Öhman, Service Manager for the Integration and Mobility Platform, Scania IT

Customer
Scania IT

Industry
Automotive, Computer Services

Deployment country
Sweden

Overview

Scania IT is the information technology division of the Scania group, which specializes in manufacturing trucks, buses and engines for its customers. Headquartered in the Swedish city of Södertälje, the Scania group has operations in more than 100 countries, and employs a total of 42,000 people.

Business need
Scania wanted to enable better communication between vehicle drivers and fleet owners to improve safety and reduce costs – sharpening the automotive group’s ability to attract new business.

Solution
Scania IT launched an IoT platform to support the use of an application that enables drivers to communicate with fleet owners on the go and warn each other about hazards on the road.

Benefits
New offerings help customers work safely and efficiently. Insights into truck usage enable improved design for fleet services, and enable fleet owners to save money.

Components

IBM products and services that were used in this case study.

Software
IBM MessageSight

Solution
IBM Analytics - Internet of Things, Data Serving, IBM Analytics, Industry Model, Smarter Analytics

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