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Microlise Partners with Australian Enterprise Mobility Solution Provider Skywire

Fleet operators in Australia looking to implement Microlise’s latest telematics and transport technology can now access products through a new partnership with Sydney-headquartered enterprise mobility solutions supplier Skywire.

With nearly 20 years’ experience Skywire is the preferred mobility provider for many large organisations throughout Australia and New Zealand. It designs, deploys, manages and supports mobility systems in rugged environments and from now will act as a partner to Microlise in Asia Pacific (APAC).

The partnership will bring added value to Skywire’s customer base – particularly those operating in the transport & logistics and retail space.

Microlise is a world leader in vehicle fleet management solutions and works with 80% of the retail grocery supply chain customers in the UK, including Tesco online, Asda and major transport operators like DHL Supply Chain, CEVA Logistics and Eddie Stobart.

With its APAC headquarters in Melbourne, Microlise assists organisations to reduce, control and manage fleet vehicle costs, as well as increase operational efficiency.

Since the start of operations in Australia Microlise has already secured two major deals including with one of the largest retailers in the country.

“This partnership makes a lot of sense. Microlise offers industry-leading telematics, journey management and proof of delivery solutions, with drivers often requiring enterprise mobility devices as an in-cab rugged terminal. As a Premier Partner of Zebra Technologies here in Australia many of our customers are already using Zebra devices. Therefore, we believe Microlise complements our offering and can bring real value for our transport, logistics and warehousing customers,” said James Shepherd CEO Skywire.

The Microlise solution suite covers four broad areas: telematics, safety compliance, journey management and proof of delivery. The end-to-end solution helps transport service providers to reduce fuel consumption, maximise vehicle utilisation, improve safety and provides real-time visibility of the fleet against schedule.

“We are pleased to be striking a partnership with an established and well-placed company such as Skywire,” said Luke Olsen, Director of Sales for Asia Pacific, Microlise. “Skywire has many customers operating within the supply chain and logistics Industry, a sector our products have been specifically developed to serve. As a new entrant in the APAC market we are committed to growing in the region. Skywire will act as an ambassador, helping to get our product in front of more potential customers.”

This year Microlise won the Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade in recognition of its expansion into international markets over the last three years.

For further information on Microlise fleet management solutions, please visit www.microlise.com.au.To learn more about Skywire, visit http://www.skywire.com.au.

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About Microlise
Microlise telematics, journey management and proof of delivery products help its customers reduce costs and the environmental impact of their fleet operations. This is achieved by maximising vehicle utilisation, increasing operational efficiency and improving economy and safety; whilst helping to deliver the very best customer experience by providing real-time visibility of the fleet against schedule.

An award-winning privately owned business, Microlise invests significantly in research and development annually to ensure its solutions continue to be underpinned by market-leading technology. In 2018 Microlise won the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise – International Trade.

About Skywire
Skywire designs, deploys, manages and supports mobility systems in rugged enterprise environments.

With 19 years’ experience and expertise in providing innovative solutions across mission-critical applications, we are proud to be the preferred mobility provider for many large organisations throughout Australia and New Zealand.

Some of our customers include  Coca-Cola Amatil, Linfox, David Jones, TOLL Australia, Toyota Australia, Arnotts, Sanitarium, QANTAS, DHL, Murray Goulburn, Armaguard, Schneider Electric and Fujitsu to name a few.

Together with our carefully selected business partners, Skywire specialises in delivering and supporting enterprise mobility solutions across a wide variety of industries including:  Warehouse & Distribution, Transport & Logistics, Field Sales & Service, Retail, FMCG and many others.

By providing our enterprise mobility solutions with an industry focus, Skywire brings to the table a complex understanding of the challenges faced by these markets to provide our customers a solution that meets their needs.

For more information, please visit http://www.skywire.com.au

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