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Paper Transport to integrate Platform Science tech into fleet

Nov. 23, 2022
The FleetOwner 500 for-hire carrier will integrate the telematics provider's software into its fleet by the end of 2022.

Truckload carrier and freight broker Paper Transport has entered an agreement with Platform Science to integrate the telematics provider’s software suite into the fleet of over 800 tractors.

Paper Transport, No. 127 on the FleetOwner 500: Top For-Hire Fleets, will equip each truck with a tablet to access Platform Science's technology platform and catalog of apps, providing tools geared to enhance drivers' experience. Paper Transport's back office will receive real-time data to optimize operations, according to a press release from the companies. Platform Science is expected to roll out to all of Paper Transport's trucks by the end of 2022.

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"The team at Paper Transport is known for their entrepreneurial spirit and commitment to innovation," said Luke Wachtel, SVP 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.”

"We are excited to deploy Platform Science's innovative technology in our fleet," said Dan Deppeler, VP 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. Our singular goal is to utilize Platform Science connections with third-party developers to offer unique driver-based solutions. Life on the road demands a high degree of focus and attention, so making the tablet interaction frictionless will make a hard job a little bit easier.”

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