ZF’s connectivity solutions for Turkey’s logistics

By Roberta Prandi16 March 2021

ZF announced a deal with Turkey-based Barsan Global Logistics to equip its commercial vehicle fleet with advanced Transics-branded connectivity solutions in Europe and the Middle East.

ZF’s Commercial Vehicle Control Systems division, formed after the acquisition of WABCO, will equip 800 trucks and 1000 trailers of Barsan Global Logistics with its Transics-branded TX-Sky on-board computers and its TX-TrailerPulse advanced trailer monitoring and remote diagnostics solution.

Connected with the cloud-based digital services platforms TX-Connect and TX-TrailerFit, fleets get real-time access to operational data helping to optimize trailer capacity and utilization, while also enabling access to trailer health.

ZF's connectivity solutions for Turkish truck fleet ZF will deliver connectivity solutions for the truck fleet of Barsan Global Logistics.

Barsan Global Logistics is a Turkey-based enterprise that provides its services to global companies through 74 centers located in 38 countries, including the United States and China as well as across Europe and Asia.

“In today’s highly competitive logistics market, ensuring we deliver first-class logistics support to our customers across the globe is of paramount importance. So it is vital that our partners share our ambition and values, as ZF does,” said Kamil Barlin, founder of Barsan Global Logistics. “ZF’s advanced fleet management systems (FMS) capabilities for truck and trailer, along with its pan-European service network will help accelerate our digitization journey in addition to providing efficiency gains.”

The deal was completed in close collaboration with ZF’s Turkish partner Intermobil. “As ZF’s longstanding agent and distributor in Turkey, we are delighted to further build on our partnership by supporting ZF’s continued expansion in this important region,” said Rıfat Perahya, managing director of İntermobil.

ZF Commercial Vehicle Control Systems’ Business Leader Digital Customer Services EMEA, Peter Bal, added: “ZF is honored to welcome a global leader of Barsan standing as a valued customer. We are confident that our advanced connectivity solutions will boost Barsan’s digitization journey and enable them to take their highly rated customer services to the next level.”

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