AMSTERDAM & SAO PAULO — (BUSINESS WIRE) — April 17, 2017 — TomTom ( TOM2) and Maplink are proud to announce that TomTom has been selected to power Maplink’s logistics and enterprise geolocation solutions. Maplink will leverage TomTom global map and traffic data in its API’s and logistics platform which hosts hundreds of thousands of assets worldwide. TomTom data will also be used in Maplink logistics software which can be installed on premise or on mobile driver terminals.
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“Through our work with transportation and logistics systems, TomTom is transforming mobility across the world,” explains Anders Truelsen, Managing Director of TomTom’s Licensing Business. “By harnessing the value of our global map and traffic data, Maplink clients now have the tools and data necessary to drive more efficient transportation routes and make more informed business decisions.”
Capitalising on TomTom’s fresh maps and live traffic views, Maplink solutions are better enabled to meet the growing market needs for on-demand logistics and geolocation solutions.
“We selected TomTom because of the high quality of their cartographic base and global coverage,” adds Frederico Hohagen, CEO of Maplink. “With this new global agreement, coupled with our recent acquisition activity, MapLink extends the value of our offering from Latin America to include Europe and beyond.”
TomTom empowers movement. Every day millions of people around the world depend on TomTom to make smarter decisions. We design and develop innovative products that make it easy for people to keep moving towards their goals. Our map-based components include map content, online map-based services, real-time traffic and navigation software. Our consumer products include PNDs, navigation apps and sports watches. Our main business products are custom in-dash navigation systems and a fleet management system, which is offered to fleet owners as an online service with integrated in-vehicle cellular devices. Our business consists of four customer facing business units: Automotive, Licensing, Telematics and Consumer.
Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Amsterdam, we have more than 4,700 employees worldwide. For further information, please visit www.tomtom.com
Maplink is a global company reference in cloud Logistics and Geolocation technology. With customers in more than 18 countries in the Americas, Europe and Africa, its headquarter stays in Sao Paulo and has offices in Latin America and Europe. For more than 17 years Maplink has been investing in innovation and offering solutions for more than 1,200 companies of different sizes and industries. Since 2014 it has been part of Movile, a leading global company in development of mobile content and commerce platforms, and in 2016 has acquired the French company Optilogistic, a world reference in Logistics. The company develops a TMS solution for planning and transportation routes optimization since 1992. Optilogistic is a global leader in Transport and logistics issues with its TMS AXIODIS for routes optimization. Optilogistic is positioned closer to the customers’ expectations in many industries.