EP Rail chooses Nexxiot as digitization partner, advancing “TradeTech” in Eastern Europe
ZURICH & BUCHAREST, Romania, September 03, 2021– (BUSINESS WIRE) –EP Rail, one of the largest private fear rail operators in Romania with operations across Europe, has announced a partnership with the pioneer of the digitization of logistics Nexiot provide cloud-based data analysis services for its growing fleet of locomotives and railcars. Nexxiot, the innovative Swiss IoT company, will begin the deployment of its on-board sensor technology in the coming months, enabling EP Rail to deliver new and innovative services to its customers through AI-based analytics.
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EP Rail, one of the largest private fear rail operators in Romania with operations across Europe, has announced a partnership with logistics digitization pioneer Nexxiot to provide data analysis services based on the cloud for its growing fleet of locomotives and railcars. Credit: EP Rail
Through this new partnership, Nexxiot and EP Rail are advancing the concept of “TradeTech”, which is reinventing the capabilities of global supply chains through digitization. The aim is to enable global transparency of assets and commodities and to open the door to the development of new disruptive business models.
Romania has the third largest rail network in the European Union and EP Rail is currently one of the largest rail companies in the country. They understand the challenges of the market and tailor their services to meet the needs of their clients. EP Rail is focused on developing cutting edge technologies to move its business forward using the latest data-driven tools. Working closely with other major rail operators and lessors, EP Rail always focuses on value creation and digital services for its customers. The company has also developed its own mobile applications for the management of critical processes and to create transparency and accountability around its operations. The Nexxiot solution now adds the next level of cloud-based data and advanced AI to the digitization process.
Radu Gabriel Gheorghiu, owner of EP Rail and CER Fersped, the freight operator of EP Rail, promotes a culture of innovation in its companies: “We seek and integrate the best solutions for our cargo customers so that they feel safe and can always find the right freight transport. for their specific needs, whatever their requirements. We firmly believe in digital technologies and wish to remain at the forefront of our sector by promoting innovation. Nexxiot’s sensor gateways, cloud-based software and analytics will help us meet our current mission goals. “
Nexxiot will deliver around 1,100 gateways, called Globehoppers, to the Romanian company over the next few months to digitize the entire railcar fleet. In addition to Globehoppers, EP Rail benefits from Nexxiot software which sorts, cleans and analyzes data. Nexxiot’s dedicated logistics cloud processes the collected big data using machine learning and algorithms. For EP Rail, this helps improve operational performance and create new services that are valued by customers as it makes their supply chain more transparent, agile and predictable. New freight services for the end customer will be brought online in the coming year.
CEO of Nexiot Stefan Kalmund said: “This is an exciting time for both companies. Nexxiot quickly grew from a young innovative IoT company to an industry leader in TradeTech. With in-depth analyzes to process and extract the meaning and value of Big Data using algorithms and the latest machine learning techniques. “
This new partnership with EP Rail significantly expands Nexxiot’s business in Eastern Europe and is the latest in a series of recent agreements with rail freight operators around the world, making it one of the logistics clouds most important and important data in the industry. Over the past 60 days, Nexxiot has also signed service agreements with French specialty materials maker Arkema, Canadian rail sensor technology innovator TransRail Innovation Group (TRIG) and Poland’s largest freight wagon operator. independent Eurowagon.
About EP Rail:
EP Rail is a privately held Romanian company providing top notch freight transport and shipping services. Founded in 2013, EP is headquartered in Bucharest and operates across Europe with subsidiaries in Slovakia, Slovenia, Hungary, Austria and Germany. Our fleet of locomotives and more than 2,000 container wagons total more than 140,000 kilometers traveled monthly and more than 4 million tonnes transported annually. EP Rail guarantees availability, professionalism and trust for all our partnership relationships as we offer both national and cross-border freight transport on public and private railways throughout Romania and beyond. Our quality of service and flexibility set EP Rail apart, while loyalty to our customers guides all of our operations. https://www.e-prail.ro/
Nexxiot AG is a driving force behind the digital logistics of tomorrow. An industry leader in the digitization of freight transportation, Nexxiot enables global shipping companies and suppliers to harness the power of their data with proprietary cutting-edge technology and integrated data solutions to track, find and protect goods from more than 160 countries around the world. and through 450 network roaming partners to ensure accountability, security and efficiency. Based in Zurich, Nexxiot operates across Europe and the United States, employing people from 21 countries. The company’s secure and industry-leading cloud includes data from over 2.5 billion kilometers traveled. empty tracks and inefficient routes. https://nexiot.com/
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