Zurich and Bucharest, Romania – (work wire) –EP . sheetsOne of Romania’s largest private fantasy railway operators, operating across Europe, has announced a partnership with a leader in logistics digitization. Nixiot Providing cloud data analysis services for its growing fleet of locomotives and trailers. Nexxiot, the Swiss innovator of the Internet of Things, will begin deploying onboard sensor technology in the coming months, which will enable EP Rail to offer new and innovative services to its customers through artificial intelligence-based analytics.
As part of this new partnership, Nexxiot and EP Rail are developing the “TradeTech” concept, which is being digitized to rethink the potential of global supply chains. The goal is to enable transparency of global assets and commodities and open the door to the development of new and surprising business models.
Romania has the third largest railway network in the European Union and EP Rail is currently one of the largest railway companies in the country. They understand the market challenges and adapt their services to the needs of their clients. EP Rail focuses on developing the latest technologies to drive its business forward with the latest data-driven tools. In close cooperation with major railway operators and other lessors, EP Rail has always focused on creating digital value and services for its customers. The company has also developed its own mobile applications to manage critical operations and create transparency and accountability for its operations. Nexxiot is now adding another level of cloud data and advanced artificial intelligence to the digitization process.
Radu Gabriel GheorghiuEP Rail, owner of EP Rail and CER Fersped, freight operator of EP Rail, support a culture of innovation in their companies: “We strive to incorporate the best solutions for our freight customers to feel safe and always find the freight that is right for them. They have special needs, no matter what their requirements. We believe We are firmly rooted in digital technologies and want to remain at the forefront of our sector by fostering innovation. Nexxiot cloud portals, software, and cloud-based analytics will help us achieve our current mission goals.”
In the coming months, Nexxiot will supply the Romanian company with approximately 1,100 gate devices called Globehoppers to digitize the entire rail fleet. In addition to Globehoppers, EP Rail also uses Nexxiot software that sorts, cleans, and analyzes data. Nexxiot’s Logistics Cloud processes the big data collected using machine learning and algorithms. In the case of EP Rail, this allows for improved operational performance and the creation of new services that customers value as they make their supply chain more transparent, agile, and predictable. New shipping services to end customers will begin online next year.
CEO of Nexxiot Stephen Callmond He said, “It’s an exciting moment for both companies. Nexxiot has rapidly evolved from an innovative launch of the Internet of Things into a pioneering TradeTech company. Through in-depth analytics to process and extract meaning and value from big data using algorithms and the latest machine learning techniques.”
This new partnership with EP Rail significantly expands Nexxiot’s activities in Eastern Europe and is the latest in a series of recent agreements with rail freight operators worldwide, making it one of the largest and most important data logistics cloud in the industry. Over the past 60 days, Nexxiot has also signed service agreements with French specialty materials manufacturer Arkema, Canada’s TransRail Rail Sensor Technology Innovation Group (TRIG) and Poland’s largest independent train operator, Eurowagon.
About EP Rail:
EP Rail is a Romanian private company that provides first class freight forwarding and transportation services. EP was founded in 2013 and 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 rolling stock travel more than 140,000 kilometers per month and transport more than 4 million tons annually. EP Rail guarantees accessibility, professionalism and trust for all of our partnerships, as we offer freight transportation both locally and across borders on public and private railways throughout Romania and beyond. The quality of our services and our flexibility define EP Rail, and loyalty to our customers is the driving force behind all of our operations. https://www.e-prail.ro/
Nexxiot AG is the engine of the future digital logistics. Nexxiot, the leader in freight digitization, enables global shipping companies and suppliers to harness the power of their data using the latest technology and integrated data solutions to track, search and protect freight from more than 160 countries around the world. More than 450 roaming network partners ensure accountability, security, and efficiency. Headquartered in Zurich, Nexxiot operates across Europe and the United States and employs people from 21 countries. The company’s industry-leading secure cloud contains data from more than 2.5 billion kilometers. Nexxiot aims for sustainability through social and corporate responsibility. The goal is to achieve a 5% reduction in global carbon dioxide emissions by increasing the efficiency of freight transport and the disposal of waste from empty tracks and inefficient roads. https://nexxiot.com/
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