ABI Research names Verizon Connect the global leader in innovation for fleet management systems

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BASKING RIDGE, N.J. Verizon Connect has been ranked No. 1 in innovation for fleet management systems globally, according to the Commercial Telematics Vendors Competitive Ranking report from analyst firm ABI Research.

Criteria and considerations for the innovation category include: preventative maintenance, prognostics and analytics; vehicle, driver and cargo monitoring; open platforms; features; tech development; user interface (UI), and user experience (UX).

“We are very proud of our No. 1 in innovation ranking, as it validates how we have harnessed the latest advancements in artificial Intelligence (AI), machine learning, computer vision and Internet of Things (IoT) to allow our customers to transform how they do business,” said Peter Mitchell, Chief Technology Officer at Verizon Connect. “As a result, Verizon Connect has moved from delivering products to delivering extraordinary experiences for our customers so they can drive efficiency, productivity and safety, all while enabling them to get more work done.”

In addition to leading in the Innovation category, Verizon Connect has been named an industry leader in implementation, taking into account market share, geographic coverage, vertical segments, partnerships, financial strength and solution options. Verizon Connect ranked no. 2 overall among competitors, missing the top spot by a mere .3 points.

Verizon Connect offers a full suite of fleet and mobile workforce management solutions, serving commercial customers of any size.

About the report

ABI Research Commercial Telematics Vendors Competitive Ranking analyzes both service and data connectivity for both installed and activated Fleet Management

Systems (FMSs), based on recurring service fees. The results provide global figures and include the following segments: trailer tracking, trucking fleets, long-haul trucking fleets, short-haul, and Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) trucking fleets, local delivery fleets, utility and service fleets, municipal and government fleets, emergency services fleets, public transportation fleets, private transportation fleets, and industrial equipment fleets. The results exclude consumer telematics subscriptions and focus on the 11 largest and most strategic providers in the industry.

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