Kanglim, a manufacturer of specialty industrial vehicles, announced July 14 an alliance with Ridecell, a platform powering digital transformations and IoT automation for fleet-driven businesses. Ridecell will collaborate with Kanglim to develop an IoT automation and mobility platform for specialty industrial vehicle fleets. Kanglim’s vehicles include industrial cranes, fire trucks, electrical work vehicles, aerial platforms, military and police equipment, and pump vehicles.
“Specialty vehicles are often delivering essential services, such as electricity repair, military, or fire containment,” said Dr. Seuk-Kyung Sung, vice chairman and CEO of Kanglim. “Automating maintenance requirements to minimize downtime is critical. Our digital network and the Ridecell automation and mobility platform lets our customers maximize their investment in Kanglim vehicles and keep essential infrastructure running.”
Kanglim's connectivity and remote monitoring combined with Ridecell’s Fleet IoT platform will offer automation of key functions such as maintenance and scheduling.
“Kanglim and Ridecell share a similar vision of a future where fleets composed of industrial specialty vehicles are achieving unparalleled utilization and uptime,” said Aarjav Trivedi, founder and CEO of Ridecell. “Our tailored automation and mobility platform provides built-in connectivity and efficiency that keeps Kanglim’s vital fleet on the road. Digital transformation for specialty vehicles is the perfect use for the Ridecell Fleet IoT automation and mobility platform."
In addition to the strategic alliance, Kanglim is also now an investor in Ridecell. The two companies will continue to collaborate on long-term innovations for the industry.