Adds capabilities for mobile device procurement, service, and support for industrial and finished goods shippers
ATLANTA – March 23, 2021 – PRLog — Kaleris, a leading provider of cloud-based transportation and asset management solutions for improved supply chain execution, announces a strategic partnership with Buckeye Mountain to deliver mobile computing and wireless networking services for industrial and finished goods shippers, intermodal companies, and rail and truck transportation providers.
Buckeye Mountain specializes in mobile solutions, patented RapidDeploy wireless technologies, comprehensive customer service, and support from procurement to end of life cycle management. Through intelligent solution design and superior service, Buckeye Mountain maximizes technology up-time for customers and ensures the right equipment is properly deployed while any damaged or defective units are promptly exchanged or repaired.
Many of the world’s largest brands rely on Kaleris for mission-critical software solutions and innovation to control and optimize the movement of goods through yards, terminals, and distribution centers across the supply chain. The announcement of this strategic partnership with Buckeye Mountain enables Kaleris to pair industry-leading rail and truck yard management systems (YMS) with turnkey mobile solutions and wireless technologies to further digitize and automate logistics operations and inventory workflows.
“We are excited about our partnership with Buckeye Mountain and the combined capabilities we are bringing together for customers,” said Kirk Knauff, CEO of Kaleris. “Our customers rely on Kaleris for mission-critical yard management solutions and this partnership increases our ability to digitize and automate important workflow tasks where and when the work is completed.”
“We are thrilled to partner with Kaleris,” said Greg Dunnell, Principal of Buckeye Mountain. “Our unique expertise in industrial-grade mobile solutions and wireless technologies will help Kaleris increase customer value and further differentiate its industry-leading rail and truck yard management systems.”
Kaleris is backed by Accel-KKR, a leading technology-focused private equity firm with deep domain expertise in supply chain management software and solutions.
Kaleris is a leading provider of cloud-based transportation and asset management solutions for improved supply chain execution. Kaleris helps industrial and finished goods shippers and carriers manage logistics and inventory across yards, terminals, and distribution centers and track shipments via rail, truck, and multi-mode transportation. Kaleris customers gain valuable insights and improve productivity through increased collaboration between shippers, carriers, and end customers. Many of the world’s largest brands rely on Kaleris for mission-critical solutions and innovation to control and optimize the movement of goods through the supply chain.
About Buckeye Mountain
Buckeye Mountain is the largest provider of rugged mobile computing solutions to the railroad and intermodal industries. For over 15 years Buckeye Mountain has been solving the unique field workforce challenges within these industries. Leveraging a diverse team of experienced industry experts and superior service, Buckeye Mountain maximizes technology up-time and ensures customer project success.
INTERMODAL FORUM EVENT RECAP
Thank you to everyone who made the trip to our first Intermodal Technology Forum. Our conference theme was “Intermodal Innovation through Collaboration.” With that in mind, we were thrilled to include speakers within the industry to give us a glimpse of the future of machine intelligence and much more. Again, we want to thank our customers and partners who traveled near and far for this collaborative effort on discussions that focused around machine intelligence communications, next generation TOS priorities and yard optimization. If you couldn’t catch our event, no worries! Please refer to the presentations below.
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS
2018 BUCKEYE MOUNTAIN USER GROUP EVENT RECAP
Thank you to all who attended our Buckeye Mountain User Group Event – “Solving Problems with Technology”, June 4th – 6th. This two-day event took place at the Marriott Country Club Plaza located in the beautiful Kansas City Plaza.
We were thrilled to have both our customers and partners travel from near and far for a collaborative effort; discussing challenges and solutions associated with rugged mobile technology trends, lessons learned, and solving unique customer problems.
During our event we addressed several topics:
SECTION 1: SOLVING WIRELESS PROBLEMS
Our wireless partners addressed challenging Railroad and Intermodal wireless problems related to Wi-Fi connectivity, communications management and minimizing the need for costly infrastructure.
SECTION 2: TABLET, HANDHELD AND KIOSK DEPLOYMENTS
Our Railroad and Intermodal professionals took the stand to speak about their own experience surrounding wireless networking challenges and solutions, rugged mobile technology and selection criteria, software requirements and usability, and the unique technological requirements of railroad and intermodal operations.
SECTION 3: CONTINUED PARTNER SOLUTIONS
Our partners presented their product portfolios and explained how they are helping to solve problems in the Railroad, Intermodal and Port industries; assisting growth in our industry and pushing innovation.
SECTION 4: TELEMATICS/IMRS/AIM DISCUSSION
The Buckeye Mountain team discussed product updates and roadmaps for our latest software applications.
Of course, our conference wasn’t ALL work! We kicked things off on Monday night with our networking reception in the hotel’s terrace room, overlooking the beautiful Kansas City Plaza.The weather did not disappoint on Tuesday evening, and everyone was able to enjoy a few hours of tee-time on the links at TopGolf!
We couldn’t write this recap without a special shout-out to our conference sponsors; Xplore, Winmate, GetWireless, Sierra Wireless, Panasonic, Cambium, Netmotion, Honeywell, Juniper Systems, Zebra, and Trimble! You understand that our missions in this industry are bigger than any one organization, and for that we thank you for your partnership.
A special thank you to all of our speakers!
NETMOTION: Chris Edgmon
SIERRA WIRELESS: Eldon Mast
KCS: Jason Baker
CAMBIUM: Jonathan Shawhart
CROWLEY: Naga Boyalapalli
CSX: Leif Rush
GWRR: Aage Lindstad
UPRR: Terry Frampton
TTX: Purnesh Rustagi
NS: Brian Adams
CSX: Shane Reeves
BNSF: Kevin Allin
BNSF: Elizabeth Matlock
XPLORE: Tim Dehne
WINMATE: Khalid Kidari
PANASONIC: Chad Hall
MOBILE WORKFORCE: Stew Skomra