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Cubic Global Tracking Solutions and arviem AG Form Strategic Partnership for Global Cargo Monitoring Services

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – January  27, 2014 –  Cubic Global Tracking Solutions , a subsidiary of  Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) announced today it has entered into a five year leasing agreement and strategic partnership with leading cargo monitoring service provider,  arviem  AG of Switzerland. The agreement is valued at more than $3.2 million to supply container tracking and monitoring equipment for arviem AG’s Global Cargo Monitoring Service. “arviem AG will be using Cubic’s Global Sentinel® products and technology to monitor 30,000 shipments each year, and provides invaluable intelligence to customers as their cargo navigates the uncertainties of today’s logistics supply chain.” said Jim Kilfeather, vice president of Cubic Global Tracking Solutions. “arviem will also be entering into a strategic partnership with Cubic to develop advanced cargo monitoring capabilities based on our technology platforms which will further enhance the value proposition and service offering.” Cubic Global

Une start-up suisse spécialisée dans la logistique de transport lève 1,35 million de francs

Arviem, une start-up zougoise spécialisée dans les services de monitoring pour le transport cargo a bouclé un tour d’investissement d’1,35 million. Parmi les investisseurs, l’on retrouve Swisscom Venture et la ZKB. Pour poursuivre son développement, la start-up de Baar Arviem, spécialiste du monitoring de transport de marchandise en temps réel, a levé 1,35 million de francs suisses, annonce le site spécialisé . Elle a fait appel à la plateforme d’investissement destinée aux start-up Investiere pour mener son tour. La moitié des fonds a été levée auprès de business angels privés issus de la communauté Investiere. L’autre est promise par Swisscom Ventures et la banque cantonale zurichoise. Investiere a même dû refuser des investisseurs, et s’est basé sur leur philosophie pour trier les candidats: «Notre politique veut que les start-ups aient accès aux meilleurs investisseurs, par forcément les plus riches», explique Steffen Wagner, co-fondateur de la plateforme, ci

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics kooperiert mit arviem AG

Seit Anfang Juni 2013 kann der Osnabrücker Logistikdienstleister  Hellmann Worldwide Logistics  einen weiteren Kooperationspartner willkommen heißen. Mit der schweizerischen  arviem AG  ergänzt Hellmann sein Dienstleistungsportfolio um einen innovativen Service im Bereich Cargo-Monitoring. Gemeinsam werden die Partner ihren Kunden eine Lösung zur Echtzeitüberwachung von Frachtsendungen anbieten.   Die Lösung der arviem AG besteht aus dem Zusammenspiel der Hardware (Monitoring-Device) und der Software. Das Besondere: Kunden können die komplette Lösung pro Frachtsendung als Dienstleistung zum Festpreis buchen. Große Investitionen entfallen damit, da die Dienstleistung als reine "pay as you use" – Variante angeboten wird. Das Modell macht die Unternehmen gleichzeitig flexibler, weil sich je nach Bedarf zusätzliche Container oder aber auch einzelne Frachtsendungen ausstatten lassen können. Da das Tracking-Gerät nicht fest mit dem Container verbaut ist, kann es der Kunde jederze

Swisscom and ZKB Join investiere in CHF 1.35M Round for arviem

Zug, 16 December 2013 - arviem, a Zug-based startup providing global cargo monitoring services, announces the successful closing of a CHF 1.35 million financing round. arviem provides its well-known blue chip clients such as DOW Chemical, Nestlé, Bacardi and Hellmann Worldwide Logistics with a real-time end-to-end cargo monitoring service that empowers them to optimize their supply chains. arviem’s clients receive accurate real- time data and analytics on their cargo shipments and can therefore take critical decisions and reduce costs dramatically. To raise this amount, arviem partnered with the acclaimed online startup-investment- platform investiere. About half the funds raised were provided by private business angels from the investiere-community. The other half came from investiere’s co-investors Swisscom Ventures and Zürcher Kantonalbank. Typical for investiere investment rounds, the online investment platform provided a private le

Deutsche Telekom and arviem AG launch M2M partnership

March 21, 2013 Deutsche Telekom AG  today signed a nearly double-digit million euro contract with leading cargo monitoring service provider arviem AG of Switzerland. The partners will jointly offer their customers a real-time monitoring solution for freight consignments, the two companies announced. For Deutsche Telekom the partnership is an important building block for expanding its business in solutions based on machine-to-machine (M2M) communication. As part of the partnership Deutsche Telekom is providing both the hardware and the SIM cards. The software solution that evaluates the data collected comes from arviem. In the next step  Deutsche Telekom  will be offering a complete, single-source service, including the software. The special feature is that customers can book the solution for a fixed price (OPEX) per consignment, so major investments are not required. The business model also makes companies more flexible because they can fit out individual containers or even individ