Traxens Receives International UIC Digital Award

International Union of Railways (UIC) in Paris announced Traxens as
winner in the Productivity Category

MARSEILLE, France–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Traxens, a provider of high-value data and services for the supply chain
industry, today announces that the company has won the 2018 UIC Digital
award in the Productivity Category from the UIC, the worldwide railway
organisation. This award highlights the benefits accrued in productivity
from deploying digital trains, making it possible to modernize rail

Traxens is the winner in the Productivity category. Its smart container
solution combines a mesh radio network, devices attached to wagons and a
big data platform. Together, they provide a new source of data about the
position and condition of rolling stock and cargo. This data can also be
used to improve fleet and supply chain management, which benefit
operations, security and services.

“Traxens is thrilled to receive industry recognition of its solution
that addresses the digitalization of rail freight and brings benefits in
operational productivity. These impact services, productivity and
safety, such as reducing repetitive and tedious tasks,” said Florence
Delalande, director of the Rail Business Unit at Traxens.

This is the third consecutive year that UIC, the worldwide professional
association representing the railway sector and promoting rail
transport, has organized the UIC Digital Awards. This global
competition, which attracted close to 30 candidates, is open to
start-ups with activities in one of three categories: productivity,
services or security.

The UIC Digital Awards seek to recognize the exchange of knowledge
taking place between railway companies and start-ups, with the aim of
opening up new perspectives on the railway sector and future mobility as
a result of innovative start-ups being part of the value chain. The
UIC’s philosophy to ‘share-open-connect’, particularly in digital
transformation, is supported by various ecosystem players.

About Traxens
Traxens delivers the world’s most extensive,
precise and timely information about containers in transit anywhere in
the world using breakthrough technology and Big Data techniques. This
information provides all stakeholders in multi-modal transport the
opportunity to improve costs, optimize investment and offer premium



About UIC

The UIC main missions are:

  • Promote rail transport at a global level with the objective of
    optimally meeting current and future challenges of mobility and
    sustainable development
  • Promote interoperability, and as a Standard-Setting Organization,
    create new world IRSs (International Railway Solution) for railways
    (including common solutions with other transport modes)
  • Develop and facilitate all forms of international cooperation among
    members, facilitate the sharing of best practices (benchmarking)
  • Support members in their efforts to develop new business and new areas
    of activities
  • Propose new ways to improve technical and environmental performance of
    rail transport, improve competitiveness, reduce costs



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