TruTac acquired by Microlise

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Terry Ramsey, MD of TruTac (left) and Nadeem Raza, CEO of Microlise

Telematics and transport management solutions provider Microlise has announced that it has completed the acquisition of TruTac, a well-known provider of fleet compliance and management software. The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed and as part of the acquisition, TruTac will remain an independent company as part of the Microlise Group.

Microlise, headquartered in Nottingham, has over 500,000 connections around the world. Its Fleet Performance, Journey Management, Planning & Optimisation and Proof of Delivery products are used by fleet operators internationally. OEM partners include MAN Truck & Bus UK.

Founded in 1990 and operating throughout the UK and Ireland, TruTac has established itself as a key name in the world of fleet compliance software. Its online product suite allows operators and transport managers to simplify and streamline tachograph and compliance management via one easy-to-use portal. TruTac’s range of products helps clients to protect their operator licence, reduce risk, increase fleet efficiency and reduce administration costs.

Nadeem Raza, Microlise’s Chief Executive Officer, commented: “We are delighted to announce this acquisition and we welcome the TruTac team to Microlise. This union strengthens our presence in both the HGV and PSV sectors, and complements our group offering of real-time fleet management systems to enable smarter and more accurate operational decisions.

“We have identified strong synergies between the businesses, particularly across the development of new products and services. We look forward to actively pursuing our ongoing mutual success.”

Terry Ramsey, Managing Director of TruTac added: “I am proud of everything TruTac has achieved in becoming the UK’s compliance software market leader and this is great news for both old and new HGV and PSV customers.

“Microlise and TruTac are guided by the same ethos and passion for transport and this union is a positive one. Combining our expertise will deliver greater customer and partner value across the commercial and passenger transport industries.

“I look forward to accelerating the development of new products and services and to entering new markets with a strengthened and complementary fleet management offering.”