Cheema Freightlines Partners with Platform Science to Deploy Virtual Vehicle  

| December 13, 2023

Virtual Vehicle is First Open OEM Platform That Replaces the Need for Aftermarket Hardware

Cheema Freightlines, a 17-year-old family owned-and-operated dry truckload transportation company, and Platform Science, a leading connected vehicle platform, today announced a partnership to roll out Platform Science’s Virtual VehicleTMplatform to Cheema’s fleet of more than 500 trucks servicing the Western United States.  

Virtual Vehicle provides Cheema with a flexible, consistent, real-time, open software platform connecting vehicles to all parts of a fleet’s logistics ecosystem. Through Virtual Vehicle, Cheema vehicles are placed at the center of a dynamic tech hub, with real-time data, ease-of use, full automation, sensor integration, and advanced safety features, as well as a developer platform for fleets and third-parties. Virtual Vehicle also allows ongoing configurability, a tightly integrated experience, and tier-1 support for the entire solution.

“Virtual Vehicle replaces the need for aftermarket hardware with a light-weight operating system that provides simplicity, consistency, and cost effectiveness,” said Harman Cheema, President & CEO of Cheema Freightlines. “We want to provide our drivers with the best experience and provide our customers with the best truckload services and Platform Science’s Virtual Vehicle is the ideal solution to meet these goals.” 

Cheema’s drivers will now be able to access telematics, software solutions, real-time vehicle data, and third-party applications directly from their vehicles, improving efficiency and driver satisfaction. 

“Cheema is a leader in the industry for its commitment to safety and forward-thinking use of  technology to deliver the best driver experience,” said Gerald Choung, Chief Revenue Officer, Platform Science. “We’re honored to partner with Cheema on its implementation of Virtual Vehicle to help grow its business.” 

Virtual Vehicle was developed in direct collaboration with the world’s largest commercial vehicle makers to replace the need for aftermarket hardware, helping fleet operators save money, time and be more efficient in their operations. 

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