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Civica acquires TranSend Solutions

Civica has acquired specialist software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider TranSend Solutions Limited for an undisclosed amount.

The acquisition adds new cloud software and customers to complement Civica’s existing Tranman software family for the sector

TranSend provides delivery management software to organisations with complex logistics and transport requirements; its software is used by more than 75 major organisations, including Wessex Water, Seven Trent Water and Wincanton. Solutions include real-time, PDA and web-based delivery management and monitoring systems, which provide an end-to-end solution covering route optimisation, electronic proof of delivery, transport compliance and delivery intelligence.

The acquisition, made through Civica Group’s Civica UK Limited subsidiary ,will be used to add new cloud software and customers to complement Civica’s existing Tranman software family for the sector. TranSend will form part of an enlarged Transport & Blue Light business, further supporting Civica’s SaaS offerings for customers across the UK market.

Wayne Story, Civica Group CEO, said: “I am pleased to welcome TranSend to Civica. The team brings deep sector expertise and specialist cloud solutions which are highly complementary to Civica’s established activities in shared markets. The company’s ePOD software system tailors all aspects of the delivery management process and we look forward to expanding the business-critical software that we offer to our customers and stakeholders.”

David Cook, managing director at TranSend, added: “Finding new ways to improve efficiency and enhance customer service in the delivery management process is our priority. We are delighted to be joining Civica which will bring us unparalleled opportunities in broadening our capability and reaching new customers in different sectors. It is also good news for our customers as we now have access to additional operational, development and support resource to sustain our growth.”

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Written by Natalie Middleton

Natalie has worked as a fleet journalist for 16 years, previously as assistant editor on the former Company Car magazine before joining Fleet World in 2006. Prior to this, she worked on a range of B2B titles, including Insurance Age and Insurance Day. As Business Editor, Natalie ensures the group websites and newsletters are updated with the latest news.

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