Bridgestone India Invests In Tyre Management Services Startup Fleeca India
Published On 17-Dec-2020
Fleeca India provides digital-based business solutions to fleet operators to increase efficiencies of their tyre usage.
Tyre maker Bridgestone India said that it has invested in fleet management startup Fleeca India, as part of its strategy to provide latest mobility solutions.
Fleeca India provides digital-based business solutions to fleet operators to increase efficiencies of their tyre usage. According to Bridgestone, this investment will further strengthen Bridgestone India’s existing service infrastructure, to provide quality and comprehensive service across national highways by leveraging Fleeca’s service.
Parag Satpute, MD, Bridgestone India: “Tyre management as a service is still in its nascent stage in India; however, customer preferences are changing. Traditional business models are being disrupted and overall the mobility segment is undergoing a rapid change. We at Bridgestone India are focussed on pioneering new business models and strengthening our solutions business to accelerate our growth plans. This investment will enable us to create higher value for our customers in India and help them improve the return on investments.”
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These services based on digital applications assume importance as more and more fleet operators are seeking options like "pay per km" models when it comes to the procurement of tyres, said the release.
This helps the fleet owners to maximise the total cost of ownership of their operations and Fleeca India has the expertise in offering such solutions to its customers, it added.
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These services enable monitoring the entire lifecycle of the tyre from fitment to scrap with required interventions to increase tyre life and efficiencies, leading to greater savings by fleet owners, Bridgestone Tyre said.
Tikam Jain, founder and CEO, Fleeca India: “It is indeed a matter of honour to have Bridgestone India, a global leader in sustainable mobility and advanced solutions is investing in Fleeca India. It is a reflection of the confidence that Bridgestone India has in our product offerings.”