Savi and Litium Mobile Team Up to Deliver RFID Supply Chain Solutions Across Scandinavia
Jönköping, Sweden and Mountain View, Calif., 10/28/2008 --
Savi, a leading provider of wireless-based supply chain solutions, and Litium Mobile Applications, a consulting firm for mobility and visibility solutions, announced a teaming agreement throughout Scandinavia. The partnership will leverage their technical and marketing strengths to deliver Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) and other wireless-based solutions to government, defense and commercial organizations.
The partners have initiated go-to-market and project management support throughout the Scandinavian region (Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland), having already worked together to deliver the Savi Consignment Management Solution (CMS) that automatically locates, tracks and manages in-transit supplies for the Swedish Armed Forces and Denmark Ministry of Defence.
Savi has helped build RFID-based tracking networks at more than 4,000 locations in more than 45 countries for defense forces worldwide, including the United States, NATO, Poland, the United Kingdom, Spain, and Australia. The company's wide range of products and integrated software solutions have been proven to enhance the visibility, management and security of shipments and supplies as they move through local and global supply chains.
"Litium Mobile Applications has proven to be an effective partner in opening doors to new markets and providing support to implement our solutions throughout the Scandinavian region," said David Shannon, Savi Technology's senior vice president of Marketing, Product Management and Strategy.
"The combination of Savi as a leading RFID solution provider with the regional business expertise of Litium Mobile Applications will enable customers throughout Scandinavia to cut transportation costs, enhance service levels and provide competitive advantages," said Hans Börjesson, CEO Litium Mobile Applications.
Litium Mobile Applications is a leader in technical consulting offering highly qualified services and solutions for real-time information, and the development of RFID visibility & Mobile IT systems. The company was founded 2005 and is one of four business areas within the IT-company Litium Affärskommunikation AB. With a base in Sweden, easy and intelligent solutions are designed to address specific industry challenges for clients found in all of Scandinavia. For more information, visit www.mapps.se.
As a wholly owned subsidiary of Lockheed Martin, Savi is a leading provider of active Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) and other Automatic Identification Technology-based solutions that improve the visibility, management and security of supply chain assets, shipments and consignments. For more information, visit www.savi.com.
Headquartered in Bethesda, MD, Lockheed Martin is a global security company that employs about 140,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. The corporation reported 2007 sales of $41.9 billion. For additional information, visit www.lockheedmartin.com.