Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure Acquires Cambridge
Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure Acquires Cambridge Systematics' Transportation Permitting Software
Purchase provides customers with complete solution for oversize, overweight vehicle permitting and routingHUNTSVILLE, Ala., Feb. 17, 2016 — (PRNewswire) — Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure has acquired Cambridge Systematics' oversize/overweight (OS/OW) vehicle permitting software. The permitting application will be combined with Hexagon's routing applications, providing departments of transportation with a single solution to ensure safe and efficient travel of oversize/overweight vehicles through their communities.
The new, fully integrated solution from Hexagon will feature the former Cambridge Systematics' permitting application, PermitCS, and Hexagon's route planning and restriction management applications. PermitCS will be renamed and rebranded as a Hexagon product. Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure and Cambridge Systematics have successfully partnered to serve the OS/OW market since 2009, and multiple states currently use the combined solution. The companies will collaborate to ensure a smooth transition for existing customers.
"By combining Cambridge Systematics' permitting software with Hexagon's routing applications, we're able to offer an end-to-end oversize/overweight solution to state, county and city departments of transportation," said Steven Cost, president, Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure. "This acquisition demonstrates our commitment to an important transportation market sector. Our goal is to be the leading provider of OS/OW solutions in North America."