Montreal, December 9, 2019 – Développement Effenco Inc, a supplier of electrification and connectivity solutions for the truck industry, is pleased to announce the signing of an exclusive distribution partnership on the BENELUX market with Drive Line Systems BV (DLS), exclusive distributor of Allison Transmission in Benelux and Turkey.
Under the terms of the agreement, DLS will use its sales and service expertise to distribute Effenco’s solutions. The distribution agreement includes BENELUX, Turkey, Iceland and some strategic European integrators.
David Arsenault, CEO of Effenco, said: “With this new partnership, Effenco continues its international expansion, demonstrating that our approach to electrification is being adopted globally. I am very grateful that DLS has decided to team up with us.”
Christian Lafrance, Effenco’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing, said: “This partnership expands our sales capabilities with an established distributor who has over 50 years of experience. “He added: “The BENELUX represents a key territory for Effenco. Several truck manufacturers and port operators are located there, which represents a huge opportunity to deploy our technology.
With this signature, all Effenco customers will now benefit from a local integration and service center to support installations, service and warranties.
Rob van Gils, Managing Director of Drive Line Systems, said: “We are delighted to partner with Effenco as its exclusive partner in the BENELUX territory, Iceland and Turkey. Together, we see tremendous potential to electrify the truck industry in our territory. We recognize that Effenco’s systems are one of the most cost-effective solutions to reduce GHGs and improve air quality. Effenco products are also the perfect complement to the Allison transmissions we distribute.”
Founded in Montreal in 2006, Effenco develops electrification and connectivity solutions for the transportation industry, reducing GHG emissions from heavy-duty vocational vehicles. Its large set of operational data collected from connected vehicles (IoT) is at the heart of its development process. Thanks to its patented electrical technology, Effenco is now a world leader in improving the energy efficiency of vocational trucks. Effenco is deployed in the United States (New York, Port of Los Angeles), France (Paris, Saint-Lô), Switzerland (Geneva), Italy (Turin), Norway (Oslo), Canada (Port of Vancouver and Port of Montreal with Termont).
Drive Line Systems BV (DLS) is your unique partner for the design and supply of high performance, efficient and high quality drive systems for on- and off-road applications. Founded 50 years ago, DLS has branches in Dordrecht (Netherlands) and Istanbul (Turkey). They specialize in transmission systems for heavy-duty and off-road vehicles as well as in stationary applications. All parts and systems – from engine to wheels – can be designed, procured and serviced by their team. DLS is the exclusive distributor of Allison Transmission fully automatic transmissions in Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg (Benelux) and Turkey. In addition to Allison Transmission. They are also distributors of Parker Chelsea power take-offs, Meritor power dividers and HJS emission technology.