Rubicon Technologies, a waste and recycling management software provider in Lexington, Kentucky, announced the acquisition of Civix, a routing software and solutions company in Freiburg, Germany.
According to a Rubicon press release, the acquisition expands and enhances the routing capabilities of the company’s flagship software products for municipal and private fleets, RUBICONSmartCity and RUBICONPro. The acquisition also helps drive Rubicon’s growth in other international markets.
Civix is the developer of FleetRoute route optimization and strategic planning software and associated technologies for data collection, cabin navigation, tracking, performance monitoring and messaging. It also provides operational consulting services.
The company has customers in North America, Europe and the Middle East and works with local governments, councils and municipalities, private companies and federal governments. As part of the acquisition, Civix President Paul Patterson and his team joined Rubicon.
“On behalf of our team, we are thrilled to have joined the Rubicon family to do our part in accelerating the company’s mission to end waste,” Patterson said. “Rubicon has been a partner of FleetRoute for several years, and now with this acquisition, we will be able to directly integrate our best technologies and leverage the synergies between them to take our customers to new levels of efficiency and performance. ”
RUBICONSmartCity is a cloud-based technology suite that helps city governments manage waste, recycling and municipal heavy fleet operations faster and more efficiently. RUBICONSmartCity tracks waste and recycling and documents waste, bulky waste and illegal dumping with photos. The software also reduces recycling contamination so cities can sell their recyclables at the highest price possible, and it lowers the cost of collection by ensuring trucks take the most efficient route to collect waste and recycle it.
Finally, it also equips vehicles with capabilities to scan for critical infrastructure and quality of life issues that can affect communities, helping cities deliver better public services across all ZIP codes.
RUBICONPro, a complementary product offering, helps private waste and recycling haulers provide customer service to commercial and residential customers through a similar feature set, the company says.
“This acquisition will help Rubicon provide current and future public and private sector customers with an expanded level of service and strengthen our ability to deliver on the promise of creating more efficient, effective and sustainable waste management and recycling services for communities. “, said Michael Allegretti. , Chief Strategy Officer at Rubicon. “The addition of Paul and his experienced team to Rubicon brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to our business as we expand to more and more fleets in North America and overseas.”
RUBICONSmartCity is present in more than 70 cities in the United States, including Asheville, North Carolina; Baltimore, Maryland; and Columbus, Ohio. The solution is available for purchase on Sourcewell, Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace, HGACBuy Consortium and Marketplace.