ABAX is the second largest telematics company in Europe with high-quality software and hardware developed in-house. Our services help customers stay up to date, become more efficient and save money through world-class SaaS (Software as a Service).
We solve everyday problems with smart solutions which gives you access to the entire workplace, regardless of whether you are sitting in the car, in the office or out in the field.
Our business model is based on a SaaS solution. We have built a fully integrated software platform which can be adapted to the innovative services of the future. Our hardware and software are easy to install and intuitive to use.
Here at ABAX we have 350 employees divided between sales, customer service, marketing, administration, quality and product development. We have offices in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland, the Netherlands, Belgium, Poland and the UK with our headquarters in Larvik, Norway.
Vision & Values
Enthusiastic has always been a natural value for ABAX. We want to make decisions and keep momentum. Whether it’s a Sales meeting or an internal meeting, it always takes place with a positive attitude and a great drive.
Innovative is the perfect word for a SaaS-company that develop all hard and software ourselves. With innovative we are always striving to develop innovative features helping our customer to work smarter and more efficient as well as 100% compliant.
Sustainable is a new core word for ABAX and has been given great attention. Internally by developing products that will help our customer emit less carbon in the atmosphere, as well as our packaging and offices is becoming more sustainable toward a C02 neutral company in 2022.
A mission describes the overall purpose of the organization or business and should provide the answer to the question: What is the main goal of ABAX?
ABAX new mission: Sustainable solutions for a connected world
Our vision is intended to inspire and be a long-term goal within the company.
Our new vision is: Simply connected.
ABAX was founded in 2003 but the focus on GPS vehicle tracking first began after a collaboration with ETS (Electronic Tracking System) in 2009.
In 2011, a goal was outlined to establish a common, innovative atmosphere and be at the forefront of technology, product development and sales of tracking solutions for both private and business sectors. Today, ABAX has firmly established themselves as a market leader in the telematics industry by developing and delivering GPS tracking, electronic triplogs, equipment & vehicle control systems and project management systems.
ABAX began in Norway, but growth saw progression into the Nordic regions and Europe. As of 2017, the ABAX Head Office is located in Larvik, Norway with additional operations in Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Holland, Poland, Belgium and the UK. ABAX currently has over 350 employees divided amongst sales, customer services, marketing, quality, administration, finance and development departments. Based on research from Berg Insight (Berg Insight, 15th September 2016), ABAX was the fastest growing telematics company in Europe, growing by 50 per cent in 2015. The growth is a combination of organic and inorganic growth fuelled by high sales, profitable operations and new acquisitions.
6th June 2017, a change of ownership for ABAX was announced. Norvestor Equity AS sold ABAX for 1.8 billion NOK to the global investment company Investcorp.
ABAX is currently owned by Investcorp.
Our key focus is to have satisfied customers. This is the reason why we have developed a management system to ensure that we can meet our customers demands, our internal demands, demands from the authorities and the demands in the ISO- standards 9001 (quality management), 14001 (environment management) and 27001 (information security management).
OUR QUALITY POLICY
ISO 9001 is the pillar of the ISO-family, and addresses quality management. we will supply stable, high quality products to our customers, thereby ensuring a high level of customer satisfaction. We will fulfill the ISO 9001, 14001 and 27001 standard requirements so our customers feel safe knowing they are dealing with a serious and responsible supplier, who takes into consideration the customers' needs of expected quality, environmental responsibility and customers' data security.
Our quality level must be a sensible balance between customer satisfaction, employee satisfaction and costs.
ABAX's Quality goals:
- We will have the most happy and engaged employees in Europe, with > 80% satisfaction rates
- The well-being inquiry takes place twice a year
- We will have at least 80% satisfied customers
- CSI/customer inquiries takes place annually
OUR ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY
ISO 14001 addresses environmental management. In ABAX, we want to contribute to the environment in a positive manner, and have therefore chosen certification according to this ISO-standard as an instrument in this regard.
We take care of the environment in all our activities. We will always try to reduce our negative environmental impact and change it to a positive direction.
We will achieve this by:
- Being aware of the impact of our activities in the environment from product development, manufacturing, distribution, utilization and finally, recycling.
- Valuing environmental issues during the development of new products and services.
- Highlighting environmental issues in logistics and choice of partners.
- Making our customers aware of their greenhouse gas emissions.
- Fulfilling all relevant legal requirements.
- Monitoring our environment performance and continuously set up new goals.
OUR SECURITY POLICY
ISO 27001 addresses information security management. We record and store data on behalf of our customers. This is considered as personal information that must be treated according to the privacy act, and safeguarded in the best possible manner. By complying with this standard we secure methodical and continuous efforts in the area of information security. Through the process of adapting this standard we have introduced a number of measures improving the information security level in the company.
The goals of ABAX’s Information Security are:
- 0 breaches that affect personal data in our production systems
- Up-time in production systems over 99.5%
We will continue to improve our processes in all of these area to ensure that our customers can rely on doing business with a supplier who focuses on these matters and protects the interests of its customers.