Localiza selects Kony to power mobile applications

Localiza, a car rental company, has selected Kony to build mobile applications for its rental, local franchise, fleet solutions and pre-owned car sales businesses.

Localiza has a network of 542 car rental branches and franchises in Brazil, Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay and serves more than four million customers across 350 cities.

Localiza, which was named by Gartner a leader in its Magic Quardant for Mobile Application Development Platforms, for two years in a row, chose Kony’s mobility platform and solutions for its enterprise wide mobility strategy.

Kony will design, build and deploy secure, enterprise grade mobile applications across multiple devices and operating system. Kony will also help Localiza to build several mobile apps, including a mobile apps for its car rental customers to make a reservation, a shuttle airport pickup app for customers, a field service app for Localiza’s representatives to use to efficiently manage car rental return checkout process.

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Localiza has also been deployed with a desktop app to support its car rental contracting process and a car rental Kiosk app that can run in offline mode.

The company by adopting enterprise mobility across their business processes focuses on achieving business objectives of improvements in customer satisfaction, increasing market share and lowering cost through faster mobile application development cycles and ease of maintenance.

In November 2014, Farmatodo, self service pharmacy and retail chain, deployed Kony to increase customer loyalty and rapidly deliver new services with highly rated mobile applications.

Kony was also selected by Weight Watchers International to provide a platform for a mobile point of sale (mPOS) application in its store and meeting room, in June 2014.

Shilpa Khatri
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