Trimble Fleet Management is a cloud-based solution that enables managers and supervisors to make intelligent decisions using real-time field status information. Using Fleet Management, businesses can improve fleet productivity using vehicle tracking and trip management tools, reduce costs by lowering fuel expenditure and improve vehicle use.
Apart from offering a mode of transportation, service vehicles play an increasingly important role in impacting field service performance. At the execution level, vehicle performance data is now used by organisations in a number of ways.
Bad weather not only prevents staff getting to work, but transport and utility businesses that rely on vehicle fleets for customer service operations or deliveries can be particularly affected. How fleet managers respond to these factors to minimise disruption to service can make or break a company's reputation - and business.
Trimble has announced that it has been ranked as the No.1 telematics service provider in ABI Research's 2014 Commercial Telematics Competitive Assessment, for a second consecutive year.
ANCAP will introduce a datestamp to all its new vehicle safety-rating logos so that ratings from different years can be more accurately compared.
The National Road Safety Partnerhip Program (NRSPP) has recently been awarded a grant for the development of a national road safety-related benchmarking project. The proposed benchmarking tool is to provide a user-friendly online benchmarking resource which will provide organisations with an online analysis and summary of fleet performance, road safety cultural maturity and trends over time which can be utilised directly for corporate reporting.
Maintaining a fleet of vehicles, no matter how small, is considered a major operating expense for service focussed businesses.
Geospago is a simple, yet powerful mobile mapping solution that combines GIS data viewing and GPS data collection with the ability to create custom forms and share this data real time on a map, to other mobile devices and through an export application programming interface (API).
C.J. Driscoll & Associates, supplier of market research and consulting services for the GPS and wireless communication industries, has released the China Commercial Telematics Market Study, which is the first in a new series of reports on global telematics markets.
Fuel is the largest fleet operating expense, so efficient fuel utilisation is essential for running a profitable business.
Gone are the days when a truck or van was just a way of getting from one job to the next. Field service vehicles are an increasingly valuable asset with many faces: mobile office, technology hub and roving inventory location.
For any equivalent quantity of metal, aluminium is lighter but steel is significantly stronger, so how do you decide which path to go down when choosing service bodies for your fleet? The answer is not as simple as you think.
MorCo Fresh is a wholesale food distributor specialising in daily deliveries of fresh produce. The company required a technology solution that would help optimise its day-to-day operations and maximise productivity and efficiency, both on and off the road.