Track My Vehicle

Track My Vehicle

Solution

Track My Vehicle or GPS Vehicle Tracking Application will help track and display real-time status of the GPS installed vehicles in the field allowing authorized personnel to monitor the whereabouts of each vehicle. The information can range from location, speed, time stamps to vehicle maintenance and diagnostics parameters based upon the hardware installed in the vehicle.

Key Features

  • Real-time tracking of any type of vehicle location
  • Real-time tracking of speed, ignition On/Off and harsh driving
  • Ability to remotely immobilize the vehicle in case of theft or misuse
  • Ability to define route for a trip
  • Ability to view travel history using bread crumb trail
  • Generate alerts for various business and operating conditions
  • Enterprise dashboard to view the productivity and vehicle conditions

Key Benefits

Continuously improve customer service

  • Meet customer appointments
  • Provide appointments with smaller time window
  • Effective communication with Management, dealers and customers

Improve field workforce productivity

  • Defining optimum route
  • Safety-accidents
  • Better management of company assets- vehicle

On time vehicle maintenance

  • Monitor excessive idling
  • Monitor harsh braking and rash driving

Application Modules

Vehicle tracking application is mainly divided into these key areas:

Master Data

This section provides ability to create masters, some of the masters are used below.

  • Vehicle
  • Fleet-Vehicle Group
  • Driver
  • Team driver Group
  • Geo-fence
  • Marker
  • Assets
  • Stops
  • Routes

Normally these masters are set up one time at the time of initial system setup. There are mass upload tools available to create these masters from a spreadsheet. This has multiple layer of authorizations to protect the data integrity.

Map

In this section you can view vehicles geographically on a map, Google map. Ability to see these functionalities on the Bing map is scheduled to release during the fourth quarter of this year. Some of the key functions on the Map are

  • Display vehicle location
  • Filter vehicle and jobs by type and status
  • Locate an address on the map
  • Create marker on the map
  • View vehicle summary on the map
  • Find out vehicles and jobs close to an address
  • Display and search Geo-fence
  • Display and search route
  • Search vehicle and jobs

Bread Crumb Trail

This functionality allow users to view history of the vehicle on a map for a specific interval of time. This is very useful for investigating customer complaints, Initiating disciplinary actions, monitoring speed, reviewing driving patterns and evaluating routes.

Enterprise Dashboard

Enterprise Dashboard brings the field intelligence to the fingertips. Fleet managers can see exactly what is costing more than expected and operations managers can see the productivity by slicing and dicing the organizational elements. The Enterprise Dashboard maps the KPI’s that monitor fleet and operational performance such as speeding, idle time, maintenance alerts, cost overrun, on time arrivals, seat belt and other safety measurements. The dashboard is configurable to select industry specific KPI’s

Reports

Reporting tool is very flexible to allow users to generate reports for various combinations of selection criteria. Users can generate reports on the fly, schedule reports with predetermined selection criteria or run and store reports in the generated list to review later. Some of the key reports are:

  • Trip report
  • Trip report
  • Geo fence report
  • Idle time report
  • Maintenance report
  • Marker report
  • Driver report
  • Vehicle detail report

Normally these masters are set up one time at the time of initial system setup. There are mass upload tools available to create these masters from a spreadsheet. This has multiple layer of authorizations to protect the data integrity.

Alerts & Messaging

This module allows authorized users to define alerts based on various operating conditions and business requirements. Some of the examples are

Theft

Whenever ignition of a parked vehicle in the yard is turned on during the predetermined off hours, the system will send text or e-mail to the predetermined designated persons (e.g. supervisor or group). This is very helpful in preventing thefts.

Speeding

Whenever someone speeds above XX miles/hr it sends text/email to his supervisor.

Excessive Idling

If a vehicle idles for more than XX min, it sends text/email to his supervisor.

Signal Loss

If vehicle is out of coverage for more than XX min it then sends text/email to his supervisor.

Deviation

If vehicle deviates from predefined route system generates alerts to the specified user.

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