Geotab Device & Overview

How do you know if your drivers are being safe on the roads? Are your drivers making unnecessary stops during their work day? Would you like to track personal miles vs. business miles?

Gain total control of your fleet by getting insight into driver behavior and all activity involving your vehicles.

Geotab’s patented breadcrumb trail tracking offers the most advanced insight into your drivers’ on-road performance. At every turn, curve, and stop, Geotab technology records all driving details and compares that data to company policies defined in the software. This allows the fleet to manage by exception and highlight if something is outside of the company policy. Place your mouse over the trip trail for details on speed, road travelled, and policy violations.

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What is Telematics?

Telematics utilizes a GPS Tracking & Engine Diagnostic Device that connects to vehicles through the OBD II port. The connected vehicle port includes instrument panel information including:

  • VIN
  • Odometer
  • Transmission Gear Position
  • Safety System Information
  • Engine Maintenance
  • Fuel Consumption
  • Engine Health
  • Exhaust Information

With greater insight into your fleet through telematics, new reporting capabilities are available on the productivity, efficiency and safety of your fleet, thus driving down your operating costs.

Why Geotab?

Productivity

Real Time tracking- see where your vehicles are

Create zones– for office, customer locations, restricted and home

Monitor overtime- based on hours worked & time cards

Recreate trips– from any point in time

Create custom rules– create rules, get notifications/reports when these rules are violated

Geotab’s productivity reports can help you visualize your fleet and driver activities throughout the day. With easily stored trip history information, you can recreate any of your trips at any time and for any date specified.

Optimization

Optimize fuel efficiency and save moneyOptimize fuel efficiency. Fuel reports help identify and reduce unproductive miles. Manage your driver’s routes, monitor their speeding, and idling time—these behaviors affect fuel usage.

Vehicle Maintenance

Identify core problems and prioritize your vehicles that need maintenance. Engine derived info and diagnostic fault reporting are available to Fleet managers. Proactively attend to engine issues before they turn into costly repairs or downtime. Vehicle diagnostic trouble codes can quickly identify issues.

Fuel Data

Integrate your fuel data from WEX into Geotab, to get a full insight on fuel consumption.  Get side by side comparisons between drivers and vehicles and make a game plan around improving certain areas that can save you time and money. Monitor and correct any behavior that is linked to increased fuel costs. Driver behavior is by far the largest contributor to improving fuel efficiency.

Route Planning

Plan your trips more efficiently and dispatch the closest drivers to certain jobs. This ensures that you are servicing your clients on time, while reducing unproductive miles driven. Drivers could be taking unnecessary stops or longer routes that you have no idea about. GPS tracking can help correct this.

Improved Utilization

Identify the appropriate number and type of vehicles needed to best fit your company’s needs. Use Geotab to make decisions for lifecycle costs and replacement planning.

Safety

Driver Safety monitoring

Safe driving starts with good driver behavior. Eliminate aggressive driving.

Reduce number of accidents and reduce the severity of accidents. Reduce wear and tear on vehicles with safer driving. With the use of Geotab, Fleet Managers will be able to create rules or exception reporting around drivers who have bad habits of harsh braking, harsh cornering, or harsh acceleration. These poor driving habits not only impact the safety of the driver and other drivers on the road, they create more wear and tear on the vehicle causing unnecessary repairs and downtime.

Monitor:

Excessive speeding

Seatbelt usage

Enforce reverse parking

Accident reconstruction
Each device has a secondary memory bank that saves second-by-second information leading up to the impact on your vehicle. The accident reconstruction data is automatically uploaded, creating a detailed look at how the accident happened

Reward Safe Driving
Using scorecards to reward good driving or gamification with a driver mobile app are ways to create positive reinforcement and adoption amongst your drivers. Incorporate safety into your company culture. It’s the best thing you can do for your employees and for the community you serve.

Compliance

Starting December 2019 all commercial vehicles equipped with automatic on-board recording device’s must be upgraded to meet the new ELD mandate. Geotab seamlessly integrates with all compliance tools. If you are still working on paper logs and need to meet this requirement, Geotab provides a solution.

Mileage Collection-(IFTA)

Hours of Service-(HOS)

Driver Vehicle Inspection Reporting-(DVIR)

Drivers can use ‘Geotab Drive’ to manage log reports. Hours of Service has new regulations aiming to improve safety by keeping fatigued drivers off the road. Fleets that meet this requirement have lower chance of accidents, injuries and fatalities.

We can expand compliance by integrating other software specific to the company’s needs. We also provide many other add-on solutions such as dual camera systems, for increased safety and protection from lawsuits if an accident does happen. Don’t wait until after an accident. Be proactive and get the solutions needed to protect your fleet.

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One Company, One Solution

Leasing Associates can combine lease, fuel data, maintenance management, and Geotab to reduce total cost of ownership. The best part is you don’t have to be the expert. We will guide you through every aspect regarding your fleet.

There are many companies out there who sell GPS tracking, but be sure you know what you are getting before signing anything. As a reseller, Leasing Associates is equipped with the knowledge and support you need to successfully integrate this service. Telematics can help you make better informed decisions.

If you are interested in Geotab only, we will be more than happy to discuss this with you as well.