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FleetLocate Case Study

Darling International Inc.: “Know Where Equipment Is At All Times.”

Introduction

This case study of Darling International Inc. is based on a January 2020 survey of FleetLocate customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Know where equipment is at all times.”

“Great help when maintaining a large fleet of vehicles, helps track a unit in route and also locates trailers in other states and how long they have been sitting with no movement.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select FleetLocate:

  • Hoped to address the following with FleetLocate:
    • Have better visibility to their trailers/assets at all times
    • Use their trailers/assets better
    • Improve their driver productivity

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of FleetLocate that the surveyed company uses:

  • Have seen tangible improvements in the following since implementing FleetLocate:
    • Use of fleet manager’s time
    • A more productive trailer fleet overall
  • Have seen tangible improvements in the following since implementing FleetLocate:
    • Their confidence that trailers/assets are where they’re supposed to be
    • Their ability to manage trailer pools
    • Their use of trailer/assets overall
  • Have seen tangible improvements in the following since implementing FleetLocate:
    • Staying on top of preventive maintenance schedules
    • Trailer-related CSA violations
    • Trailer maintenance management overall
  • Have seen tangible improvements in the following since implementing FleetLocate:
    • Their control of trailer maintenance costs
    • The identification of lost/misplaced trailers.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with FleetLocate:

  • Saw levels improvement in the following areas since implementing FleetLocate:
    • trailer/asset productivity: significant improvement
    • trailer/asset maintenance: significant improvement
    • trailer/asset utilization: significant improvement
    • cost savings: significant improvement




About This Data

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