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Fleetmatics Case Study

DTW Transport


This case study of DTW Transport is based on a March 2017 survey of Fleetmatics customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

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DTW Transport began looking for an electronic logging solution because they wanted to improve safety, and they wanted electronic DVIR.

DTW ultimately chose Fleetmatics LogBook over competitive solutions because of features that others did not have, and value for the price.

Use Case

DTW found that Fleetmatics LogBook helps them increase productivity through automated reports and Hours of Service violation alerts.

The company was also able to save money using LogBook’s

  • Automated reports
  • Hours of Service violation alerts
  • Unassigned miles alert


Fleetmatics LogBook has helped DTW Transport in the following ways:

  • Given them access to drivers’ hours of service (HOS) in real time
  • Decreased the number of HOS compliance violations
  • Prepared their business for the upcoming ELD mandate changes

Furthermore, over 90% of DTW Transport’s team transitioned to LogBook within 2 weeks.

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