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Case Study: Bratton Pools

Introduction

This case study of Bratton Pools is based on a November 2014 survey of Fleetmatics customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“The fuel and overtime wages have decreased since we installed Fleetmatics on our vehicles.”

Challenges

  • Searched for a GPS fleet management solution in order to address the following:
    • Driver productivity
    • Customer service and response time
    • Fuel costs
    • Safety and security of the fleet vehicles and drivers
  • Addresses the following challenges with Fleetmatics:
    • Increasing fuel costs
    • Inefficient dispatching and routing

Use Case

  • Controls fuel costs by doing the following with Fleetmatics:
    • Use Idling Alerts to coach drivers in real-time if they idle vehicles too long
    • Coach drivers on changing their driving behavior
    • Monitor fuel card purchases for discrepancies
  • Uses Fleetmatics to save money in the following ways:
    • Maintaining up to the minute visibility of fleet location for better routing and dispatching
    • Utilizing the Reports and Alerts to gain important insights into their business
    • Coaching drivers on speeding and harsh driving to improve safety and minimize vehicle wear and tear
  • Has a field management solution to manage jobs, schedules, and invoices.

Results

  • Chose Fleetmatics for the following reasons:
    • The software is intuitive and simple to use
    • Fleetmatics has a mobile application
  • Utilizes the following features from Fleetmatics to save time and money:
    • Reports and alerts
    • Vehicle history
    • Dashboard
    • Mobile app
  • Improved the following with Fleetmatics:
    • Route optimization
    • Dispatching
    • Fuel savings
    • Customer service
  • Reduced costs in the following areas with Fleetmatics:
    • Fuel costs: 10% or more
    • Vehicle maintenance costs: 30% or more
    • Payroll and overtime costs: 30% or more
    • Operating costs: 20% or more




About This Data

This data was sourced directly from verified users of Verizon Connect by TechValidate.

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