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Case Study: Benjamin Franklin Plumbing


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


  • 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 challenge with Fleetmatics:
    • 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
  • Uses Fleetmatics to save money in the following way:
    • Maintaining up to the minute visibility of fleet location for better routing and dispatching
  • Has a field management solution to manage jobs, schedules, and invoices.


  • Chose Fleetmatics for the following reason:
    • They were referred by a current Fleetmatics customer
  • Utilizes the following features from Fleetmatics to save time and money:
    • Reports and alerts
    • Dashboard
    • Mobile app
  • Improved the following with Fleetmatics:
    • Route optimization
    • Dispatching
    • Customer service
  • Reduced costs in the following areas with Fleetmatics:

About This Data

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