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Fleetmatics Case Study

A Construction Company Reduced Fuel and Labour Costs by More Than 10%


This case study of a small business construction company is based on a June 2016 survey of Fleetmatics customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.


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

  • Addresses the following challenges with Fleetmatics:
    • Increasing fuel costs
    • Locating staff immediately
    • Customer billing disputes

Use Case

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

  • Improved overall safety with Fleetmatics by:
    • Keeping on top of maintenance
    • Decreased aggressive driving behaviours
    • Reduced speeding and harsh driving
    • Improved driver accountability


The surveyed company achieved the following results with Fleetmatics:

  • Areas of business Fleetmatics helped improve:
    • Fuel savings
    • Maintenance
    • Safety
  • Fleetmatics helped reduce the following areas of cost:
    • Fuel costs: more than 10%
    • Payroll and overtime costs: more than 10%
    • Operating costs: more than 10%
    • Vehicle maintenance costs: more than 10%
  • Areas of business Fleetmatics helped increase productivity:
    • Staff verification
    • Customer billing
  • Reduced fuel costs with Fleetmatics by:
    • Monitoring fuel card purchases for discrepancies
    • Reducing personal use of vehicles
    • Coaching drivers on improving their driver behaviour
  • Decreased payroll costs with Fleetmatics by:
    • Locating staff quicker
  • Chose Fleetmatics over other options:
    • It is very easy and simple to use
    • It has features the competition does not have
    • They could see the rapid return on investment

About This Data

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

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