TechValidate Research on Omnitracs

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3,323 Customers Surveyed

22,518 Data Points Collected

203 Published TechFacts

93 Published Charts

32 Published Case Studies



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Case Study: Small Business Wholesale Distribution Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business wholesale distribution company is based on a October 2015 survey of Omnitracs customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Roadnet Anywhere has helped our organization get a better handle on our logistics and routing. We used to have all of our drivers route their own trucks, now we do it more efficiently and save on driver overtime. It has also provided us with the opportunity to provide real-time feedback to our customers regarding delivery times.”

Challenges

  • Realized that a routing and/or dispatching tool were needed because of the following:
    • Rising overall transportation costs
    • Unable to effectively manage the increasing volume of orders
    • Needed to be more responsive to customer demands
    • Needed better daily driver performance management
  • Reason for purchasing Roadnet Anywhere over a competitor:
    • Fully integrated routing and full-functionality dispatching & proof of delivery

Use Case

  • Roadnet Anywhere feature utilized to make a direct impact to your business:
    • Dynamic routing
  • Roadnet Anywhere feature that made you successful in increasing efficiency & accountability while reducing costs:
    • GPS tracking relative to the route plan to know where out of route miles & unplanned stops are occurring in order to correct driver behaviors to reduce costs
  • Reasons for choosing a SaaS product for routing and/or dispatching:
    • They did not have to purchase or manage a database
    • There are no large up-front costs
    • The software can be expensed monthly versus depreciated over time

Results

  • Benefits achieved after using Roadnet Anywhere:
    • Reduced excess route mileage
    • Decreased overtime hours
    • Increased utilization of vehicles by adding additional stops
    • Reduced labor cost per stop: 6-10%
  • Roadnet Anywhere makes your business more profitable by:
    • Reducing miles run per route
    • Decreasing driver overtime
    • Reducing the number of vehicles needed to service my customers
    • Determining planned arrival / departure times for deliveries / pickups / customer service
    • Knowing where my employees and vehicles are at all times
    • Being able to quickly respond to customer inquiries
    • Holding drivers accountable to planned routes
    • Managing a driver performance program
  • Roadnet Anywhere assisted in improving staff efficiency in the following ways:
    • Reduced driver overtime: 6-10%
    • Increased staff productivity: 6-10%

Omnitracs Customer Research

Which of the following Social Networking / Gamification use cases is most valuable to you?

“Yelp-like” app for truckers (reviews and other unique attributes about trucking locations such as shipping / receiving locations and other points of interest): 11%
Match demand with supply based on route preferences: 29%
Gamified driver scorecard for safety and productivity with a Back Office dashboard: 60%

Omnitracs Customer Research

Choosing Roadnet Anywhere

In what ways was Omnitracs Roadnet better than other providers?

Roadnet Anywhere Routing had features that others did not: 67%
Routing solution is part of a bigger cloud platform: 33%

Omnitracs Customer Statistic

93% of surveyed customers agree that Omnitracs is an effective partner in helping them use technology to comply with industry regulations.

93%

Roadnet Anywhere Makes Delivery Committments

57% of surveyed Fleet Management organizations use Omnitracs to make their business more profitable by determining and meeting planned arrival times.

Case Study: Fleetmaster Express

Introduction

This case study of Fleetmaster Express is based on a January 2016 survey of Omnitracs Hours of Service customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Challenges

  • Chose Omnitracs over other Hours of Service providers for the following reasons:
    • Their reputation / industry leadership
    • The integration capabilities
  • Main motivations for adopting an Hours of Service application:
    • Driver safety
    • Concerns about audits / falsified logs
    • Reducing driver paperwork
    • Reducing back office paperwork / administrative expenses
    • Improving CSA score

Use Case

  • Strongly agrees that Omnitracs Hours of Service has had a positive impact on driver safety.

Results

  • Saves > 15 minutes of paperwork time each day per driver with Omnitracs Hours of Service.
  • Of the drivers who have previously used paper logs and now use e-logs, 51% – 75% of these prefer the new method.
  • > 75% of their drivers feel Electronic Logging Devices make their jobs easier.
  • Agrees that Omnitracs Hours of Service has had a positive Return on Investment for their company.


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About Omnitracs

Omnitracs, LLC and its subsidiaries are the leading providers of fleet management, routing and predictive analytics solutions for private and for-hire fleets.

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