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Go Fleet - Fleet Management Solutions

  1. 1. Business technologies are constantly evolving to help make our lives easier and more productive. Just as the photo copier, the personal computer, and the cell phone have all transformed the way we do business today, GPS vehicle tracking and fleet management systems are quickly becoming an integral part of business. Whether you are looking into GPS fleet management for the first time or you are an experienced user searching for ® the latest in GPS technologies, the Go Fleet MARCUS GPS system has the ease of use and the depth of reporting to help your business become more efficient, productive, and profitable. The new MARCUS version 8 web application uses industry leading web 2.0 technologies to bring you the highest quality mapping, dispatching, routing, reports, and real-time email alerts. More than 5,000 customers throughout the U.S. and Canada benefit from MARCUS GPS with lower operating costs and increased revenues. Industries using GPS tracking and dispatching include: • Heating & Air • Construction • Courier • Limousine • Food & Beverage • Concrete • Plumbing • Refrigeration • Waste Management And More… • Reduced idling and wear and tear • Lowered insurance costs • Ability to create virtual time clock • Validated service calls • Improved customer service • Business Intelligence • Greener Fleet It’s All About..
  2. 2. DISPATCH  Send a single location or address to a mobile  Send daily itineraries to one or all mobiles  View up-to-date status of jobs assigned to vehicles  Re-route or change vehicle route when new jobs are created  View current traffic conditions for estimated arrival times COMMUNICATE  Communicate instantly with your mobiles via two-way messaging  Create instant routes or instructions  Provides the driver the ability to accept or decline jobs through the messaging system  View up-to-the-minute job / message status NAVIGATE  Arrive at jobs safely and on time, ensuring excellent customer service  Re-prioritize job orders, based on proximity  Receive arrival estimates  Change your route to avoid traffic  Send notification to dispatch when destination is reached
  3. 3. LOCATION ™  Hybrid mapping powered by Google with real-time traffic.  Send jobs and messages to mobiles by clicking vehicle icon.  Look up addresses, user-defined locations and zones.  Layer user-defined zones and locations on top of a map display.  “Ping” vehicles for position updates if needed between set intervals. REPORTING  Start/Stop: Used to verify work tickets. Logs drive time, mileage, and arrival time plus actual time on the job. It’s an excellent tool for resolving customer disputes.  Begin/End of Day (virtual time card): Shows when the technician begins and ends their work day.  Detailed Activity (with “breadcrumb” map): Provides a thorough examination of the vehicle activity throughout the day.  Fleet Summary: Enables dispatchers to quickly and easily see the location of every vehicle.  Idle: Aids in measuring excessive idle time at each location.  Plus 12 more reports. ALERTS  Max Speed Alert • Posted Speed Alert  Odd Hours of Operation • First Movement of the Day  Arrival at Location • Departure from Location  Enter and Exit Zones • Enter / Exit Zip Code  Extended Stop • No Movement  Excessive Idling • Sensor Alerts
  4. 4. The MARCUS GPS fleet management system provides compelling returns on investment for fleet operators in a variety of ways. Customers save an average of $3,300 per vehicle per year with reductions in fuel costs, maintenance costs, and employee compensation costs, all while helping reduce greenhouse gas emissions, which can be harmful to the environment. GAS SAVINGS: After installation, gas savings are typically achieved in three ways:  Reduction of Idle Time: By monitoring the length of time an employee is leaving the engine running while stopped, fleet managers can correct this behavior and reduce the amount of wasted gas each week. Potential annual savings range from $357.50 to $536.25 per vehicle, saving 130-195 gallons of fuel.  Route Optimization: Using the MARCUS Drive Dispatching system, fleets can be directed to new jobs through a Garmin PND by the shortest or fastest route. Dispatchers can view the real time location of the fleet and assign the closet vehicle to a new job or delivery.  Eliminating After Hours/Weekend Use: Employees can no longer drive the trucks for side jobs or off-time use without the fleet manager’s knowledge, resulting in extra fuel savings. EMPLOYEE COMPENSATION AND EFFICIENCY:  Overtime Pay Reduction: Remove potential overtime fraud by monitoring the actual hours in the field for any given week.  Regular Pay Optimization: By adding GPS to the vehicles, employees are now accountable as the GPS delivers a “virtual time sheet.” Adding only one new service call or delivery a week more than pays for the system.  Resolving Customer Disputes: Fleet managers can view reports showing the length of time a technician was at a particular address and prove to a customer that the billing record is correct. UNEXPECTED INTANGIBLES:  Stolen Vehicle Recovery: Recovery of only one stolen or abandoned vehicle filled with inventory or tools makes a dramatic difference to the bottom line.  Insurance Reduction: Fleet owners have been able to negotiate 5% -15% reductions in their vehicle insurance premiums.  Greening Your Fleet: Exceeding the speed limit by 5 mph results in an average fuel economy loss of 6%. Keeping up with regular maintenance can save a vehicle up to 165 gallons of gas per year. Lon Baxter Toronto, ON