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Roadmap monthly newsletter - October 2012

  1. 1. October 2012Roadmap monthly newsletter In this issue New certified partnerEditorial Frotcom is embarking on a new partnership in EgyptA nd the winner is… The winners of the Frotcom 2012’s video contest “Share the Experience” have been decided. The video contest asked Frotcomusers around the world to submit a short video showing us their success stories New features Polygonal borders – A new way of defining areasand/or day-to-day experiences while using Frotcom. News and eventsIt was great to see the response from customers and users from Africa, Europe Frotcom continues its activeand South America. The winners were (alphabetical order): involvement in various sports areas João Agostinho, Transports Supervisor at Sonils Angola This and much more… Juarez de Morais, Aftersales Diretor at Group Tecar Brasil Sotiris Marinakis, Logistics Manager at Med Frigo Greece Luís Chaves, Head of Sales Department at Ibervoice Portugal Suhadolc Trans team, Suhadolc Rok s.p. Slovenia will receive a GoPro (Hero Naked) HD camera and an MP4 player. Eachwining company will receive a wall map with a Computer Generated Image of itsmain routes and a special discount of 200€ on Frotcom services.Congratulations to our winners and thank you for your continued support!Valério Marques, CEO - Frotcom InternationalA note from the editor – If you would like to have your own say in the next edition of this newsletter please donot hesitate to get in touch at Monthly Newsletter | | Tel + 351 214 135 670 | www.frotcom.comFrotcom - Vehicle Tracking . Fleet IntelligenceAngola |Belgium |Brazil |Bulgaria |Cameroon |Cyprus |Croatia |D.R.Congo |Egypt |Georgia |Greece |Italy |Kenya |Kosova |Luxembourg |Macedonia|Madagascar |Mauritius |Morocco |Portugal |Reunion Islands |Romania |Rwanda |Senegal |Seychelles |Sierra Leone |Slovenia |South Africa |Spain|Tanzania |Uganda |UK | 1
  2. 2. Did you know?New certified partnerFrotcom is embarking on a new partnership in EgyptBrand new Frotcom Egypt is the latest celebration of the Frotcom network. Thepartnership with company Al Nozom represents a commitment to optimize fleet Fuel cell cars can be amanagement in Egypt. solution for the present timesFounded in 1999, Al Nozom is a reputable engineering company handling all If before experts believed thatservices of digital maps production by using all the methods of field survey, hydrogen-powered vehicles werephotogrammetric or geographic information systems. For a global and more a long-term solution to the oildetailed profile of Al Nozom, you can visit their website here. dependence problem (with hybrids, electric vehicles and other“Teaming up with Frotcom for supplying fleet intelligence propulsion modes filling the gap),is an interesting and featured development for the nowadays the belief has changed.Egyptian market. We are sure that this partnership will Wonder what triggered this newcreate an entrance for us to introduce a very efficient, user viewpoint? The answer stays infriendly fleet tracking and management system”, stated the decision of four carDiaa El-Kiki, General Manager at Frotcom Egypt. manufacturers to show that hydrogen is a solution for theNuno Liñan, Chief Marketing Officer at Frotcom International, noted that “Our present time too. One of thepartnership with Al Nozom for the creation of Frotcom Egypt is another piece objectives is to persuadethat matched our global roadmap puzzle. I can only foresee a successful politicians and others with an interest in mobility to speed upcollaboration and we are here to support Frotcom Egypt on any matter in the the establishment of a hydrogendevelopment of fleet management on the Egyptian market.” refuelling network. The current price of hydrogen equates toROADMAP welcomes Diaa El-Kiki and the Frotcom Egypt team on board around €10 per 100 km, and itand wishes them successful operations! may be possible to reduce this to €7 when economies of scale kickAbout Egypt: Egypt is one of the most populous countries in Africa and the in, both figures falling within theMiddle East, and the 15th most populated in the world. The economy of Egypt is cost range obtained with modernone of the most diversified in the Middle East, with sectors such as tourism, petrol and diesel engines.agriculture, industry and services at almost equal production levels. Egypt has Seven fuel cell vehicles built bysignificant cultural, political, and military influence in the region, and is a major Honda, Hyundai, Mercedes-Benzpower in the Mediterranean, the Middle East and the Muslim world. and Toyota are undertaking the > Capital Cairo > Population 90 million European Hydrogen Road Tour 2012. Nine European cities will be > Currency Egyptian Pound > Territory 390,000 sq mi covered by the tour: Hamburg, Hanover, Bolzano, Paris, Cardiff, > Language Arabic > GDP $533.739 billion Bristol, Swindon, London andSource: Copenhagen.Roadmap Monthly Newsletter | | Tel + 351 214 135 670 | For those interested, this is yourFrotcom - Vehicle Tracking . Fleet Intelligence chance to try out these vehiclesAngola |Belgium |Brazil |Bulgaria |Cameroon |Cyprus |Croatia |D.R.Congo |Egypt |Georgia |Greece |Italy |Kenya |Kosova |Luxembourg |Macedonia|Madagascar |Mauritius |Morocco |Portugal |Reunion Islands |Romania |Rwanda |Senegal |Seychelles |Sierra Leone |Slovenia |South Africa |Spain that emit only water!|Tanzania |Uganda |UK | 2 Source:
  3. 3. Tip of the monthNew features Imposing time restrictionsDefining areas – zones and places – through the on Frotcom alarmscreation of their polygonal borders In some circumstances, it may beIn addition to circular places and zones, you can now create polygonal places useful to define time restrictionsand zones. Sometimes the use of polygonal areas is required to allow a more on Frotcom alarms. For instance,realistic way to characterize places or zones, as in the parking lot example you may want an alarm to be validbelow. Polygonal shapes can usually adapt better to the original form of a place only until a given date.or zone. To define time restrictions, select Circular Polygonal the corresponding vehicles in Administration > Alarms and then choose the alarm from the right button menu. On the bottom of the alarm details, you have a Time Restrictions button. Click on the button. You will have three possibilities to impose time restrictions on your alarm:Multiple area alarms are now availableThe Area entrance alarm and the Area exit alarm have been changed and nowhave the following characteristics:1. You can choose Places, Zones and Regions (countries and districts) as areas.2. You can have these alarms looking at up to 10 areas simultaneously.For instance, you can set the Area exit alarm to be triggered when a vehicle The first thing you can do is toexits one of 3 zones; or the Area entrance alarm to be triggered when a vehicle specify that you only want theenters any of 5 places. alarm to trigger at certainYou can select between Places, Zones and Regions. moments in time. Your options are:The odometer is now displayed on trip tables and triprelated reportsFrotcom now shows the odometer value at the end of each trip, on the tripstable. It is also shown on trip related reports, such as the Vehicle trips report,where the value of the odometer is shown for the start and end of every trip. You can also specify, in case you have SMS alarms set, when theyFor further information regarding these or any other aspects of Frotcom, please contact Frotcom. are sent or not.Roadmap Monthly Newsletter | | Tel + 351 214 135 670 | www.frotcom.comFrotcom - Vehicle Tracking . Fleet Intelligence Finally, you can also specify thatAngola |Belgium |Brazil |Bulgaria |Cameroon |Cyprus |Croatia |D.R.Congo |Egypt |Georgia |Greece |Italy |Kenya |Kosova |Luxembourg |Macedonia|Madagascar |Mauritius |Morocco |Portugal |Reunion Islands |Romania |Rwanda |Senegal |Seychelles |Sierra Leone |Slovenia |South Africa |Spain|Tanzania |Uganda |UK | an alarm is to be used only until a 3 certain time or date.
  4. 4. Next, on RoadmapNews and eventsFrotcom continues its active involvement in various News and events,sports areas more new Frotcom features and tips will be presented. This and more, so don’t miss the next issue of Roadmap.Frotcom Macedonia has almost turned into a football player. With the freshlyregistered football club, FK Borec Junior, represented by an enthusiastic team ofkids, the Frotcom partner took the opportunity of getting involved in supportingthe club in their inter-city competitions. The picture speaks for itself.Congratulations to Frotcom Macedonia for being engaged in the community! Krum Donchev at Mabanol Sliven Rally in BulgariaRoadmap Newsletter’s readers were previously introduced to one of Bulgaria’smost successful drivers, Krum Donchev. On September 28-30, he competed inthe Mabanol Sliven Rally in Bulgaria, which is the main event of the Bulgariannational championship and part of the European Rally Cups. Frotcom Bulgariawas once again present at the event as a sponsor, supporter and fan!Congratulations to Frotcom Bulgaria for being a pillar of the Bulgarian Rally!Roadmap Monthly Newsletter | | Tel + 351 214 135 670 | www.frotcom.comFrotcom - Vehicle Tracking . Fleet IntelligenceAngola |Belgium |Brazil |Bulgaria |Cameroon |Cyprus |Croatia |D.R.Congo |Egypt |Georgia |Greece |Italy |Kenya |Kosova |Luxembourg |Macedonia|Madagascar |Mauritius |Morocco |Portugal |Reunion Islands |Romania |Rwanda |Senegal |Seychelles |Sierra Leone |Slovenia |South Africa |Spain|Tanzania |Uganda |UK | 4