There is a perception that fleet telematics is just a GPS fleet tracking system. However, it is more than just monitoring the location or movement of a vehicle. Telematics gives you complete, real-time knowledge of your fleet to help improve your operations and lower your costs. You can also view vehicles and engine data and address driver behaviour if needed.
Not all telematics services are created equal!
Most of the current providers face issues around scalability and data accuracy and granularity. Many traditional telematics companies are focused on today and are not prepared to scale quickly to meet the change in volume, technology or even your business needs. The market is full of small telematics providers that promise great functionality at very low prices but fail to deliver on that promise, over the long term. It can be difficult to determine the fit when it comes to picking a telematics partner. It helps if you know your business needs in advance, but it also good to ask questions to ensure you are picking the right partner.
Here are 10 questions to ask your telematics provider to help avoid future problems:
While these questions may seem obvious, you will be surprised how many businesses implement telematics solutions without asking these crucial questions. Doing your due diligence upfront, reduces the financial risk and negative operational impact in the future. That can have a serious impact on your bottom line. There are compelling metrics out there to that support Telematics deployment but it has to be done correctly and with a reliable partner.
What should you look for in Telematics solution?
At Connected Vehicles, we understand that for many of you this might be your first telematics purchase. You might want to ensure that your telematics solution offers:
We understand that raw, disparate bits of data are useless. Connected Vehicles offers intelligent data-driven applications that solve actual business problems. We do this by partnering with the industry-leading organizations like Geotab and Navistar. Connected Vehicles fuses telematics information & technology with our knowledge of the fleets, vehicles and drivers, into smart, data-driven solutions to help you be the best at what you do. We promise to be there with you, every step of the way and then some.
Please call us at 888.963.1364 to book your free no obligation quote or demo.