Fleetstar-Online improves driver safety and cuts costs for Scottish construction group

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Cybit, the UKs leading online telematics service provider, has announced that one of Scotlands leading construction and engineering groups, the Tulloch Group, is to implement Fleetstar-Online in all its commercial vehicles. Cybits scalable Internet-based telematics solution will allow real-time tracking of the companys vehicles to improve driver safety, monitor training requirements and reduce expenditure on fuel and vehicle maintenance.

Fleetstar-Online will be installed in 180 of Tullochs vehicles including vans, heavy goods vehicles and cranes. The systems extensive reporting functionality will enhance Tullochs management efficiencies by aiding in the production of weekly timesheets and providing route plans for service engineers. The group will also use the system to monitor driver behaviour patterns to assess the level of training required by fleet drivers, in an effort to achieve a safer driving environment for its own employees as well as other road users. The implementation of telematics will also help the group achieve savings on fuel and maintenance costs by monitoring how vehicles are utilised with regards to speed and out of hours use.

We have previously looked at telematics as a means of adding value to our business processes and implemented a system into a selection of vehicles. The success of this prompted us to develop our use of telematics and look for a suitable solution backed by a strong support network, commented Kenny Cameron, Director, The Tulloch Group. The safety and well being of our employees was high on our Boards list of priorities, along with the scalability, and the Cybit solution offered this within a competitive pricing structure.

Although its very early days since the installation, we are already noticing benefits on many fronts, he continued. With the assistance of the Cybit Consultancy Practice we have carried out various ROI exercises and set out some simple and easily monitored key performance indicators for both our drivers and the business.

Group Director Sales and Marketing at Cybit, John Wisdom, commented: This order from Tulloch Group is further indication of Cybits position in Scotland, helping to establish Fleetstar-Online as an ideal choice for the construction and service sectors. We are delighted that Tulloch selected Cybit to provide telematics services to its growing fleet, and are confident that the system will prove invaluable to the groups working practices.

Fleetstar-Online is Cybits scalable Internet-based telematics solution that features real-time vehicle tracking, exception reporting, replay mode, customised reports, mileage information, SMS messaging and live traffic information. By implementing Fleetstar-Online organisations are able to take advantage of the Norwich Unions Fleet Telematics insurance offering. Fleet Telematics offers organisations that install Cybits telematics platform fixed insurance premiums for the two to three year duration of the agreement and also gives them the ability to earn a Risk Recognition Rebate of up to 16 per cent per annum for meeting risk management KPIs.

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