Shell Gas (LPG) has equipped its fleet tankers with wireless data and
vehicle satellite tracking technology from leading West Midlands telemetry
specialist BOX telematics.
Thanks to BOX telematics tracking spotonBOX(tm) solution, Shell can now pin
point the location of any of their UK LPG fleet at the click of a button.
Vehicle parameters are monitored such as location and speed, as well as
other matters relating to vehicle immobilisation.
This solution has been adapted in the case of theft and to alert Shell Gas
(LPG) HQ of potential hazards, accidents and driver issues. Information can
also be sent to managers out of hours via SMS text messages.
The system comprises of a GSM based telemetry module which is fitted to the
tanker. This communicates every minute back to a server over the mobile
phone network, giving Shell the opportunity to track data over the web. Geo
Fences are used so alarms are raised should a vehicle leave the compound out
of normal hours or if it leaves its normal working area.
Using remote monitoring Shell have the ability to use data collected from
its LPG vehicles to track tanker location history, enabling the distribution
team to learn more about the business and ensure high levels of customer
service are maintained at all times.
Richard Buggins, Operations Manager at Shell Gas (LPG), said: "BOX
telematics have supplied us with an excellent product that clearly
demonstrates its security, productivity and customer benefits with real-time
Mark Woolridge, Sales Director at BOX telematics, added: "This confirms the
strength of spotonBOX(tm). We are delighted to be working in partnership
with a global business like Shell."