people wanted to hear about business benefits other organisations had achieved, particularly around increasing productivity
Driver safety, green and environmental issues and productivity were the key topics for organisations upgrading/replacing Fleet Management solutions
At the recent Service Management Expo, held at the NEC, Birmingham visitors were most interested in driver safety, reducing carbon emissions and boosting productivity according to Telogis. At the event Telogis was showcasing its Platform for Location Intelligence solutions for managing mobile workers and assets which provides the industry’s only true end-to-end enterprise platform for strategic and dynamic routing, real-time work order management, telematics, navigation and mobile integration.
While visitors to the stand were interested to see demonstrations of the products, as Sergio Barata, Head of EMEA at Telogis explains; “This is a mature marketplace saturated with telematics and route optimisation systems. What people were most interested in was talking about how our customers are using the solutions, rather than seeing a demonstration of a vanilla product on the stand. In particular people wanted to hear about business benefits other organisations had achieved, particularly around increasing productivity, managing customer experience with planned v actual and driver behaviour and safety.”
Sergio Barata continued; “Intriguingly people were not so interested in seeing the system working on an iPad or tablet, they all assumed that any new system would work on the latest form factors. This is a prime example of a mature market where most organisations are looking to optimise their operations with a more integrated approach to their mobile assets. Rather than keeping silos of information separate, many of the organisations we have been speaking to are looking at a fleet management system that is fully integrated with route and traffic ensuring that vehicles are used most efficiently. When this is combined with job allocation and workforce planning, and with powerful reporting and dashboards that deliver an ‘at a glance’ live situation, organisations can really start to make huge improvements to the customer experience, while improving productivity and ensuring compliance with environmental and staff safety legislation.
“This approach has been the norm for several years now in the US, we are delighted to see that the UK and EMEA markets are now starting to approach the management of mobile assets looking to leverage location intelligence in the same way.”
NOTES TO EDITORS
Telogis Inc., the platform for location intelligence, is dedicated to enhancing the value of its customers’ businesses through intelligent integration of location technology, information and services.
Telogis was established in 2001 and is headquartered in Aliso Viejo, Calif., with offices in Europe and Latin America as well as development centers in Austin, Texas, Toronto, Canada and Christchurch, New Zealand. Telogis’ products and services are used and distributed in more than 60 countries worldwide.
Telogis has been established in the UK since 2010, and already has several customers using its Telogis GeoBase geospatial platform.
For more information please visit www.telogis.co.uk
Head of EMEA, Telogis
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