Industries: Transportation and Distribution
Messaging, jobs and workflow to maximise utilisation, productivity and efficiency
Superior driver communication is key to the success of every trucking organisation. It maximises vehicle utilisation, increases driver efficiency and improves planning to deliver the best customer experience possible.
With ORBCOMM's driver communications solution, drivers always know where their next job is coming from, how best to get there or if there are changes to the schedule. This gives them the freedom to do what they do best: drive. Fleet managers and dispatchers can deliver more pro-active service to customers through improved planning, more efficient job management, instant two-way communication and automated workflows.
Get Messages to Drivers Fast
Increase Productivity with Automated Workflow
Media Portal Keeps Track of Documents Securely and Easily
Reduce Paperwork and Time Wasted with In-Cab Scanning
Distribute Freight to Locations Faster with Truck Navigation
Ensure Vehicle Reliability with DVIR Pre- and Post-Trip Checks
Powering ORBCOMM’s truck management product, the BT 500 provides efficient driver communications and complete fleet visibility. Part of a comprehensive solution that combines in-cab devices, powerful cloud-based reporting and connected hardware, the BT 500 provides GPS vehicle tracking, advanced data collection from the CANbus, flexible communication options and an open, scalable platform to connect to third-party apps and other devices.
Garmin Fleet 780: Purpose-Built for Fleet Telematics
The 7” Garmin fleet 780 tablet combines trusted navigation, specialised truck routing and fleet experience with the openness and flexibility of a tablet. Tough and optimised specifically for over the road trucking, its built-in dual-purpose camera functions as a dash cam for the road and a productivity camera at customers’ depots. Onboard Wi-Fi and Bluetooth provides Internet connectivity to third-party peripherals, such as cameras and over-the-air map updates. Its customised truck routing has detailed maps with truck-related restrictions, such as bridge heights, sharp curves and weight limits.
Samsung: ORBCOMM’s ELD Solution Powered by Samsung
Samsung makes it easy to deploy a comprehensive solution that drives fleet productivity, improves driver retention and complies with the ELD mandate. Combined with ORBCOMM's driver-friendly ELD solution, Samsung devices provide a platform that integrates in-house or third-party apps seamlessly, is efficient to deploy and provides a secure, controllable environment for your fleet.
TomTom Bridge: The All-In-One Driver Terminal
The TomTom BRIDGE Terminal is a ruggedised 7" all in one device with truck-friendly routes, on-screen capture signature for paperless reports and enough connections to create a future-proof platform. Lifetime Maps and Traffic updates allow you to drive with the latest maps at no extra cost for the lifetime of your device. With state-of-the-art navigation and truck-specific routing, you can easily give directions to the closest assignment location, provide vital information on-site and scan data from Wi-Fi or NFC tags. Connectivity ready, the Bridge terminal comes with WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0 and USB OTG. Shock-proof, it is industrial grade and works in extreme temperatures.
FleetManager is a cloud-based analytics platform and information management engine which unlocks valuable data for every user in the organisation.
Optimised to work with ORBCOMM’s truck, trailer, reefer and container monitoring devices, FleetManager delivers advanced reporting and analytics for the entire fleet on one single platform. With mapping, reports, alerts and exception management, FleetManager provides all that is needed to ensure regulatory compliance, maximise asset utilisation, minimise operational costs, increase driver productivity and improve customer satisfaction for better ROI.
Depending on your fleet, FleetManager can be configured to display specific workspaces with individual workspaces for dispatchers, fleet managers or the safety and compliance team. Its powerful features include individualised customisation, advanced data mining, configurable reporting, intelligent search options, multi-user management and advanced mapping.
Install our trucking apps directly from the Android marketplace to supercharge your fleet management solutions.
The Driver Performance Scoring App is the most comprehensive driver performance app in the industry, scoring drivers on the three most important aspects of a driver’s behaviour that impacts any fleet: performance, compliance and safety. This results in significantly reduced fuel, insurance and maintenance costs, as well as reduced fines and violation incidences. Fleets can select which aspects of driver behaviour they wish to monitor and the weight they wish to attribute to each aspect.
The Driver Vehicle Inspection Reporting (DVIR) app enables drivers to complete daily pre- trip and post-trip inspection reports on trucks and trailers using any Android- based phone, tablet or other in-cab device. By eliminating time-consuming and inaccurate paper-based records— and with direct, real-time upload to our reporting platform—this app is designed to save you time and money.
R:COM Mobile allows users to get live data anytime, anywhere in an iOS or Android app which reports critical information from the online reporting platform to provide fleet monitoring on-the-go. View data on vehicle location, fuel level, in-transit speed and working hours information. Also includes industry leading temperature management features by providing users with reefer unit information (including set-point and return air), door open/close events, alarms, reefer battery and fuel level information.
“It’s got to be driver-friendly… that’s the most important thing. The units are very friendly for the drivers in-cab, and very accepted.”
Jim Franck, President of National Carriers
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