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Truck Management with Advanced Telematics

ORBCOMM’s Truck Management platform is the most comprehensive, open, scalable and reliable truck telematics solution on the market today. By combining driver-focused in-cab devices based on Android, BT 500 truck tracking hardware and powerful back-end reporting from FleetManager, ORBCOMM’s truck platform helps you achieve higher ROI by improving compliance with tachograph rules and working time legislation, driver performance, fleet safety, operational efficiency and workforce productivity.

Comply with Tachograph and Working Time Legislation
Protect the fleet with the most accurate and up-to-date tachograph information, automatic data download, customised reporting, integrated driver infringement letters and in-cab compliance scoring apps.

  • Live Data from TachoVision: Plan ahead with live data on compensation rules, extended driving days, daily/weekly rest periods and much more.
  • Automated Downloads: Eliminate wait times and administration costs of manual downloads with automated, remote, scheduled tachograph downloads.
  • Scheduled Reporting: Full tachograph analysis with a large suite of standard and customised reports.
  • Driver Infringement Reporting: Leave letters and calendar controls remove the need for third-party analysis and processing.
  • In-Cab Compliance: Communicate to the driver in the cab on mobile devices.

Enhance both Fleet and Driver Safety
Keep your fleet’s assets and reputation protected by improving truck driver safety through correcting unsafe driving behaviours that lead to accidents, fines and higher insurance risks.

  • Driver Performance Scoring: Give live, on-board driver scoring, feedback and coaching to drivers who are measured on safety, compliance and driving performance
  • Safety Reporting and Analysis: Review how drivers operate different vehicles across the fleet and score drivers on safety data points such as anticipation, harsh acceleration and deceleration, harsh braking, speeding and hard cornering.
  • Truck-Specific Navigation: Select safe and optimal routes based on vehicle height, weight and length restrictions.
  • Electronic DVIR: Complete Driver Vehicle Inspection Reports at the push of a button.
  • Camera Integration: Provides bi-directional video and data flow between telematics and approved camera systems. Push telematics data into camera systems via API including driver ID, VIN, GPS location and speed, or pull camera footage of critical events into the ORBCOMM platform, including harsh braking, harsh cornering and rollover events. Review quickly to shorten accident investigation time and reduce bogus claims.

Improve Fleet Productivity
Enhance customer communications and workflow for better asset utilisation, fewer empty miles and reduced overtime costs.

  • Driver Messaging: Improve communication between drivers and the office, using customisable form messages and text-to-speech functionality for additional safety.
  • Jobs & Workflow: Organise drivers and vehicles with Jobs and Workflow. Automatically schedule drivers’ work for the day to improve customer communications.
  • Media Portal: Keep drivers informed with training guides, videos and images distributed to individuals or groups.
  • In-Cab Scanning: Enable drivers to scan documents, capture signatures and take vehicle images with in-cab scanning.

Boost Fleet Efficiency
Reduce operating and maintenance costs, improve utilisation and mitigate financial risks through real-time truck tracking and cargo visibility, reduced risk of fuel loss and preventive maintenance.

  • Live Truck Tracking: Live views show vehicle location and status information including driver name, drive time remaining, fuel level and more. See stop details, trip information and route replay and monitor against predefined fleet KPIs.
  • Fuel Management: Use the Fuel Auditor to protect against fuel theft by comparing actual fuel burned to fuel purchased over any period. Monitor fuel down to the last litre; the Fuel Auditor records fuel tank levels every five minutes to detect fill and extraction events together with the time, date and location of each event.
  • Maintenance Planner: Schedule services and inspections based on time elapsed (e.g. every six months) or distance.

Truck Management with Advanced Fleet Telematics

BT 500: Truck Tracking Device for Complete Fleet Management

Powering ORBCOMM’s truck management product, the BT 500 provides complete visibility, monitoring and management of drivers, vehicles and displays. Part of a comprehensive solution that combines in-cab devices, powerful cloud-based reporting and connected hardware, the BT 500 provides GPS truck tracking, advanced data collection from the CANbus, flexible communication options and an open, scalable platform to connect to third-party apps and other devices.

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ST 9100 (Dual-Mode)
The fully programmable ST 9100 is a dual-mode satellite/cellular device, combining cellular network coverage and the two-way IsatData Pro satellite service. This versatile device enables asset tracking and monitoring for a wide variety of applications on land and at sea, in the most remote areas of the world.

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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 In-Cab Solution Powered by Samsung
Samsung makes it easy to deploy a comprehensive solution that drives fleet productivity and improves driver retention. Combined with ORBCOMM's driver-friendly in-cab 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.

Truck Management with Advanced Fleet Telematics

FleetManager: Go Beyond Truck Tracking By Unlocking the Power of Your Fleet Data

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.

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Install our trucking apps directly from the Android marketplace to supercharge your fleet management solutions.

Driver Performance
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.

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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.

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R:COM Mobile
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.

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“Things like live temperature tracking, Tacho, Working Hours Analysis, Critical Events ... I can see it all at the click of a button.”

Dermot Byrne, National Transport Manager, Keelings Retail UC

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