Fleet Management Solutions through Telematics, IOT, Track & Trace, Mobility for a leading fleet solutions provider

About the client

The client develops and commercializes high-end fleet management solutions for the transport and logistics sector. Years of experience, R&D efforts, and an intensive focus on customer experience has made it a leading player in its sector. It is active throughout Europe.

Business need:

The client was building a system for fleet management for logistics companies. There are a wide range of telematics IoT devices through customer tracks (real-time information) such as vehicle information, driver information, and transport information for its clientele.
Key business needs of the client can be summarized as below:

  • Need for application/applications to enable accurate and real-time views for clientele (logistics companies) to track vehicles, drivers, and other critical logistics parameters
  • Ability to publish real-time updates back to vehicles
  • Compliance with regulatory body rules in tracking vehicle diagnostics and driver behaviour
  • Usage of trending IoT and sensor technologies for quick transfer of data 
  • Need for a cost-effective alternative for on-board computers where OBC cannot be deployed
  • Solution to remote troubleshoot and perform upgrades on OBC
  • Need for a decision-making platform to crunch telematics data captured from different devices

Solutions Offered:

  • Pushing real-time updates to vehicles within a fraction of seconds using latest push technologies
  • IoT enabled applications for capturing real-time sensors information
  • Web and Windows Applications for:
    • Tracking and maintenance of engine diagnostics, real-time status/position, driver working hours as per the country regulations
    • Planning creation and sending to vehicles, displaying historical routes on maps
    • Sending and receiving messages to/from vehicles
    • Alarms, displaying real-time overview of vehicles, creating and sending routes to vehicles, driving behavior including speeding, over RPM, hard deceleration/acceleration, idle engine alarm and geo-fencing alarm, fuel consumption, mileage calculation
    • Real time and historical location of vehicles and vehicle status including low voltage alarm, high engine temperature alarm, engine fault code recording
  • Remote options:
    • To change device/customer settings such as enabling and disabling particular features 
    • To view log information of the devices for troubleshooting through responsive applications 
    • Firmware update using restful services 
  • Mobile apps:
    • To capture data where OBC cannot reach and later synch with OBC/remote application
    • As an alternative for OBC where OBC is not cost effective
  • Easy integration with other fleet management systems or host systems through web services
  • BI platform to provide dashboards to focused groups

Business Impact

•    Enhanced time-to-market  
•    Increased customer satisfaction with better maintenance and control on device from remote location
•    Enhanced business with an array of options available to integrate and use
•    Competitive pricing, pay-per-module pricing model
•    Advanced IoT platform that is configurable and adaptable to new devices or sensors