Teletrac Navman: Optimizing FMS to Meet Business Objectives

CIO VendorOswaldo Flores Manager, Marketing and Product Management
There has been an incredible growth in the impact of fleet technologies in the past decade. The space is rapidly evolving with market pressure to make data increasingly accessible, portable, and connected to deeper intelligent outputs for business decision making. Nowadays, businesses need to keep their fleets current with constantly shifting industry needs. Since its establishment in 1988, Teletrac Navman is helping companies to improve delivery times and clear the driver-dispatcher communication. Headquartered in Glenview, Illinois, Teletrac Navman is a provider of web-based GPS fleet tracking and automation solutions. “We are committed to provide our customers with the most accurate fleet data and tools needed to meet business goals and stay ahead of the competition,” begins Oswaldo Flores, Manager, Marketing and Product Managementat Teletrac Navman.

Teletrac Navman Director is a Fleet Management Software (FMS) that exceeds GPS tracking and navigation. “We believe smart fleet management depends on essential factors like actionable and customizable data,” says Flores. Designed to be simple and accessible, this platform allows companies to gain efficient management habits while reducing their operating costs and increasing overall revenue. The software empowers companies to access a wide range of information about their vehicles and drivers at their fingertips. With instinctive search functions, simple message forms, and a window into daily vehicle and driver activity, the platform offers powerful fleet oversight. A few highlights of the software's functionality include interactive mapping, dispatch communication, sites and alerts, reporting, analysis, and maintenance module. The software adapts to the needs of fleets of any size and helps businesses to create improved success stories every day. In addition, Teletrac Navman Director enhances the quality of life of users by providing key filtered data, increased security for vehicle, and less customer and driver turnover by tracking inefficiencies and improving the satisfaction. “Our integrated software solution provides comprehensive fleet information that feeds smarter business decisions, intelligence management and increased fleet efficiency,” extols Flores.

Our integrated software solution provides comprehensive fleet information that feeds smarter business decisions, intelligence management and increased fleet efficiency

A.N. Webber is a great example of Teletrac Navman's work. A.N. Webber, transportation, logistics, and warehousing company wanted a new fleet management solution that would enable quick and effective communication with drivers. The company selected Teletrac Navman’s platform that not only provides GPS location and vehicle operational data, but also includes in-cab computers that allow dispatchers and drivers to exchange two-way messages. “Having access to more detail about how the trucks are being used, has allowed us to reduce idling and fuel consumptions and provide better information delivery for our customers,” says Rob Koch, Vice president of operations at A.N. Webber. It also has automated monitoring of driver hours-of-service (HOS) logs, which has reduced paperwork, data entry, and HOS violations for the company. “With a deployment of new fleet management solution, Transportation firm A.N. Webber has decreased idling by 15 to 20 percent,” says Flores.

Teletrac has met the needs of customers through the research and development of efficient solutions that provide value to their customers. The company's mission is to address cross-market problems based on the growing demand for integrated fleet data. Teletrac Navman focuses in fleet types of all sizes; from basic GPS vehicle tracking systems, to supporting the needs of enterprise customers looking for compliance solutions, third-party data integrations, and native business intelligence. Today, Teletrac is estimated to have over 500,000 units in service in over six continents globally. “Currently we are saving 28 million gallons of fuel for our customers and 280,000 tons of carbon dioxide by encouraging smarter and safer driving each year,” concludes Flores.