Keep your vehicle healthy with advanced fleet management system

Commercial vehicles and fleets need to be on the road & running for the maximum hours of its life cycle to maximize productivity. To keep the operations cost-effective and to maximize fleet utilization, downtime and breakdowns need to be minimized, if not zero. Therefore, preventive maintenance is key to make the difference in reducing the costs of operations and abate downtime or breakdowns.

Using Trinetra’s fleet management system will greatly streamline total fleet maintenance to keep your vehicles in a healthy and roadworthy state for long hauls and for an extended life span.

GPS enabled remote diagnosis. Trinetra’s FMS is GPS enabled and the system with the help of sensors and software applications can gather critical data that get analyzed to output critical reports that will guide management to streamline operations and maintenance tasks.

Preventive Maintenance Planning, The FMS solution with telematics will help in Preventive Maintenance Planning to keep vehicles performing at their best. The maximum utilization of vehicles is critical to ROI of any fleet business.

Building Fleet Maintenance Plan & Checklist. To get data inputs to measure all critical factors related to maintenance, you start building your fleet’s Maintenance Plan, factoring in all aspects of vehicle service, replacement parts, consumables, etc. One of the first steps is to build a Maintenance Checklist according to the vehicle model in operation, to cater to all service needs. It will be based on the OEM’s vehicle manuals.

The next task Is to build the vehicle database and the related inventory of parts. The next step is to plant the Service Schedule for each vehicle, according to the mileage, driver feedback and recommended periodic service by the OEM. The FMS software will schedule according to pending service events, differed inspections and recalls, to then consolidate the tasks at one point of service, in order to save time and labour costs.

The FMS solution not only improves productivity and efficiency of assets in the fleet business, it also supports fleet policy & best practices besides improving driver behavior & accountability. The system can cater to better customer relations and satisfaction. Whatever your fleet management  needs, kindly contact us or visit our website for more information.

Keep track of your drivers with Trinetra’s ideal geo-fencing feature.

Large fleet-based companies with specific service area to serve, are benefited by keeping drivers inside the desired operating area. Fleet operating companies that have large-scale operations, but with specific service area, are benefited by modern fleet management system (FMS) which can keep drivers and their vehicles tracked, plus keep them within a defined area of operations It’s to ensure they don’t move outside of the area, because if they move out, it will cost you additional money in terms of fuel, time, maintenance, etc.

The FMS system with GPS technology can resort to Geo-fencing to monitor and restrict terrestrial movement of driver and vehicle. The FMS can provide you specific data to improve your driver’s performance and will also affect potentially customer satisfaction or relations.

Maintenance & Replacement Costs. Fleet operations involve high capital, running and maintenance costs. So, fleet companies and fleet owners tend to use fleet management to track vehicles, streamline operations, cut costs and expensive maintenance, to optimize routes, travel time and speeds.

Monitoring Driver Behaviour. By monitoring driver behaviour and their operations, fleet managers can benefit by reduced maintenance and replacement costs. Driving activities and style affect engine idling time, wear and tear of parts and even safety of all involved in the operations.

Fuel cost management. Fuel cost and its management forms a critical factor. So, all managers or fleet owners track and pay attention to kilometers logged on a daily basis to tweak efficiency and productivity.

Data Management. The FMS provides data management with the help of telematics and mobile apps to provide better insights for managers and for making informed decisions on maintenance procedures, to the benefit of the fleet operator.

Therefore, fleet owners and management professionals prefer to adopt a modern fleet management system, like that offered by Trinetra Wireless. The software solution works to streamline operations and budgets, will help cut costs and wastage plus eventually improve ROI.

The FMS solution contributes to developing fleet policy & best practices besides improving driver behavior & accountability. The system can cater to better customer relations and satisfaction. Whatever your fleet management  needs, kindly contact us or visit our website for more information.

Smart Solution for Fleet management helps Student monitoring and safety

The advancement in telematics has benefited many sectors of business and industry today. The same advantageous technology has percolated to other sectors too, particularly to the school and education sectors. The tech that is used in fleet management has now benefited the school management and security of school bus fleets.

Trinetra Wireless provides a unique solution for managing the daily school bus operations. This system not only involves the school authorities and staff and the drivers, but also the students and parents, in a smart monitoring system.

The system is GPS enabled and the tracking device is installed in the school-buses to help track the activity of every vehicle. The GPS device and software is capable of gathering and assimilating all the data generated. This system caters to the safety and security concerns of the school students, parents and staff at the school or educational institution. Safety is a top priority of any such organisation.

Safety of students Monitored. The onboard devices cater to the safety issues of students, which is a prime concern for parents and school authorities. Data can be collected and processed in real-time basis for monitoring.

Parents with the help of a mobile app integrated with the system, get minute-by-minute updates on the whereabouts of the school buses and its young passengers, to monitor arrivals, departures and delays.

Information on over speeding, unnecessary delays and stops, harsh braking or acceleration, cornering and even detour from the assigned route can be viewed and recorded on-the-go.

The mobile app & alerts. The mobile application integrated with the system is a boon to parents who get reliable information of arrival, departure and whereabouts of any particular school bus. Authorities can keep a vigilant eye on vehicles and drivers at the wheel. This also relieves parents and guardians of anxiety about the safety and security of their wards.

The FMS and mobile app is capable of triggering alerts and notifications to relevant recipients. In case of emergencies or issues, this would result in quick response and remedial actions. Trinetra FMS also offers their GPS devices an installation certification with the school bus management system.

Commercial vehicle fleets involve high capital cost with significant running and maintenance costs. An FMS software and mobile app like the one provided and customized by Trinetra Wireless can significantly save time, money & other costs. For your fleet management needs contact us or visit our website for more information.

Operate your fleet with high efficiency to boost productivity

Although there exists a plethora of best practices for the fleet professionals to refer, with specific tools for implementation, they must find what will help them take complete control of their fleet and equipment to improve efficiencies in fleet operations.

All the operations need to be monitored to increase efficiency by tracking in real-time vehicle location & routes, by obtaining data on various parameters, getting vital insights on how the fleet & equipment are performing.

Therefore, fleet owners and professionals tend to adopt a modern fleet management system, like that offered by Trinetra Wireless. It works to streamline operations and all maintenance procedures, to boost efficiency and productivity of the fleet.

Fuel cost & management

Fuel is the highest recurring spend for any fleet operator. With the help of a GPS enabled FMS managers can check on fuel efficiency of vehicles by considering time & distance travel, idling time , driving behavior, payload details and other related factors like traffic or terrain.

Maintenance & Replacement

Scheduling an effective maintenance program is crucial to vehicle uptime and productivity of the fleet. It helps in procurement of spares and replacement parts in right time. It also helps in phasing out vehicles in the life cycle and to maintain an optimized and productive portfolio of vehicles matching to the operational requirements.

Data Management

Fleet professionals have to handle a huge cache of data obtained from various and even associated systems.  The FMS software can handle and automate many aspects of management, plus filter out insightful reports. Data analytics will help to find anomalies and also rectify them effectively.

The software solution will help cut costs and wastage plus eventually improve ROI. The FMS solution contributes in developing better driver behavior, accountability and improving fleet policy & best practices.

Telematics & Apps

Telematics has evolved from just a vehicle tracking system. With  advancement in telematics, advanced  2-way communications, GPS, satellite mapping and integration to back office systems, software applications have empowered greater visibility into the system and helped develop schedules and dispatch in real-time. With the integration of mobile applications, fleet managers have better prospects to streamline fleet operations, to manage costs, to rake up revenue and productivity. They can cater to better customer relations and satisfaction.

Fleet operations involve high capital, running and maintenance costs. A Fleet Management System like the one provided and customized by Trinetra would significantly save time, money & other costs, for a fleet company/operator and for the transport business as a whole. For your fleet business needs kindly contact us or visit our website for more information.

Inject your business rules engine for better control on your fleet business

Fleet Monitoring

In a dynamic market, running a business involves complicated processes that are also continually evolving. Using a business rules engine strategically maximizes value and minimizes a software’s complexity. Business rules are based on the industry and the nature of the business. Trinetra’s software application is customizable to the business logic and as per the needs of the fleet management system.

Businesses that rely on software as a component of the business itself, get to implement business critical software applications to manage the business or service. To reduce the complexity of the software, companies can use their business rules engine to logically direct the business specific operations, separated from the application code writing.

Business rules is the logic that is based on what the business can and cannot do, because it is necessary to evaluate whether inputs comply with the criteria required by the business. The initial setup is to integrate the rules engine component into the application, like into the fleet management system’s software application that is implemented in your fleet business.

Once completed, the rules authored can be added on without any further coding into the FMS application. It simplifies and automates decision-making using the rule engine in principle to guide it. The app can automate and trigger notifications and alerts and also collect feedback related to mobile data terminal, driver identification, biometric data, RFID, temperature sensing, keypad integration, remote asset monitoring and web services.

The application can also apply the rules engine whenever required to the features in the system, like fleet maintence and service schedules, geo-fencing & geo-zones, Route mapping & optimization, safety & security and critically for Alerts & Notifications. Based on these features, extensive Reports can be generated and Trintera’s Fleet Management Software has an integrated Dashboard interface that can summarize and present fleet data in easy-to-understand charts and graphs.

As your fleets involve high capital cost and other costs too, a Fleet Management System like that Trinetra Wireless can provide and customize for you, can significantly save Fleet managers and operators a lot of time, money and other costs and expenses.

For a fleet operator who is monitoring assets and driver behaviour with this FMS, it is important to gauge the optimum utilization of vehicles. The performance or well-being of your fleet or the business as a whole can be evaluated with your application in relation to the business rules engine injected into it. For your fleet business requirements, kindly contact us. Otherwise please visit our website for more information.

Evolve up from vehicle tracking to a fleet management system

Fleet management system

There is a difference between ‘vehicle tracking’ and Fleet Management in the sense that although they may be similar sounding, they are very different in the way they work as terms. Vehicle tracking is basically the method of identifying the vehicle location using GPS technology. On the other hand, Field Management involves a holistic approach, comprising a combination of technology and techniques, such as, ‘geofencing’ alerts, tour history, real-time monitoring, exception management, vehicle utilization and insights that help in quick and informed decision making for management.

The Evolution. The simple concept of vehicle tracking first began in the 1990s. This tracking system has now evolved into the versatile Fleet Management System. The advancement in telematics, 2-way communications, satellite mapping and integration into back office systems has opened opportunities, to streamline fleet operations, to manage costs, to boost revenue and productivity.

GPS technology was used widely to track the activities of vehicles with hardware installed with the vehicle. Terminals in the cab were bulky, collected data and paired with software of a PC. The data was stored in a server and retrieved by the fleet managers. Some customers paid to access the satellite generated data. Solutions were expensive and used by only large and wealthy fleet owners or companies.

In today’s marketplace, fleet operation has many vendors and options to consider and numerous features to choose from. With the advancement of the internet in the 2000s vehicle tracking systems got a we interface with browser-based access to data. But the lack of broadband capacity made updates on location maps very slow. However, over the years better satellite capabilities improved GPS performance, leading to better and robust vehicle tracking systems. Two-way communication between drivers and managers also improved and the system now moved beyond locating vehicles to managing driver and vehicles.

Total Fleet management. Today’s tracking solution has evolved into fleet management system (FMS) capitalizing on technological advancements and deployed more efficiently. The FMS can be updated running with minimal IT support and the dedicated software updated to add the most recent features.

Vehicle tracking & positioning is updated in seconds with dispatch always in step with drivers. Advanced telematics and integration of communication systems has now provided fleets ability to enhance driver safety, lower fuel consumption & harmful emissions, improve service & maintenance schedules and customer experience. It has enabled vehicle monitoring and engine analysis, driver behaviour, route mapping and integration with mobile apps.

Fleets involve high capital cost with running and maintenance costs, therefore, a Fleet Management System like that provided and customized by Trinetra Wireless can significantly save time, money & other costs, for a fleet company/operator owning or monitoring assets or driver behaviour. The FMS is important to gauge the utilization of vehicles, performance or well-being of the service or business as a whole. For your fleet business needs kindly contact us or visit our website for more information.

Efficiently manage and expand your large fleets with ease, using Fleet Management solution

GPS enabled FMS

The fleet management solution that can substantially save time and money or other costs for a company/operator running a variety of vehicles by remote monitoring of assets is surely worth the investment. The Key Performance Indicators derived are important to gauge the utilization of vehicles, their performance or well-being, and also that of the company (or operator) running the fleets of vehicles.

Trinetra Fleet Management Solution can handle, using its software, practically hundreds of vehicle all together. The software can provide you useful insights for better utilization of the vehicles. By segregating vehicles based on the requirement, allocating the personnel for it and monitoring vehicles in an organized way, Trinetra will enable you to manage your fleets easily and effectively, improving on your ROI. The fleets need not be homogenous and can be of different types, be it for transporting passengers or for consignments. Trintera’s GPS enabled FMS can further enhance your vehicle monitoring with the help of geo tracking and geo-fencing, as per the requirements of the business or service.

Driver Behaviour & Management. Monitoring the driver behaviour is important for large fleets as the Fleet  Managers can detect fatigue or bad driving habits that could lead to safety issues. Managers can arrange for tutorials or training sessions that help to support preventive measures and increase the awareness for them of the GPS tracking system and other such sensory and telematics system that are capable of recording various activity. Inventory managed too can be tracked with this system, to detect and prevent misuse or theft of the assets.

Fleet Management Platform. The web-based telematics fleet management platform for vehicles on field and on-road is a reliable system and highly customizable to the needs and requirements of clients. The platform has functionalities that enable Fleet Mangers to optimize vehicle utilization and fleet efficiency.

Real-time mapping. The geo-tracking facility can be integrated with maps in real-time for insights based on the country, state or region of operation for a particular vehicle or fleet and on its activity or position.

Idling Time. Idle time management allows managers to monitor vehicles in and state of activity or idling, to enable informative reporting that can be analyzed to improve efficiency and save costs, expenses and waste.

Mobile App. Trinetra also uses industry leading mobile technologies to integrate a mobile app with the fleet management software. The intuitive mobile application helps the drivers and employees on-the-move to coordinate with fleet owners and manager via wireless communication channels or networks. The app works on both iOS and Android mobile phones.

Tracking and analysis. The combination of software and hardware in vehicles delivers better performance, cost efficiency and control to managers. The software’s dashboard is used to visualize data obtained from GPS, real-time tracking, fuel monitoring, route mapping, engine diagnostics and alerts.

Future Expansion. The fleet management solution will enable managers to optimise transport and logistics operations with ease and efficiency which also gives scope for scaling up operations and expansion of the fleets.

Trinetra Wireless, has been working for long in the space for integration, IoT, mobility and data management. It is part of an agile software development and services provider with proven expertise and a large clientele across many countries.

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Reduce or prevent unauthorised usage of mining vehicles using FMS

Fleet Management System for Mining Industry

Many organisations or businesses, who run or hire vehicles, face the challenge of unauthorized usage or its misuse. This is the same in the case of mining industry too where heavy vehicles like earth-moving vehicles or equipment like excavators are involved usually at remote sites. By adopting a monitoring system, the illegal or unauthorized usage and unsafe behaviour of the operators of such vehicles can be detected and even prevented. The stakeholders can use the insights got via the vehicle monitoring system to stop or educate drivers or operators involved in the issue. KPIs help in understanding over a timeline how well an employee, an asset or business unit or a company is performing.

Heavy vehicles involve high capital cost and also running and maintenance costs. Therefore, a Fleet Management System like the one offered by Trinetra Wireless can substantially save time and money or other costs for a company/operator owning or hiring the vehicles or machinery in question by remotely monitoring assets. As for fleet management, the KPIs are important to gauge the utilization of vehicles, performance or well-being of the service or business.

For the company, the unauthorized use of their vehicles or machinery increases the company’s liabilities. This may reflect in the case of insurance claims that may be raised or the premiums to be calculated. Monitoring of the driver or user of the vehicle, or machinery, is important as behaviour monitoring can detect fatigue or bad habits, or moonlighting, which could lead to safety risks that may prove costly, but otherwise preventable.

Fleet owners or mining company managers must be vigilant about unauthorized use of their assets and implement preventive measures aggressively to effectively discourage such activity. Monitoring the user’s or driver behaviour is important can detect fatigue or bad habits that could lead to safety issues. Tutorials or training sessions should help preventive measures and raise the awareness of GPS vehicle tracking system and other such sensor and devices that are capable of recording activity. Inventory too can be tracked with technology to prevent misuse or theft.

Trinetra is an agile quickly growing software development and services provider, working in the space for integration, IoT, mobility, cloud and data management. Learn more about our Fleet Management System and related products, adept of integration with mobile app that can customized. For your business needs kindly visit our website and for more information contact us.

Door-to-Door Garbage Collecting System made efficient via Trinetra’s software.

Smart waste management

Large cities having dense population face some generic problems of congestion. One major problem faced by populated townships or metropolitan cities, is of garbage collection and disposal. An efficient system is needed to solve this perennial problem and modern technology has lent a helping hand.

GPS technology and connected devices, or sensors, have been deployed to make door-to-door garbage collection service more efficient. The system is controlled by a command centre which also monitors the garbage collecting vehicles’ movement and enable the relevant stakeholders to check whether all the bins are being collected as per schedule.

The sensors can be installed in the collection bins or roll-over containers to monitor the level of waste collected and alert the stakeholders if full or empty. This system can also help in optimization of the routes for collection vehicles when they are making their regular trips across the city.

Trinetra’s software solution also helps to manage the fleet of garbage collection vehicles by scheduling maintenance, managing fuel consumption, also monitor driver behaviour, compliance, and workhours. It can trigger alerts and notifications to stakeholders for work efficiency, develop reports for insight into violations, exceptions and adherence. The system can be supported by an integrated mobile app also. The software thus helps in reducing operating costs and maximizing workforce and asset utilization.

Trinera’s GPS enable Fleet Management Software enables it to address all types of waste management tasks, whether residential, commercial or recycling. The lifts, skips, disposal and extras and many other activities associated, can be recorded with location and time-stamp to help managers improve efficiency and productivity.

To know more about our products and solutions with integrated mobile app support, which can be customized to meet any customer’s operational and managerial requirements. Please visit Trinetra Wireless website for more information.

KPIs for quick decision-making are supported by Fleet Management Software.

vehicle tracking system

Organisations or businesses, especially service providers, use KPIs to evaluate their progress and success at reaching their targets. Some of them are financial KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) and others are for performance tracking ones. They are based on measures and metrics derived by the management or experts. The KPI should help in understanding how well an employee, or business unit or a company is performing over a time span.

As for fleet management, the KPIs are important to gauge the performance or well-being of the service or business. It aims to also improve customer satisfaction or employee morale or other objectives. Vehicle rental businesses use KPIs to boost productivity and full utilization of vehicles. These indicators when integrated with GPS tracking technology can measure a number of parameters. It helps to measure the extent of utilization of a vehicle, the wear & tear occurring on engine, tyre, etc.; helps measuring driver behaviour and engagement; helps calculate idling time, time and distance travelled, speed limits, fuel consumption/efficiency and other factors. These KPIs can lead to predictive analysis, planning and forecast plans.

In the vehicle rental business utilization of vehicles to the maximum is key to boost productivity and profitability, besides contributing to customer satisfaction. When the system is managed via a versatile fleet management software like Trinetra’s FMS solution, which is web-enabled, provides foresight reports and alerts over specified time durations. The remote tracking and monitoring system incorporated can enable calculation of cost of operations, help optimal route planning, enable preventive maintenance or on-time service, scheduling and rescheduling delivery, provide notifications and reminders, manage driver utilization and work hours, enable geo-fencing and much more. The KPIs derived out of these parameters contribute to decision-making by management, cost reduction & savings, to optimal resource utilization and eventually for profitability and scalability of the business or project.

Trinetra is an agile, fast growing software development and services company, at work in the space for integration, IoT, mobility, cloud and data management. Learn more about our products and softwares, with integrated mobile app support, that can customised to meet a client’s business needs. Kindly visit Trinetra Wireless website for more information.

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