Tracking and dispatch solution for Taxi Companies
With GpsGate Server you can monitor your taxi fleet using Real Time Tracking. This will allow you to optimise passengers waiting time and unoccupied vehicles . Using our solutions taxi companies increase customer’s satisfaction, saving time and money. Additionally, you will improve the security of drivers and fleet using configurable automatic alarms that can be displayed on screen or sent via SMS/email.
GpsGate Server means less waiting time and higher service to our Taxi customers.
Gerald Toovey The Sheriff Taxi service
Taxi fleet management
Quickly locate the calling customer and find the closest available vehicle. It is expensive for a taxi company to drive without customers in the vehicle or to have idle time between customers. Without a tracking system it can be challenging to quickly locate the calling customer and assign a suitable taxi.
|* Real Time Fleet View||You can directly answer customer calls about the location of your taxi. GpsGate Server helps to quickly find the address of the calling customer and pick the closest available taxi from a map.||Info|
|* Vehicle Tags||Taxi companies can add attributes to the vehicles in GpsGate Server so that when a special type of vehicle is needed it is easy to find (e.g. a vehicle with 6 seats).||Video|
|* Points Of Interest||Points of interest (POI) can also be added to the map to make it easier to locate customers without an exact address (e.g. ”I am next to the Great Stores shopping mall”).||Video|
Dispatch your vehicles faster
Passengers expect an efficient taxi service. They might even expect to see the location of the vehicle on its way. Using this tools you can organize your fleet more efficiently and improve communication with your drivers reducing mobile phone costs.
|* Job Dispatch||Allows you to administrate your utility jobs from the GpsGate Server interface. You can keep your job statuses organized and updated.||Setup|
|* Mobile Dispatch||Allows you to handle your customer pickups in a web browser on any smart phone or tablet. The Taxi company can publish the position of the vehicle that has been dispatched in a real time web interface. Your customer can see if there are available taxis at the taxi stand.||Setup|
|** Job Dispatch for Garmin devices||The administrator can dispatch jobs directly to the Garmin navigation devices as well as communicate with the driver using the Chat module when the vehicle is not moving.||Setup|
Improve your taxi fleet efficiency
There is an increasing need to reduce fuel costs. The use of your fleet and drivers in an optimal way are essential. Having the right tools to control your fleet, over factors like excessive speed, harsh driving and drivers accumulated hours will dramatically reduce fuel consumption and improve your staff satisfaction and safety.
|* Trip and Idle Reports||Identify Idle time and trips made by a vehicle in a day or a range of dates using Trip and Idle report.||Setup|
|* Driver Working Hours||After a driver logs into the platform (using an RFID or Ibutton device), you can start a counter to know the amount of working hours for this worker. You are able to tell if the driver complies with the established policies of maximum amount of hours allowed per day.||Setup|
|** ECO Driving Reports||Get a driver rating based on harsh acceleration, breaking and speed.||Setup|
Minimize the risk for the taxi driver
Taxi drivers are at constant risk of theft or other dangerous situations. In an emergency situation it might be hard for the driver to pick up the phone to get help.
|* Real Time Positioning||You can follow your taxi fleet on a map in real time. Up-to-date vehicle locations and status information keeps you in control.||Video|
|* SOS Alarms||In GpsGate Server you can get SOS alerts from the driver. When an incident occurs the position of the incident can be forwarded to a security company or the police in a mobile phone interface.||Setup|
|* Speeding Alerts||You are able to set a maximum speed limit defined by company policy and if this limit is being surpassed you can set up notification alerts.||Setup|
|* SMS / Email notifications||All screen alerts can also be configured to be sent by SMS or Email to a user or a group of users.||Setup|
Extend your taxi lifetime
Is important to know when maintenance has to be performed to each taxi to keep your fleet in an optimal condition with vehicles available at any moment.
|* Vehicle Maintenance||Keep track of when its time to perform a service of each taxi in the fleet. Extend the lifetime of the fleet due to better control of service intervals.||Setup|
* This features are supported by all devices.
* SOS: all A-track devices (SOS hardware connected to the A-track device required).
* Mobile Dispatch works fully functional on A-grade supported platforms.
** ECO Driving: A-Track AX7.
** Job Dispatch for Garmin devices requires a Garmin PND.
All this features are available at no additional cost and are included in the solution.
For more information check the full list of supported devices.
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