Tracking solution for food transportation companies
The transportation of foods and ingredients are shipped frozen, refrigerated or at ambient temperatures that must be monitored at all times. Foods and ingredients are susceptible to abuse or contamination during transportation and storage. The end customers are also expecting the delivery at a specific time. Regular customers for food companies often require historical information about shipment arrivals, the time to load and to get to the destination. With GpsGate Server you can monitor all these events with a powerful solution. You will be able to know at all times the temperature of your merchandise, if there was an attempt of breaking or tampering. You can also optimize merchandise delivery and vehicles deployment as well as keeping a good maintenance schedule of your vehicles to lower your company’s operating costs. All these solutions will increase your customer’s satisfaction, save your company from incidents, time and money.
Monitor your merchandise status at all times
|* Temperature alarms||The system can generate an automatic temperature alarm when certain temperature has been reached or surpassed.||Setup|
|* SMS / Email notifications||Alarms can also be sent by SMS or Email, to an operator or a group of users.||Setup|
|* Trip & Idle with temperature report||You will be able to know your Min, Max and Avg temperature values for a given trip on a selected day. You can program this report to be sent automatically by email each day.||Setup|
Vehicle fleet management
Food merchandise has to be delivered as fast and efficient as possible with the right vehicle suited for the task. You can know almost instantly which is the vehicle that meets the requirements you’re looking for and closest to the loading site and/or the destination.
|* Real Time Fleet View||You can directly answer customer calls about the location of transport. You can search by name, group or see the available vehicles in a specific area in the map.||Info|
|* Vehicle Tags||You can group vehicles into categories to quickly find the type that can perform the job better. For example search only “Trailer” or “Semi-Trailer” vehicles.||Video|
|* Points Of Interest||You can upload your own POI to GpsGate Server. For example the location of your Food vendors and the delivery location of your main customers. This POI data can be used later to generate the Time on Site reports to know where yout vehicles have been and how long they have spent on the delivery and/or pickup.||Video|
Dispatch your deliveries faster
Regular customers for food companies need to ease the administration of dispatching jobs. Historical information, job acceptance and assignments to the closest vehicle is fundamental. With these tools you can make all this happen in a very easy way.
|* Job Dispatch||Allows you to administrate your dispatch jobs from the GpsGate Server interface. You can keep your transport delivery organized and ready to operate optimally.||Setup|
|* Mobile Dispatch||Allows the synchronization between dispatcher and the driver using a mobile interface. The driver can see his assignments in the smart phone or tablet’s browser and update his status back to the server.||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 fuel efficiency and driver behavior
There is an increasing need to reduce fuel costs and CO2 emissions. The use of your fleet and drivers optimally 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.
|* Speed alarms||You can have speed limits alerts based on real speed limits from OSM.||Setup|
|* Time on Site reports||Useful to know in which POI your vehicles have been within a selected time period.||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|
|** Fuel Consumption Reports||With a fuel sensor installed in the vehicle, the report will display the date, total distance, maximum and average speed, the duration of the vehicle driving, fuel consumption and fuel efficiency, as well as the total amount of fuel used.||Setup|
Extend your fleet lifetime
It is important to know when maintenance has to be performed for each vehicle to keep your fleet in an optimal condition with vehicles available at any moment.
|* Vehicle Maintenance||Keep track of when it is time to perform a service of each vehicle in the fleet. Extend the lifetime of the fleet due to better control of the service intervals.||Guide|
* This features are supported by all devices.
* Mobile dispatch works fully functional on A-grade supported platforms.
** SOS: all A-track devices (SOS accessory connected to the A-track device required).
** Job Dispatch for Garmin devices requires a Garmin fleet 590 device.
** ECO Driving and Fuel Reports are supported by A-Track AX7 (for Fuel Reports, fuel sensor installation is required).
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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