Within the first month, Campbell Oil started saving hundreds in fuel costs by reducing idle time, and Campbell expects these savings to increase over time. Meanwhile, the company has also reduced speeding, increased on-time deliveries, and improved driver safety.
Hoffman’s main considerations in choosing an AVL vendor were to improve dispatching/routing of vehicles, reconciliation of time sheets with actual hours worked, and preventative maintenance. Hoffman also required the vehicle location and diagnostic system to have low startup costs, a wide range of features, strong customer support, and easy installation.
Since installing Verizon Telematics, Washington County’s EMS reports an average savings of $300 per month (or $3,600 per year) in fuel costs alone – despite higher gas prices. Telematics’ maintenance reminders have also cut costs by reducing replacement costs of brakes, fixing engine malfunction, and extending vehicle life span.
The Robert J. Dole VA Medical Center in Wichita, KS provides monthly transportation to more than 500 veterans and to hospital staff on job related work assignments. The hospital’s engineering department maintains a fleet of 45 vehicles that includes cars, vans, light trucks, an ambulance, bus, and RV. If a vehicle breaks down, getting help quickly is critical.
As it grew from a small regional trucking firm into a national carrier, TILI Logistics Corp. faced new challenges – harsh weather conditions, unfamiliar interstate highways, and roadside breakdowns thousands of miles from home. Since implementing Verizon Networkfleet across its vehicle fleet, the company can better protect trucks and drivers on cross-country routes while delivering shipments on schedule and keeping customers satisfied.
VoicePro provides telecommunications and IT services to the greater St. Louis area. A budding enterprise with eight service vans, the company struggled to control high operational costs that were choking its cash flow and limiting growth opportunities.