Helios case study – Dealer: i:Track

  • Dealer: i:Track
  • Field: Cash management for banks and retail customers.
    Refilling ATMS
  • Usage: Unit is connected to back door/ emergency button/ oil/
    water/ gradual stop/ key pad
  • Alerts: emergency/ not entering- not leaving
  • Reports: Daily reports on work hours/ stop hours/ geo
    fencing/ oil/ water/ speed— works summary weekly
  • Benefits: Customer has operation in 45 cities- 450 vehicles.
    In first phase a) proper maintenance of vehicles batteries/ oil/
    water leading to lower down time. Pro active maintenance rather
    than reactive mantainance b) all odometers were found tampered
    with showing 20% extra mileage. Customer was ending up paying
    20% extra. With correct mileage he was able to reduce thru GPS
    he is not dependent on odomter and cost reduction of 15% in fuel
    bills c) Works Hours Summary- reflection showed fleet usage.
    Customer was able to reduce fleet size by 4% by reallocation
    with same amount of business. Cost savings in terms of driver/
    armed gurads/ maintenance/ depreciation/ insurance/ fuel/ road
    tax/ capital outlay d) added security for vehicle and contents
    of high value 2nd Phase a) not leaving depot on time- late
    arrival of drivers got curtailed b) not entering depot on time-
    over time was investigated/ vehicles taken home. reduction by
    10% in overtime and drop in fuel bills c) entering/ leaving geo
    fencing enable the customer to go to the banks with reports to
    demonstrate average time at each geo fence was far in excess.
    Customer making progress in reducing his in/out time with
    customers. Same fleet more work
  • Dealer: i:Track
  • Field: From Container freight station to Port for export ctrs
    and port of container freight station import ctrs
  • Usage: Unit is connected to oil/ water/ gradual stop/ fuel
  • Alerts: leaving/ entering
  • Reports: daily reports on work hours/ stop hours/ geo
    fencing/ oil/ water/ speed— works summary weekly
  • Benefits: Customer has operation has 125 vehicles. Customer
    had constant backlog of ctrs to be delivered and each ctr
    delivere at port is revenue. Customer believed that he delivered
    5 ctrs a day while the actual average was 2.4. a) proper
    maintenance of vehicles batteries/ oil/ water leading to lower
    down time. Pro active maintenance rather than reactive
    mantainance b) fuel pilferage enroute c) added security for
    vehicle and contents of high value. embarassement with customer/
    involvement of police incase vehicle with ctr was stolen d)
    leaving/ entering permiter of container freight station. within
    15 days the average has moved to 4 trips a day. 1.6 extra trips
    translates into 12,000 usd extra income per day as well as
    reduces the hiring of outside vehicles e) as soon as vehicle
    leaves port thru they get an alert and they get prepared for ctr
    loading. f) ability to present to the port authorities
    documented delays at port

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