WGM Engineering Group is one of Scotland’s leading engineering solutions providers. The company offers a complete turnkey solution for mechanical and electrical and civil engineering. Established in 1986, WGM has developed a reputation for outstanding client service, a high quality of work and a passionate commitment to health and safety. The company offers a countrywide service from three linked service centres based in Glasgow and Livingston. The business operates primarily in the water and waste water sectors, but also in the petrochemical, power and process industries as well as having a number of food and beverage clients.
WGM employs around 180 staff and operates a fleet of 90 vans.
WGM was facing issues with its previous telematics provider, which was providing poor quality and often inaccurate information. With engineers on call 24/7/365, often travelling to remote areas to carry out repairs and maintenance in poor weather conditions, the company was looking for a product that would enable them to monitor a number of areas, including arrival time on site, fuel consumption, carbon footprint and driver behaviour. With ambitious growth plans, the company was seeking a solution that not only provided timely and accurate data but was sufficiently flexible to adapt as the fleet increased in the next three to five years.
Introduced as an improvement tool, the installation of LINK and EcoPlus brought immediate benefits. The WEBFLEET fleet management platform provided the ability to monitor a wide range of KPIs, including speeding incidents, idling, arrival and departure times on site and real time planning.
Over a 12 month period the average OptiDrive scores went from 6.1 to 6.7. Fuel cost savings of 22% were achieved and fuel consumption improved from 33.8mpg to 36mpg, while speeding incidents were reduced from 1% of driving time to 0.1% of driving time.