London, 29 July 2013
One of the UK’s leading crisps & snack manufacturers has partnered with TomTom, adopting its fleet management technology to manage road risk and boost its duty of care to drivers.
Tayto Group has introduced a combined tracking, performance monitoring and fuel management system across its 117-strong vehicle fleet, providing improved visibility and insights into its mobile teams of sales, management and distribution professionals.
‘By giving us the tools to monitor and improve driving performance, the TomTom solution offers us enormous potential to improve the safety of our mobile workforce while at the same time reducing our fuel consumption’ said Peter Rush, Tayto Group’s Purchasing Manager.
‘Having instant access to a wealth of real time data and management reporting information will prove extremely valuable and further strengthens the commitment we have to our safety and environmental programmes’
The system enables information on how vehicles are being driven – from speeding and idling to harsh braking and steering – to be collated via TomTom’s WEBFLEET management software in a live information dashboard or in a customisable report. It also provides live information on the location of the entire fleet.
In addition, ecoPLUS takes fuel consumption data directly from vehicles’ engine management systems to help optimise mpg.
The TomTom system has also been integrated with Tayto’s Agnew Fleet Manager software from Agnew Corporate to further simplify online fleet maintenance, administration and tax compliance for its leased vehicles.