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Navman Wireless Adds Driver Scorecards to Fleet Tracking Platform

OnlineAVL2 Upgrade Measures Driver Behavior That Affects Safety & Fuel Efficiency; Also Offers New Reports Segmented by Driver Groups & Vehicle Types

GLENVIEW, Ill., Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Navman Wireless USA today announced the addition of a broad new Driver Behavior feature set to its OnlineAVL2 fleet tracking system, enabling fleet operators to identify drivers who are compromising safety and fuel efficiency by their behavior behind the wheel. The driver performance features are the most comprehensive and configurable in the industry, with four new reports and two new dashboard KPIs that quickly pinpoint trouble spots while also allowing drilldown to a specific driver directly from the system's Dynamic Dashboard regardless of fleet size.

Available immediately in the U.S., the latest OnlineAVL2 upgrade also introduces new reports that allow managers to view fleet performance by both driver groups and vehicle types. These two industry-first views expand the information available to help fleet supervisors spot opportunities to reduce costs and optimize operations.

Driver Scorecards

OnlineAVL2's new Driver Scorecards measure behaviors such as speeding, idling, harsh braking, high RPMs or other integrated user-defined driving habits, utilizing metrics gathered from Navman Wireless GPS tracking units installed in a given fleet. If sensors that detect seatbelt use, emergency brake deployment or other driver activities are connected to the system's GPS tracking units, the Driver Scorecards can incorporate that information as well. The resulting data is then available for at-a-glance examination with:

  • Scorecard Summary, Detailed Scorecard Trip and Progressive Scorecard Reports that instantly identify drivers with below-average performance, show the impact of their behavior on fuel consumption, and permit drilldown to trip details when needed.
  • Individual Driver Report Cards – including personal scores as well as comparison of drivers against fleet averages – that can be shared with the driver and used to modify unsatisfactory behaviors.
  • Configurable Driver Score/Driver Average Score dashboard KPIs – including the ability to choose the drivers and time period represented as well as drilldown for details – to allow real-time monitoring of problem drivers and intervention for urgent problems like speeding and excessive idling.

Reporting by Driver Group

New Driver Groups support in OnlineAVL2 allows fleet managers to classify their drivers by region, business unit, service type or any other category of their choice, and then generate any Driver Scorecard report or driver-based dashboard KPI by driver group. This enables managers to compare performance by driver group and use that information to improve driver behavior in groups that lag behind those with the top scores.   

Reporting by Vehicle Type

OnlineAVL2 users now also have the ability to view fleet performance data by vehicle type to aid in usage and cost analysis. Construction companies can use this new report to determine whether utilization of their skid steers aligns with their budget for that asset type, for example; school bus companies can compare utilization of their wheelchair-accessible and non-wheelchair-accessible vehicles; and so on.        

Navman Wireless' OnlineAVL2 fleet tracking platform provides location, operations and performance data for both on-highway vehicles and construction heavy equipment from a single interface. Components include the back-end OnlineAVL2 application, delivered under the Software-as-a-Service model with no major in-house software installation or maintenance required; the Qube on-highway and ruggedized Qtanium off-highway GPS tracking devices; and in-vehicle M-Nav and MDT mobile messaging/turn-by-turn GPS navigation devices.

More information is available by visiting www.navmanwireless.com, emailing [email protected], or calling 877-891-5009 in the U.S. International contact information is at http://www.navmanwireless.com/about-us/contact-us  

About Navman Wireless
Navman Wireless is a global leader in GPS-based fleet optimization products and services, including real-time vehicle tracking and analytics that enable companies to monitor, measure and improve fleet-related costs and efficiencies. The company's technology currently monitors more than 175,000 vehicles owned by over 14,000 organizations on five continents, making Navman Wireless one of the world's largest fleet management providers. An operating company of Danaher Corporation, Navman Wireless is based in Glenview, IL, with facilities in the U.S., Mexico, UK, Italy, Taiwan, Ireland, China, New Zealand and Australia. For more information, visit www.navmanwireless.com.

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