DAF trucks now with Executrax (FMS)
DAF trucks being sold into the southern African market now come standard with a high-tech Executrax on-board fleet management system (FMS) that incorporates a full-featured GPS fleet location, tracking and vehicle performance management system.
Mark Gavin, National Sales Director for DAF’s southern African operations, explains: “When you give a driver responsibility over a R3-million vehicle, you want a direct link that not only lets you know its exact whereabouts at all times, but also provides a host of other performance information.Executrax covers all these bases, delivering a seamless flow of real-time information by combining high-definition telemetry with an array of critical fleet management features. It offers real-time visibility on the exact location of every vehicle in the fleet throughout the southern African region.”
“When you give a driver responsibility of a R3-million vehicle, you want a direct link to its exact whereabouts…Executrax covers all these bases”
Customers have the option to connect the compact unit to Babcock Transport Solutions’ central management server for a small monthly fee. The system is linked to the truck’s existing computer and diagnostics systems, and communicates wirelessly via a dedicated, secure connection to any Internet-enabled device.
Executrax communicate notifications through the software, or by email and SMS, on deviations from routes
Executrax’s standard features include real-time tracking, while ‘Keep In’ and ‘No Go’ areas can be added. The system can also communicate notifications through the software, or by email and SMS, on deviations from pre-defined routes, and is able to monitor and report on vehicle speed, r/min, fuel usage, engine hours, idle time and driver performance.
Fleet security is increased through 24/7 monitoring
“All the features combine to help DAF trucks customers focus on their businesses by facilitating increased productivity, reduced stock loss and a lower operating risk,” concludes Gavin. “Overall fleet security is increased through 24/7 monitoring and a variety of specialised alerts.
However, the real strength of our new Executrax solution is the effect it has on the customer’s bottom line through increased productivity, driver responsibility and reduced theft and liability.”