Benefit

Introduction of delivery fleet tracking system results in fuel savings of $4,815 across the five-truck fleet during a month long pilot program.

GPS tracking system applied to delivery fleet operations in Salt Lake City.


March/April 2012
Salt Lake City,Utah,United States; M1 Monash Freeway,Australia


Summary Information

The Salt Lake City branch of Crescent Electric Supply Company (CESC) initiated a pilot program that utilized GPS fleet tracking to monitor its delivery operations. The data gathered from this program facilitated changes in practices that resulted in fuel savings, mileage reductions, extended vehicle life, the elimination of unauthorized stops, and increased customer satisfaction.

Methodology

The Salt Lake City branch of the Crescent Electric Supply Company (CESC) wanted to increase its total number of deliveries while reducing the average amount of time for each fulfillment. Management also desired the ability to track total mileage, costs per mile, costs per delivery, and unauthorized stops by delivery personnel. The company initiated a 30 day pilot program that utilized the GPS Insight fleet tracking application to monitor CESC Salt Lake City's 5 truck fleet. The application allowed management to observe route decisions, unauthorized stops, and vehicle maintenance.

Results

CESC Salt Lake City's pilot program resulted in the following observed benefits:
  • $4,815 in fuel savings.
  • 1,605 reduction in miles.
  • Extended vehicle life.
  • Improved customer service through the introduction of automatic notifications.

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Source

Fleet tracking system delivers cost and customer benefits

Author: ITS International

Published By: ITS International

Source Date: March/April 2012

URL: http://www.itsinternational.com/sections/cost-benefit-analysis/features/fleet-tracking-system-delivers-cost-and-customer-benefits/

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Benefit ID: 2014-00959