G4S Kenya unveils Fleet Management Solution7 July 2011
Friday, June 24, 2011 - Leading Risk Management and Security Solutions Provider G4S Kenya Limited has launched a technology that corporate organisations will use to manage fleet operation expenditure.
The G4S Regional Managing Director Mr. Adam Miller said the system, dubbed ‘G4S Fleet Control’, will monitor fuel consumption and vehicle location.
“G4S understands the challenges facing many organizations today as a result of increasing cost of doing business,” said Miller. Adding, “Cost reduction is a priority for commercial enterprises today, and we believe G4S fleet control will empower fleet managers with control over fuel siphoning, vehicle misuse, cargo theft including the safety of staff.”
Miller further said that the fleet management system is a priority for monitoring and controlling all company vehicles including cargo, public safety and transport vehicles.
“The G4S fleet management solution will not only help customers to keep control over their fleets’ movements but also act as a theft prevention, fuel-tampering, and driver behavior management device,” said Miller.
G4S Fleet Control comes in three packages: Fleet Minimum, Fleet Optimum and Fleet Optimum Plus – the packages are affordable and are designed to allow customer’s select packages that meet their requirements including tracking, recovery and roadside security response.
The fleet management solution also provides real-time data and instant visibility through mapping and vehicle control modules that are user-friendly and provides a rich environment to be in complete control of your mobile assets.
“The G4S 24 hour control centre and countrywide response infrastructure (comprising over 150 crewed response fleet) provides the platform for emergency security response in the event of an incident’’ Adam Miller G4S Regional Managing Director East Africa said.
Miller said the partnership with Enigma Vehicle Systems Plc, a leading global vehicle tracking, data management and security system provider would provide technical support and new product development in line with new technology. Enigma Vehicle Systems are specialists in Commercial Vehicle and Plant security and offers a flexible and feature-rich tracking platform that provides tracking for Vehicles, Plant, Mobile Assets and People.
He said the benefits of the G4S Fleet Control include advanced tools and support system that ensures better fleet efficiency, reduced accidents, reduced motor vehicle theft, security for vehicle occupants, increased fleet visibility, educed operational expenses, reduced insurance claims, improved asset recovery and improved customer satisfaction.
Other additional features provided by the G4S Fleet Control include driver management system (driver key), impact sensor (accident detection), hands free kit for safe driver communication, roadside support and emergency services and recovery of vehicle to nearest police station.
The G4S Fleet Control has a robust Windows-based web application with innovative features enables users to keep track of their mobile assets. It has a GPS satellite transmits data that the tracking device installed stores.
The system improves productivity as it provides daily activity reports; fleet utilization reports; detailed summary reports per vehicle or per group as well as special reports for private and business use.
G4S is the world’s leading Risk management and secure logistics provider with key
operations in over 100 countries across six continents. In Kenya G4S has set up the
pace in Risk management solutions for decades backed by a team of over 15,000 highly
skilled staff. The company provides specialist security solutions to over 5,000
customers across a range of sectors including: government, utilities, financial
institutions, leisure and tourism, and transport.
For more information on G4S, visit www.g4s.com.