Vehicle tracking for utilities monitors operations and ensures that service level agreements are met across thousands of vehicles. Recording and analysing can be incredibly difficult. Tracking utility vehicles with GPS technology to create opportunities. RAM Tracking are a market leader in not just providing the necessary hardware, but an easy-to-use and insightful user dashboard so fleet managers can make sense of their vehicles and driver behaviour.

A man wearing a high visibility vest and a blue hardhat is using his laptop on the front of a car, in the top left of the image there is a driver score as well as information about a driver

Business benefits for utilities companies

Installing vehicle trackers across cars, vans, trucks and lorries used by utilities companies can yield great financial rewards from reduced fuel costs, safer driver and limiting breaches of service level agreements. Examples of key benefits include;

  • More optimum route planning
  • More efficient driver dispatch
  • Asset management alerts (e.g. MOT renewal alerts)
  • Timesheet verification
  • Improved driver safety
  • Reduced fuel costs
  • Real-time ETA for customer service

JVA Employees in front of their fleet of vehicles and in top right of the image there is a graph of the idle cost reducing over time

Improved workforce productivity

Ensuring fast response to call-outs is crucial in the utilities sector, so when JVA Electrical approached RAM Tracking about vehicle tracking, we immediately understood their requirements. 

RAM Tracking recommended vehicle tracking as a way to cut fuel expenditure. Engine idling reports, efficient route planning and private/business mileage reports all ensured that JVA Electrical know how their vehicles are being used and any potential wastage. Within a couple of months JVA Electrical cut fuel costs by 30%. Ensuring that their engineers arrived at jobs on time and are productive is also crucial. By monitoring business vehicles and verifying employee timesheets, JVA Electrical could ensure that engineers were completing work effectively. 

“I can’t fault the RAM system, it’s easy to use and allows me to be in greater control of my workforce, as well as saving time and money! The service has been amazing from the outset and I wouldn’t hesitate in awarding RAM a five star rating!”

See how else RAM Tracking helped JVA Electrical and other utilities companies reduce their costs on our vehicle tracking case study page.

Key Features

Proof of Work

Data capture records and measures every movement of a vehicle, which is invaluable for auditing, complaints and work estimates.

Driver Dispatch

With all vehicles on one dashboard an operations team can dispatch the nearest vehicle to any urgent or emergency work.

Job Tracking

Automatic alerts monitor how long an engine has been idle for over a time period to identify and reduce fuel consumption.

Time Tracking

Verify submitted time sheets to ensure that accurate records are being submitted and reduce unauthorised overtime.

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