Skip to content
Fleet Maintenance Software

Fleet Maintenance Solutions Integrated with Your Telematics System

The logistics industry is complex and it seems like there is a different software solution for every area of operation. Telematics and fleet maintenance are distinct operations but they overlap and affect each other in important ways. Shouldn’t software solutions for these areas work together? When software solutions are easy to integrate, they do more for you and your team.

Fleet Maintenance Software
Fleet Maintenance Solutions Integrated with Your Telematics System 1

The Issue Tracker is the hub that ties all of the features in FleetPal Connect together. It offers several automated and manual options for creating an issue. It also generates automated repair orders, and makes the information accessible to staff and vendors for efficient resolution, tracking, and reporting.

Telematics is a term used to describe systems that process information gathered through remote communications. Trucking telematics
solutions have been developed to help fleets streamline their operations and increase efficiency, productivity, and profitability. FleetPal Connect
integrates with your fleet’s telematics system to expand the power of your mobile telematics solutions.

Advances in technology have made it easier for the trucking industry to make better decisions and find better solutions. At the same time, new technologies can be a challenge for small- and mid-sized fleets. Many of us seized the government mandate for ELDS as an opportunity to bring a telematics
system into our fleet’s operations. Has your fleet been getting all of the benefits of that move or could telematics be doing more for you?

FleetPal Connect makes your telematics software integral to your preventive maintenance program.

Over the past two or three decades, our industry has gone from filing systems that depended on hard copies in cabinets to spreadsheets on laptops. It’s great to have access to everything from anywhere and to have the processing power to generate reports and communicate results. But when we run a different software solution for each area of our business, we’re still stuck in filing cabinet mode.

Integrated software solutions mean that the information in one filing cabinet is available to all of the other filing cabinets without anyone on our staff having to make copies or re-enter information. That means we can do more with less and our operations get more accurate and more efficient at the same time. Fleet maintenance and telematics are two areas where integration can make a big difference.

Fleet Maintenance Solutions Integrated with Your Telematics System 2

Telematics solutions give fleet managers clear insights into routes, units, and drivers. A telematics system is quickly becoming an essential element of every fleet manager’s tool kit. There are many different systems to choose from but every telematics solution should provide a few essential elements.

Fleet Maintenance Solutions Integrated with Your Telematics System 3

01. Vehicle Tracking

Seeing where your drivers, units, and loads are in real-time is the most fundamental benefit of using telematics software. When this function is integrated with the preventive maintenance solutions in FleetPal Connect you get a powerful tool for scheduling maintenance and coordinating remote repairs.

02. Automated Scheduling and Dispatch

Whether your team works on local, regional, or national routes—scheduling and dispatching is the key to making everything run efficiently. When your telematics solution is integrated with FleetPal Connect, you’ll never have to worry about inspections, maintenance, or repairs getting lost in the shuffle. Custom Alerts: Telematics software allows you to set up alerts for driver behavior and vehicle information. When those alerts are integrated with FleetPal Connect, you’ll have better insight into the root causes of breakdowns, accidents, and other equipment failures.

03. Vehicle Health Monitoring

Your telematics solution can help you keep tabs on emergent maintenance issues. When it is linked to FleetPal Connect, you’ll have an automated process for generating work orders and tracking and reporting information generated by inspections and repairs.

04. Driver Monitoring

Seeing where your drivers, units, and loads are in real-time is the most fundamental benefit of using telematics software. When this function is integrated with the preventive maintenance solutions in FleetPal Connect you get a powerful tool for scheduling maintenance and coordinating remote repairs.

Trucking telematics solutions rely on the same basic infrastructure that preventive and predictive maintenance routines depend on to keep track of all the information and moving pieces that factor into keeping a fleet healthy. When you integrate your telematics system with FleetPal Connect, you get a dynamic network that covers every unit in your fleet. It will allow your equipment, your drivers, your technicians, and your managers to communicate information and track projects efficiently.

Telematics depends on a tracking device in each unit. These tracking devices are tied to a unit’s electronic control unit (ECU). The information is sent to your telematics provider’s servers by cellular or satellite transmission and then delivered to your team’s desktops and mobile devices. Mobile telematics that is tied to FleetPal Connect means everyone on your team stays on the same page and anyone in the FleetPal network can be brought into the loop.

telematics
Fleet Maintenance Solutions Integrated with Your Telematics System 4

There are numerous benefits to using telematics for trucking fleet management. Those benefits are multiplied when your telematics software is integrated with a fleet maintenance solution that you can customize to your fleet’s precise needs. FleetPal Connect can be integrated with your telematics system at no additional cost. Doing so means that two of the most crucial areas of your operation are being covered by software solutions that work together to do more for you.

Learn How Integration Can Minimize Data Entry and Improve Accuracy

Telematics gives you powerful insights into the places where your business is operating, the equipment that gets the work done, and the people doing the work. When you combine those insights with an automated and streamlined process for maintaining equipment and reporting maintenance activities and costs, you get business insights that inform better decision making.

FleetPal Connect is dedicated to providing the solutions that will make small- and mid-sized fleets more competitive in the challenging business environment of today’s trucking industry.
Contact us to schedule a demonstration and learn more about what we can do for you and your team.