Registered social landlord Scottish Borders Housing Association (SBHA) has invested in vehicle tracking technology in an effort to enhance customer service and improve efficiencies across its fleet.
SBHA, which serves communities in the Scottish Borders by providing affordable homes, has installed Navman Wireless technology in a 64 strong fleet of maintenance vehicles.
The vehicle tracking specialist’s “expertise, industry experience and proven track record amongst social housing providers were important factors in SBHA’s decision,” said Julia Mulloy, chief executive, SBHA.
She added: “Vehicle tracking offers a number of benefits that support our goal of delivering the highest level of service to tenants. Streamlined routing will cut fuel costs and improve job allocation while the ability to monitor our fleet in real time will help us meet our duty of care responsibilities to staff.
“The system will also contribute towards reduction of carbon emissions, on which we place great importance as an organisation.”
The new contract is the latest success for Navman Wireless in the social housing sector. SBHA joins existing clients such as Trafford Housing Trust and Community Building Services (CBS) Ltd, a repair services provider for housing association and local authority clients across the UK.