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New software module solves key allocation issues

Chevin has launched an online module that offers a simple solution to pool car and van key allocation.

It allows drivers to book a pool car or van through an online portal. Once the booking has been approved by a line manager, a six figure code is automatically texted to the driver that will allow them to open a compartmentalised locker that stores the keys for their allocated vehicle.

The system also allows keys to be returned.

The module is the latest to be designed for Chevin’s FleetWave fleet management system, which is used by fleets totalling more than 700,000 vehicles around the world.

Ashley Sowerby, managing director of Chevin, said: “This is a module that was developed for a specific customer need by Chevin in the US but which is working so well for the company in question that we have decided to make it generally available to all our users.

“There remain a significant number of fleets that retain pool vehicles and the issue of key allocation is a difficult one, especially if a car or van is needed by an employee outside of normal office hours. The module offers a practical, cost effective solution.”

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  • Neil Mistry - 08/08/2013 17:24

    My company is looking into using this module, it is a solution especially when you have various pick up and collection point all around the London area

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