Maylarch, the demolition contractor and asbestos removal company, is using Masternaut’s telematics solution across the whole of its fleet in order to cut costs, reduce fuel emissions and improve driver safety.
The organisation made the decision to bring on a telematics provider to optimise its transport management processes and, since installing Masternaut’s technology, has seen benefits impact not only its fleet division, but a number of other business areas.
“We chose Masternaut above other telematics providers because the solution was more user-friendly for our staff and offered far clearer, more detailed reporting – particularly from a driver behaviour point of view,” says Maylarch’s managing director, Nick Williamson.
“Since implementing the solution we have seen a wide range of benefits across many areas of our business.
“Fuel costs have been reduced by 7% in addition to lowered vehicle wear-and-tear thanks to improved driver behaviour, which in turn has led to a reduction in emissions.
“When it comes to compliance and insurance, we are now able to identify both the location and driver of any vehicle at any given time, enabling us to prove or disprove a driver’s involvement in an incident.
“Finally, driver behaviour monitoring with a focus on speeding has helped improve driver safety and awareness of best driving practice amongst our employees – which truly is invaluable.”
As well as being able to report on drivers’ whereabouts, Masternaut offered Maylarch a system which could score drivers based on vehicle economy and driving behaviour.
With built-in, localised speed limits for every road network, this offering includes tailored real-time speeding alerts, as well as reporting.
As a result, Maylarch has launched a safer driving scheme, which aims to improve driving standards across the organisation by monitoring drivers and incentivising good driver practise.
Based on the reports generated by Masternaut’s data, the scheme has already seen a reduction in speeding by 9%.
Martin Hiscox, CEO and chairman of Masternaut, says: “Nowadays, the benefits of using telematics are no longer restricted solely to the fleet department and Maylarch is the perfect example of how businesses can be using our solutions to achieve results across all areas of the organisation.
“We’re delighted that Masternaut’s technology has formed the backbone of the Maylarch safer driving scheme, and look forward to working very closely with Maylarch in the future to support similar initiatives.”