Advanced Fleet Management from Shell India to help Indian trucks
Published On Feb 26, 2020
The lubricant major launched its Fleet Solutions portfolio in India to help Indian truck operators to become more efficient and thus save the total cost of the truck ownerships.
Shell India, the global lubricant major is trying to address the fleet management challenges faced by businesses and fleet operators. The is to reduce the total cost of ownership (TCO) for fleet owners, Shell’s portfolio of products and services, comprising of high-quality differentiated Shell Fuels, Shell Fleet Prepaid program and Shell Telematics provide better control over operations and increased protection against fraud.
Based on insights from over 60 years of global fleet management business and more than six million fleet cards, the range of solutions introduced in India brings together Shell’s global experience and expertise, cutting-edge technology and world-class innovation to offer a distinctive ‘Shell advantage’ to Indian fleet owners.
Shell’s customized and fit-for-purpose fleet management offerings bring together advanced mobility technologies to allow fleet owners to significantly boost efficiency through control over fuel payment and consumption, real time information about their fleet, while providing business consultancy and insights.
Elaborating the company’s Fleet solutions, Parminder Kohli, GM Business Development, Marketing and Operations for Fleet Solutions, said, “A convergence of new technologies, services and greater connectivity is reshaping the fleet sector, demanding new skills and creating new players and business models. However, fleet owners and managers are struggling to adapt to this transition and face a myriad of challenges, the most prominent one being staying competitive, high operational costs and increasing customer demands. Our mission is to be our customers’ 1st choice for sustainable mobility solutions. We would like to achieve this through understanding their fleet management problems and then providing customized solutions addressing their pain points.”
According to Zain Hak, General Manger for Fleet Solutions Asia, “With our extensive fleet management experience spanning 30 countries, we have an in depth understanding of the needs of fleet owners. Our promise to our customers in India is to bring our most relevant mobility solutions from across the globe and offer them the right tools enabling transparent operations. We will continue to bring newer and better products from our global portfolio and evolve our offer in India based on changing customer and market needs. Whatever be the size or shape of your fleet, be it the heavy vehicles transporting goods across the country or the city taxi fleet ferrying passengers, our mission is to make it simpler for businesses across different industries and operating environments to manage their fleet operations efficiently.”
Shell Fleet Solution Offerings in India
Shell Fuels: Shell fuels are formulated with our exclusive dual detergent technology called Dynaflex. This technology consists of complex blends specially designed by Shell that enriches our new fuel formulations with powerful cleaning agents giving it an advantage over other fuels. It utilizes dual detergents to work in both newer and older engine technologies and cater for the diverse mix of fleets in India.
Shell Fleet Prepaid: The Shell Prepaid program allows fleet owners to have transparent operations through extensive control over fuel spend, ease of operations, enhanced convenience, and world-class security to prevent and detect fraud resulting in the reduced total cost of ownership (TCO).
Shell Telematics: Shell Telematics is compliant with Automotive Industry Standard-140 and provides enhanced control, safety and efficiency of fleet operations through real-time vehicle tracking, detection of unsafe and inefficient driving behavior/patterns, and accurate fuel monitoring.