Tata Motors introduces Fleet Edge for better fleet management
Published On Jul 14, 2020
The innovative offering improves truck performance, streamlines operations for better customer satisfaction by tracking consignment delivery, monitoring fuel efficiency, vehicle health, driving behaviours and tracking of renewal dates of important vehicle documents.
Taking yet another step towards connected vehicle eco-system, and powering solutions to Indian trucking, market leader Tata Motors launches Fleet-Edge- fleet management offering for informed decision making to run a profitable and sustainable transport business.
Tata Motors is offering telematics solutions as an option on its truck and buses since 2012. presently, over 2,00,000 Tata Motors M&HCV vehicles are factory-fitted with telematics units. Taking the connected vehicle solutions to the next level with the introduction of Fleet Edge that has the capability of processing a large amount of data generated by the Telematics Control Unit (TCU) and offers real-time insights for track and trace, vehicle health, driving behaviour, real-time fuel efficiency, and fuel loss alert.
Customers will also be able to track the due date of the important vehicle documents. These insights will be available to customers through a user-friendly interface on the Tata Motors Fleet Edge portal and will help customers manage their fleet even more efficiently. Fleet Edge is also accessible on smartphones via an app on a real-time basis.
Speaking about the power of Fleet Edge, Girish Wagh, President, Commercial Vehicle Business Unit, Tata Motors said, "Digital technology and connectivity solutions are rapidly transforming both passenger and goods transportation. The rich data that vehicles can now send through the telematics unit is opening up several new possibilities for the entire logistics chain. With Fleet Edge, we have set a new benchmark by providing customers more information and greater control over their fleet and their operations, remotely. We're taking data from the vehicles and using it to help our customers improve their operations. We will consistently build and introduce enhancements to the Fleet Edge solution to provide more relevant and customised intelligence for fleet owners and managers to make informed decisions. The more insights we provide, the more efficient they become by optimising fleet performance and reducing costs."
Targeted at M&HCVs
The Fleet Edge solution is most suitable and highly useful across the medium and heavy commercial vehicles and in certain intermediate and small commercial vehicle segments. The BS6 trucks range of Tata Motors connected trucks come with the latest inbuilt embedded SIM. The TCU used in Fleet Edge is AIS 140 compliant, as regulated by the Government, with safety and security functions, including the emergency buttons and vehicle location tracking communication to Government-authorised backend servers.
Fully integrated at the backend with Tata Motors' systems, Fleet Edge provides an end-to-end connected experience for the customers with better control over their entire business operations. Fleet Edge ensures that a fleet owner is always connected to their truck drivers and the vehicles through cutting-edge features for better control over driver performance. The system also monitors the unauthorized vehicle movement and determines the vehicle's exact location with a user-friendly graphical map.
Continues with its new initiatives in the CV industry, Tata Motors Fleet Edge herald new connected commercial vehicles era. The firm aims to help its loyal set of customers to run, support, and grow a profitable and sustainable transport business.