A review of TomTom Telematics Webfleet SaaS solution%

Rent your software fleet solutions and pay for what you use

With the advent of cloud computing, your company no longer needs to invest in costly computer hardware and the associated costs of providing an air con room and technical staff.  Investing in technology use software as a service model need not be a  big upfront investment and if used correctly will help reduce your fleet costs including your overall fleet insurance costs.

What is SaaS

SaaS is an acronym for software as a service. Which means you no longer buy and host the software, but take advantage of cloud computing and remotely login to the service and let the hosting company take care of software updates and uptime etc.  

So, if you wish to save your company money without a big upfront investment, check what services are available under the SaaS model within the fleet management arena.

Costs reduced by a whopping GBP30,000 per annum 

One such provider of fleet management as a cloud service has helped shave off GBP30,000 in fleet costs for Zip Water UK.

Interested? The product from TomTom is named webfleet and incorporates the OptiDrive 360 solution. One big plus of OptiDrive is that it is able to provide real-time feedback to drivers on ways to improve their driving and thus reduce the likelihood of being in an accident. 

The benefits have been witnessed by Zip Water UK, see that statement from their fleet manager below. Zip Water run a 120 strong mixed fleet comprising multiple cars and vans.

".. we have seen a demonstrable improvement in fleet mpg, along with a sizeable reduction in our vehicle maintenance bills, including tyres and brake wear"

Graham Short, fleet manager

Zip Water UK

Another selling point should it be needed is an end to the time consuming manual completion of driver log sheets.  Instead, use an app feature that lets you complete this with the assistance of your mobile device. This greatly reduces both paperwork and the time needed at the end of the work day.

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