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Towing fleet management

Send the right truck to the right location, safely and quickly, with complete visibility of your fleet.

Boost profitability and customer satisfaction

In the highly competitive towing industry, quick and efficient service means greater customer satisfaction. Staying productive and profitable are top priorities. Geotab’s towing fleet management solutions provide the insight and intelligence to help you meet and exceed customer expectations.

Key features

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Accurate ETAs

Give your customers accurate arrival times with real-time movement tracking.
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Track fuel consumption

Save on your overall fuel expenses by tracking fleet fuel usage trends.
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Preventative maintenance

Reduce vehicle downtime by catching problems early.

The Geotab advantage

  • Complete visibility of workforce, assets, and costs
  • GO9 RUGGED ruggedized telematics device
  • Track fuel usage and idling trends
  • Monitor engine hours and PTO usage
  • Fleet safety reports provide valuable insight into your fleet's on-road activities
  • Comprehensive vehicle maintenance and engine diagnostics data
  • Open platform for easy data integration
  • Route optimization and traffic modelling
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Towing fleet solutions from Geotab Marketplace

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Routing and dispatching

Improve operational efficiency by assigning and dispatching routes to your drivers in real-time to ensure accurate pickups, deliveries, and returns. Solutions include hazard alert services, delivery tracking, and dynamic routing tools.
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Fuel management

Track fuel metrics that have a direct impact on your bottom line. Solutions include emissions and idling trend reports, overall fuel usage, and fuel card integration.
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Mobile forms

Go paperless and reduce errors with electronic forms that streamline management organization and driver compliance. Solutions include route reporting, scheduling aids, and invoice tools.

Commonly asked questions

Trailer fleet management consists of the gathering, monitoring, and analysis of data related to tow trucks and trailers. Telematics devices and platforms can help towing companies to track vehicle health, location, and usage patterns. Fleet managers and dispatchers can manage driving safety scorecards, identify the closest vehicle to send to a service call, and monitor driving habits like speeding, harsh braking, and excessive idling. This data can be centrally analyzed to identify vehicle maintenance and driver coaching requirements.

Geotab GO and MyGeotab also track the location, utilization, integrity, and maintenance requirements of remote trailer enclosures.
The Flex TT600 solar powered asset tracker utilizes GPS-based tracking to provide insight into asset usage and location via the MyGeotab platform. Trailer utilization measures the percentage of time the trailer is in active use and on the road making money for your company.

Tracking utilization on trailers enables fleet managers to:
• Plan trailer capacity for seasonal peaks
• Determine the ideal balance between owned and rented trailers
• Justify the purchase of new trailers when it is truly needed
The Flex TT600 solar powered asset tracker (available through the Geotab Marketplace) collects data, and transmits it via GPS to the MyGeotab platform. Manage trailer utilization, location, and maintenance data to help determine when trailers need to be replaced or repaired.
Geotab GO devices work with modern light, medium, heavy and heavy duty tow trucks and flatbed vehicles. The GO RUGGED ruggedized device is especially resilient and effective for heavy duty vehicles which require external installation for:

• Tracking the location of tow trucks so that vehicles can be dispatched to the nearest available driver
• Monitoring vehicle integrity and detecting maintenance requirements
• Driver schedule and behavior, including hard braking, turning and speeding
• Route optimization and fuel consumption monitoring
• Enabling geofencing to ensure that drivers are in the territories assigned to them

Geotab’s GO devices can be used to dispatch, route, and monitor most modern heavy transport vehicles, light-duty trucks and passenger vehicles like cars and SUVs. A comprehensive list of supported vehicles is provided on our “Is my vehicle supported?” page on our Community portal.
The solar powered Flex TT60x helps fleet managers track percentage utilization on their trailers to get a better understanding of how much each trailer is used. This data can then be used to inform fleet managers when they should move trailers to different sites to maximize utilization, or remove the trailers from their books.

The Solar Powered Trailer Tracker can be used to track trailers, containers, generators and other assets. With its rugged construction, long battery life, and highly efficient solar cell, this tracker is designed to endure the real world abuse most large trailers experience. The collected data can be used to stay on top of maintenance and avoid unexpected malfunctions; pinpointing exactly how trailers are being used to maximize their productivity, and providing customers with updates on the status of their goods.

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