Productivity boosting solutions added to the Geotab Marketplace
Published on October 31, 2017
Geotab’s heavy truck portfolio strengthened by the launch of three new partners
Toronto, Ontario – October 31, 2017 – Geotab, an award-winning globally recognized leader in telematics technology, today announced the availability of new partner solutions on the Geotab Marketplace. Strategically selected to improve business and driver productivity while helping fleets with regulatory compliance requirements, Descartes MacroPoint TM, Welltrax by Vertrax and HighJump Prophesy Dispatch TMS join a growing portfolio of mobile apps, software Add-Ins and hardware Add-Ons that enable Geotab customers to customize their fleet management.
Joining a suite of over 150 solutions, the newest additions to the Geotab Marketplace are geared to address the needs of heavy duty fleets but can also benefit businesses of any size and composition. Descartes MacroPoint, Welltrax and Prophesy Dispatch provide users with productivity boosting solutions to help streamline operations and optimize their fleets.
Descartes MacroPoint’s Global Visibility Platform is a comprehensive and powerful tool that allows shippers, third-party logistic companies (3PLs) and brokers to view, analyze, predict and report freight activity in real-time. Connecting to the carriers Geotab GO device, Descartes MacroPoint enables location monitoring and tracking, delivery monitoring, event notification and exception management and predictive analysis capabilities. Descartes MacroPoint’s cloud-based solution remotely connects to the GO device to effectively predict disruptions, increase pickup and delivery reliability, reduce detention fees and optimize resources.
“Descartes MacroPoint’s patented load-monitoring and tracking software provides customers with the visibility and ease-of-use necessary to help ensure their shipments are accurately tracked and on time,” said Dan Cicerchi, Vice-President, Descartes MacroPoint Solutions at Descartes. “Through Descartes MacroPoint’s expansive carrier ecosystem and Geotab’s open-platform telematics solution, we can continuously create value for brokers, 3PLs, freight forwarders, manufacturing distributors and our retail customers.”
Welltrax by Vertrax, is an intuitive transportation management solution (TMS) for the bulk transportation of commodities such as crude oil, gravel, sand, grains, wastewater and other wet and dry bulk goods. Dynamic and easy to use, Welltrax helps fleets drive increased efficiencies through customized pick-up and drop-off forms and real-time load management and asset tracking. With Welltrax by Vertrax, bulk transportation fleets can optimize the entire load management process from building and dispatching loads to monitoring a driver’s progress and through to the completion of their assigned loads.
“Welltrax makes load management and dispatching easy,” says Vinny Mullineaux, CEO, Vertrax. “With full-featured integration into the Geotab Drive mobile app, Welltrax allows drivers to have full visibility of their HOS information while they are completing tasks within the Welltrax mobile application. Dispatchers see in real-time their fleets progress at the driver level while Welltrax highlights for them any potential HOS violations before they occur, ensuring critical loads get ran.”
HighJump | Prophesy Transportation
Prophesy Dispatch TMS is a powerful and affordable dispatch and accounting system available to truckload carriers, brokers and private fleets. Integrated with QuickBooks, Prophesy is a comprehensive solution that aligns dispatch and accounting departments while handling all freight brokering needs in real-time. This includes simultaneously quoting rates, booking loads, paying invoices and creating detailed financial reports. Standard functionality consists of commercial mileage and routing, IFTA fuel tax reporting, driver management and vehicle maintenance. Leveraging Geotab’s advanced telematics data, Prophesy provides Hours of Service (HOS) integration, check calls and rolling ETA’s for drivers, along with alerting dispatch to potential customer service issues.
“Coupling Prophesy’s real-time data integration capabilities with Geotab’s actionable data insights empowers customers with reliable access to critical information pivotal to business success today and in the future,” says Sean Elliot, Chief Technology Officer at HighJump. “Our collaboration with Geotab exemplifies HighJump’s dedication to providing trucking companies with solutions to streamline their workflows while exceeding customer expectations.”
Geotab is advancing security, connecting commercial vehicles to the internet and providing web-based analytics to help customers better manage their fleets. Geotab’s open platform and Marketplace, offering hundreds of third-party solution options, allows both small and large businesses to automate operations by integrating vehicle data with their other data assets. As an IoT hub, the in-vehicle device provides additional functionality through IOX Add-Ons. Processing billions of data points a day, Geotab leverages data analytics and machine learning to help customers improve productivity, optimize fleets through the reduction of fuel consumption, enhance driver safety, and achieve strong compliance to regulatory changes. Geotab’s products are represented and sold worldwide through Authorized Geotab Resellers. To learn more, please visit www.geotab.com and follow us @GEOTAB and on LinkedIn.