Case Studies

Accident reconstruction: Severe accident

August 28th, 2017 / Pointer Admin

Truck vs. Overtaking car Severe road accidents are detrimental to all involved, but in the case of a company owned vehicle being involved in a collision that results in lives lost, the investigations and penalties are more considerable. On 27th August 2017 one of Pointers’ clients had a truck involved in an accident that resulted…

Speeding data

March 6th, 2017 / Pointer Admin

Driver behaviour and speeding reports As a fleet manager you have the responsibility to the business to ensure that your drivers are not speeding and potentially causing any damage to the vehicles, roads or the reputation of the business. Let’s not forget the financial implications such as speeding fines or insurance premiums. So if you…

Productivity increased

November 22nd, 2016 / Pointer Admin

Case study: Pointer Fleet platform The client has found a 10% increase in productivity since the implementation of the Pointer solution, and with the extra support from our customer care team, they have been able to get a full understanding of the dashboard almost immediately. Pointer’s web based dashboard enables the client to see how…

Driver Feedback Display

November 18th, 2016 / Pointer Admin

Case study: Driver Feedback Display Unit The client had a very high number of speeding violations from their drivers and requested Pointer to implement a solution to assist them in training the drivers to driver safer and at the speed limits. Pointer implemented the Driver Feedback Display Unit which monitors and reports on driver behaviour…

Fuel savings from idling events

October 17th, 2016 / Pointer Admin

Fuel wastage from idling events Company eco-score over 18 months of improving idling time. Research conducted with a client established that the average idling time, per technicians vehicle, was 96 minutes per day.  Through interventions the average idling time was reduced by 60 minutes per vehicle, per day The following Fuel savings apply for every 60…

Driver Behaviour

October 17th, 2016 / Pointer Admin

Driver Behaviour Case study – Driver Feedback Display Unit Pointer worked with a client to perform a case study whereby the client who had our Cello IQ product installed on his fleet. We looked at the driving style of his worst driver with the most exceptions for 2 weeks. We then turned on the Driver Feedback Display Unit…

Trailer Tracking Units

September 14th, 2016 / Pointer Admin

Trailer Tracking Units – Wireless and Powered Challenge: The client wanted to have a GPS location for all their trailers for security and insurance purposes. Solution: Pointer provided the client with the trailer tracking unit wireless device that can be self installed. The device provides GPS location monitoring and comes with 24/7 recovery. Results: The client…

Cold Chain monitoring

August 8th, 2016 / Pointer Admin

Cold Chain monitoring The company: Transportation of perishable goods in varying weather conditions and environmental conditions can be complex and risk of significant costs losses. Our client a large operator in the FMCG industry approached us looking for a solution to manage cold chain whilst in transit from the main distribution centre to the stores.…

Public and Passenger Transport

August 8th, 2016 / Pointer Admin

Public and Passenger Transport: The Company: The client is a national tour bus operator with thousands of clients a year. Ensuring safety and efficiency is a large part of why they are considered formidable in their field. The challenges: The client experienced major challenges with excessive idling. Communities would call in from time to time…

Courier and Parcel Delivery

August 8th, 2016 / Pointer Admin

Courier and Parcel Delivery: The company: Pointer SA was approached by South Africa’s largest courier service provider to develop a solution to manage the risk of load theft. The client’s concern is for the safety of the good they are carrying and to ensure that nothing is damaged or stolen before being delivered to the…