Link with onboard units

By linking the onboard unit in the truck with the TMS software, you receive information about when (preventative) maintenance can be scheduled in. This helps prevent business operation issues and you reduce your total maintenance costs. The onboard unit reports on mileage and sensor data for example, but also working hours and refuelling times; all of which is administered in the TMS.

The linking of onboard units with the TMS software is vital for accurate tracking & tracing of every transport request, and for information provision towards your customer. Direct messages can be sent to your customer via our TMS software when loading/unloading.

Damage registration

In the unlikely event damage occurs en route to an HGV or trailer (or the transported goods); the driver takes a photo of the damage, and if necessary describes it, using an app on their phone. This data is then linked to the HGV or trailer in question in the TMS, in the fleet management module. The planning department can then use this information to schedule in repairs and to negotiate with the insurance company where necessary.

Maintenance planning

A fleet manager fully grasps what maintenance, damage repair or inspection type needs to be carried out at which time or mileage. But this isn’t uniform across the board. Some matters are checked structurally by the driver; other maintenance works are performed at on-site workshops, and others again at a garage or dealer. It’s certainly a huge challenge to keep an eye on an entire fleet. This is why the fleet management module in our TMS generates warnings, based upon a pre-defined maintenance profile for an HGV or trailer, at the right time and for the right person who then takes this into account when arranging shipment planning.

Personnel & drivers

The data pertaining to your personnel and drivers can also be entered in our TMS software. This data can then be periodically checked and verified. Personal data and work-related data can be registered. This provides for a complete overview per employee, and facilitates optimal deployment.

OSCOT, one of the most important transportation KPIs.

Does it seem like you are not going to meet your Service Level Agreements? Then it is necessary to improve your processes. Insight into your performance can then offer the answer.

The 5 Do’s and Don’ts of a new TMS solution.

What should you pay attention to when implementing a new TMS? We have listed the do’s and don’ts for you with tips to keep things simple and transparent.

Estron: From WMS to TMS, FMS and ERP.

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