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Today we enjoy a wide portfolio of customers, from various sectors and of varying size. From some of the largest organisations in Europe to the smallest companies in the UK, we deliver the same exceptional service.

If you have a single vehicle or fleet of vehicles, our systems will deliver your organisation benefits. Request a free demo today, and we’ll help you unlock these benefits.

5 Ways Car Tracking Can Save You Money

If your business uses vehicles, they may be costing you a lot more money that they need to. Installing a car tracking device is an easy way to reduce everyday costs that vehicles add to your business. Here are some of the reasons why. Save Fuel Speeding, rapid acceleration, heavy breaking and leaving the engine on when the vehicle is stationary are all ways which waste fuel and can be avoided. Car tracking devices enable you to keep tabs on the driving habits of your drivers to see if they drive efficiently. Settle Disputes If a customer is complaining that...
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Affordable GPS Personal Tracking Device

 The long awaited gps personal tracking device – “Black Telematics Box Bubble” has just been   launched,  which is both cost effective and very simple for a person to use, by making it cost effective we  have it is now   within the reach of the general public. Oh yes and the best part of all is the pricing.  The gps personal tracking device is a matchbox sized vehicle and personal GPS tracker which uses satellites  and mobile phone technology to pinpoint its location anywhere real time – LIVE! All you require is access  to the internet, or a mobile...
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Anti Theft Protection

No one can guarantee the security of your vehicle, that it wont be a victim of vehicle theft and stolen, however the good news is there are many ways you can improve its chances against its theft without standing guard, 24 hours a day. The market is a wash with al-sorts of security measures to protect your vehicle. So we have listed 10 options below, to help you choose which one is your selected deterrent for you anti-theft solution. 10 Anti Theft Options MECHANICAL IMMOBILISERS These are very inexpensive and will as an anti-theft devices, they designed to restrict the access...
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Asset Tracking Analysed

Black Telematics Box provides low cost asset tracking and monitoring software that provide complete visibility over all your mobile assets. Whether its plant equipment, cargo, boats, light aircraft, horse boxes or trailers, at any time you can: View an asset’s movement in real time. Receive notification when the asset triggers an alert such as entering or exiting a defined area. Receive security alerts for movements in or out a geofence outwith specified hours usage. The benefits of our asset tracking system include: Improved asset efficiency from knowing the exact location of all assets at any given time. Reduced operational costs...
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Be safe, be seen this Halloween

As the evenings become dark earlier, it becomes more difficult for drivers to see pedestrians. To help yourself be safe and be seen, day and night, the best advice is to wear fluorescent by day and reflective by night – but do you know the difference between these two life-saving materials? If you’re planning to go out and about this Halloween, have a great time, but remember – just because you can see the driver, doesn’t mean the driver can see you! Be safe. Be seen. “Help other road users to see you. Wear or carry something light-coloured, bright or fluorescent in poor...
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Car black box traps knife attacker

Daniel Paita, a 32-year-old from Kirkintilloch, has been jailed for 11 years, for a knife attack and attempted murder. There were no witnesses to the attack, but Paita was trapped by evidence from the black box in his car – which is commonly used by car hire firms and insurers. It’s a great victory for the technology. Vehicle Tracker  Helps Jail The Attacker Paita was driving a courtesy car provided by his insurer, after his own car had been involved in an accident. He didn’t realise there was a telematics black box fitted in the car when he drove to...
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Car Insurance Fruad & Scams

Car Insurance Fraud Scams – Trends to Watch in 2014     • Two common auto insurance fraud scams. • “One of the common, pervasive auto scams we see is the crash and buy scenario. A person has an accident but doesn’t have the insurance or the correct coverage, so they purchase insurance and then wait a day or two and submit a claim saying the accident happened after they bought the policy,” he said. • “This started very heavily during the recession and continues today, very similar to the hit while parked claim the insured has an accident, they...
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Clear advice for driving in fog

  Before entering fog check your mirrors then slow down. If the word ‘Fog’ is shown on a road signal but the road is clear, be prepared for a bank of fog or drifting patchy fog ahead. Even if it seems to be clearing, you can suddenly find yourself in thick fog. When driving in fog you should: • Use headlights when visibility is seriously reduced – generally when you cannot see for more than 100 metres (328 feet). • Keep a safe distance behind the vehicle in front. • Be able to pull up well within the distance you...
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Counterpart Driving Licences – Jan 2015

The DVLA will no longer issue the paper counterpart to the photo card driving licence. How will you check your employees driving licences from January 2015 ? Our sister company Drivercheck, offers a fully managed driving licence checking service. The system has been developed to ensure that all of your drivers hold a valid licence which should be essential element of your Duty of Care policy. Drivercheck will enable you to: Validate your employees licences as often as you require Ensure each employee holds a full and valid licence Validate all category entitlements and expiry dates Pinpoint any revoked and disqualified...
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Courier scam

The courier scam is when fraudsters call and trick you into handing your cards and PIN numbers to a courier on your doorstep. There are many variations of the scam, but it usually follows this method: • A fraudster will cold call you on a landline, claiming to be from your bank or the police. They state their systems have spotted a fraudulent payment on your card or it is due to expire and needs to be replaced. • In order to reassure you that they are genuine, they suggest that you hang up and ring the bank/police back straight...
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Crash for Cash Hotspots

Car crash scam hotspots revealed The top twenty hotspots for ‘Crash for cash’, where fraudsters try to make other vehicles crash into their car deliberately so they can make insurance claims, has been published. ‘Crash for cash’ is when fraudsters drive to busy road junctions and then perform unexpected, unnecessary and dangerous emergency stops designed to cause innocent members of the public to crash into them. Claims are made to the innocent motorist’s insurer, often including several accounts of fictitious injuries from members of the criminal gang. Fraud funds serious crime According to the Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB), who published...
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CV Show – 2015 – Meet Us There !

Why not meet us at the on Wednesday the 15th April – Yes this week at the Birmingham NEC, entrance is free, so if you want to meet us email us at info@blacktelematicsbox.co.uk and we will meet you for a coffee and a chat. Maybe you have visited our website – and you have questions? Maybe you want to know about our developments ? Or maybe your an existing client who just wants to catch up? Well we will be happy to meet you, let us know – info@blacktelematicsbox.co.uk UPDATE : Great CV Show and thanks to all who had meetings with...
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CV Show 2017 – Meet us there – Black Telematics Box Ltd.

Why not meet us at the on Wednesday the 25th – 27th April Meet us at the Birmingham NEC, entrance is free, lets chat, what size of fleet do you have? us email us at info@blacktelematicsbox.co.uk and we will book off some time for you in our diary for a coffee and a chat. Maybe you have visited our website – and you have questions? Maybe you want to know about our developments ? Or maybe you’re an existing client who just wants to catch up? If you’re interested in meeting with us for an informal chat, we would be delighted to meet...
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Driver Speeding v’s Road Speed Limits – True Speed Limit Data Control

Everyone knows there is a relation between speed and crashes, the faster one drives, the more likely a crash and the higher the risk of severe injury. Well Black Telematics Box have done something about Managing and Controlling Fleet / Employee Speeding. The internet is awash with Vehicle Tracking companies competing with very similar Vehicle Tracking products, we are often asked “what makes you different”, without giving all our trade secrets away we have decided to share one of our many Vehicle Solutions with you today. Our clients commonly ask Speeding related questions, such as; • “How can I find...
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Environmental Responsibility for Companies

Many businesses are now looking closer at their environmental policies not only within the work place but also out on the road. This change means that businesses are looking for ways to help them with their environmental responsibility. One way is to start with your own “ECO or Green Audit” this helps identify what environmental impact your business has and what it has to do to change. We have listed some recommendations for your “Eco / Green Audit” for your mobile staff; Introduce a vehicle tracking system to help increase the vehicle efficiency of routes and deployment. Utilise the tracker system to...
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Fuel Card Partner

Black Telematics Box have partnered with Diesel 24 to tackle to costs rising fuel prices. With our offer to all our existing and new clients, we propose, yet again to save on fuel costs and administrative time savings. The Blackbox tracking system along with the Diesel 24 fuel card solutions, will enable businesses to have an accurate way of controlling fuel used for actual business mileage expenses and  the location of the fuel draw, making the process of driving for work more accountable with less hassle. We will endeavour to save your business money on diesel costs thanks to Diesel...
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GPS Driver Behaviour & Vehicle Tracking System

We have just launched some major advancement’s in our gps vehicle tracking technology that delivers our gps vehicle tracking system with a host of new sophisticated features, providing major benefits to businesses. Our software has been developed in conjunction with our clients, to ensure continued ease of use and a major emphasis on cost effectiveness to provide a greater return on investment. The Black Telematics Box new driver behaviour & vehicle tracking system “Our Green Driving System” is already proving a real time winner, with business owners and fleet managers. Driver Behaviour True Speeding Harsh Cornering Harsh Breaking Harsh Acceleration Excessive...
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GPS Vehicle Tracking – Where its Used & Why?

Q. What Is GPS Tracking ? Q. What is GPS Vehicle Tracking used for? Q. How legal is it to Track a Vehicle?   GPS Systems & Vehicle Tracking. The Global Positioning System (GPS) has been used by civilians since the 1980’s. It is a space based orbiting satellite system that provides location and time information in all weather, anywhere on or near the Earth; this is possible where there is an unobstructed line of sight to three or four satellites which constantly radio signal back to Earth. The US Government launched 24 satellites into orbit 12,000 miles (20,000 km) above the...
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GPS Vehicle Tracking Company Growth

 UK’s fastest growing independent Vehicle Tracking Company, Black Telematics Box Ltd, has  announced its expansion in its Northern Offices. The expansion will double the size of the premises  and will provide enough room for its new partnership staffing.  Allan E Gibbons, Senior Executive at Black Telematics Box Ltd comments: “The expansion of our  premises in Glasgow is absolutely essential – we are literally bursting at the seams and have had to  expand to facilitate our fast growing Vehicle Tracking & Telematics Business, the new office  incorporates our new partnership and relieves the pressure on space. Our employment projections indicate that we need...
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Help track ‘Ursula’ the stolen camper

Campaign to trace ‘Ursula’ the stolen camper van takes off with one million shares Isle of Wight festival organisers offering free tickets to finder A campaign to trace a stolen camper van worth more than £14,000 has been shared on Facebook by over a million people. James Eppy, of Athenlay Road, Nunhead, was at home with his youngest son last Wednesday afternoon when he discovered his treasured white VW Campervan, nicknamed Ursula, was missing. After calling police the father-of-five was prompted to upload a photo of the vintage vehicle to Facebook. To his surprise it was shared by 2,500 people...
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How Vehicle Tracking Devices Make Your Vehicle More Secure

Whether or not you have a business empire with a fleet of vehicles at your disposal or you just have the one car sitting in your drive way, Black Telematics Box’s vehicle tracking devices are guaranteed to make your vehicle more secure. Figures from the UK’s home office statistics state that vehicles are ‘ten times safer from theft with a security device’. Besides the obvious deterrent of displaying you have a vehicle tacking device, our system provides a lot of other services to make your vehicle more secure. Our systems include a 24 hour monitoring device, so you know your...
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How we meet today’s fleet needs

Black Telematics box is constantly developing on its vehicle tracking & driver behaviour system to ensure the goal of continuous improvement; is achieved. The continual upgrading our software ensures our customers have a system that meets the challenges they face within their daily businesses. It is important that we constantly engage with our customers to ensure our next vehicle tracking system build has efficiency & productivity tools that maximize the return on investment, while ensuring the ease of use of the vehicle tracking software. Our vehicle tracking solution is a suite of tools to assist companies operate within current guidelines...
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Ice and Snow – don’t slip up

DO NOT drive in icy or snowy conditions unless your journey is essential. If it is, take great care and allow more time. Take an emergency kit of de-icer, an ice scraper, a torch, warm clothing and boots, a first aid kit, jump leads, a shovel, a warm drink and emergency food in case your vehicle breaks down or cannot proceed. Before you set off: • You MUST be able to see, so clear all snow and ice from your vehicle. • You MUST ensure that lights are clean and number plates are clearly visible and legible. • Make sure...
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Improving Response Times

“Efficiency” is a word that is paramount for most businesses, so making improvements in customer response times often equates to improved customer satisfaction and client retention. Fleet efficiency is gained by businesses by deploying Real-time GPS vehicle tracking which utilises today’s cutting edge mobile technology. The vehicle tracking system provides an accurate vehicle position on a road or satellite map with this high resolution position means that businesses can accurately direct or deploy the closest driver of a vehicle from their current position to their next location or job. Real-time vehicle tracking application will show all the vehicles you need one mobile map so that you...
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Latest Vehicle Theft Scam

Recent theft reports have shown a vehicles are being targeted by car thief’s using the latest technology. The car is first targeted by the criminal and the “paintwork is scratched” the person who scratches the vehicle simply “leaves a note” with an apology of the scratch along with their contact details and offers to pay for a scratch removal company to come out and do an invisible repair to the paintwork. Right on queue, the paint repair company arrives and plugs in their laptop computer to the cars OBDII port,  which is the cars diagnostic port pretending to check for...
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Look Deeper Into Your Vehicle Tracking Proposition

Finding the Correct Partner & Choosing the right gps vehicle tracking system will be one of the most important decisions that a Business Owner or Fleet Manager will make, so it is important to get it right. There are now hundreds of different vehicle tracking systems on the market. So please consider things few important points – continuity of vehicle tracking service is vital so look closely not just at the cost of the system and the tracking features list but also consider the history of the company and how they fund your gps vehicle tracking system. The funding should be sustainable – how...
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Non Fault Accidents & Fraudulent ‘Crash for Cash’ Accidents

Our on-board CCTV video cameras record the view through the car windscreen and capture second by second events before, during and after a collision. There are huge numbers of businesses & people throughout the UK that are already are fitting in cab /car video cameras to combat ‘crash for cash’ fraud claims, and totally exonerate the driver. The devices, known as ‘Blackbox Cameras’, record the forward view through the car windscreen and capture everything that is happening with a wide dynamic view of 120 degrees. The CCTV camera is recording the information second by second and can be used by...
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Operational Control of Lone Worker’s

Much is discussed using terminology of “Lone Worker” and there associated  job movements risks. We have detailed 5 points to help guide you through lone worker movements help minimise risk and maximise the control of care within your business. 1. Lone workers should always ensure that someone else (the person of responsibility)  is aware of their movements. The lone worker should provide the person of responsibility with the address of where they will be working, also the details of the other operatives they will be working with or  who they are visiting, a contact telephone number if known and their estimated arrival and...
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Realtime Vehicle Tracking

Realtime vehicle tracking is crucial for any business that needs to monitor their fleet. Businesses are able to see exactly where their vehicles are at all times allowing them to be more efficient, knowing the vehicles proximity allows the deployment of the closest driver to a job or a delivery, as well as providing instant accountability and control because you know exactly where your employee is. Your business will be able to visually see your vehicle as it moves on a street and satellite mapping, letting you know exactly when a employee has deviated from their route maybe lost. This proactive way of managing your...
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Reducing Commercial Vehicle Crime

Keeping your commercial vehicle safe       Ensure your vehicle is always locked. Lock the back doors while driving. If your vehicle doesn’t have an alarm, get one fitted. Insurance companies will often give a discount for properly installed and approved alarms. Never leave personal documents in the vehicle’s cab. Never leave tools or equipment in your vehicle overnight. Keep your van keys safe while you are working. Never leave them in your vehicle. ‘High clearance’ vehicles are common targets for catalytic converter theft. Mark yours to deter thieves. Security mark all your tools and equipment to make items...
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Respecting Everyone’s Journey

Have you ever stopped to think how many different types of road users you come into contact with every day? We all have an equal right to share the road to get to work, to go home, to go shopping and socialising etc. • We believe that road safety being paramount to the well being other road users that we share the road with, encouraging your employees or loved ones to take a little extra care around those who are most vulnerable and respecting everyone’s journey. • We call it driver behaviour on how drivers or bike riders interact on...
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Road Speed System Profiling – Don’t get caught speeding!

Black Telematics Box is keen to let all drivers of vehicles know how their managers can help them improve there road risk, and empowering them with a tool to assist with speeding issues. The message is “don’t get caught speeding”, but how do we police that without fines? Easy this is now available as part of our system through our system comparing road speeds to speed limits which is profiled in a dashboard view. If a transport manager wants to graphically review the drivers journey’s then this can be replayed and the speeding infringements can be analysed, then through employee consolation...
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Self Installed Vehicle Tracking Solution

Black Telematics Box has launched its self installed “OBDII-Plug & Play” vehicle tracking device for fleets of cars & LCV’s. Our “OBDII-Plug & Play” unit can be self installed in the vehicle within seconds and moved between vehicles as & when required providing fleets with a flexible tracking solution. Black Telematics Box “OBDII-Plug & Play”tracking device clicks into the vehicles computer port capturing vehicle telematics data that is transmitted back to our tracking & driver behaviour system providing users a fast and efficient way maximising there mobile fleet. The Black Telematics Box “OBD II-Plug & Play Device”is a great alternative...
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Slow Down – Speed is a Killer

SPEED DOESN’T NEED TO BE HIGH TO DO DAMAGE Research shows that just a 5% increase in average speed increases the risk of serious injuries by over 15% and road deaths by over 20%.* This is why British Touring Car Champion Colin Turkington says, “Speeding is madness on public roads”. SPEED SHAME If you kill or seriously injure someone due to driving too fast for the conditions – there is no excuse. It will be your responsibility and you will have to live with the shame for the rest of your life. You could also go to prison for up...
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Stolen van ‘was driven at 100mph’

A stolen van was driven at speeds of more than 100mph and struck three other vehicles during a police pursuit into Belfast, a court has heard.     A judge said a large number of people were put at high risk of significant injury during the incident on Friday. The car was pursued from the M1 motorway before crashing to a halt in the north of the city, police said. Seamus Patrick Shortt, 28, of Bruslee Way, north Belfast, faces a total of 18 charges. He was refused bail. The charges include: taking the van without consent; dangerous driving; and...
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Stolen Vehicle Recovery System, What Next?

What to do if your vehicle has been stolen If your vehicle has been stolen tell the police and your insurance company straight away; you can also apply for a vehicle tax refund. Call your local police station Dial ‘101’ and ask to be put through to your local police. Make sure you have the following details: • registration number • make • model • colour You’ll get a crime reference number – you’ll need this when you tell your insurance company and to claim a tax disc refund. The police will tell DVLA about the theft and if the...
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Tax Breaks for Transport & Logistics Companies

Some Transport, Haulage, Logistics & Courier firms could be missing out on substantial tax breaks, with SMEs in the sector accounting for just one per cent of all SME claims on research and development tax relief. According to figures from HMRC, only 135 claims for R&D tax relief were made by SMEs in the transport, storage and communications sector, with claims totaling around £5 million out of the £420 million claimed by SMEs in all sectors. “There are likely to be many firms in the logistics sector who are unaware that they may qualify for this type of tax relief....
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The dangers of drink driving the day after

Whether or not you’re safe to drive the morning or day after drinking depends on how much alcohol you’ve consumed, if you’ve left enough time for your system to get rid of the alcohol AND CRUCIALLY, if you have left enough time for the brain impairment effects of alcohol to wear off. It takes a lot longer than most people think for alcohol to pass through the body. For example, after consuming 15 units of alcohol, it could take a minimum of 15 hours for the alcohol to leave your system – that’s lunchtime the next day and nearly two...
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Top 10 – Stolen Vans – 2013

We’ve all seen the ‘no tools left in this overnight’ stickers that builders and tradesman put on the back of their vans in the hope that it might dissuade an opportunist thief that it’s worth breaking into. But worse than having your van broken into is having your van stolen lock stock and barrel. So is your van at risk? We list the top 10 vans that are most stolen in the UK. For the purposes of this list, we’ve set a limit of 5000 vehicles on the road for each model to make it representative of the whole van...
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Top 20 Car Theft UK Hotspots

New research has revealed the top 20 postcodes for car crime, including where most cars were stolen and where most were broken into last year. Car crime hotspots: Is your postcode in or near a car crime hotspot? The report from insurance firm Admiral looked at statistics from 2m UK motorists to see which postcode areas are crime hotspots. The top 20 lists for both types of crime include a mix of urban and rural districts, upmarket and working class neighbourhoods, which suggests that there is no typical area where car criminals tend to work. Living in a postcode are...
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Vehicle Tracking Benefits

Black Telematics Box has helped hundreds of companies to improve their bottom line by driving down fleet operating costs, improving fleet productivity (so increasing revenues), and automating back office operations. The Black Telematics Box fleet tracking system is an easy-to-use, internet based application that provides everything you need to improve your fleet’s efficiency: Live, real time tracking Locate all your vehicles 24/7 using detailed street level, satellite and hybrid maps. Real-time Alerts Automatic notification of unauthorised vehicle activity – such as visiting restricted locations. Alerts can be set to monitor any vehicle input – for example cargo temperature, door open/closed, ignition or...
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Vehicle Tracking Consultancy Service – Data Explained

Consultancy Service – To establish real business cost savings, efficiency & productivity gains from your vehicle fleet. DATA PROBLEM Do you currently have a Vehicle Tracking System that was “Sold” to your business but you don’t have the relevant information your need? Were you were promised a return on your investment from your tracking system but your failing to find out “How you achieve this”? Do you need help to understand the vehicle tracking or driver behaviour data? Do you need driver behaviour information from your system but are having a hard job interrogating it? Do you need training on...
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What Black Telematics Box Delivers

 We have shown have shown our extreme passion and desire to assist and help businesses improve  their mobile workforce efficiency for the past 15 years. This has been achieved this by firstly  understanding our client’s requirements and working with them to optimize their road-staff & vehicle  operation. Black Telematics Box understands the needs of our clients ensuring our vehicle  tracking and fleet management solutions are designed to offer a total ease of use, efficient and reliable  user experience. – We deliver a brand you can trust that embodies change because technology is a  moving picture, so we ensure our business solutions...
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