Powerfleet® provided operational support, telematics and software
systems that transformed safety and improved revenue for a global
manufacturer. Powerfleet®’s forklift fleet management and analytics provide real-time data. This protects workers by remote vehicle monitoring, maintenance alerts and reduction of costs associated with lift truck accidents. Additionally, telematics contribute to proper material handling, creating a more cost-effective and risk-free environment for large-scale production. The company deployed Powerfleet’s software and hardware at five manufacturing plants with over 800 vehicles of varying types. They achieved millions of dollars in labor costs, 80% forklift accident reduction and 100% personnel safety compliance.
A global manufacturer needed solutions for heavy manufacturing processes. These occurred in five separate locations and used about 800 vehicles, including lift trucks, tow tractors and man lifts. They needed solutions that would improve safety in material handling operations, protect workers and reduce costs.
The customer needed a system that would ensure OSHA compliance,
streamline communication and improve safety. Their primary goals were:
The company had (or has) 800 material handling equipment (MHE) vehicles in five locations. Each goal would have to be achieved in different environments, with different leadership and employees.
Powerfleet® sets the standard in the industry for safety enforcement and efficiency for industrial vehicles and access control systems. Powerfleet® put into place:
Powerfleet®’s systems comply with corporate and government safety
regulations. All vehicles are digitally monitored both for location and status. Drivers are accountable in their operation, which promotes safer practices.
Powerfleet Took These Steps
Powerfleet’s installed software and hardware with minimal disruption to
operations in each facility. These included:
Additionally, leadership at the company began to use Powerfleet® IQ™ Analytics to assess their systems. This source of information provided both a baseline and immediately identifiable areas for improvement which provided immediate action items for improvement in low-performing sites. They were able to reduce waste and improve operations for maximum utilization at all times.
The client reports that Powerfleet® achieved the following results:
The client reports that, “Very quickly, we were able to reduce forklift damage costs over 80% and get our pre-shift checks into 100% compliance.”
Powerfleet®’s telematics and Powerfleet® IQ™ Analytics provided a novel source of data and improvement plans for this global manufacturer. Across numerous facilities and on hundreds of different vehicles, all of these
systems vastly improved function and streamlined processes. Operations
and personnel were improved through Powerfleet®’s sophisticated,
innovative, digital tools.