Fleet Managers find 25 percent reduction in downtime and costs with improved maintenance scheduling and compliance record keeping.
Online PR News – 30-May-2012 – Lewisville, TX – Geoforce Inc., a leading provider of GPS asset tracking solutions for the oil and gas industry, extends beyond pure location tracking with improved maintenance diagnosis and inspection compliance reporting. Geoforce's smart GPS devices connect to engine hours, in-motion hours, idle time, battery voltage and odometer data to make it easier for fleet managers to schedule preventative maintenance and reduce downtime for unscheduled repairs. Improved reporting provides quick graphical views, excel spreadsheets, and email alerts to show the maintenance or compliance status of a specific equipment or group of assets.
"In our business, downtime means lost revenue. With Geoforce's Maintenance Manager, we limit the amount of time our equipment is inactive by tracking whether a service is done on time and storing the records where they are easily accessible when needed for oversight," said Luke Doeing, Technician at Big D Equipment Company.
Fleet managers have realized savings averaging 25 percent from reduced downtime costs due to maintenance management programs using a GPS fleet management solution, according to the Aberdeen Group. In addition, Geoforce's advanced GPS tracking software operates in the Cloud to provide live traffic information and near real-time vehicle monitoring for more intelligent routing enabling further fuel costs savings.
For nonpowered assets such as containers, frac tanks, and roll-off boxes, Geoforce's Compliance Manager simplifies operations by providing a common management platform for thousands of documents and tasks. Documents like sling inspections, load tests, certificates, etc., can be stored securely online and equipment managers receive automated alerts when action is required.
"Geoforce's maintenance and compliance manager enhances maintenance procedures and better safety protocols in order to ensure improved vehicle utilization and subsequently better and more cost-efficient service delivery," said Daniel Irizzary, Geoforce's Head of Sales - US Land. "We provide operators, equipment and logistics managers and emergency responders real-time asset visibility."
For a limited time, Geoforce is providing free GPS vehicle trackers for oil and gas fleet managers wanting to increase mobile employee productivity, decrease fuel costs, manage maintenance and increase safety and security. The free Geoforce Vehicle Tracker device comes with a 5-year subscription requirement for vehicle monitoring service. A reduced rate of $99 per fleet tracker requires a 3-year service agreement.
Geoforce employs various wireless technologies: satellite and cellular-based GPS tags, RFID systems and a powerful Cloud based software platform and enterprise grade web services to track oil and gas assets around the world. Geoforce's intuitive, reliable and scalable technology, developed through extensive oil and gas industry experience, provides customers with on-demand access to unique operational insight. With the largest satellite asset tracking deployment in the oilfield, Geoforce is proven to increase efficiency, transparency and profits.
For more information, please visit www.geoforce.com.