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March 27, 2014: TouchStar Launches Cloud-Based Fleet Tracking Solutions

They Provide Insight into Vehicle Location and Activity, Driver Behavior, and Vehicle Diagnostics

March 27, 2014

TULSA, Okla. — TouchStar™ has announced the release of its new cloud-based telematics solutions — iTRACK™ and intelliTRACK™ — for GPS fleet tracking and driver behavior management. These solutions give dispatchers insight into vehicle location in near real-time and enable lower overall fuel costs, improved driver utilization, and enhanced vehicle security, said the company.

“The introduction of iTRACK and intelliTRACK are the direct result of feedback we’ve received from clients, who are looking for an intuitive and simple to implement fleet tracking solution. These cloud-based solutions have exceeded customer expectations in our pre-launch pilots, and further TouchStar Groups’ global initiative to provide tangible business outcomes through use of our technology,” said Shelby Ahmann, TouchStar general manager.

iTRACK is a basic GPS fleet tracking solution that provides fleet managers and dispatchers insight into the current location of their vehicles, and the ability to visualize their activity for the day with bread crumbed mapping. iTRACK not only provides an understanding of vehicle activity, but by reducing fuel costs, improving driver productivity, and reducing driver overtime, it also reduces business operations costs.

intelliTRACK is an advanced GPS fleet tracking solution that is integrated directly with the vehicle CAN-Bus interface, providing vehicle diagnostic and usage information such as harsh breaking, speeding, and excessive idle time. Expandable to include additional GPS navigation and in-cab driver coaching, intelliTRACK delivers intelligence on fleet performance and driver behavior while reducing traffic violations and vehicle wear, said TouchStar.

Combined with its web-based fleet management application — TS FleetWatch™ — dispatchers have the capability to locate, track, and monitor their entire fleet in near real-time, from any computer with Internet connectivity.

Geo-fencing capabilities in both iTRACK and intelliTRACK provide enhanced asset security for business owners. Geographic borders can be created for specific vehicles or the entire fleet, and if a vehicle enters or exits its specified area, an alert notifies the appropriate people who can log into the TS FleetWatch application to locate and track the vehicle at any time.

For more information, visit www.touchstargroup.com.

Publication date: 3/24/2014

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