Fast-growing Fleet Service Great Britain (FSGB) has
launched a driver app with a wealth of cutting-edge features delivering 24/7
support to employees at the wheel of company vehicles.
Launch of the app, which provides real-time communication
between drivers and FSGB’s own Support Team operating 24/7, is the latest
technology development from the company, which celebrates its second
Now with around 7,000 company cars, commercial vehicles
and ancillary equipment under fleet management, maintenance management and
accident management, the driver app has been rolled out to customers.
Interactive notifications, prompts, reminders
The ability to arrange bookings for servicing,
maintenance and repairs, including tyres
A facility to report an incident or breakdown,
using GPS-enabled location services, which directly link to the FSGB Support
A facility to upload images, capturing incident
and/or vehicle condition
The ability to update vehicle mileage in
Multiple vehicle management options
A bespoke check sheet for vehicle condition
The ability to view vehicle lifetime history.
Stannah, the Andover-based company best known for its
stairlifts as well as the design and
installation of passenger lifts, platform lifts, service and goods lifts,
moving walkways and escalators, has more than 400 vehicles managed by
FSGB. Martin Carter, group information systems director, who is in charge of
the company’s fleet, said: “We have been trialling the app in readiness for
driver adoption and recognise that it not only delivers a high level of
convenience for the driver but is also reassuring for compliance.”
Vacant property management and maintenance specialists
VPS UK, which is headquartered in Oldham with service centres across the UK,
has more than 600 vehicles under management with FSGB.
Head of fleet Steve Mulvaney said: “Having worked with
FSGB for some time, the company continues to be at the forefront of fleet
management, in both customer service and technology. The new driver app
benefits the business by allowing us to carry our full vehicle inspections both
scheduled and ad hoc at the touch of a button, this information is seamlessly
uploaded into the customer portal for immediate review. We now have a better
view of the condition of our fleet at our fingertips. Additionally, drivers can
now book service, tyres and glass requests direct on the app. It is excellent
technology, seamlessly delivered.”
Marcus Bray, co-founder of FSGB and head of sales, said:
“From launch, FSGB had a very clear plan to develop technology that would make
a real difference in the delivery of driver and vehicle management services.
“Today’s fleet decision-makers are very focused on their
suppliers delivering to company car and commercial vehicle drivers a self-help
approach. That is exactly what FSGB’s new driver app provides.
“FSGB has an experienced and flexible management team and
by adopting a blank sheet of paper, listening to our customers’ requirements
and, by not being limited or influenced by old technology, we have responded
with a driver app that delivers state-of-the-art solutions.”
FSGB says its business success during its almost
24-months of existence is built on the company embracing a unique co-ownership
model and its senior management team having more than 100 years’ experience in
all aspects of fleet operations with a clear focus on delivering innovative
solutions to customers.
To that end, according to the company, clients can expect
further features to be added to the driver app as the FSGB IT team use
technology to take vehicle and driver management solutions to new levels with
in-depth analysis and access to a wealth of data and information.
The FSGB driver app is accessible
for use on Android, Apple and Microsoft devices and
customer download at http://www.fleetservicegb.co.uk/app/.