CAPE TOWN, South Africa--(MiX Telematics (JSE:MIX), a global leader in driver safety, vehicle tracking and fleet management solutions, has today launched MiX Rovi, a cost-effective and easy-to-use in-cab display for commercial fleet operators. The device enables optimised communication and information exchange between drivers and the office, while enabling accurate routing via its turn-by-turn navigation system. MiX Rovi is user-centric, featuring a compact, sleek design with a seven-inch colour touch screen.)--
“When developing MiX Rovi, we started with our customers’ needs in mind, so the product represents a solution that is fully customisable. Operators can look forward to enhanced efficiency and improved customer service,” says Charles Tasker, Managing Director of MiX Telematics (International).
MiX Rovi enables fleet managers to create their own data inputs on the back-end – inputs that are based on the unique workings of their operation. A service fleet, for example, could set up data inputs like ‘arrival time’, ‘quantity of goods delivered’, and ‘quantities returned’. The inputs, reflected as onscreen icons on the display, facilitate prompt, real-time communication between drivers and fleet managers, meaning that customers can make effective decisions and respond immediately to issues that arise.
“We already have customers who are very keen on this new functionality, some of whom we have worked with closely to get to the final result,” says Tasker, adding, “Fleet managers experience a lot of frustration in dealing with an overload of paperwork – often only able to collate their data at the end of each day. They are always on the lookout for ways to improve their turnaround times and enhance customer service.”
MiX Rovi is easy to install and works in conjunction with MiX Telematics’ on-board computers, FM Communicator or FM Tracer. The customised data inputs are configured in FM-Web, the company’s web-based application that is accessible 24 hours a day. Along with accessing operational fleet data as it is captured, fleet managers are able to report on the custom inputs that have been captured by their drivers.
In the near future, MiX Rovi will include jobs and messaging functionality as well as functionality that supports hours of service compliance. The additional features will further promote the benefits of enhanced efficiency and improved customer service.
About MiX Telematics
Founded in 1995, MiX Telematics is a global provider of driver safety, vehicle tracking and fleet management products and services to consumers and companies of all sizes in 111 countries across six continents. The company’s commercial product range helps fleet owners ensure driver and passenger safety, reduce fleet running and fuel costs, comply with industry regulations, and track and protect vehicles and drivers. Commercial customers include Parmalat, Schlumberger, Chevron, Greyhound, Spar, De Lijn, Vectalia-Subus, and Scania. MiX Telematics has offices in South Africa, Uganda, the United Kingdom, North America, Australia, and the United Arab Emirates, and works via an extensive global distribution network.
For more information please visit www.mixtelematics.com