Äänekosken Kiinteistönhoito operates in Äänekoski, which is the home town of the Metsä Fiber's factory, one of the world's largest bioproduct mills, .
Äänekosken Kiinteistönhoito offers maintenance services for park and courtyard areas for privately owned properties as well as for public park and areas.
The company has installed RTPro's vehicle tracking units into 40 cars, machinery and personal cars.
Vehicle tracking is used to monitor the work, to ensure that the vehicles are in the right locations, and if not, they can quickly be targeted to the right area. We can also check for billing, that the work has been done in certain areas. The equipment also monitors the driver's working hours.
The leader of the company says that the vehicle tracking system is an important system for safety reasons. "No technical problems has been noticed and the system has worked very well".
According to the foreman "the system has been necessary and if something in the tracking system have had to be adjusted, we have got service quickly."
Reijo Kankaanpää transport services company offers services in Finland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The company has 10 transport units, semitrailers and trailers and two delivery vans in Finland. The company has five RTPro's vehicle tracking devices.
Company's representative states that "the system is good, because the costs must be reduced." The real time monitoring cuts unnecessary routes in a situation where a customer calls during transport, that he should send a forgotten warehouse shipment. When driving can be tracked in real time on a computer, the driver can quickly be connected, and he may agree to apply the consignment along the way. "Customer service is improved, because the driving route can be changed according to the situation."
The system features, can take advantage in many ways. Drivers' hours of work can be saved by printable reports, and the drivers don't any more fill reports by hand afterwards.
"RTPro's Fleet Tracking system pays itself fast because of cost savings, no defects have occured, and the service has been very good."
Kittila municipality takes care of both the Kittila's and the Finland's biggest ski resort Levi's streets, public roads, pedestrian and cycling lanes and courtyard areas maintenance all year round by plowing, sanding and cleaning the streets after sanding in winters. Contractor's cars are using 14 RTPro's vehicle tracking devices.
System tracks in real-time working hours by area: the area where maintenance of roads and yards has been done, what has been done and how long the work has been done. Ploughing logbook entries are so accurate that works are done in the right time, and we can very quickly send new the vehicles for example if ice is going slippery or snow falls unexpectedly.
"We have been very satisfied to the system, it has been good for the purpose, and has been working very well" says Jari Kinnunen, the road maintenance foreman of Kittila. He continues: "we have always got support if necessary, and there has been no problems".
The company offers lifting services, installation of construction modules and special lifts and rental machines. The company's fleet consists of eight lifting truck cranes with a lifting capacity of 20-80 tons and one electric boom lift without driver. Working range is the whole of Finland.
The company has used 10 RTPro's tracking units in cranes and vehicles. The biggest benefit is the fact that machinery movements can be monitored in real time on a computer. If, during the working day, the working place is changed and the crane is going to a wrong place, the driver can be contacted and guided to the new place or to the right working area.
The company has been satisfied with the system. The price was comparable and the features were convincing. He recommends the tracking system for other companies.
Net Weld Oy is a fiber optic work and data networks company. The company was founded in Karijoki in 2005. The company installs fiber optic networks throughout Finland.
The company has five vehicle tracking devices and driver's log books. Vehicle tracking devices are personal. That means that, when the driver moves to another vehicle, the device will be moved to the new vehicle.
The greatest benefit of tracking devices, says the company's CEO, is the fact that it acts as billing support. If you forget to record hours worked, you can draw an area on the map to find out how long the employee has worked in different places. The company's CEO has recommended and recommends Route-Tracker Fleet Tracking system for all companies.