Autotoll Limited China/HK fleet management and cargo security Agenda • • • • • • Company Background Traditional Fleet Management Problem Goal for Modern Fleet Management System GPS Applications in Logistics Industry Real Time traffic Information System Q&A Company Background Company Background Autotoll Limited is an electronic toll collection service provider since October 1998. Other core businesses: • GPS Fleet Management Service • ITS (Intelligent Transport System) • RFID Application Coverage of Autotoll Electronic Toll Collection Service Hong Kong ETC Service GPS Application in Logistics Traditional Fleet Management Model • Using Telephone or Radio system to communicate with driver …… Getting vehicle location and delivery / job status Traveling route Understanding availability of trucks and vehicles Assignment and Dispatching new job order Checking arrival time Verbally describe damaged goods or vehicle Goals for Modern Fleet Management System • Enhancing fleet efficiency and utilization • Reducing “empty truck traveling“ • Reinforcing security measures of driver, goods and vehicle • Monitoring driver’s driving behavior Goals for Modern Fleet Management System • Overseeing real time location and status of vehicle and goods • Maintaining communication with fleet • Providing value added services to relevant stakeholders such as shippers, freight forwarders etc • Data analysis (e.g. cost/trip, attendance, KPI, time consuming…..etc) GPS Technology Overview Global Positioning System (GPS) is the most popular and effective technology for fleet management nowadays. GPS in-vehicle device receives signal from any 3 of 24 satellites that moving along the 3 orbits to pinpoint location over electronic map GPS Basic Platform – In-Vehicle Unit GPS Aerial GPRS Antenna GPS Unit Features of GPS Platform Web based user interface 1 ~ 2 minutes location update Real time polling / Historical information Management reports Value Added Services operate on GPS platform Job order / message dispatch service Driver behavior monitoring service Vehicle theft alarm / anti-high jacking service GPS System Architecture GPRS Network /Dedicated Network Database PS l G na g Si al Sign GPS G Si PS gn al A Constellation of 24 Satellites GPRS Tracking Data Gateway GPS Antenna GPRS Antenna Application Server Map Engine Web Server Internet Vehicle Work Station 1 Work Station N BASIC LOGISTICS APPLICATION Basic Logistics Application • Overseeing real time location of vehicles • Maintaining communication with fleet • Effective Management controls Login to Web User Interface Web User Interface Main Page Real Time Tracking Regional Tracking Historical Path (1 minute update interval) GPS with Dead Reckoning (DR) With gyroscope and odometer pulses to reconstruct the traveled route To compensate weakness of GPS signal Dead Reckoning (DR) Start Dead Reckoning (DR) Start Dead Reckoning (DR) Start DR Performance – TST Area DR Performance – Airport Tunnel Fleet Management Controls Vehicle Tracking Vehicle / Fleet Utilization Report Long Time Idling Graphical Presentation Usage Violation Report GPS JOB DISPATCH APPLICATION Modern Job Dispatch Service • Input new job through web • Job order disseminated instantly • Oversee and keep order status updated Search Job Illustration of LCD Display (I) Illustration of LCD Display (II) Illustration of LCD Display (III) DRIVER’S BEHAVIOR MONITORING SERVICE Monitoring - Data Logger Driving behavior - Captures data directly from vehicle Over speed (City and Highway) Long time idling Sudden acceleration Sudden deceleration Report to control center for generating KPI Benefits – Data Logger Monitor driver’s behavior Effective warning to avoid traffic accident Educating and training of driver Reduce premium of motor insurance Lower maintenance cost Better company image KPI Setting KPI Report Example of Cost Saving in Excessive Idling Average fuel consumption on 5.5 tons LGV is approximately 2L / hr. in idling mode. Cost of diesel / liter is HK$ 7.8 With effective GPS monitoring procedures, fuel cost saving per monthly could be rely on the following formula: HK$ 7.8 x 2L x 2 idling hrs. x 26 days = HK$ 811 LOGISTICS SECURITY APPLICATION Zone Monitoring for security • Pre-defined zone to reinforce security (GeoFencing) • monitoring with updated status of vehicle and goods • Deviated from the pre-defined zone and trigger alerts • Acknowledged in advance for vehicle arrival Geo-Fencing When the vehicle enters pre-defined zone, a pop up window will be displayed at Web UI Vehicle Security Increase of security protection for goods, driver and vehicle Anti-theft / Anti High jacking Remote arming and disarming Multi-level detective sensor Instant alarm reporting 24 hours monitoring service SOS button (Fix / Remote type) Cargo Security Increase of security protection for goods E-seal integration Anti-theft Anti High jacking Cross border custom clearance Cargo security - e-Seal Seal Real-time Monitor Departure Double Security and Protection Un-Seal Arrival Seal / Un-Seal GPS Tracking Monitoring the alarm signal Our Solutions to the Clients Coach / Shuttle Bus & Car Rental Company Problem 1) No full picture about the vehicle location, departure time, arrival time, driver’s attendance and car availability 2) Difficult in sending orders, control and management. 3) Limited resources GPS Solution 1) Real time vehicle tracking and driver’s attendance over Web UI 2) Affordable monthly subscription fee Our Solutions to the Clients Logistic company Problem 1) Safety concern from the shipper 2) Keen competition in the market 3) Lack of fleet management GPS Solution 1) 24 hours route and alarm signal monitoring centre 2) Building up company image and provide better service to the client 3) Obtain GPS fleet management service at an affordable monthly subscription fee Customer Profile • • • • • • • Coach / Shuttle bus Car rental company Logistic company Frozen food delivery Security company Private car Barge Client Reference Excellence Award the 1st Hong Kong Wireless Technology Excellence Award 2005 organized by Hong Kong Wireless Technology Industry Association (WTIA) and Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) Title of Entry Participating Category : Autotoll GPS Service : Wireless Enterprise Application Silver Award Hong Kong Information and Communication Technology Awards 2006 (ICT Awards) organized by Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) Hong Kong Wireless Technology Industry Association Hong Kong Wireless Development Center Title of Entry : Autotoll GPS - Data Logger Participating Category : Enterprise Solution Intelligent Transport System with GPS Intelligent Transport System (ITS) Greater efficiency in traffic management Information to public Facilitate interaction among people, road and vehicles Optimal Utilization of transport infrastructure Real Time Traffic Information + Fleet Management Real Time Traffic Information System (RTIS) Provide real time traffic information to road users Pre-trip planning Provide early warning of traffic congestion RTIS • Web based traffic information such as speed, travel time, traffic condition • The congestion level of roads using different color code • The shortest path/fastest path • Display alerts (e.g. weather information, news) Congestion Level Journey Time in Shortest Path ITS Application • Make use of real time traffic data • Useful and effective during traffic incidents and updated road news • Better allocation of fleet resources • Save waiting time and energy THANK YOU !