Delivery Services

With the advent of online ordering, there are more courier and express delivery trucks on the road today. Drivers are faced with maneuvering through multiple obstacles and the ever-present danger of cargo theft. Companies are tasked with streamlining delivery routes to decrease cost and meet competitive delivery times.

 

Automotive Fleet Services LLC is capable of installing fleet safety and security solutions and modules that help delivery fleets save time, reduce costs, and save lives.

DELIVERY SOLUTIONS TO COMPANIES THAT DELIVER

  • Improve driver situational awareness in real-time to reduce poor driving behavior

  • Provide drivers clear view of dangerous blind zones to reduce accidents

  • Exonerate drivers and company with video evidence

  • Update routes to increase on-time-delivery ranking and save fuel costs through fleet tracking

  • Monitor your cargo with security cameras and sensor monitoring tools to notify drivers of dangers before they get back to their vehicles.

COURIER AND EXPRESS DELIVERY FLEET STATISTICS 

According to the latest available FMCSA stastics

  • Trucks involved in fatal crashes increased by 8 percent, from 3,749 to 4,050.

  • At least one driver-related factor was recorded for 33 percent of the truck drivers in fatal crashes

  • “Speeding of Any Kind” was the most frequent driver-related factor for drivers

  • “Distraction/Inattention” was the second most common for large truck drivers.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, courier and express delivery fleet cargo thefts have continued to increase year-over-year.

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Recommended Industry Solutions

  1. 1. Collision Warning System such as blind spot monitoring and backup sensors/alarms.

  2.   Exterior blind spot video such as backup camera and left/right side lane watch cameras.

  3.  MDVR and in vehicle recording with various option in storage size and video retrieval capabilities. The MDVR solutions can be paired with a large variety of exterior and interior cameras to be used for several purposes. Many companies use this ability to provide video to law enforcement and their insurance company in the case of an accident in the attempt to prove fault or no fault by parties involved.

  4.  GPS Fleet tracking and telematics/analytics solutions can provide feedback to fleet managers on how their vehicles are operating. A few features that most GPS solutions have are speed alert, geofencing, OBD diagnostic feedback, driver coaching, and much more. (Salmon)

  5.  Computer and laptop docking solutions such as those made by Havis, Gamber Johnson, and Jotto Desk. 

  6.  Cargo Security/ Transport Cameras that are capable of recording video of the cargo being carried in a trailer, or passengers being transported in buses, trains, taxis, or any other pedestrian transportation purpose.

  7.  Mobile Internet Services provide the needed internet to a vehicle for businesses and first responders to conduct their day-to-day activities with no interruption. These products are offered by manufacturers such as Airgain, Cradlepoint, and Sierra Wireless just to name a few.