Leading landscaping firm serving central Illinois streamlines operations with Samsara’s real-time fleet tracking solution: • 30+ vehicle fleet includes International Terrastar dump trucks and flatbeds, medium- and light-duty pickups from Ford and Chevrolet. Winter fleet includes of snow plows and salters.
SamsaraSamsara builds sensor systems that combine wireless sensors with remote networking and cloud-based analytics - all in an easy-to-use, software-centric solution. Samsara believes that by making sensors simple to deploy and their data easy to consume, customers will be able to deploy them by the thousands, and in places they've never been used before.
Logistics & Warehousing
- CONNECTIVITY PROTOCOLS
- USE CASES
Fleet ManagementFleet management is an administrative approach that allows companies to organize and coordinate work vehicles to improve efficiency, reduce costs, and provide compliance with government regulations. While most commonly used for vehicle Tracking, fleet management includes other use cases such as mechanical diagnostics and driver behavior. Automated fleet management solutionsto connect vehicles and monitor driver activities, allowing managers to gain insight into fleet performance and driver behavior. This enables managers to know where vehicles and drivers are at all times, identify potential problems and mitigate risks before they become larger issues that can jeopardize client satisfaction, impact driver safety, or increase costs.
Established in 2003, Bellas Landscaping LLC is a landscape design, build and maintenance company located in Bloomington, IL and serving the entire Central Illinois area.
Bellas Landscaping deployed Samsara VG33 gateways with GPS and WiFi hotspot to manage fleet operations in real time. Once the gateways were installed, Bellas’ team began using Samsara’s real-time fleet visibility across many aspects of their operations. Once deployed, Bellas immediately began using Samsara to streamline operations, beginning with the loading and delivery of materials. The result was an instant boost in worker productivity and increased billable hours.
- DATA COLLECTED
Operation Performance, Vehicle Location Tracking, Vehicle Operation Load, Vehicle Status
- SOLUTION TYPE
- SOLUTION MATURITY
Mature (technology has been on the market for > 5 years)
- OPERATIONAL IMPACT
Impact #1 [Process Optimization - Real Time Asset Tracking]
Real-time location tracking enabled faster loading turnarounds, increasing billable hours
Impact #2 [Data Management - Data Transparency]
Precise visibility into time on site resulted in increased T&M billings
Impact #3 [Efficiency Improvement - Maintenance]
Streamlined maintenance and refueling increased operating efficiency
- QUANTITATIVE BENEFIT
They can save 5-10 minutes each day with a two man crew, which would result in a very large savings over the course of the year.