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Future Fleet Company Profile

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Est. 2003
Brisbane, Australia
One of Australia’s Leading Fleet Management Providers

Accolades:

Accredited Queensland Government Supplier of Information Technology
Associated Service Provider of the BIC
Members of the ITC

Features: 86/100
Customer Support: 60/100
Value For Money: 73/100

Future Fleet are an Australian thoroughbred provider of GPS technology within both the transport and logistics industries.

Founded in 2003 in Brisbane, they are one of the country’s foremost trend-setters in the GPS, Vehicle Tracking and Field Management Services industry.

They offer solutions for GPS Vehicle Tracking; Trailer and Asset Tracking; Bus and Coach Solutions and Remote Control Solutions for Temperature Control Solutions. Future Fleet are also an approved supplier by Safe Food Queensland and NSW Food Authority for GPS Temperature Monitoring.

Future Fleet Live in Action:

Expert Opinion

Future Fleet has the benefit of being an Australian company and as such fully understands the landscape of Australian fleet-based businesses, especially where asset management is essential. As a small business they do have some limitations compared to bigger players in the industry, who are able to offer more comprehensive support, and pull in the big names in GPS and mapping technology. However, its size also makes it a personable organisation to do business with and technicians are keen to ensure you get exactly the right customised products for your fleet management software Australia needs.

Fleet Management Solutions

Future Fleet offer a selection of Fleet Management and Vehicle Tracking Solutions. Customers can select from a range of products to suit their specific requirements.

Future Fleet – GPS Vehicle Tracking

Future Fleet offer the Australian market a home-grown and customisable choice of GPS Vehicle Tracking solutions to enable expert field management and ensure cost efficiency for fleet based businesses.

Features: 85/100
Customer Support: 60/100
Value For Money: 73/100

Cost: Request
Rating: ★★★★
Recommended: 73%

Features:

  • Driver identification and behaviour monitoring including speeding, aggressive braking and idling.
  • Mapping function with location information in Real-Time
  • Fuel Management
  • Maintenance Scheduling
  • Cloud-Based with no additional software required
  • Garmin integration
  • Reporting Capabilities including location, mileage, maintenance, speed, and trip reporting.
  • Add-Ons include: FBT Reporting; CAN Bus Engine Monitoring Reporting; Solar Powered Asset and Trailer Tracking; and Remote Reefer Control and Temperature Monitoring.

Benefits:

  • Improve Driver Safety
  • Improve Customer Service with exceptional delivery status information
  • Fleet Cost Reductions due to reduced mileage, man-hour and overtime reductions
  • Potential Reduction on Insurance Premiums
  • Fleet Maintenance Improvements
  • Legal Compliance
  • Fleet Security
  • Reduce Carbon Footprint

Industry Usage

Future Fleet GPS Vehicle Tracking is ideal for a range of Australian fleet based businesses. With the potential add-ons available from Future Fleet, the system is ideal for fleets of cars, lorries and vans as well as for tracking mobile assets and trailers. Industries that would benefit from Future Fleet GPS Vehicle Tracking include: delivery fleets and couriers; telecommunications; utilities; mining; oil and gas; logistics; and hire vehicles. Future Fleet GPS Vehicle Tracking is a broad spectrum product customisable to an individual fleet and as such is ideal across a wide range of industries.

Future Fleet – Trailer and Asset Tracking

Future Fleet provide real-time tracking solutions for trailers and assets, much needed for Australian industries operating in remote regions.

Features: 85/100
Customer Support: 60/100
Value For Money: 73/100

Cost: Request
Rating: ★★★★
Recommended: 73%

Features:

  • Mapping function with location information in Real-Time
  • Cloud-Based with no additional software required
  • Weatherproof Casing
  • Solar Powered ensuring constant operation in non-powered vehicles
  • GPS and NextG functionality
  • Add-Ons include: temperature monitoring; weight management; and GPS Truck Tracking

Benefits:

  • Asset and Trailer Security
  • Improve Customer Service with on the ground fleet knowledge in real time
  • Potential Reduction on Insurance Premiums
  • No battery or external power source required

Industry Usage

In Australia, with many industries operating expensive assets in remote areas, keeping tabs on the location and status of assets and trailers is essential. The Future Fleet Trailer and Asset Tracking solution is mostly suited to the Mining and Oil and Gas industries, as well as for Utilities and Telecommunications operating remote machinery.

Future Fleet – Bus and Coach Solution

Future Fleet’s Bus and Coach Solution has been designed with this niche industry in mind and therefore works seamlessly with the requirements of bus and coach fleets.

Features: 80/100
Customer Support: 60/100
Value For Money: 70/100

Cost: Request
Rating: ★★★★
Recommended: 70%

Features:

  • All features are the same as the GPS Vehicle Tracking package.

Benefits:

The Bus and Coach Package delivers all the same benefits as the GPS Vehicle Tracking package but customers will also benefit from:

  • Improved fuel efficiency
  • Journey information

Industry Usage

Future Fleet Bus and Coach Solution has been designed with the specific nature of bus and coach fleets in mind. This solution therefore is very much best suited to such fleets such as public transport operatives, school buses, tour companies and hire companies.

Future Fleet – GPS Temperature Monitoring

Future Fleet have answered the need in the Australian logistics industry for monitoring and maintaining temperature for food distribution and storage.

Features: 95/100
Customer Support: 60/100
Value For Money: 78/100

Cost: Request
Rating: ★★★★
Recommended: 78%

Features:

  • Mapping function with location information in Real-Time
  • Cloud-Based with no additional software required
  • Monitor Temperature in Real-Time
  • Control Temperature in Real-Time
  • Remote Reefer Control
  • Single Probe and RFID Remote Wireless Monitoring
  • Compatible with Thermo King and Carrier refrigeration units
  • Add-Ons include: FBT Reporting; CAN Bus Engine Monitoring Reporting; Solar Powered Asset and Trailer Tracking

Benefits:

  • Improve Food Hygiene Assurance and Customer Service
  • Legal Compliance
  • Remote start-up and shutdown as well as ability to control set point temperatures
  • Receive fault codes in real-time
  • Assess Fuel Levels
  • Door Opening and Closing Notifications
  • At present only approved supplier by Safe Food Queensland and NSW Food Authority

Industry Usage

Future Fleet GPS Temperature Monitoring is ideal for fleets responsible for the transportation, storage and distribution of food requiring a specific temperature from frozen, through chilled, and to hot requirements.

Future Fleet Costs

Future Fleet is a customisable Field Management System and as such it works on an add-on basis. Therefore you can choose the right products for your requirements and match the overall system to your budget. Being Australian-made Future Fleet offer excellent competitive costs.

Customer Support

Future Fleet install all of their products onsite and offering ongoing support through an online web form. Problems are responded to during business hours which are Monday-Friday 9am-5pm.

Future Fleet Case Study

FireVac Services is a Brisbane-based company specialising in offering a Fire Protection service to industries operating both in Queensland and offshore. FireVac have chosen Future Fleet as their field management system as it is vital for the work they do which includes designing and installing fire protection systems for power stations, distribution infrastructure, Australia’s offshore oil and gas operations, and other high-risk industries.

Jamie Lynch, the owner of FireVac has stated: “Future Fleet has had an incredible impact on our efficiencies. We are able to allocate the closest employee to jobs. We have reduced unnecessary trips to suppliers, starting and finishing on site.”

Why Choose Future Fleet?

If you want to be loyal to the Australian marketplace, and want a field management system that has been developed solely with Australia in mind then this one is for you. Their products make it ideal for a range of industries, but Future Fleet particularly stands out from the crowd for its innovation and reputation in food distribution.