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Zonar adds ZFuel analysis tool to upgraded fleet management application

Zonar announced the basic availability of its Ground Traffic Control (GTC) Performance package, which includes a ZFuel application. GTC Performance is Zonar’s cloud-based fleet management web-application, and ZFuel is a motorist and truck analysis tool for revealing areas for improved truck operation and fuel efficiency. The company says fleet managers can use ZFuel to identify non-diagnostic concerns with trucks as well as areas to coach, motivate and possibly incentivize finest driving practices for their motorists to achieve greater effectiveness on less fuel. ZFuel makes use of telematics information gathered by Zonar’s V3 gadget linked straight to the engine control device (ECU) and analyzes it for a range of factors. The app ranks motorists according to their total fuel performance, and notes the cash they could minimize fuel by changing their practices behind the wheel. According to the Federal Motor Provider Safety Administration (FMCSA) “Research study of the Effect of a Telematics System on Safe and Fuel-efficient Driving in Trucks,” driver behavior is without a doubt the biggest single contributor to enhancing fuel economy. There can be as much as a 35-percent distinction in fuel usage between an excellent motorist and a bad driver. Speeding, improper gear choice, not making the most of making use of cruise control, and truck idling all contribute to inefficient fuel usage. Caught data used by ZFuel includes how frequently the motorist utilizes cruise control, engine idle time, speed, and what gear the truck remains in. These aspects permit fleet supervisors to see an accurate measurement of fleet fuel effectiveness based upon the scenarios in which each motorist was running. With ZFuel, each driver earns a customized Driver Performance Rating, which fleet managers can use to coach and incentivize efficiency. “We observed a preliminary savings of over $300 per truck, per month with ZFuel. There’s absolutely nothing else like it in the market today,” stated David Daniels, president of May Trucking. …
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Truck Fleet Transportation Manager

Blackhawk Transport/Logistics is searching for a Motorist Manager/Account Manager in the Milwaukee market. Successful candidates will be …
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