If you are running a logistics business, it’s important to ensure that you are keeping your business model as efficient as possible. This will allow you to save funds in key areas without impacting the quality of the service that you are providing and increase your overall profits.
One of the best ways to do this is by utilizing the dash cam technology available from Vestige. You might think that the only purpose of a dashcam is to provide video evidence in the event of a collision. However, this is far from the case. As well as ensuring that you can avoid false accusations, dash cams can also keep your vehicles safe from theft, lower fuel costs, and improve overall CSA scores. Let’s look at how this works and why this technology is such an effective solution.
Protecting Your Vehicles From Theft
Advanced dash cam systems can prevent theft by sending an immediate alert if there is an attempted break into one of your vehicles. This can save you a fortune and ensure that you are not at risk of a massive loss due to cargo theft. Issues like this can also lead to downtime if you are unable to immediately replace or locate a vehicle that has been stolen.
With the right dash cam systems in place, you can ensure that your team is able to act quickly and prevent theft or track a vehicle that has been stolen. This will guarantee that your cargo, vehicles, and drivers are fully protected. Advanced systems will also allow you to sign in and view the event as it is occurring. You could even engage with the criminals using a speaker system in an attempt to deter the crime from taking place.
Lowering Fuel Costs
Dash cams can also be used to lower fuel costs. With dash cams, you can access advanced data that will be useful in improving and finetuning various aspects of your business model. With the right dash cam system, you will be able to track everything from idle time to issues with unsafe driving habits that could be costing you a fortune in fuel. For instance, it’s possible that one of your drivers is hitting a speed limit that burns more fuel. If that’s the case, then you can inform them that they need to slow down. The best part is that you may be able to make changes like this in real-time through the speaker system. Give truckers the help that they need to deliver the best fuel savings overall.
Improving Safety Scores
Your Compliance, Safety, and Accountability (CSA) scores can have a huge impact on your trucking business. It can determine whether clients are eager to use your services. As such, it’s to your financial benefit to ensure that this score is as high as possible. Various factors determine your CSA including unsafe driving data as well as crash indicators. With a dash cam, you can use the provided information to improve the performance of your fleet and ensure that you are hitting low targets here.
Proving Your Drivers Are Innocent
One of the main issues impacting fleets today is the increasingly common ‘nuclear verdicts.’ This results in a fleet being ordered to pay out millions after a driver has been found responsible for causing an accident. The amount awarded in court increased by nearly 1000% from 2010 to 2018, rising to $22.3 million per case on average. However, it’s possible that collisions like this are not your fault. With a dash cam, you can ensure that you have the evidence you need to defend your driver and your brand in court. This can be the difference between a small fee and a crippling fine that could end your business.
Why Use Vestige Technology
With Vestige dash cam systems installed on your fleet vehicles, you will be able to access advanced AI cameras for tracking as well as real-time monitoring. This can be vital if there is an attempted theft of one of your vehicles. These cameras can also improve your drivers’ performance out on the road, saving you money.
Full 360-degree multi-camera systems & GPS tracking will also ensure that you have a clear view of what is occurring on the road at any point. With crystal clear video and advanced tracking solution, you will be able to monitor every action of a driver on the road.
Get in touch today to request a demo of the solutions available and discover how they could save your fleet a fortune.