Mapon Blog

Here we write about our latest updates and share our knowledge by publishing insightful articles on how to use fleet management telematics solutions to take your business to a new level!

Driving Log – a new, convenient solution to route logging

Driving Log – a new, convenient solution to route logging

Manual counting of every employee’s work and private routes takes up a lot of time and may cause unnecessary expenses for the company. To help our partners and clients avoid such risks, we’ve introduced a new feature, the Driving Log, to our system. The solution allows you to set private and work routes as well as choose a time frame for routing purposes for the whole week, enabling automatic change of the route type and saving many hours spent on reporting every month.
Easy user access rights management for medium-sized and large businesses

Easy user access rights management for medium-sized and large businesses

In companies, where many employees have access to Mapon system, it’s common to differentiate access rights to certain information and sections. It’s a complicated and time-consuming routine for many account administrators who need to adjust access rights for every user individually. To reduce the effort, we improved the processes of creating access rights groups for users.
Vehicle Booking: Save Time and Save Your Fleet Costs

Vehicle Booking: Save Time and Save Your Fleet Costs

It might seem so simple: deciding who in your business can use a vehicle and who can’t. However, when schedules clash and overlap, and seemingly all the cars are taken at once or one specific vehicle gets used more than the others, it suddenly stops being so simple. For this reason, Mapon has developed the Vehicle Booking solution for our system. It is extremely easy to use, yet very beneficial for a business, beyond its seemingly basic purpose. So what are the benefits of Vehicle Booking?

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Kreiss case study: Temperature monitoring solution that offers state-of-the-art service quality

Kreiss case study: Temperature monitoring solution that offers state-of-the-art service quality

Kreiss – a company with headquarters in Riga, Latvia and offices around the world – Norway, Russia, Belgium and Kazakhstan – is one of the largest cargo transportation enterprises in Europe with a fleet of around 1400 trucks and 1700 refrigerated trailers. However, with size comes certain issues.
If It Moves, We Can Track It

If It Moves, We Can Track It

When talking about GPS tracking, most people think about vehicle tracking. In fact, there are quite a lot of applications for GPS tracking in other industries. Let’s go through a few of them in order to get a full picture of the solutions we can provide.
Daufood case study: Installing 240 devices in just three days

Daufood case study: Installing 240 devices in just three days

Daufood operates Domino’s Pizza in Portugal. As a large, successful and continuously growing company with more than 500 employees and 240.000+ km driven each year, they have their own challenges. The main challenge was having thorough control over a fleet of motorbikes delivering food from their restaurants. Having control of the bikes belonging to each of the restaurants is crucial because each restaurant and its vehicles have their own area of operations and jurisdiction. Optimisation of the drivers and their delivery time is of severe importance to maintain stable and quality-driven performance, as well as control of all the bikes.
The Beneficial Step to a New GPS Tracking Platform Provider

The Beneficial Step to a New GPS Tracking Platform Provider

GPS telematics platforms are evolving at such a pace that the amount of money they could save for your businesses is currently truly breathtaking. Some years ago it was enough to provide an option to see the vehicles on the map and their historical routes (and nothing more.) The customer was satisfied. Nowadays it’s standard to expect a complete fleet management solution which includes numerous reports, data from vehicle onboard computers (CAN), temperature monitoring, fuel control, maintenance planning and reminders, driver behaviour analysis and, most importantly, API integrations with their internal ERP systems so that data travels automatically from one system to another.
Vehicle Inspection: It Takes Minutes to Do, but Will Save Hours of Repairs!

Vehicle Inspection: It Takes Minutes to Do, but Will Save Hours of Repairs!

To keep your vehicle running well and efficiently, you need to give it an overall check on a regular basis. On average it is advised to do a thorough check on your vehicle every 1000 km or so. Letting an issue go unchecked or unfound for too long can result in growing expenses for repairs or even put your driver and other members of the traffic at risk. For this reason, Mapon has created a tool that allows you to go through all the necessary tests for your vehicle in our mobile Mapon GO app – Vehicle Inspections.
2017 – Year of Progress and Achievement

2017 – Year of Progress and Achievement

We are proud to announce that 2017 has been a year of great progress and gains for us. Through dedication and hard work we have increased the number of our clients, partners and installed devices, as well as opened a new branch in Spain. There’s more: