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Healthcare Group Reduces Vehicle Costs With GreenRoad Driver Monitoring

Greenroad Technologies : 03 March, 2011  (Application Story)
Three month ROI based on accident reduction, insurance savings and improved fuel consumption brought by GreenRoad driver monitoring at the Bunzl healthcare group

GreenRoad has recently deployed its service to Bunzl, through its relationship with Marsh, an insurance broker and risk adviser. Marsh’s GreenRoad clients have all achieved impressive results as they reduce risk and improve fuel consumption.

Using GreenRoad’s service, Bunzl healthcare has seen its driver risk drop 63%; its crash rate reduced by 89%; and fuel consumption dropped by 6% since February 2010. With these figures Bunzl calculates a return on investment (ROI) of just three months.

Based on the stellar results in its healthcare division, GreenRoad is now being rolled out to LCVs and HGVs in Bunzl’s retail, catering supplies and Greenham divisions. “We are impressed by the reduction in accidents since GreenRoad’s service went live. During the first three months we did not have a single accident,” said Mark Moore, group transport manager at Bunzl Healthcare.

“We calculate that GreenRoad’s service started delivering an ROI after just three months and that’s not counting long-term benefits such as a reduction in wear and tear and the renewed drivers’ pride in their vehicles including washing them every day. This minor investment is paying dividends,” said Moore.

GreenRoad 360 is also changing the relationship between depot managers and the drivers. “Thanks to the information available through GreenRoad depot managers are engaging more closely with drivers,” said Moore. “An improved understanding of what is happening out on the road means safety is top of the agenda.”

Another Marsh client, Securitas Mobile has deployed GreenRoad 360+ across its new fleet of Peugeot 207 cars in 2010. GreenRoad 360+ is the first integrated solution that addresses mobile resource management (MRM), safety and driving behaviour in a single platform. Securitas Mobile is now revealing that it saw a 61% drop in risk immediately and this has improved to a steady 72%. At the same time it has halved the number of accidents compared to 2009.

Marsh aims to help its clients reduce their accident claims rate and reduce insurance premiums. It is also gaining new intelligence about risk and safety levels leading to more effective risk management strategies. “With GreenRoad’s service we now have visibility down to the driver and vehicle level on an ongoing basis enabling us to continuously assess the ongoing risk. This helps us further understand clients’ insurance needs and respond with tailored solutions that reflect the reduced risk,” said Wendy Chalkley, Motor Placement, Marsh.

GreenRoad provides the most effective, proactive approach to smarter and safer driving. Because driving decisions are responsible for 90% of all accidents and up to 33% of fuel spend, the only way to truly reduce risk and improve efficiency is by focusing on driver decision-making.

GreenRoad 360 provides drivers and fleet managers with real-time, comprehensive feedback, online reporting, analysis and coaching on their abilities, manoeuvres and patterns. As a result, GreenRoad 360 positively impacts both conscious and unconscious driving behaviours –the key to creating more fuel-efficient and safer drivers. A typical GreenRoad customer sees up to a 10% reduction in fuel-consumption and emissions as well as a 50% reduction on crash costs.

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