Kobelco Construction Machinery Australia announces a new remote
monitoring system that simplifies tracking and management for fleet owners and
With remote fleet tracking and management becoming more commonplace, machine
owners and fleet managers seek systems that not only provide accurate data but
are easy to operate, according to Kobelco’s General Manager - Sales &
Service, Doug McQuinn.
Kobelco launched its first remote monitoring technology in Japan in
2001. The newest solution, Geoscan has been introduced in the market following
a three-year intensive review to ensure equipment owners can access critical data.
According to Doug, tracking and managing the fleet is critical to business
success. However, it can be particularly challenging in larger fleets where
equipment is traditionally deployed across multiple sites or in rental
businesses where machines are used by a wide range of operators.
The new Kobelco Geoscan fleet tracking and management system simplifies
this task regardless of whether it’s used by an owner operator of a single
machine or a large business with an extensive fleet.
Geoscan allows businesses to track fuel levels, service schedules and
working hours among many other attributes, with the data available to key staff
via their smartphones. Fleet managers and owner operators can easily access statistics
such as location, work mode, fuel burn and key on-off times to assess asset
utilisation, plan maintenance and make decisions on ways to use their equipment
for optimal productivity and return on investment.
Doug adds that Kobelco has invested
significantly in ensuring the Geoscan system is user-friendly and brings all
the required information straight to the user’s phone or computer.