Susan Smith has worked as an editor and writer in the technology industry for over 16 years. As an editor she has been responsible for the launch of a number of technology trade publications, both in print and online. Currently, Susan is the Editor of GISCafe and AECCafe, as well as those sites’ … More »
Checking out the whole fleet with WEBFLEET Mobile Smartphone App
December 7th, 2011 by Susan Smith
Recently TomTom introduced the WEBFLEET Mobile Smartphone App, which gives an overarching view of a customer’s fleet to the PC in the office. This can be accessed on any device from anywhere drawing data from the cloud and is particularly useful to small business owners. In an interview with Michael Geffroy, Vice President of Sales, North America for TomTom Business Solutions, he outlined the exciting features of WEBFLEET:
GISVoice: How does this app differ from TomTom’s previous fleet applications?
This is really an extension of an important product — WEBFLEET — which
GISVoice: Is it available as connected as well as disconnected?
All the customer needs is a data connection — whether its Wifi, 3G or 4G, if
GISVoice: How is the app able to work cross platform?
The data customers want to access resides in the cloud — the app provides a
When they are in the office, they access that data via WEBFLEET on the
GISVoice: Will be used on iPads as well?
It does currently work on the iPad.
GISVoice: Has any ROI been noted by fleet managers who are using a beta version, for example?
Fleet managers report increased access, and visibility into their fleet