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The Driver coaching panel allows you to follow up closely the way a vehicle is being driven, assisting you or a professional trainer in training drivers on the job, in real-time. 
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Frotcom gives you the tools you need to manage your fleet, from vehicle tracking to true fleet intelligence.  
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Frotcom gives you the tools you need to manage your fleet, from vehicle tracking to true fleet intelligence.
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What kind of impact does driving behavior have on your fleet's costs? Why does better driving behavior contribute to climate protection and pollution reduction?  
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This paper shows that with a few good fleet management practices, it is possible to significantly improve cost efficiency, customer satisfaction, and productivity while reducing downtime. These practices apply to large road transportation companies and companies with just a couple of vehicles.
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Using various Frotcom features, the Cypriot freight forwarding and logistics company has seen a transformation in fleet productivity and a significant cost reduction.
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By leveraging a multitude of Frotcom features, Cruz del Sur witnessed a transformation in fleet performance and safety standards.
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Hyprop Proprietary improves driving behavior with Frotcom, increases productivity, and reduces fuel consumption in its fleet.
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With the implementation of Frotcom's advanced fleet management solution, DHL Kosova has gained the ability to monitor its drivers' tasks and exert enhanced control over fuel consumption in its fleet.
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Drivers can now focus on their work without worrying about timekeeping, streamlining operations, and maintaining regulatory compliance.
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Combining several Frotcom features, the Serbian company improved its fleet performance, reduced costs, and increased customer satisfaction.
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By implementing Frotcom in its fleet, the road transport company from Bosnia and Herzegovina has achieved positive results and now has an optimized and more efficient fleet.
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The Albanian group is now successfully using Frotcom to monitor fuel consumption and has significantly reduced its fleet's fuel costs.
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The Portuguese company integrated all its fleet vehicles data in Frotcom, including electric vehicles (EVs), and enjoyed several benefits. Evcapitis is a Portuguese individual passenger transport company founded in 2017.
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Using Frotcom's unique features, the North Macedonian company achieved results above expectations regarding fleet management. Grdovjanka is a road transport company founded in 1991 by Mr. Slave Donev and Mrs. Stojka Doneva in Stip, North Macedonia.
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Frotcom is integrated with Continental’s ContiPressureCheck™ tire monitoring system. The system continuously measures the pressure and temperature of all the tires in your vehicles, allowing you to save fuel, increase mileage and reduce the risk of tire failure.
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The Spanish funeral service company found Frotcom the ideal partner to achieve its fleet management goals, and the results exceeded expectations.
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Using Frotcom, the Serbian company now has a more efficient and productive fleet.
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The Cypriot company relied on Frotcom's features to reduce fuel consumption and effectively monitor its fleet of vehicles and drivers.  
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The Guinean company has improved its fleet's performance by intelligently using several Frotcom features. Created in 2018, Agro Food Industrie (AFI) is a Sonoco Group subsidiary specializing in distributing NESTLÉ products in Guinea.
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With Frotcom, the Cypriot company has significantly improved its drivers’ driving behavior and reduced fuel consumption by 7%. 
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Since using Frotcom, the North Macedonian road transport company has achieved a 10-15% reduction in fuel costs and improved delivery times, driver productivity, and driving conditions within its fleet.
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Using Frotcom's features, the Albanian company reduced idling times and improved control of its fleet, making it more profitable.
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Using Frotcom, the Botswana’s funeral services provider now has more visibility over its fleet, thus improving driving behavior and fleet performance. 
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Mott MacDonald subsidiary in Sierra Leone found in Frotcom a reliable partner to achieve its fleet management goals, improving fleet productivity and reducing fuel consumption.
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With the help of Frotcom, Fours Cash & Carry reduced costs and improved control over its fleet, making it more cost-effective.
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The Cypriot construction materials company relied on Frotcom's features to reduce maintenance costs and effectively monitor its fleet's vehicle maintenance and idling times.
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The Cypriot group improved fleet productivity, decreased costs, and can now monitor its fleet and drivers in real-time by using various Frotcom features.
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The Portuguese logistics and freight transport company updated its TAPA (Transported Asset Protection Association) certification from TRS3 to TRS1 and significantly reduced its fleet costs using Frotcom features.
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Frotcom enabled the Greek company to increase its productivity, monitor its drivers, and improve control over the vehicles transporting its customers' goods.
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Making the most of Frotcom's features, this Irish road transportation company can provide real-time visibility of deliveries to its customers, enhancing their confidence and trust in Cargo King.   Frotcom has simplified their tachograph download process helping ensure the fleet maintains legal c
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The Italian distribution company found Frotcom to be the ideal partner for improving fleet control, lowering costs, and increasing overall fleet productivity.
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With Frotcom's help, LSU – Limpeza e Saneamento Urbano reduced costs, improved control over its fleet, and made it more efficient. LSU – Limpeza e Saneamento Urbano is based in Viana de Luanda, Angola, and operates in waste management for over 12 years.
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By combining various Frotcom features, Prima 91 optimized its fleet productivity, reduced costs, and now provides better customer service.
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This tutorial will go through the new Frotcom’s Fleet manager app for smartphones, which has been designed to improve the user experience. It contains already most of the features available in the “Frotcom for Smartphone” app, with new features already added.
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Frotcom's API (integration with external software) and other features specifically selected to meet Jani-Co Logistic needs are providing more insights over its fleet and optimizing productivity.
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The Italian distribution and logistics company found in Frotcom the ideal partner to help them achieve significant improvements, especially in controlling driving times.
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With the new Current driving times view, you can see the list of all drivers' driving times in your account, even those without a vehicle associated with them at the moment.
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Making the most of Frotcom's features, the Peruvian distribution company can now provide a high level of service and achieve greater productivity and control over its fleet.
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Cyprus Paraplegics Organization (OPAK) can now receive accurate information about its fleet and drivers, improve driving performance, and monitor passenger transportation in real-time, thanks to Frotcom's fleet management and vehicle tracking.
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EPIPHANIOU, the leading supplier of a comprehensive range of materials, including building construction materials and machinery, adopted Frotcom to control its fleet and reduce fuel costs.
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Frotcom features helped the company reduce fuel and communication costs and have real-time insight into its entire fleet.
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The Driving behavior events alarm can be configured to warn you whenever a driving behavior event is triggered for any vehicle on your fleet.  
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With better control over its vehicles and assets, the Slovenian company reduced fuel costs, saved time, and overcame its fleet management challenges.  
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This tutorial will show you how to automatically configure Alarms to change the Vehicle status of your fleet’s vehicles.  
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The Driver App - Available on Google Play Store - is Frotcom’s app for professional drivers. It targets not only features useful from the company’s perspective but especially from the driver’s point of view. It helps you retain your best drivers by engaging them with your
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Frotcom tools were essential for the non-governmental organization (NGO) to reduce fuel costs and provide more efficient assistance to COVID-19 patients in Cyprus.
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The transportation company achieved a substantial reduction in fuel consumption and communication costs and improved its delivery times.
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The company benefits from Frotcom’s complete fleet management system to comply with tachograph and driving times legislation.
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With Frotcom, the company can now receive accurate information about its fleet and cargo, improve drivers’ performance, and monitor fuel consumption in real-time.
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A set of options is available for you to control and improve your fleet Driving times using Restriction rules. These rules allow you to calculate Nearest vehicles and Directions, both for a single driver or a Driving Team.
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Make the most of your Vehicle Infobox in Frotcom, by accessing extra information about your drivers' activity in the new Complete Driving Times panel.
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Frotcom upgrades its Whitelists feature by making it possible to whitelist drivers based on Driving license classes.  
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Frotcom allows you to create severity levels for user-defined alarms with the Severity Level feature.  
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Branca & Vilas Boas Transportes chose Frotcom to better manage its fleet, with features that allow vehicle location tracking, fuel costs reduction, control of speed limits, cargo temperatures, and cargo theft.
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Privacy Mode is a feature in Frotcom that allows drivers to switch vehicle tracking off temporarily and is particularly helpful for organizations that permit personal use of company vehicles.
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It's possible to receive Frotcom alerts when the hardware detects a fatigue or distraction event from the driver.
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Spanish civil works specialist, EXLAND has been collecting valuable information about its fleet’s trips and loaded and unloaded cargo since adopting Frotcom’s fleet management software.
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The Driver App - Available on Google Play Store - is Frotcom’s app for professional drivers. It targets not only features useful from the company’s perspective but especially from the driver’s points of view.
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Frotcom’s GPS vehicle tracking and fleet management system is enabling Frecciarossa Trasporti e Logistica to monitor its vehicles 24/7, while the remote tachograph download replaces the manual way of collecting files from the tachograph of each Frecciarossa’s vehicle.
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You can now download your fleet tachograph files via Frotcom and share them immediately with VDO Fleet, where the software will analyze the files and the reports sent to you, stress-free!
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Good drivers are scarce, with excessive industry demand. Therefore, taking care of them is important. Moreover, connecting them with your business goals helps you increase the fleet’s efficiency.
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Frotcom’s Advanced Dashboard gives you insights on your fleet’s main performance indicators, through a comprehensive set of charts, maps and metrics.
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Divna chooses Frotcom to ensure the correct download of tachograph data, saving time and money.
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Manser Saxon Contracting benefits from Frotcom’s complete fleet management system for GPS vehicle tracking and insightful management reports.
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The more efficient use of Fluidi’s 70 vehicles is the result of pioneering fleet management and vehicle tracking software.
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The video will show you how to simultaneously access vehicles of your own company and of associated companies, that you also need to manage. Frotcom allows you to create users that can simultaneously manage vehicles from several accounts.
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In this tutorial, you'll find how to monitor your valuable trailers and other assets with manual or automatic detection of coupling and uncoupling, and also define which vehicles and trailers will be using this feature.
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Frotcom’s fleet management system is helping Corporación Corzev to identify anomalies in its fleet, so it can quickly take action to improve efficiency.  
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The road transportation company, Orkan Impeks, uses Frotcom to reduce fuel costs and improve driving behavior.
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Frotcom and Alushi-Trans are working together to run the company’s fleet operations more efficiently, automating once time-consuming manual procedures.
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The Frotcom fleet management system has helped Pre-Mixed Concrete to reimagine all its fleet activities, improving driver behavior and streamlining its operations.
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The constant support of the Frotcom team in Angola has helped Maxi to increase efficiency and make positive improvements to the management of its fleet.
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The Namibian passenger transport company uses Frotcom’s fleet management system to reduce fuel costs and mitigate risks.
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The Devolli Corporation has put its trust in Frotcom to optimize driver productivity, eliminate vehicle downtime and enhance customer satisfaction.
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Acacia Car Rentals based in Namibia, offers brand new, top-of-the-range vehicles, at the same time prioritizing their drivers’ safety and service experience, to give them an unforgettable holiday. Client Goals and Challenges
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Since it started to use Frotcom, P2P Transport has seen a decrease in fuel and maintenance costs, while observing an improvement in customer care.
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Efficiency increases all-round with unprecedented fleet control.
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Macedonian road transportation operator extracts reliable data of the CANBus circuit, thanks to Frotcom, while improves vehicle usage and fuel costs.
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Spain’s Autocares Julià had a smooth transition into Frotcom’s fleet management solution, improving overall efficiency and without upsetting its business processes.
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Alternativa Tecnológica SAC implements Frotcom to locate support and technical teams and dispatch jobs efficiently.
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In this video we will be going through the steps to generate a manual report. We will start by setting up the Daily Summary report, and then how to generate our report.
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In this video you will learn how to set up an automatic report and how to email it on a daily basis.  
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This tutorial - will cover a couple of situations that you might be interested to check, if you are experiencing a fuel consumption above expectations. We will go through all the steps of creating the Idling alarm.
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This video covers the Driving behavior module in Frotcom, which provides you feedback concerning the driving style of each one of your drivers. With that, you will be able to coach them to achieve a high performance and great team spirit.
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In this tutorial you will be showed how to create a tracking ticket, so a third party can follow temporarily one of your vehicles. For instance, it is helpful if your client wants to keep an eye on the delivery of their cargo.
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Frotcom is being crucial for Betonix to streamline its fleet operations, monitoring driving behavior, eradicate concrete theft and reduce running costs.
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Spanish freight carrier Daynpe Tranworld relies completely on Frotcom to achieve maximum profitability and keep growing in a competitive market.
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Canary Island’s leading bus and passenger transport company employs Frotcom to make the most of its fleet.
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Patinter manages its massive fleet using Frotcom, responding clearly and effectively to the constant demands of the transportation sector.
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This tutorial will cover the Places tab, such as the search field and the places info box.    
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This tutorial will cover the vehicles tab, such as the type of vehicles, map settings, the colors and icons representation of each vehicle of the fleet and the search filed on the tab.
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The video will display a scenario in which you will be able to notice the segments of the line representing the path with different elements and colors. The tutorial will help you recognize each of them.
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The tutorial will cover how to group vehicles or places that are too closed together in Frotcom.  
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Do you want to know the exact costs of your fleet? Do you need to find out which cost/km or cost/hour your company should consider? Do you need to register all your fleet’s costs? Frotcom’s Fleet cost management module has the answer you need.
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Need to monitor the temperature of your cargo? Frotcom has the solution.
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The Mobile workforce management module allows you to dispatch jobs/tasks to your drivers in an easy and effective way. Then, track these jobs in real time as each one progresses. Your customers will appreciate the control you have over each job being carried out.
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Think ahead, plan accordingly and make sure you deliver even better service to your customers.
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Frotcom’s Remote Tachograph Download module allows you to retrieve the tachograph files from your office without having to send someone to each vehicle to collect them individually.
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Fuel theft and unauthorized use is a persistent problem in many regions.
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You understand the impact driving behavior can have on your fleet’s running costs. How do you make sure your vehicles are driven according to driving recommendations?
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In many companies, vehicles in the fleet can be driven by different drivers, according to driver and vehicle availability. If that’s the case, you need a way of knowing immediately when drivers change, so that you can coordinate communications and register the trips executed by each driver.
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P&M International Road Transport implements Frotcom and experiences savings of approximately 15% in running costs and a 10 % reduction in fuel consumption.
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Frotcom is a professional, intelligent fleet management solution, designed to control your fleet’s activities. We haven’t forgotten about your assets either. Frotcom is prepared to inform you when tractors and semi-trailers are coupled or decoupled without any additional hardware.
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When you transport valuable goods and need to control access to the inside of a semitrailer or van, Frotcom’s Access control is your best choice.
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This paper explains where to place Frotcom’s tracking device inside a vehicle, considering the different types of vehicles and the most frequent obstacles that block the satellite signals from GPS and other Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) used by Frotcom.
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This paper helps you calculate the Return On Investment with Frotcom. It shows that with the adoption of Frotcom, it is possible to significantly improve cost efficiency, customer satisfaction, and productivity while reducing downtimes.
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Frotcom International and Patinter, a Portuguese leading company in the international European transport sector, have signed an agreement for the extension of the business relationship that the two companies formed in 2007.
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Can you imagine being in charge of 1500 trucks and 2000 semitrailers on a daily basis?
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To ensure business and customers demands are met, IPC Travel chose Frotcom to efficiently track and monitor their vehicles, saving a large amount of time in its daily operations and also promoting customers safety.
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The Federazione Regionale delle Misericordie della Toscana is an association of over 300 local organizations, charities, and civic centers operating in and around the Italian region, which provides integrated civil, medical and emergency services.
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Sharrcem has adopted Frotcom as an easy way to monitor its assets while assuring customer satisfaction.
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Established in 1888, De Beers is the world’s leading rough diamond company with unrivaled expertise in the exploration, mining, and marketing of diamonds.
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Frotcom has enabled De Beers Exploration to achieve "Top Surface Vehicle Safety Compliance" in terms of De Beers Corporate Policy.
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Bali Location became unique in Belgium when they decided to equip their vans with Frotcom and made them available to all customers.
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Flash Vehicle Rentals is a leading provider of fleet management, vehicle hire and maintenance services to corporations, humanitarian organizations and individuals in Sierra Leone.
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Scootaxi, a startup company from Kosovo, is providing taxi service in Pristina with environment-friendly scooters, which are fast and easy to maneuver in heavy traffic, for just 1 € per journey.
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Traveling thousands of miles per day, the passenger transportation company Badatours adopted Frotcom - vehicle tracking and fleet management solution - to optimize fleet performance and reduce operating costs.
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Keetmanshoop Municipality implements Frotcom to curb misuse of council vehicles and to monitor the running costs of its fleet.
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Frotcom was adopted by Elysée Irrigation Ltd. to measure and improve logistics and distribution performance. As a result, they also confirmed savings in vehicle maintenance and fuel consumption.
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Med Frigo, a Greek company specialized in the transport of seafood, has gained full online control of its fleet with Frotcom.
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Some months ago, one of Frotcom Bulgaria’s customers asked how it would be possible for LKW Walter, the Austrian based full load transport company, to have access to its trucks’ positions.
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Avtotransport Čampa, a Slovenian company based in Ortnek, specializes in auto transport service, prides itself on using Frotcom to deliver excellent customer service.
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Q: When did you first start using Frotcom? A: We have been using Frotcom since 2009, for already 3 years now.  
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Inter-Adaks, d.o.o. is a family-owned business with more than 3 decades of history. Based in Kočevje, 50km south from the Slovenian capital, the company started the road transportation business with only one vehicle, traveling at the time in former Yugoslavia.
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This Portuguese freight transport company has seen a significant improvement in the efficiency of both fleet and customer service levels since the company entrusted its fleet management and integrated monitoring to Frotcom.
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Exceeding 200 trailers, Modis’ fleet is responsible for transporting goods to all Sonae Distribution hypermarkets, supermarkets, and department stores in Portugal.
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Dauti Transportshped is an international transportation company, based in Skopje, Macedonia, that works all around Europe. The company adopted Frotcom to improve the connection between the office and the drivers and to offer real-time freight tracking to all clients.
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In October 2010 the company started using Frotcom and since then they have managed to use their resources much more efficiently.
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EMŠA Šped, one of the Top 200 Macedonian companies, streamlined its processes and managed to reduce fuel costs using Frotcom Vehicle Tracking and Fleet Management system.
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Bula Trans is a Macedonian company with over 20 years of experience, active in international transportation, construction materials, and furniture component businesses.  
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Ondara Logística is a Catalonian logistics company operating a fleet of 42 vehicles providing integrated logistics and refrigerated goods transport to a far-reaching network of clients.
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From a single truck company in 1993 Bal-Komerc has expanded to become a 30 plus vehicle operation.
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The international transport company from Slovenia relies heavily on Frotcom to efficiently manage its operations and fleet costs, giving them tighter control over its business.
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The use of Frotcom has provided Amigos Transport a better understanding of their fleet costs and a clear view of fleet operations.
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PIMK is a Bulgarian transportation company that works all around Europe, from Portugal to Turkey.
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Zelsa is a Spanish transportation company operating throughout Europe with more than 50 years of experience in the international transportations field. Client Challenges
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Its continuous growth led BION LOGISTICA Y TRANSPORTE to track its assets through Frotcom and streamline its operations while increasing productivity and improving customer service.
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