The system uses the Masternaut GreenerFleet environmental management solution and VisuLive business intelligence application to monitor 1300 commercial vehicles. Managers can access this information via the organisation's Intranet using a user-friendly browser-based interface.
Graham Bellman, group head of transport, Travis Perkins, said: "Environmental responsibility is a high agenda item for Travis Perkins. Our aim is to minimise idling and improve our overall fleet efficiency. The Masternaut system is enabling this and we are making remarkable savings on fuel usage."
"The system provides visibility of fleet activity across the UK and allows us to drill down to individual vehicles. This information is available to every branch and regional manager, helping them to drive performance improvements within their region," he said.
"Our goal is to lead the way in the builders' merchants industry with the use of innovative technology that reduces our carbon footprint, constantly improves