Ford Crew Chief Powered by Telogis is On Board for Ford’s "Truth About Transit" 19-City Tour
Customers can experience Ford’s market-leading telematics solution as part of the launch of the new line of 2015 Transit commercial vans
ALISO VIEJO, Calif. – June 30, 2014 – In partnership with Ford Motor Company and its launch of the all-new 2015 Ford Transit line of vans – the company’s largest, most significant commercial vehicle launch in its history – Telogis is showcasing the Ford Crew Chief powered by Telogis factory-fit telematics solution in each of Ford’s national, 19-city “Truth About Transit” tour stops.
Telogis is the exclusive technology provider behind Ford Crew Chief, the market-leading, light-duty commercial telematics solution that comes factory-fit in Ford’s lineup of 2015 Transit vans as well as its complete line of commercial light-duty trucks. Ford Crew Chief powered by Telogis helps fleet managers and commercial vehicle owners reduce costs, improve driver safety and optimize operations.
The “Truth About Transit” national tour will continue on to Charlotte, N.C. and Detroit next week and then on to more cities across the U.S. through October. The Transit tour provides commercial customers with an exclusive opportunity for fleet owners, commercial customers and dealers to drive and experience the 2015 line of Transit vans and receive demonstrations and information on Ford Crew Chief powered by Telogis.
Ford Crew Chief offers access to exclusive Ford diagnostic data that helps customers control costs, improve driver safety and optimize operations, making it an essential part of any Ford commercial vehicle purchase. With the Telogis platform, Ford Crew Chief also delivers reports, alerts, dashboards and scorecards derived from data such as location, vehicle health/maintenance, driver behavior and other key information about the vehicle and the manner in which it’s driven.
“The 2015 Ford Transit, America’s newest Built Ford Tough van, will no doubt become an essential part of any commercial fleet, and with Ford Crew Chief powered by Telogis added in, customers receive a whole new level of visibility into their daily operations,” said Bill Frykman, manager, business and product development at Ford Motor Company. “Ford Crew Chief, another example of Transit’s smart features, complements the Transit line by helping customers save money through fuel management, and more effective route and work planning; keep their drivers safer by understanding and coaching driver behavior; and improving overall operations by getting a big-picture view of maintenance, location and productivity.”
“The combination of the all-new 2015 line of Ford Transits with the advanced telematics capabilities of the factory-fit Ford Crew Chief solution is a must-have for today’s companies of any size that are looking to cut costs, improve the safety of their drivers and the overall efficiency of their fleets,” said Greg Dziewit, vice president of OEM business at Telogis. “The exclusive data that Ford customers receive through Crew Chief has a transformative effect on the way business gets done outside the four walls.” Complete information on the “Truth About Transit”19-city national tour can be found at www.fordtransittour.com, and further details on Ford Crew Chief powered by Telogis is available at www.fordcrewchief.com.
Telogis, Inc., the platform for location intelligence, is dedicated to enhancing the value of its customers’ businesses through intelligent integration of location technology, information and services. Telogis was established in 2001 and is headquartered in Aliso Viejo, Calif., with offices in Europe and Latin America as well as development centers in Austin, Texas; Toronto; and Christchurch, New Zealand. Telogis’ products and services are used and distributed in more than 100 countries worldwide. To learn more about Telogis, visit www.telogis.com or call toll free at 866-TELOGIS (866-835-6447).