FAQs/Jargon Buster

  • What is Telematics?

    Telematics is an interdisciplinary field that encompasses telecommunications, vehicular technologies (road transport, road safety, etc.), electrical engineering (sensors, instrumentation, wireless communications, etc.), and computer science (multimedia, Internet, etc.)

  • What is a GeoFence?

    A geofence is a virtual perimeter for a real-world geographic area. A geo-fence could be dynamically generated or match a predefined set of boundaries. The use of a geofence is called geofencing, and one example of use involves a location-aware device of a location-based service user entering or exiting a geo-fence

  • What is a Contactless Vehicle Rental?

    Contactless Vehicle Rental is one where the end user does not need to go to a rental desk or retrieve keys to access a vehicle. The vehicle and the rental can take place via a mobile app. The app can allow the start/end of rental and also facilitate the open/closure of the vehicle doors

  • What is damage recovery?

    Using telematics data of journeys before, during and after an incident, you can be aware of fraudulent crash events. When legitimate crashes occur, you will be armed with the data you need to manage insurance claims

  • How can I earn more revenue from Fuel?

    RentalMatics solutions help car rental agencies and fleets save fuel by providing insight and coaching opportunities for idling, speeding, rapid acceleration, routing, miles driven, unauthorized usage, and maintenance. Comprehensive reports show if fuel is being used efficiently. This information can be used to save on costs and increase fleet driver safety

  • How can I save time on stock checks?

    A stock check is the process of counting and recording the amount and value of stock a business holds. The purpose of the stock take is to check that the accounting records that the business keeps agree to the stock that is held

  • What are Geofence Alerts?

    Geo-fencings allow you to set up triggers or alerts, so when a device enters (or exits) the boundaries (geofences) defined by you, an alert is issued

  • What is Vehicle Rental Digital Transformation?

    A Digital transformation is the adoption of digital technology by a company. Common goals for its implementation are to improve efficiency, value or innovation

  • What is Fleet Utilisation?

    Utilisation is generally expressed as a measure of demand compared to some type of capacity or threshold. The value is often expressed as a percentage

  • What is an Integrated Fleet Management System?

    An integrated system will make all processes in the business far more efficient and allow for improved, proactive fleet management and maintenance

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