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With the new WEB FLEET tachograph Manager addressed TomTom both classic transport companies and craft and service companies with vehicles over 3.5 tonnes gross vehicle weight Oberhaching, 05.07.2013. With the new WEB FLEET tachograph Manager addressed TomTom both classic transport companies and craft and service companies with vehicles over 3.5 tonnes gross vehicle weight. A current legal change causes that the dairy industry must equip more vehicles with digital tachographs. There is also an EU regulation in preparation, which brings this change also for German craft within reach. Axel Backof, Sales Director roof/EE with TomTom, answered some questions to the tachograph data management: Mr. Backof, at transport logistic in Munich you have the WEBFLEET tachograph introduced Manager, now begins the sales in Germany. What distinguishes this new offer? Axel Backof: The WEBFLEET tachograph Manager is the reliable solution, with the fleet operators the Their vehicle tachograph data download, analyze, and archive. The remote download occurs automatically and without manual intervention.

So you can keep an efficient and time-saving regulations of work and journey times in Germany and Europe. The WEBFLEET tachograph Manager complements our successful product portfolio for economical fleet management to the increasingly important component of compliance. Who needs because the digital tachograph? Axel Backof: All newly registered lorries weighing 3.5 tonnes in the transport sector, as well as vehicles for the carriage of more than 9 passengers must be equipped with a digital tachograph. In addition, it is foreseeable for some time that the legal regulations of work and journey times in Europe occupy an ever-increasing role. Two examples illustrate this: firstly the regulation amending legal drivers, good power verkehrsrechtlicher and authorisation-legal provisions by 22 may 2013 *, certain derogations for vehicles in the Dairy industry picks up. Secondly, the EU prepared a regulation, according to which the obligation of the digital tachograph in the future also for 3.5-tonners by crafts companies * shall apply, more than 100 kilometers from the headquarters go away. A draft that, which include representatives of the European Parliament and EU Member States have agreed in May.

Although an official decision is still pending, the intended amendment for craft has a clear signal effect. What makes the company the use of the digital tachograph? Axel Backof: keep journey times is an important requirement to transport companies. Especially the documentation and archiving costs much time and resources in this context. Those who disregard provisions, must reckon with fines. The WEBFLEET tachograph Manager TomTom helps companies cost-effectively in undisturbed operation to implement legislation and to avoid financial sanctions. Combined with our fleet management simplifies the planning and management of logistics processes. In other words: with TomTom receives the customer fleet efficiency and compliance from a single source. Such integrated solutions are paying off within a few months. What should companies in selecting their digital tachograph management solution look? Axel Backof: The most efficient way the tachograph management with automated remote downloading, works like him the WEBFLEET tachograph Manager supports. But only about one-third of the today tachographs for the remote reading are suitable, companies need a system that allows even manual download. In remote-download incapable of tachographs the WEBFLEET reminds tachograph Manager, if manual downloads required or driver card to renew. Exactly when and where is the WEBFLEET tachograph Manager available? Axel Backof: The WEBFLEET tachograph is Manager in Germany now and in other European countries as of 1 August 2013 available. Interviews: Andreas Klemautzki, Director of sales DACH at TomTom business solutions. The interview was conducted by Udo Brand. TELEMATIK-Markt.de/TELEMATIK/tomtoms-komplettl%C3%B6sung-f%C3%BCr-tachographen-datenmanagement-auf-dem-Markt

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