Leading telematics company launches in NZ
Car track NZ is a wholly owned subsidiary of Car track International – a global company operating across Africa, Europe, Asia, USA and now Oceania, with a presence in 24 countries including NZ. Car track International has approximately 575,000 active subscribers worldwide and is growing at the rate of 15,000 new subscribers per month. It’s a ser vice based organisation with a strong focus on research and development, in-house design and manufacturers of its own hardware, and provides fleet, mobile asset and workforce management solutions underpinned by real-time actionable business intelligence, delivered as Software-as-a-service (‘Saas’). Cartrack’s web based services interface across a multitude of different areas and are intuitive and easy to use. In addition, Cartrack is the first company able to provide the service of tracking and recovery of stolen vehicles with the support of a dedicated 24-hour control room. Earlier this year Car track International saw a huge opportunity to take their ser vices to one of the largest fleet markets in the world – the USA. I ndustry exper ts have described Car track as having the potential to be a major disruptor in the market. Said global CEO Zak Calisto: “Our technology has been proven over decades and our investment in research and development costs are well behind us. We have the ability to provide very competitive prices in the market that massively reduces telematic costs to our customers when compared to other providers.” Car track NZ business development manager Shane Millar says the NZ market is no different. “We have taken a good hard look at the market here, and while there are a number of existing operators, Car track NZ has in a very shor t time built a client base across various sectors of industr y. “The telematics industry in NZ provides the same opportunities that we are seeing around the world. Organisations from the private sector, SME, large corporate or government depar tments have varying requirements, and Car track International has worked alongside all of them, from international brands such as Michelin, Revlon, Man, Avis, Uber, Chevron and DHL. “We bring custom specialisation to the NZ market and have the ability to turn things around quickly no matter how big or small the f leet is.” Car track has a full suite of products, from live tracking and location, geo-fence capability, driver behaviour aler ts and a comprehensive list of repor ting, to a full array of add on options such as Driver ID, fuel and refrigeration monitoring, electronic log books ,and a f irst for NZ, stolen vehicle recovery ,plus much more. Car track also provides products such as Communicator, its 4-1 task management tool, or MI Fleet, software for fleet compliance management. What makes Car track different is the price point: Car track ’s live tracking, location based ser vices, along with trip repor ts and replay with web and smar t phone access, star t from as little as $14.95 per month.