The Best Telematics for Total Fleet Insights

Telematics & GPS Tracking

Everything you need to know from one device

Today's telematics and GPS tracking technology is one of a fleet manager's most powerful tools in gathering measurable, actionable data about their fleet. By monitoring trip data, vehicle systems information, and driver behavior, you identify key areas of improvement to drive cost savings and improve safety. Merchants Fleet telematics are easily scaled and customized to suit specific business and industry needs, so fleets of varying sizes and configurations can all benefit from this accurate, high-performance technology.

By combining GPS technology and integrated telecommunications, telematics provides real-time and historic snapshots to help you manage expenses, utilization, productivity, compliance, and safety. The system sends, receives and stores information about each vehicle. You can easily monitor emissions, speed and idle times, system diagnostics, and much more.

Tuff Shed + Telematics = A 300% Reduction in Speeding

See how telematics helped Tuff Shed, Inc. make a dramatic change in driver behavior to improve the overall health of the company.

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Capture Advanced Vehicle Data

Using easy-to-install tracking devices, Merchants Fleet helps you tap into the full, detailed picture of your fleet’s daily operations. Our premium tracking will give you high-quality data recording and accurate engine diagnostics, all communicated securely and in real time.

  • View Data from the Vehicle’s Engine, Drivetrain, Instrument Cluster, and Other Subsystems
  • Get the Richest Information Possible Through Multiple Internal Networks

Stay Compliant

Electronic Logging Device (ELD) compliance is not just the law – it’s an important way for drivers to manage fatigue and stay safe. Telematics will streamline ELD logging procedures, reduce paperwork, and facilitate quicker inspections, making it simpler to stay in compliance with the latest regulations.

  • Mobile App Available for Easy, On-the-Spot Access
  • Automatically Monitor Duty Status Changes
  • Track Regulated Driver Time Spent in Each Duty Status
  • Provides IFTA Reporting

Monitor Driver Behavior

Through the power of telematics, you can capture detailed information about braking habits, speed, after-hours usage, acceleration, and other individual driver behaviors. You can then use this data to reduce risk, reinforce your company’s safety policies, and improve driver on-road behavior.

  • Gain Advanced Insight Into Drivers’ On-Road Activities with Safety Reports
  • Provide Immediate Feedback and Improve Driving Practices with In-Vehicle Driver Coaching
  • Instant Notifications with Accident Detection Alerts
  • Maintain a High-Quality Record of Overall Vehicle Health

Exceptional Support

Advanced telematics technology doesn’t equal complicated. Merchants Fleet is here to make installing, activating, and using your telematics and GPS tracking systems user-friendly so you can get the most information possible from day one. Once you start capturing data, you can leverage our fleet consulting experts to identify trends and make adjustments that improve fleet performance and reduce costs.

  • Easy Enrollment, Device Installation, and Vehicle Activation
  • Online Portal Training for Users
  • Easy-to-Understand Scorecard from Strategic Consulting Integrates Telematics Data

Frequently Asked Questions

What types of leases do you offer?

Merchants Fleet believes in a tailored approach and understands leases are not a one-size-fits-all product. We will work with you to determine exactly what you need for lease funding. Some of our options include open-end, close-end, short-term leasing, re-leasing, and value leasing. We also offer fleet buyback and vehicle acquisition programs. Learn more here.

How long are your leases?

Merchants Fleet offers leases as short as a few months, up to traditional leases. Our team can help you determine what the optimal lease length is for your situation.

How quickly can I get my fleet vehicles?

Merchants Fleet works with manufacturers and dealers nationwide. Your sales executive will work with you to determine your needs and get your vehicles as soon as possible. However, timeframes may vary according to the type of vehicle you need, your specifications, and manufacturer timelines.

What is telematics?

Telematics uses GPS and integrated telecommunications to give you real-time snapshots of your fleet operations. The system sends, receives and stores information about each vehicle so you can get detailed information about speed, idle times, overall vehicle health, and driver behavior. Learn more about how telematics works and how it provides insights into your fleet.

How can I reduce my cost of ownership?

There are many ways to reduce your total cost of ownership. Examining fuel costs, idling, driver behavior, maintenance patterns, and vehicle lifecycle can all lead to opportunities for improvements. Merchants Fleet strategic consulting has a team of analytics-minded experts who can examine your fleet data to identify ways to make meaningful changes to your fleet operations. Learn more about fleet consulting.

Total Fleet Coverage

Our national footprint allows us to service clients all over the United States. No matter the size of your fleet, we’re ready to help you find a management solution that works for your business. From flexible leasing and comprehensive maintenance to innovative telematics and cost-saving fuel management, we’ll create a tailored plan to meet your needs.

Optimize driver behavior by using telematics to reduce speeding instances by 43%.

Merchants Fleet can show you how to use telematics data to reduce risk and improve safety. Call 866.653.2737 or click below.