Route4Me’s Telematics Integration with Teletrac Navman
Teletrac Navman provides smart management solutions for fleets of all sizes. Teletrac Navman’s solutions are base on a flexible infrastructure that can be seamlessly integrated with other business systems for gathering various types of information that is captured by vehicles and turning it into actionable data. With Teletrac Navman, businesses are enabled to establish a network of a highly connected and compliant workforce. Teletrac Navman delivers various features for vehicle mapping, effective communication, automated compliance and dispatching, in-vehicle notifications, dynamic tracking, as well as many other functionalities and capabilities. (source)
Route4Me’s partnership with Teletrac Navman provides fast and smooth tracking experience in a reliable and effortless manner.
Establishing a Telematics Connection with Teletrac Navman
To establish a telematics connection with Teletrac Navman, first, log into your Route4Me account. Next, go to the “My Account” tab from the navigation menu and then select “Telematics Gateway” respectively.
On the “Telematics Gateway” page, click “Add Telematics Connection” in the top left corner of the screen.
Next, input the name/alias for the connection into the corresponding field (i.e., the name of the telematics vendor, etc.).
Then, select “Teletrac Navman” from the “Telematics Vendor” drop-down menu.
After that, input your Teletrac Navman Account ID into the corresponding field. To get your Teletrac Navman account ID, you need to request your corresponding GUID number from your Teletrac Navman representative(s).
Next, input the credentials to your Teletrac Navman account into the “User Name” and “Password” fields.
After that, define the preferred “Vehicle Position Refresh Rate” in the corresponding field.
The “Vehicle Position Refresh Rate” is the frequency at which Route4Me’s telematics gateway retrieves vehicle tracking data from the corresponding telematics partner. Most telematics vendors receive and store data between 1 and 5 minutes, while other vendors can capture data at a higher frequency. With Route4Me, you are able to set up the preferred Vehicle Position Refresh Rate and extract the tracking data as quickly as every second.
Finally, check the authorization box at the bottom of the window to agree with Route4Me’s Terms and Use policy and then click “Save” to finish.
Once the telematics connection is successfully established, it is displayed respectively on the “Telematics Gateway” page. In the “Synced Vehicle Count” column, you can view the percentage of the successfully synchronized vehicles. To edit the corresponding connection, click on the gear icon next to it and then select the preferred option.
Viewing Your Teletrac Navman Vehicles in Your Route4Me Account
After successfully establishing the connection with your Teletrac Navman account, all vehicles are automatically imported and re-synchronized into your Route4Me account. To access your vehicles list, go to the “Team” tab from the navigation menu and then select “Vehicles” respectively.
All imported vehicles become available on the “Vehicles” page in your Route4Me account and can be edited respectively.
You can assign your imported vehicles to already planned routes, as well as to the routes that are being planned.
The data received from Teletrac Navman is automatically associated with the ID numbers of the corresponding vehicles. You can track the activity of your vehicles in real-time using the Route Editor or the Routes Map. To bring up your vehicles’ locations and tracking history on the map, first, click “Tracking,” then hover your mouse cursor over “Route,” and finally, select one of the corresponding timeframes from the list.
When your vehicles are out in the field, their tracking data is captured by Teletrac Navman and sent to Route4Me where it is evaluated and processed. Then, Route4Me automatically associates the data with the corresponding vehicles and provides all available real-time and historical tracking information in the form of statistics, relevant metrics, and actionable intelligence. For your convenience, vehicles’ icons can be changed to the logos of the corresponding telematics vendors (i.e., when you have integrations with multiple telematics vendors).
NOTE: It may take up to 60 seconds for the vehicle(s) to appear on the map.
Dispatching Routes to Teletrac Garmin Devices
To dispatch a particular route to the Teletrac Garmin device, first, make sure that the vehicle that is assigned to this route has the corresponding device installed and that your Route4Me account has an established telematics connection with your Teletrac Navman account. To dispatch the route opened in the Route Editor, first, go to “Operations” and then select “Approved to Execute” from the list. After that, the route will be automatically dispatched to the associated Teletrac Garmin device. To learn more about dispatching routes, visit this page.
Route4Me’s Telematics4Me solution provides the list of all telematics vendors that are currently available in the world. On the Telematics4Me page, you can view comprehensive information and main features of all available telematics vendors, as well as compare them side by side. Comparing different telematics vendors enables you to choose the ones that fully accommodate the particular needs of your unique business or business model.