Eaton and Geotab partner to boost uptime support

Power management company Eaton has added a host of features to its IntelliConnect suite of connected solutions to help fleet customers reduce truck-down situations and better prepare for preventative maintenance. IntelliConnect gives fleets advanced notice that a vehicle may be having an issue, and the new features are now available on the Geotab Marketplace as an integrated solution to help fleets better manage their assets.

Geotab is a global provider of end-to-end, open platform telematics solutions. Businesses of all sizes can use Geotab's technology to extract actionable data from the vehicle, helping fleets optimize productivity, improve fuel consumption, enhance driver safety through in-vehicle coaching, and better manage compliance with regulatory changes. Today, Geotab has more than 750,000 subscribers worldwide. 

Eaton IntelliConnect is a suite of connected solutions designed to improve a fleet's efficiency by providing near real-time monitoring of vehicle fault codes to help increase vehicle uptime and reduce unplanned downtime through faster repair diagnosis. 

"The value and payback of Eaton's IntelliConnect solution is already proving to be a major contributor in reducing downtimes and improving overall maintenance efficiencies," said Bobby Robinette, project team lead, Connected Solutions, Eaton. "Now with Geotab, we can offer our automated transmission customers even more solutions to increase profitability."

"As a world leader in telematics technology, Geotab builds solutions from the ground up to meet emerging customer needs and market opportunities," said Scott Sutarik, associate vice president, Commercial Vehicle Solutions at Geotab. "This integration with Eaton will help support the owners and operators of vehicles with one of the best automated transmissions in the trucking industry."

Designed for Eaton automated and automatic transmissions, IntelliConnect provides users with customized delivery of information through email alerts, the Navistar OnCommand Connection portal, an existing telematics portal, or through Eaton's web site www.EatonIntelliConnect.com. Once the monitoring data is received, Eaton's vehicle system experts create comprehensive action plans that extend beyond just reading transmission fault codes. Using a holistic systems approach, Eaton service representatives look at data from other vehicle components to determine potential root causes and solutions.

"IntelliConnect is about seamlessly connecting our customer's data with Eaton's deep vehicle knowledge, and providing solutions that reduce the amount of time a customer will need to diagnose a problem and repair a vehicle," said Gerard Devito, vice president, technology, Eaton. "Offering an integrated solution with Geotab gives us another tool to accomplish this which helps customers access the benefits that only Eaton can provide for our transmissions."

Company Info

  • Geotab

    21-1075 North Service Road West
    Oakville , BC
    CA , L6M 2G2

    Geotab securely connects commercial vehicles to the internet, providing advanced web-based analytics to better manage your fleet. Geotab’s MyGeotab open platform and Marketplace, offering hundreds of business solution options, allows both small and large businesses to automate operations by integrating vehicle data with a company's other back office software and data assets. As an IoT hub, the in-vehicle device provides additional functionality through IOX Add-Ons including FMCSA ELD compliance. Processing more than 1 billion data points a day, Geotab leverages big data and machine learning to improve productivity, optimize fleet asset utilization and total cost of ownership, enhance driver safety, and achieve a more integrated compliance strategy. The company's products are represented and sold worldwide through its Authorized Geotab Resellers.

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  • Eaton Corporation

    9650 Jeronimo Road
    Irvine , CA
    US , 92618

    Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energyefficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries.

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