Vehicle Tracking Solutions Announces Suffolk County Water Authority as Newest Client

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Long Island public utility now tracking 362 vehicles to increase their productivity.

Vehicle Tracking Solutions (VTS), a Long Island-based GPS fleet management company, is pleased to announce that Suffolk County Water Authority, the largest public water company in Suffolk County, New York, is now utilizing their services.

SCWA is headquartered in Oakdale, NY and serves over 1 million people throughout the county. They decided to implement a GPS tracking system in order to increase efficiency, improve customer service and reduce costs.

After examining the GPS systems being used by the Towns of Islip, Babylon and Huntington, SCWA decided VTS' system was most compatible with their needs. Their decision was based on product features, user-friendliness, cost and customer service.

Using the VTS fleet management system, SCWA can now do the following:

  • Dispatch closest vehicle to customer in the most efficient way possible
  • Resolve account receivable issues with customers, by having accurate records of water turn-on/off time and location
  • Ensure company vehicles are well maintained for safer operating conditions through the use of mileage reports and the Vehicle Maintenance Module
  • Lower insurance costs due to theft recoverability and proof of safe driving practices among employees
  • Improve customer service by decreasing response time

Suffolk County Water uses WebView™, VTS' web-based application, which can be viewed from any computer with internet access. Vehicle Tracking Solutions also offers FleetMinder, a software-based application which utilizes Microsoft MapPoint for detailed mapping. VTS Mobile is also available to all VTS customers at no additional cost. This application allows customers to view their fleet status from any web-enabled cell phone.

About Vehicle Tracking Solutions
Vehicle Tracking Solutions is a leading provider of Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL) devices and fleet management solutions. VTS tracks nearly 10,000 vehicles 24 hours a day for clients in 32 states. Entering its sixth year of operation, VTS has experienced double-digit growth over the past four years. VTS operates offices in New York and New Hampshire, and is the only company in the AVL industry to offer franchise opportunities.

About Suffolk County Water Authority
The Suffolk County Water Authority is an independent public-benefit corporation operating by virtue of the Public Authorities Law of the State of New York. Serving almost 1.2 million of Suffolk's County's residents, it operates without taxing power on a not-for-profit basis.

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