Estes Heating & Air Conditioning Increases Driver Productivity by 13 percent with NexTraq

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Atlanta, HVAC service, sales, repair and installation company saves time and money with the NexTraq Fleet Tracking platform’s reporting features

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Enabling people with tools to do their job better and more efficiently is what the NexTraq is all about.

NexTraq, the value leader of GPS fleet tracking and vehicle management solutions, announced today that its client, Estes Heating & Air Conditioning increased its driver productivity by 13 percent with the NexTraq™ Fleet Tracking platform. Additionally, through the NexTraq Web Services offering, Estes was able to integrate its SAWIN® application with NexTraq’s fleet management application, adding efficiencies to its already automated business processes.

Jeffrey Allison, IT Administrator for Estes Heating & Air Conditioning, said, “The tight integration between the SAWIN application and the NexTraq platform made our dispatchers’ jobs easier as they didn’t have toggle between screens to do their job – it became a much more efficient process.”

Additionally, the dispatchers found NexTraq’s reporting functionality to be the most beneficial as they hold employees accountable to their daily schedules. Allison cites fuel savings and finding the closest vehicle to a location as added benefits.

The ability to know where the vehicles are at all times has increased driver productivity by 13 percent. Allison says, “They are able to take care of our customers more efficiently, often taking another service call not on their daily schedule. The benefits are two-fold: we help more customers and they get home faster at the end of their work day.”

An added benefit? Estes can locate stolen vehicles before the police do. They were able to recover more than $30,000 of equipment because they could track the vehicle to its exact location.

Mike Scarbrough, CEO of NexTraq said, “Enabling people with tools to do their job better and more efficiently is what the NexTraq is all about. Our Web Services offering enables integration of service companies’ fleet data with third party applications such as accounting and billing, route optimization and mobile workforce management.”

As one of the top 5 percent of all heating and air contractors in the country, it’s easy to see that Estes will experience even greater success and growth in the future. Allison concludes “We have a long-term relationship with NexTraq and it’s a win-win partnership.”

For more information on the NexTraq Fleet Tracking platform, its applications – Fleet Mobile, Fleet Metrics and Fleet Dispatch, please visit or call us at 800.358.6178.

About Estes Heating and Air Conditioning
Established in 1949, Estes Heating and Air Conditioning is a family-owned and operated business. Its mission is to provide the most efficient, cost-effective service and equipment, as well as offer the best warranties available to their customers. Expanding to include even more services, including electrical, plumbing and weatherization, which includes insulation, spray foam, thermal barriers for crawl spaces and attics, it’s no wonder they are one of the top residential and commercial service companies in Atlanta. For more information on Estes Heating and Air Conditioning, please visit its website at

About NexTraq
Established in 2000, NexTraq provides the highest value GPS fleet tracking solution in the telematics industry. The NexTraq™ Platform is a cloud-based application that enables service and distribution businesses to optimize fleet operations while reducing operational costs and maximizing revenue. Based in Atlanta, NexTraq customers achieve ROI in as little as one month. For more information, please visit


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