Accardi Foods Reduces Overtime Cost by 50% with MARCUS Fleet Tracking

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Leading Massachusetts food and beverage supplier saves $80,000 a year with Discrete Wireless GPS Vehicle Tracking Technology on overtime alone

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The ability to track and modify driver behavior gives our customers a powerful tool to reduce overhead costs, including labor, fuel, maintenance and insurance expenses.

Discrete Wireless, Inc., the value leader of GPS vehicle tracking and fleet management solutions, today announced, its client, Accardi Foods, reduced overtime labor costs by 50 percent with more accurate payroll costs. This overhead expense saving results in $80,000 labor costs reduction annually.

Joe Russo, Director for Accardi Foods, knew there was a discrepancy between hours drivers worked and what was reported. Through a referral, he selected the MARCUS® Fleet Tracking solution due to its affordable price and ease of use.

Russo said, “The business associate that referred the MARCUS solution allowed me to ‘test drive’ the application at their office – I found the application to be extremely intuitive with the functionality we needed to improve our driver productivity.”

The MARCUS Fleet Tracking solution acts as a ‘virtual time card.’ Russo states that overtime hours were reduced by 50%, resulting in an annual saving in $80,000.

Mike Scarbrough, CEO of Discrete Wireless, Inc., said, “The ability to track and modify driver behavior gives our customers a powerful tool to reduce overhead costs, including labor, fuel, maintenance and insurance expenses. In fact our customers cite increased driver productivity and reduced costs as two of the most important benefits of our solution.”

For more information on Discrete Wireless or its MARCUS Fleet Tracking solution, please visit http://www.discretewireless.com.

About Accardi Foods
Established in 1972, Accardi Foods has grown to one of the largest specialty food distributors in New England. The primary focus has been to maintain a superior level of quality products and services. They are the master importer in New England for the most prestigious brands from Italy for more than 20 years. For more information, visit their Web site at http://accardifoods.com/.

About Discrete Wireless, Inc.
Established in 2000, Discrete Wireless, Inc. provides the highest value GPS fleet tracking solution in the industry. The MARCUS system is a 100 percent Web-based application that enables service and distribution businesses to proactively manage fleet operations while reducing operational costs and maximizing revenue. For more information, please visit our Web site at http://www.discretewireless.com.

MARCUS is a registered trademark of Discrete Wireless, Inc.

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