Tracking Systems Provide Piece Of Mind For Both Employers And Employees

Businesses hiring vehicles from a Shropshire company will know exactly where their staff are and when with a free tracking service.

Cars and vans provided by Jolly Good Vehicle Rentals in Bayston Hill can be fitted with GPS trackers, which allow employers real-time access to the location of their vehicles 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

In partnership with Wrexham company Trackyou Ltd, the data is updated every few minutes which means users can also see the hours worked, estimated arrival times, driving speeds, stopping times and a wealth of other information, both current and historic.

Jason King, manager of Jolly Good Vehicle Rentals in Shrewsbury, said the system gave companies peace of mind but was also beneficial to the employee using the vehicle.

“There is a genuine health and safety and risk assessment benefit because lone or remote workers can be quickly located and given instant assistance should they get into any difficulties while driving around or after arriving at a job,” he said.

“It also means that businesses can let customers querying things such as arrival times know where the driver is and what time they can expect them.

“All our customers need is a computer or smartphone with internet access and they have all the information about every vehicle in their fleet in front of them whenever they want it.”

Jolly Good Van Hire supplies cars and vans on short, long and flexible term leases to both the businesses and the public, along with daily hire services if required.

Based at the junction of Hereford Road and Lyth Hill Road in Bayston Hill, having recently moved from its previous site just down the road, the depot has continued to grow since it was launched four years ago.

It now has a fleet of more than 70 vehicles, with vans replaced with brand new models every year and cars every six months. Each hire also includes 24-hour breakdown cover, unlimited mileage and fully inclusive insurance.

“We are open seven days a week from 7am but are also available on the phone 24 hours a day to deal with any problems our customers might have,” added Mr King.

“From the start we set out to offer a service above and beyond that of many other vehicle hire firms and will continue to put ourselves out to ensure every customer has a top-rate experience with us.”

For more information, contact Jolly Good Vehicle Rentals on 01743 770035 or visit www.jollygoodvanhire.co.uk.

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