Ducournau Transports, Astrien, elected conveyor of the year 2011, renews its partnership with ELOmobile to equip their truck fleet with an innovating solution in mobility and traceability.
Brest, March 23rd the 2011: ELOmobile - Vehco Group, leader in solution for the management of fleet of professional vehciles and Transports Ducournau, member of the Astre Group, elected Conveyor of the Year 2011, confirm their historical partnership. ELOmobile and Ducournau Transports announce to set up an ambitious and innovating project of progressive renewal of the embedded equipments in the trucks. The vehicles equipped with the preceding generations of on-board computers ELOcom 2+ and ELOcom 2NG with fixed touch screens will be equipped out of compact computers ELOcom LISTO ensuring a Bluetooth wireless communication with the terminals, which is compatible with Motorola ES400 Windows CE and the ergonomic application ELOdis dedicated to the drivers. The drivers will thus profit on the same hardened and powerful terminal the following functionalities: communications, navigation, social management, management of the transport orders, ecodriving.
Jean-Pierre Ducournau, Chief Executive Officer Transports Ducournau indicates: “We are extremely satisfied with the partnership with ELOmobile whose solutions allow us an effective management of our fleet and to maintain our competitiveness and profitability”.
Thierry Ducournau, Chief Executive Officer Transports Ducournau adds: “The project of mobility and traceability currently in deployment with ELOmobile will enable us to reduce our investment costs in on-board computing while offering to our drivers a mobility on hardened terminals. We thus hope to integrate other functions like the ASTRE Palet System protocol for the management and the traceability of the pallets within the ASTRE group. Management of the transport orders, management of the pallets and communication will be joined together on only one mobile terminal, for a better productivity and user-friendliness in cabin”.
“We are proud to continue to work with Ducournau Transports whose operational results show a return on fast investment with our solutions. With the active listening of the customer requirements we showed our capacity to conceive a innovating solution which is unnique on the market thanks to the partnerships with Motorola and the Astre Group. It is once again the demonstration of our will to offer more choice, more flexibility and more opening to satisfy our customers” declares Frederic SERRE, ELOmobile Chief Executive Officer - Vehco Group.
About DUCOURNAU Transport: created in 1971 by Jean-Pierre Ducournau, the company, whose head office is established with Flassans-sur-Issole, is organized around two poles, DUCOURNAU TRANSPORT and DUCOURNAU LOGISTIC. Two poles to meet the most specialized needs as regards as logistics, storage, grouping and road transport of all types through a quality and safety approach, reinforced by obtaining in May 2004 the ISO 9001 v 2000 certification. Ducournau Transport counts approximately 344 employees, and has a park of 237 engines and 280 not engines. The 24th edition of the Conveyor of the Year crowned Jean-Pierre Ducournau on the 14 March 2011. Ducournau Transport is also a member of the ASTRE Group (www.astre.fr) which gathers more than 160 transport companies in France. More information: www.ducournau.com
About ELOmobile - Vehco Group: Since March 2011, ELOmobile and Vehco, the two independent leaders of France and Northern Europe, specialized in fleet management solutions are linked to create a European leader, and to bring the broadest offer of products and services of the market. ELOmobile is the French leader of the logistics and transport fleet management solutions. Created in 1999 within the Technopolis of Brest to decode the tachographs on real time and to allow a complete social management of the truck drivers, ELOmobile became the specialist in the integrated solutions, opened and flexible for the optimization of the fleets of professional vehicles. Since its creation in 2001 in Gothenburg in Sweden, Vehco has developed innovating solutions to improve the productivity of the drivers of trucks and buses: ecodriving solutions and simple ergonomics on mobile terminals such as PDA. The strategic combination of the two entities represents a manpower of approximately 100 people with 6 establishments in Europe (Germany, Denmark, Spain, France, Norway and Sweden), and 800 customers divided in 11 European countries, that is to say more than 30,000 embedded computers which equip trucks, buses and commercial vehicles. The group offers a service of first order to the transport and industry domains: geolocation and optimization of fleet, social management, ecodriving, management of the orders of transport and rounds, follow-up of the temperatures, follow-up of the trailers, safety of the men, the vehicles and the goods. More information: www.elomobile.com