Globalstar-enabled SafeFleet Telematics to Track Vehicles and Protect Staff selected by two EU Peacekeeping Forces
The European Union Monitoring Mission in Georgia (EUMM) and EU Rule of Law Mission (EULEX) both chose SafeFleet Telematics to track and manage fleets, monitor driver behaviour, and safeguard personnel and civilian passengers in Georgia and Kosovo respectively.
Both organisations have responsibility for maintaining law and order, as well as carrying out judiciary, policing duties and border patrol in their regions.
They both sought a fleet tracking and monitoring platform to replace incumbent technology that was deemed inadequate. There was a rigorous tender process for each of the two deployments, all hotly contested by regional competitors and leading European providers proposing technologies including radio, GSM and SIM-based solutions. Only SafeFleet Telematics was able to deliver the required high level of functionality, reach and reliability, and at the right price.
The phased deployment at the two organisations is now complete with SafeFleet Telematics installed in vehicles used for logistics and transport, including armoured vehicles and all-terrain pathfinder vehicles. The more recent deployment, for EULEX, incorporated over 530 Globalstar SmartOne B Line Power devices.
SafeFleet Telematics also includes an RFID-based identification system to ensure each driver is authorised and in possession of the required licence. Its one-touch panic button enables the driver to alert security teams and to summon support in an emergency. It also allows customers to monitor fuel consumption and other engine metrics to optimise vehicle performance and manage maintenance scheduling.