What is the Driver Coaching Academy?

During six months, Trimble is joining forces with Spedifort and Economic Drive Stein to train and coach 4 selected companies towards a better and more efficient driving style, under the moto ‘Safety meets efficiency’. The evaluation of driving style data helps transport and logistics companies to increase safety and boost their efficiency by reducing fuel consumption and maintenance costs.

Through the use of the Performance Portal, driving style analysis, training, e-learning and driver coaching, the selected drivers are guided towards an optimal driving style.

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Driver Coaching Academy Performance Portal

Optimize driving behavior in the long term

With the Driver Coaching Academy, we want to provide answers on:

  • Do you have an overview of your drivers’ driving behaviour?
  • How to save fuel by adjusting the driving style?
  • What impact does an economic driving style have on fuel consumption?
  • How can the trainer inform the driver about his driving behavior and evolution?
  • How to take care of the safety of your drivers?

Take a look at our blog to stay up-to-date about the progress of the Driver Coaching Academy project!

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Solutions to motivate your drivers

See how the combination of different solutions significantly simplifies the working methods of driver coaches and fleet managers.
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Performance Portal

Trimble’s Performance Portal provides an in-depth analysis of driving style and vehicle performance. With this data at your fingertips, you can coach your drivers to improve their driving behavior. Performance Portal is enhanced with the powerful Coaching Module for personalized and efficient coaching.

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Economic Drive Stein

Economic Drive Stein GmbH is a state-recognized training facility for professional drivers. EDS specializes in training truck drivers to drive economically. Their experience is based on over 20 years of practical experience in the transport business. During the Driver Coaching Academy, EDS coaches the drivers using the data of Trimble’s Performance Portal.

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Spedifort

With the Spedifort e-learning portal, it is possible to acquire the latest knowledge and the necessary skills at any time or location. Spedifort creates the learning content tailor-made for the Driver Coaching Academy. All companies are able to check the level of knowledge of the drivers at any time.

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The participating transport companies

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Werner Ruploh Spedition

Werner Ruploh Spedition is a bulk transport specialist based in Beckum (Germany) with a fleet of 210 vehicles. Werner Ruploh Spedition’s entire fleet is now equipped with the CarCube on-board computer. FleetHours is used for wage calculation.

More info: www.ruploh.com

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Schnellecke Logistics

Schnellecke Transport AG & Co. KG is based in Wolfsburg (Germany) and has been a transport services provider since 1939. The Schnellecke Group is an internationally operating family-owned company that offers a variety of logistics services. One of the major focuses is value-added logistics for the automotive industry. 130 tractors are equipped with a Truck4U on-board unit and 330 FleetXPS mobile on-board computers are in use. FleetHours is used for wage calculation.

More info: www.schnellecke.com

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Hövelmann Logistik

Hövelmann Logistik is based in Rees (Germany) and is a modern transport and logistics company. It is a family business that is now run by the third Hövelmann generation. The fleet consists of 230 tractors, equipped with the fixed on-board computer CarCube. Hövelmann uses FleetHours for wage calculation and Tachotime Manager for tacho archiving.

More info: www.hoevelmann-logistik.de

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WTK Stratmann

Wittener Transport-Kontor (WTK) is based in Witten (Germany) and is an expert in the field of traditional transportation. The fleet consists of 132 tractors, equipped with the fixed on-board computer CarCube. For the Driver Coaching Academy, the Truck4U on-board computer and FleetXPS tablet were installed in the truck.

More info: www.wtk-stratmann.de

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Contact us

Do you want to guide your drivers towards an optimal driving style? Do you have any questions regarding the Driver Coaching Academy? Do not hesitate to contact us.

Trimble Transport & Logistics

Telematics and Driver Coaching

t: +49 251 703 77 670
e: sales_trimbletl_de@trimble.com

Economic Drive Stein 

Driver Training

t: +49 201 843 82 866
e: info@economic-drive.de

Spedifort

E-learning

t: +49 803 397 89 20
e: info@inn-ovativ.com