Tata Teleservice Limited’s Workforce tracking services will enable companies to not only track on a real time basis the location of their employees who are provided with pickup or drop facility during the graveyard shifts but also get updates on route deviation or over speeding of the vehicle if any .
This is one among the numerous Location Based Services (LBS) launched today by Teleservices Limited (TTL), the country’s fastest-growing dual-technology telecom service provider.
Tata Teleservices Limited will offer enterprise customers a host of applications leveraging its LBS Platform. These applications will broadly include;
- Vehicle tracking Services: Fleet Management, Taxi Management
- Asset Tracking Services : Cargo management, Consignment tracking , ATM finder
- Workforce Management Solutions: Employee safety, Sales Force Automation, Service Ticket Allocation
Tata Teleservices Limited’s Location Based Services are powered by multiple technologies which ensure a rich user experience especially for the Enterprise Customer Segment.
In addition to the traditional GPS based navigation / tracking technology, Tata Teleservices Limited also offers location based services powered by Assisted GPS (A-GPS) and Mobile Network Based Location Technology to deliver seamless and accurate tracking services.
The A-GPS service, which is powered by Qualcomm, will use the most advanced positioning methodology to provide customers the flexibility of tracking assets inside buildings and structures as well. With the launch of A-GPS, Tata Teleservices Limited becomes the first telecom service provider to offer such an advanced tracking services in the Indian market. The Mobile Network Based Location Technology enables Workforce Management services through mobile phone devices thereby opening up a completely new market segment.
“Technology has transformed the way enterprises conduct business today. The new paradigm in telecom services lie in providing location based inputs to various business applications with a view to ensure workforce safety, enhance productivity and minimize investment risk by real time tracking of an asset.
These solutions will be across various industry segments and will include applications such as vehicle and fleet tracking, consignment and cargo tracking, fuel consumption monitoring, workforce tracking including employee security solutions, navigation assistance among others. We are now reaching a state wherein Insurance companies can now charge insurance premiums based on how consumers drive their vehicles.”, Mr Sukanto Aich, President – Tata Teleservices Enterprise Business, said.
“Tata Teleservices offers more flexibility to enterprise customers in terms of service options. Unlike the traditional GPS technology our location based services offer far greater accuracy along with real-time access, since it is based on a hybrid A-GPS and cell tower technology platform. The A-GPS service will provide Enterprise customers the ability to track assets or consignments inside buildings and covered structures and the Mobile Network Based location Technology powered solution will enable enterprises to implement workforce management solutions including employee safety”, he added.
Customers will be provided with a secure web portal / GUI access to track and generate relevant reports related to the movement of the vehicles or consignments. The reports and alerts will be integrated with SMS or custom mobile applications which will be developed for the customers based on their specific requirements. TTL proposes to leverage LBS offerings through its capability to develop, operate & manintain end to end service to its valued enterprise customers.