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New Fleet Safety and Management Entity, Gorilla Safety

| April 12, 2016

New Fleet Safety and Management Entity, Gorilla Safety

A new player has entered the fleet management and safety space — Gorilla Safety — which debuts with a mobile app interface.

The company was was launched in January 2016, and notes that it “fully integrates all the capabilities necessary for safely and efficiently managing short-haul and long-haul vehicle fleets of any size into one platform.”

All constituents involved in the fleet management process — fleet managers, office staff, drivers, mechanics and owner operators — can use Gorilla Safety to enhance Department of Transportation SAFER scores, reduce insurance premiums, optimize efficiencies, improve productivity, control costs, increase profits and make today’s highways a safer place for all drivers.

Gorilla Safety’s advanced technology platform is easily accessed from iOS and Android smart phones and tablets as well as from a computer via a web-based dashboard.

Features include:

  • Recording hours of service electronically through eLogs, Electronic Logging Devices (ELD) or Local Radius Platforms
  • Managing of accidents through real-time reporting, real-time investigation and recount of accident/data collection at the scene, with ability to upload photos and record [voice] testimony of incident
  • Performing of closed-loop inspections through automated Electronic Daily Vehicle Inspection Report (eDVIR), which integrates mechanic app in real-time
  • Tracking of fuel use and vehicle maintenance
  • Use of GPS to track fleet assets
  • Incorporation of an ELD self-certified compliant device that meets guidelines set forth by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) ELD Mandate Scheduling
  • Development and storage of critical (paperless) documentation such as receipts, bills of lading, customized policies and procedures manuals, HR-required documents, training tools, etc., enabling app to be used as a proficient HR management tool for training/managing employees; and citing and storing violations

Noted Co-founder Mark Walton, “Gorilla Safety is leading the way in helping move forward what is traditionally a cumbersome paper-laden process that has long been the standard in the trucking industry. Gorilla Safety’s solution directly addresses a void in the marketplace by placing all the functions for successfully managing fleets into one, easy-to-use and easy-to-access mobile app that improves productivity, increases profitability and lowers insurance claims and premiums”

Co-founder Tommy Johnson added: “Insurance companies can also benefit from their clients using Gorilla Safety as they realize that vehicles managed through our mobile app are safer for the roads, and there will be substantial reductions in payouts of claims when used.”

Gorilla Safety helps combat rising costs of insurance claims. It has the potential to reduce claims and, in turn, lower insurance premiums.

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