Linxup, a leading brand of GPS tracking for small and medium-sized service businesses, announces that it is an authorized Ford Data ServicesTM provider, integrating Ford vehicle data into its award-winning telematics software.
The integration allows fleets operating with participating Ford vehicles to access Linxup’s easy-to-use system for real-time location tracking and geofencing, speed and idling alerts, driver behavior reports, and maintenance tracking. Using Ford’s built-in vehicle modem eliminates the need to install additional wired or OBD hardware to access GPS data.
“We’re thrilled to announce Linxup as an authorized Ford Data Services™ provider. We believe customers should have the power of choice to get manufacturer-grade vehicle data from the provider of their choosing,” said Michelle Moody, director, Ford Commercial Solutions. “Working with Linxup provides fleets with connected Ford vehicles an excellent option to access their vehicle data from Ford’s integrated modem to manage their fleets.”
With over 43,000 customers tracking over 184,000 vehicles and pieces of equipment, Linxup fuels productivity and efficiency for fleet-based companies in over 40 industries. In the last year, Linxup’s customers have tracked 6.5 billion driving miles, created 564 million alerts for speeding, harsh braking, and geofenced locations, and identified $131 million in wasted fuel while idling. These real-time data points help Linxup’s customers reduce costs, improve safety and compliance, prevent theft, and boost productivity.
“We’re always seeking ways to make software solutions simpler,” said Naeem Bari, co-founder and president of Linxup. “Integrating with Ford’s built-in technology eliminates the need for even our easiest hardware installation and gets actionable data into the hands of our customers.”