Monday, October 25, 2010

GE Capital Fleet Services Providing Telematics Solutions for American Fire Protection Group

Eden Prairie, Minn.- October 25, 2010- GE Capital Fleet Services today announced that it will provide American Fire Protection Group (AFPG), a national fire protection system provider, its telematics-based Mobile Resource IntelligenceSM program, with a goal of significantly increasing AFPG’s fleet efficiency while reducing operating costs.  AFPG will have access to GE’s Monitor solution allowing AFPG’s business leaders to view and manage their mobile fleet resources in real time.  

AFPG provides fire protection systems to the construction, building and property management industries. With a network of companies spanning the country, AFPG works with regional and national organizations on projects and facilities.  Under the service agreement, GE will outfit the company’s fleet of light trucks with GE’s latest telematics units. 

“Through the use GE Capital Fleet Services’ Mobile Resource Intelligence solutions, we will not only streamline operations to better serve our customers, but will also improve productivity," said Dan Windnagle, CEO of AFPG.  "Having a fleet that is operationally and fiscally efficient is essential to achieve our business objectives, and we look forward to driving continued improvements through GE’s innovative fleet-optimization technology."

GE’s Mobile Resource Intelligence program offers clients a suite of telematics-based business intelligence solutions.  The program is designed to provide business leaders with innovative decisioning tools to help them achieve their fleet productivity, efficiency, compliance, safety and green objectives. 

“Our solutions create a bright, visible path connecting the vehicles our clients have in field with their fiscal and customer service goals,” said Dyan Finkhousen, Mobile Resource Intelligence Strategy Leader for GE Capital Fleet Services.  “Thought leaders like American Fire Protection Group are distinguishing themselves in their markets and making it easier for their employees to do business through the use of these intelligent decisioning solutions.”

About GE Capital, Fleet Services
GE Capital, Fleet Services, based in Eden Prairie, Minn., is a global fleet management company with operations in the United States, Canada, Europe, Japan, Australia and New Zealand. Visit the Web site at follow the company’s eco news and updates via Twitter (@GEFleetSvcs)

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