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Ctrack Selected by Northumbrian Water Limited to Target Fleet Improvements


Advanced telematics solution to improve road safety, increase asset
utilisation and reduce fuel costs

. (NASDAQ:INSG) – a leading global provider of
software-as-a-service (SaaS) and solutions for the Internet of Things
(IoT) – announced that Northumbrian Water Limited (NWL), one of the
largest water utilities in the UK, has teamed up with Ctrack, an Inseego
company, to develop and implement an advanced telematics solution that
will help improve road safety, increase asset utilization and reduce
fuel costs. The web-based Ctrack Online system will be used, in
combination with driver identification and real-time feedback tools,
across a fleet of 900 vans used by the mobile workforce of Northumbrian
Water and Essex & Suffolk Water that operate in the north-and south-east
of England. The win resulted in Ctrack adding its 8th water utility in
the UK to its client base and truly making Ctrack one of the leading
telematics providers within this telematics vertical.

The Ctrack solution was selected following a competitive tender process
based on the superior functionality and ease-of-use of the technology,
along with Ctrack's core values and partnership approach. With Ctrack
Online, NWL replaces a legacy system and will significantly expand its
tracking capabilities, increase the availability of operational insight
and business intelligence within the organization.

The Ctrack solution will be used to support five areas of the business –
maintenance, water treatment, meter reading, commercial services and
waste water – across both the Northumbrian Water and Essex & Suffolk
Water operations. The fleet and scheduling teams, based at NWL's
headquarters in Durham, will be using the system daily, while a large
number of business and operations managers will have controlled access
to relevant information. An executive dashboard will also be used to
provide a summary of business-critical data to the senior management

With NWL operating a pool of fleet vehicles used by multiple engineers,
the company will use a driver identification system to gain greater
understanding of the status and whereabouts of its engineering team. By
separating driver and vehicle data, the company will be able to monitor
and report on six key performance indicators – driver behavior,
speeding, compliance, working times, utilization and fuel costs. The
information will also be used to support the investigation of vehicle
collisions and fleet-related complaints from members of the public.

The dashboard-mounted Driver Behavior Indicator (DBI) will alert
engineers of any infringements when on the road and encourage improved
performance behind the wheel. Green, amber and red lights will display a
cumulative series of warnings, while a sustained period of improved
driving will allow the lights to be cleared. A Driver App will also
provide access to an individual driver score that can be viewed
alongside a company average score. A breakdown will include harsh
acceleration, braking and cornering, as well as speeding and excess
idling, with a peer comparison for each, so engineers can understand
their own areas of improvement.

Kate Wilson, Fleet Manager of Northumbrian Water Limited commented:
"Safety, and in particular protecting our drivers, is a priority for the
business, so we needed a telematics solution that would not only focus
on operational performance but also contribute to the wellbeing of our
employees. Improving driver behavior is key to operating responsibly,
and the Ctrack solution will prove to be hugely valuable moving forward.
The speed, simplicity and accessibility of the system means it can be
used to support a wide range business and operational functions as well
as target continuous improvement."

John Wisdom, European Managing Director of Ctrack said: "We work closely
with our customers to create highly-effective and easy-to-use solutions
in line with individual objectives, which target the biggest
opportunities and most significant areas of improvement. Our ability to
capture and convert telematics data into useful, tailored and meaningful
management information, means we are best-placed to help deliver
significant business benefits by improving productivity, reducing costs
and delivering a rapid return on their investment."


Inseego Corp. (NASDAQ:INSG) is a leading global provider of
MiFi®-branded intelligent wireless solutions for the worldwide mobile
communications market and software-as-a-service (SaaS) and solutions for
the Internet of Things (IoT). The Company sells its telematics solutions
under the Ctrack brand, including its fleet management, asset tracking
and monitoring, stolen vehicle recovery, and usage-based insurance
platforms. Inseego Corp. also sells business connectivity solutions and
device management services through Inseego North America
(formerly Feeney Wireless). The Company is headquartered in San Diego,
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