Telematics is increasingly becoming mainstream. In modern trucks, the number of parameters that can be monitored is rising. In an in-depth conversation with ET Prime, Vinod Gopinathan, chief information officer at Ashok Leyland, talks about the evolution of telematics in India, how the technology is helping fleet operators, and much more. Edited excerpts:
‘Connected trucks’ hold immense potential for efficient supply-chain management. With telematics, they can monitor critical parameters like truck productivity, performance, fuel consumption and driver behaviour, etc. Though the concept has been around for a while, the number of parameters in a truck that can be monitored is increasing. Also, advanced analytics systems have gone beyond simple track-and-trace solutions and provide deep insights
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