CTMA – Centralized Fleet Automated Management System (CFAMS)

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Expanding the Range of Wireless Solutions for Mobile Equipment Management

Centralized Fleet Automated

Management System

(CFAMS)


Presenter:


Rick Muntz

Expanding the Range of Wireless Solutions for Mobile Equipment Management

Agenda


Problem Statement


Project Participants


Reference clients using similar system solution


Why CFAMS


Wireless system benefits


Top four fleet management issues


System architecture


Standard reports
-

enabling lean logistics


Location tracking and remote management capability


ROI case studies


Summary







Problem Statement


DoD owns, operates and maintains thousands of
industrial fleet vehicles.


Significant ongoing over
-
maintenance (calendar time
vs. actual motion time)


No positive control over the location of assets


No key control or operator accountability

Lead Project Participants


DoD: Anniston Army Depot




Industry: I.D. Systems, Inc.

Other participants:


Ford Motor Company (industry observer and current user)


Sierra Army Depot (Depot observer)

Expanding the Range of Wireless Solutions for Mobile Equipment Management

Reference Clients


Expanding the Range of Wireless Solutions for Mobile Equipment Management

Primary Benefits of CFAMS


Increase operational readiness of industrial vehicle fleet


Drives expanded productivity at the depot


Reduces maintenance expenditure


Reduces capital expenditure on equipment procurement


Enables Lean/Six Sigma programs for process
improvement


Real
-
time access to detailed operational productivity data


Facilitates “doing more with less”


Reduction of lost work
-
time accidents and asset damage

Expanding the Range of Wireless Solutions for Mobile Equipment Management

Why
CFAMS
?


Paper
-
based management:
labor
-
intensive; no
access control; no real
-
time visibility; human error


Non
-
wireless electronic systems
: data collection
labor; unreliable access control; no real
-
time visibility


Wireless systems
:
proven effective/reliable

for
access control, real
-
time data & asset visibility, data
accuracy, safety/maintenance/productivity
improvements, and
rapid return on investment

Expanding the Range of Wireless Solutions for Mobile Equipment Management

CFAMS System Architecture

Vehicle Asset Communicator
(VAC) on each vehicle

Gateway(s)


(on wall/ceiling truss)

IDS RF

Facility
LAN /
WAN

Server

(application & database)

Facility

LAN / WAN

Internet
Remote support
& data analysis

User Software

(on any network PC)

FEM
Software

(Maximo)

Expanding the Range of Wireless Solutions for Mobile Equipment Management

2
-
way text messaging/dispatch

Location tracking & route playback

Automatic maintenance data upload, work order
input, email alerts, PM scheduling & enforcement

Battery management (swap & fast
-
charge)

Electronic checklists for OSHA compliance (unlimited
Q&A; automatic system reactions based on responses)

CFAMS System Capabilities

Hierarchical checklists (automatic, event
-
driven
supervisor interventions and shutdown/lock
-
out)

Automatic wireless
management of
access control for
driver accountability
(per OSHA mandate)

Unique productivity data

Guaranteed effective RF
(friendly to existing WMS,
RFID, other systems)

Expanding the Range of Wireless Solutions for Mobile Equipment Management

Available System Sensors

Engine on


Motion

Voltage

Output for
A/V alerts

RS
-
232 output for external
interface (e.g. RFID reader)

Oil pressure

Temperature

Seat switch

GPS receiver for outdoor
location tracking

Impact

Parking brake

Speed/distance

Lift weight

Lift time

Tow proximity

Expanding the Range of Wireless Solutions for Mobile Equipment Management

CFAMS Run Time Analysis

Monthly hours of actual motion time vary
widely within fleet


from 0 to 185 hours.

HIGH
USAGE

NORMAL RANGE OF USAGE

LOW USAGE

ULTRA LOW
USAGE

Expanding the Range of Wireless Solutions for Mobile Equipment Management

CFAMS Fleet Utilization Analysis

Expanding the Range of Wireless Solutions for Mobile Equipment Management


Real
-
time viewer locates idle/abandoned vehicles


Filtered views by vehicle, operator, workgroup, safety
condition, operational status, other factors


Historical movement replay for workflow analysis

CFAMS Location Tracking Tools

Expanding the Range of Wireless Solutions for Mobile Equipment Management


Expected: capital & maintenance cost reductions;
productivity increases; safety benefits


Target (DC Environment):


>25% increase in lift truck operator productivity, based
on internal points system


Significant reduction in PMs/maintenance


Vehicle damage reduced 35%


New operator safety accountability

Return on Investment Case Study

Expanding the Range of Wireless Solutions for Mobile Equipment Management


Ford Motor Company (Manufacturing
Environment)


Automated feed into Maximo (FEM)


>50% reduction in PM costs @ 36 plants


100%
elimination of overtime in industrial vehicle maintenance


>10% reduction in leasing charges (reduced leasing
requirements from increased productivity)


= ROI within 14 months


Return on Investment Case Study

Expanding the Range of Wireless Solutions for Mobile Equipment Management

Summary


State
-
of
-
the
-
art wireless
technology


Comprehensive package of
hardware & software


Enables maximum efficiency
(more throughput with less)


Proven ROI with world
-
class
customers