Do your thing with 2 way messaging; Garmin Nuvi® with AVLView

Posted on Friday, September 14th, 2012 By Mifthas Haris

You will be amazed when you think of how you managed your fleet without these value tools with all the benefits of AVLView along with extra Garmin capabilities.

2 way messaging

  • Text messages sent to device is displayed in “Inbox” on Nuvi
  • Garmin can provide confirmation that message was read
  • Simple quick response with a yes/no box below the text of the message
  • Messages up to 128 characters in length allowed
  • New messages can be generated from device and sent to dispatch/office
  • Messages received as a pop-up alert on the display

Garmin Nuvi with AVLView GPS tracking software

  • Virtual keyboard with a touch-screen for text communication
  • Dispatch/office has the ability to wipe clean the data on the PND
  • Clean up messages in inbox/remove stops/delivery points
  • Up to 200 “canned” responses from server to be stored directly on Garmin devices
  • Up to 50 of these canned responses can be utilized for any given scenarios
  • Drivers can store up to 120 canned messages, for easy responses

Stop (Destination/Delivery/Pickup) points

  • Displays a list of Stops/Jobs reported to the device in a separate icon called “My Stops”
  • Driver has ability to navigate directly to Stop from list
  • Provides status on current Stop in progress
  • Is driver en route or driver reached location?
  • How far has Driver progressed through the list of Stop points?
  • Garmin can also provide confirmation that driver has received a particular Stop, read the details, or deleted it from list
  • Can provide confirmation that a Stop point has been completed
  • Dispatcher/office can request the ETA of the current stop/job in progress
  • Garmin will notify the actual time of arrival as well as distance remaining to stop
  • Auto detect arrival at a Stop and then to prompt the driver if they would like to mark the Stop as done and begin navigating to next point on the list
  • Auto-arrival can be determined by how far the unit is stopped close to the destination or by how close the unit needs to be to the destination before the Auto-arrival feature is activated

Status update
Garmin Nuvi with AVLView GPS tracking software

  • Know where your vehicle is now, where it’s been, where it’s headed and how fast it is driven.
  • Provides drivers the ability to login before starting their day with ID’s up to fifty characters in length
  • Near real time communications that allow drivers to automatically send status updates.
  • Can store up to sixteen status indicators such as start/stop shift, on/off break, etc.

Point of Interest (PoI)

  • Enables server to send POI’s to be stored in the device’s memory under the favorites folder
  • Number of POI’s that can be stored depends upon the amount of available memory on each unit
  • Perfect for cataloging company approved vendor locations, customers and various other locations