Firm Wins Sole-Source Telematics Contract for State, Local Governments
The technology will be used by Caltrans, and possibly other state and local agencies, to track the fleet's location, mechanical health and other metrics. The contract was awarded as a Blanket Purchase Agreement with a three-year term and seven one-year renewal options.
A firm that offers telematics goods and services has been awarded a blanket contract with the state, and California counties and cities may also participate.
Telematics, generally speaking, is the data gathering process used in fleet management. It’s related to IoT (Internet of Things), and the technology has applications including fuel efficiency, emissions control, fleet management, data gathering about roads, and logistics.