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Bringing control back on track

12 December 2012

Over 200 fork trucks and other materials handling equipment at Jaguar Land Rover's Halewood site in Liverpool are now being managed by Traka electronic access management systems. The company had a number of issues to

Over 200 fork trucks and other materials handling equipment at Jaguar Land Rover's Halewood site in Liverpool are now being managed by Traka electronic access management systems.

The company had a number of issues to address including driver accountability, damage control, cost savings plus health and safety compliance.

Traka uses intelligent iFobs, each containing an electronic data chip, and this 'electronic key' replaces the conventional truck key. The iFobs are locked within a Traka key cabinet and will only be released if the operator, via a company ID card, has permission to access the cabinet.

iFobs will only give access to authorised trucks.With no single key, trucks can still be used even if an iFob is taken home.

Traka32 software stores user and iFob details on a central database, giving information on who has driven a particular truck at any time. Daily incident reports are downloaded from Traka, and driver accountability is now a reality: typically, more than 27 incidents had been recorded each week but the number has now been reduced to just one.
 
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