Soaring fuel prices, combined with an escalating price war in the transport and logistics sectors, are forcing fleet operators across China to take a close look at telematics. Kevin Holden reports from Beijing.
Soaring fuel prices, combined with an escalating price war in the transport and logistics sectors, are forcing a growing number of fleet operators in China to adopt telematics.
Profits are eroding across China, says Al Schaeffer, manager for the Greater China region at the South Africa-based MiX Telematics. “So these companies have a great appetite to explore the use of telematics to cut fuel costs.”
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