What is t-matics?

Trevor Cowser - August 11, 2017

t-matics is a fleet management tool that utilizes a Vehicle Management System (VMS) to track and report operating behavior of a forklift and/or a forklift operator.

What is a Vehicle Management System (VMS)?

Trevor Cowser - August 11, 2017

A Vehicle Management System (VMS) is a system that facilitates the transfer of operating data from a forklift to individuals via standard or customized reports.

How big does a fleet have to be to justify using t-matics?

Trevor Cowser - August 11, 2017

Toyota provides two t-matics products:  t-matics MOBILE and t-matics COMMAND.  t-matics MOBILE is advantageous for any size fleet and operates entirely via cellular signal.  t-matics COMMAND can operate over cellular or WiFi and is a more comprehensive telematics solution.  t-matics COMMAND is ideal for fleets of at least 10 or more forklifts.

What makes Toyota t-matics different?

Trevor Cowser - August 11, 2017

t-matics MOBILE is the only individual forklift-based cellular telematics solution currently on the market with a full-featured set of monitoring and analytic capabilities.  t-matics MOBILE is capable of generating reports on individual forklifts or entire fleets. t-matics COMMAND is powered by I.D. Systems, Inc., which, for more than 15 years, has successfully deployed wireless asset…

Is t-matics MOBILE or t-matics COMMAND better?

Trevor Cowser - August 11, 2017

It depends on your needs and application.  t-matics MOBILE is a forklift-based cellular solution, meaning the data will transfer anywhere an appropriate cellular signal is detected and will transmit data of the forklift only.  t-matics COMMAND is facility-based forklift and forklift operator management solution, meaning the forklift must stay with a certain range of the…

How can Toyota t-matics save me money?

Trevor Cowser - August 11, 2017

Toyota t-matics is a fleet management tool that reports on the utilization, productivity and maintenance needs of an individual forklift, an entire fleet and/or an individual forklift operator.  t-matics will help create accountability among forklift operators, reduce damanaging impacts, plan maintenance schedules and provide the data needed to effectively manage fleet sizes, material handling operations,…