Trimble (Nasdaq:TRMB) announced that British Gas, one of the world's leading energy companies, will be implementing Trimble's GeoManager™ solution across its smart meter fleet. British Gas, a current Taskforce™ and GeoManager customer, will be deploying GeoManager to the smart meter business to realize the full benefits of integrated vehicle tracking to manage operations.
"British Gas is a leading, customer-focused company so we are very pleased to broaden our relationship to support them in this innovative and strategic business area," said Andrew Yeoman, managing director of Trimble MRM, EMEA. "GeoManager will provide the British Gas smart meter fleet operations with a platform to deliver reduced costs, lower fuel consumption and an improved carbon footprint."
"With an ambitious smart metering program, we needed a technology provider which matched our requirements in terms of corporate capability. Trimble delivers on this," said Charlotte Wedd, commercial director for Smart Metering at British Gas.
Trimble Mobile Resource Management (MRM) solutions are designed to automate the management of mobile resources and to optimize the service delivery process for customers across a variety of industries. Trimble delivers MRM solutions on a global basis to vertical markets which include: telco, construction supply, field service, and transportation & distribution. Trimble MRM solutions are designed to provide a secure, scalable, upgradeable, enterprise-class platform, and are offered in on-demand software delivery, on-premise or hybrid environments that can seamlessly connect mobile workers in the field to real-time data.
British Gas to install Trimble's GeoManager solution across its smart meter fleet