From the Wires
Martin Port, Founder of Masternaut, Heralds a BigChange for Fleet Operators With Innovation
By: PR Newswire
Nov. 29, 2012 04:02 AM
LEEDS, England, November 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Technology entrepreneur Martin Port has launched his most exciting venture to date, BigChange, which brings "mobile apps" into the mainstream for transport, fleet and field service operators. BigChange Apps connects drivers and fleets seamlessly to the office using a rugged fixed or portable touchscreen computer. The innovative system promises to make a big change to the way companies manage their fleets, drivers and employees on the road. BigChange significantly reduces the cost of mobile computing, eliminating paperwork and delivering greater efficiencies during tough economic times.
Martin Port was the UK founder of Masternaut and was behind the success of the company that became Europe's largest vehicle tracking company. With his new venture, fleet operators will get access the JobWatch App supplied as an out of box solution that works on the latest BigChange Rugged Mobile Computer, which is available as fixed or portable with a 7-inch and 4-inch screen. The product incorporates everything from mobile communications to satellite navigation, all apps and vehicle tracking for GBP 39.95 per month.
This cloud-based service gives instant return on investment for customers through 4G telematics and revolutionises their customer service, enabling them to make a big change in the way they run their business, eliminating unnecessary mountains of paperwork, high telecommunications bills and the cost of buying and managing multiple mobile devices.
"I launched Masternaut in the UK in 2002 before selling the company as an extremely successful business in April 2011. With my experience in telematics, we have developed an advanced intuitive joined-up solution that will fill a huge gap in the UK and Global Markets. The solution is so advanced, it is recognised as fourth generation intelligent telematics, giving instant business benefits and improvements for small medium and large companies," says Martin Port, MD of BigChange Apps.
Laurence Vaughan, Non-Executive Chairman of BigChange Apps, who is also Non-Executive Chairman of the GBP 3 billion turnover leading UK retailer of prestige and specialist cars, Sytner Group (part of the world famous transport company Penske) said: "We are making it very simple for companies to benefit from our advanced multiple application service. BigChange will revolutionise the way companies manage their mobile workforce and my belief is that the company will gain market leadership very quickly."
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