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Press Releases from Quartix (5 total)

Worcester City Council Turns to Quartix Vehicle Tracking to Cut Costs

Worcester City Council, faced with unprecedented financial challenges, has turned to Quartix vehicle tracking to help manage its transport costs and improve efficiency. Norfolk, UK, June 28, 2012 -- Darrell Pulver, procurement manager, says the results are impressive. Benefits include lower fuel costs and better customer service – and he anticipates fewer insurance claims, improved productivity and lower costs for components, including tyres and brake pads. The potential for savings was first

Vehicle tracking system thwarts violent van-hijacking

Thieves’ violent attempt to hijack a security-equipment company’s van has been foiled by Quartix vehicle tracking. Driver Roger Hirsch was in slow-moving traffic in Hoe Street, Walthamstow, when he a felt a sudden bump from behind. Leaping from his cab, he was shoved roughly to the ground by one thief while a second slipped behind the wheel and sped off. Shocked but otherwise unhurt, Hirsch quickly called his boss at Delta Security,

Vehicle Tracking Specialist Quartix Wins Barclays Corporate Award

Quartix, one of today’s leading suppliers of vehicle tracking systems, has won the Barclays Corporate prize in this year’s Cambridge News Business Excellence Awards. Norfolk, UK, March 30, 2012 -- The UK company met all Barclays’ criteria, including showing market strength in the economic climate, adaptability, good turnover growth, strong market share – and the ability to diversify into new markets. Cambridge News reported: ‘Quartix ticks every box. Vehicle tracking is what this

Quartix Issues Warning on Lease-Finance Contracts

Cash-flow difficulties are causing a number of vehicle tracking suppliers to resort to lease-finance contracts. Buyers are urged to check their supplier's financial health. Newtown, Powys, UK, March 28, 2012 -- Quartix reports increasing concern over the resurgence of lease-finance contracts for vehicle tracking systems and urges prospective buyers to check their supplier’s financial health. Managing director, Andy Walters, said: “Under this model, customers are asked to commit to payments of £1000

Door and window company’s sales up a third thanks to Quartix vehicle tracking

A Dorset door and window company has seen its sales increase by a third thanks to Quartix online vehicle tracking. Doors of Dorset, which has three vans equipped with Quartix tracking units, has also seen its mileage and fuel consumption drop dramatically. Company director Graham Bird said: “Vehicle mileage has dropped on average by 100 miles a week, with obvious fuel savings, while sales and productivity have increased. “Our figures show the same