BALCO Korba Plant & Mines Fleet Tracking

BALCO Korba Plant & Mines Fleet Tracking

Blaco Plant Fleet Tracking Improves Efficiency and Reduces Costs Bharat Aluminium Company Limited (BALCO), is a major aluminium producer in India. Their main operations are located in the town of Korba, Chhattisgarh Blaco faced challenges in managing their fleet of coal delivery trucks from different mines to Plant and struggled to track truck locations, optimize routes, route deviations and ensure timely deliveries (TAT). Additionally, concerns around driver behaviour and fuel efficiency were impacting overall costs.

The Challenge
  • Lack of real-time visibility into truck locations and delivery progress.
  • Inefficient route planning leading to longer TAT and wasted fuel.
  • Difficulty monitoring driver behaviour, unauthorized stoppages, and other deviations
  • The Solution

    Glovision implemented a GPS tracking solution, manpower deployment at all mines, plant and a Coal Control Tower to gain real-time insights into their fleet operations.

    The system included
  • GPS tracking devices installed on all coal delivery trucks.
  • User-friendly software platform for dispatchers to monitor truck locations, routes, and delivery status.
  • Setting up Coal Control Tower- 24*7 operational to monitor and to alert drivers and transporters.
  • Detailed reporting and alert system to monitor coal trucks tracking from different mines to the Plant.
  • The Results
  • Improved Visibility: Coal commercial team have real-time access to truck locations, allowing for better communication with drivers and transporters.
  • Optimized Routes: The system analyzes historical data and traffic patterns to create the most efficient routes, leading to reduced delivery times and fuel consumption.
  • Enhanced Driver Performance: Driver behavior reports allow Blaco to identify areas for improvement, such as speeding or idling, promoting safer and more fuel-efficient driving practices.
  • Cost Savings: Blaco has experienced significant cost savings through reduced fuel consumption and optimized routes. Additionally, improved delivery efficiency has led to increased customer satisfaction.
  • Key Takeaways

    This case study demonstrates how Blaco leveraged GPS tracking technology to overcome challenges in fleet management. The solution resulted in:

  • Improved operational efficiency and TAT
  • Reduced costs
  • Enhanced alert system and preventive measures.
  • By implementing a GPS tracking system, Blaco gained valuable insights into their fleet operations, allowing them to make data-driven decisions and optimize their coal delivery process.