Excellence in Performance

Goodfellow Bros.

As one of the top environmental construction companies in the world, Goodfellow Bros. is focused on using technology to set the standard for performance in their industry. At their core, Goodfellow Bros.’ primary mission is to improve the communities in which they live and work.



1,000+

Assets

600

Vehicles

8

U.S. Regions

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At Goodfellow Bros., people come first. By leveraging smarter fleet technology, Goodfellow Bros. is able to help their employees, partners, and communities thrive.

Whether it’s cleaning up after a natural disaster or constructing a new bridge, Goodfellow Bros. prides themselves on completing their jobs on time and with precision. By gaining visibility into their operations with real-time GPS tracking, Goodfellow Bros. was able to improve their routing efficiency, decrease their haul times, and ultimately increase revenue by 10%.

10%

increase in revenue

40%

decrease in load haul times

20%

decrease in billable hours

Goodfellow Bros.’ keys to success

Using real-time GPS to increase visibility

Given the complexity and urgency of many of their jobs, Goodfellow Bros. needed a way to increase visibility into their operations and improve their routing efficiency. On any given day, Goodfellow Bros. manages hundreds of vehicles across eight different regions, sometimes working with several partners as well as city and state officials. With real-time GPS through Samsara, the Goodfellow Bros. team is able to see all of their vehicles in one consolidated dashboard.

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Goodfellow Bros.’ keys to success

Using real-time GPS to increase visibility

Given the complexity and urgency of many of their jobs, Goodfellow Bros. needed a way to increase visibility into their operations and improve their routing efficiency. On any given day, Goodfellow Bros. manages hundreds of vehicles across eight different regions, sometimes working with several partners as well as city and state officials. With real-time GPS through Samsara, the Goodfellow Bros. team is able to see all of their vehicles in one consolidated dashboard.

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Gain visibility

With Samsara you can track your fleet with real-time GPS, leveraging weather and traffic data to gain visibility into conditions on the road in order to execute jobs more efficiently.

Using more efficient routing to reduce rejected loads

As a heavy-civil construction contractor, Goodfellow Bros. is often working under tight deadlines with several different stakeholders. Because of this, performance and efficiency is crucial. With visibility into delays and potential hazards on the road, Goodfellow Bros. was able to use Samsara’s routing and dispatch tools to evaluate more efficient routes for their vehicles and avoid slowdowns. Thanks to smarter routing, Goodfellow Bros. was able to decrease load haul times by 40%, which helped reduce their fuel costs and exceed customer expectations.

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Manage your vehicles in one dashboard

Samsara lets you manage routes for trucks, buses, delivery vehicles, and more. Instead of manually calling drivers to see where they are, Samsara lets you instantly track vehicle location, route progress, and late or missed stops. When schedules don’t go as planned, Samsara lets you adapt on-the-go. Dispatchers can easily re-route vehicles remotely and send messages to drivers (or an entire fleet) using the Samsara Driver App.

Respond to rapidly changing conditions

Schedules don’t always go as planned, so Samsara lets you adapt on-the-go. Dispatchers can easily re-route vehicles remotely and send messages to drivers (or an entire fleet) using the Samsara Driver App.

Improving billing with geofences and accurate data

With contractors and drivers making multiple trips per day, six days a week, across dozens of sites, keeping track of hours and loads is a challenge. To solve for this, Goodfellow Bros. set up geofences for key addresses related to their projects—from dump sites to the clean up sites. With Samsara Geofences and GPS tracking, Goodfellow Bros. was able to keep an accurate account of their hours and locations and track which trucks were delivering which loads when, leading to a 20% decrease in billable hours.

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Track vehicle movement

Samsara's geofence alerts help you track when your vehicles enter or exit a location. You can customize the geofence area by drawing your area of interest on a map with a box, circle, or freehand and choosing what times it is in use. Customers use geofences to reduce theft, improve unload and delivery times, and track unauthorized vehicle use.

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