Road Tech Computer Systems is celebrating the ‘phenomenal’ success of its Tachomaster tachograph analysis system. Tachomaster was launched by the company in 2006, when tachographs went digital, and Tachomaster servers recently recorded that it had successfully analysed 173,656,87 drivers’ card, chart and vehicle downloads since the launch. A spokesperson for the company said: “We know how many drivers cards have been issued by the DVLA and we know how many have been seen by our servers, so the numbers are an exact science.”
Although Road Tech has been successfully writing and developing software systems exclusively for the transport industry since 1984, it launched Tachomaster in 2006, without it having a single customer. In 2005, with the imminent arrival of the digital tachograph, the firm saw an opportunity to completely revolutionise the tachograph market by writing a system that went way beyond compliance: “Tachomaster was a completely new concept that utilised all the information held on the tacho head,” said the company. ”This innovative approach meant that, for the first time, the road transport industry would benefit not only from instant live real time tachograph analysis, but detailed management information and reporting concerning its two most expensive assets, its vehicles and its drivers.”
The price of Tachomaster remains unchanged since its 2006 launch, and it is constantly being developed and upgraded. Besides reporting, it provides users with integration with five other Road Tech systems.