A leading manufacturer of systems for monitoring and management of transport on the basis of satellite systems GLONASS / GPS, the corporation «Omnicomm», finished the first stage of the commissioning of the equipment for the company MMC «Norilsk Nickel». In the course of these works navigation and telematics equipment was installed in eight hundred company vehicle, and by the end of this year, its management plans to equip the equipment about two thousand cars.
For MMC «Norilsk Nickel» is not the first program of the automation of production management processes. Several years ago, the leadership of the nickel giant took decisions regarding saving fuel and transport resources. As part of the experimental technique measures at the Polar Division Corporation installed equipment «Omnikomm». System flow rate control have been equipped with fuel trucks, all-terrain vehicles, diesel and fuel. As the equipment used fuel level sensors «Omnicomm LLS», onboard terminals «Omnicomm FAS» and «Omnicomm FTC», as well as introduced under the «Omnicomm Autocheck».
Despite the extreme conditions of the Arctic — freezing temperatures and limited visibility — implementation was successful. Fuel consumption decreased by 20%, to thoroughly monitor the movement of transport units. At the end of the testing head of MMC «Norilsk Nickel» agreed on the need to continue the program of cooperation and to equip all equipment such equipment. «Only in the first month of operation, by reducing fuel consumption," Norilsk Nickel «13 mln. Rubles were saved, which means a full return on the installation of monitoring systems. The effectiveness of labor could also improve in mind to improve discipline drivers control «- reported on the experiment results of the company.
Today OJSC MMC «Norilsk Nickel» — the world's leading producer of nickel, palladium, copper and platinum. For the smooth functioning of the company's several thousand machines running on a daily basis and mechanisms, which use an enormous amount of fuel. According to the corporation managers said that the management of «Norilsk Nickel» plans to continue cooperation with «Omnicomm» in the field of optimization of their transport units.