|By Business Wire||
|May 28, 2014 07:04 AM EDT||
Lytx, Inc. (formerly DriveCam Inc.), a global leader in delivering driver safety and compliance solutions, today announced that it has signed a full-fleet deployment agreement with Advanced Disposal, the largest privately-owned environmental services company and one of the top five solid waste companies in the United States. The agreement covers the deployment of the DriveCam powered by Lytx™ video-based safety solution in 2,800 Advanced Disposal vehicles.
Following Advanced Disposal’s large expansion in 2012, the company decided to expand its use of the DriveCam® Program across its entire fleet and add Lytx’s fleet tracking solution to maximize fuel efficiency and productivity. Advanced Disposal services more than 2.3 million residential customers, as well as more than 302,000 commercial, industrial and construction customers. They collect over 7 million tons of waste annually.
“Driver safety is of critical importance in any industry, especially an industry like waste services that operates heavy vehicles in high-traffic areas,” said Brandon Nixon, chief executive officer and chairman for Lytx, Inc. “We are proud to now serve five of the top six U.S. waste fleets—including Advanced Disposal in this new, expanded capacity—and expect to continue to improve the safety of their drivers, their company reputation, and those they encounter on the road.”
“DriveCam has been an excellent training tool for our company. It has helped our drivers improve their skills and further enforces our companies ‘Service First. Safety Always.’ culture,” said Richard Burke, president of Advanced Disposal. “We are excited about the improved safety results that will be gained by rolling out this tool to our entire collection fleet.”
DriveCam powered by Lytx improves safety by combining video with predictive analytics, real-time driver feedback and coaching, resulting in significant reductions in collision-related costs and improved miles per gallon (MPG). Using the patented Lytx Engine™, the DriveCam Program identifies and prioritizes risk so the carrier can focus on the drivers who need the most coaching. The end-to-end workflow makes managing the program easy and drives results by tracking both driving and coaching improvement. An in-vehicle device captures driving behavior events, which are reviewed and scored by trained professionals, and then passed on to the fleet for use in coaching drivers.
Fleets manage the DriveCam Program through the DriveCam Online® web-based platform. With 24/7 secure access, DriveCam Online provides the important information fleets need to monitor fleet risk and prioritize what's needed to maximize a safety program, along with providing the necessary tools for coaching drivers to improve their driving behavior.
About Advanced Disposal
Advanced Disposal brings fresh ideas and solutions to the business of a clean environment. As the largest privately-owned environmental services company in the U.S., we provide integrated, non-hazardous solid waste collection, recycling and disposal services to residential, commercial, industrial and construction customers across 17 states and the Bahamas. Our team is dedicated to finding effective, sustainable solutions to preserve the environment for future generations. We welcome you to learn more at AdvancedDisposal.com or follow us on Facebook.
At Lytx™ (formerly DriveCam, Inc.), we harness the power of data to change human behavior and help good companies become even better. Our flagship product, DriveCam powered by Lytx™, sets the standard for driver safety in the industries we serve, and our RAIR® Compliance Services helps DOT-regulated fleets comply with safety regulations, complementing the DriveCam® Program. We protect more than 950 commercial and government fleet clients worldwide who drive billions of miles annually. Our clients realize significant ROI by lowering operating and insurance costs, while achieving greater efficiency and compliance. Most of all, we strive to help save lives – on our roads and in our communities, every day. Lytx is privately held and headquartered in San Diego. For more information, visit www.lytx.com.
Lytx; DriveCam powered by Lytx; Lytx Engine; Lytx Insights; Sense, Predict, Prevent; and Delivering Insights. Driving Results. are trademarks of Lytx, Inc. DriveCam, DriveCam Online and RAIR are registered trademarks of Lytx, Inc.