EMSOL Use Cases





Maintaining and upgrading FORS accreditation.

  • Goal - To improve fleet environmental performance to increase success of FORS audits
  • Trigger - Operators need to deliver major improvements to their operational efficiency or risk losing accreditation and eventually potential contracts
  • Primary Actor - Fleet Compliance Manager
  • Stakeholders & Interests - Fleet Manager, ORS Auditors
  • Technology - EMSOL locators, air quality and noise sensors
  • Frequency - 5000 FORS companies operating 130,000-plus vehicles
  • Installing EMSOL air quality and noise sensors and vehicle locators at depots and main delivery locations enables Fleet Managers to monitor air and noise pollution levels where their fleet operates and demonstrates the success of anti-idling policies. This provides before and after data to evidence the impact of environmental improvements which helps with FORS Silver and Gold accreditation and makes a great case study demonstrating sustainability of fleet operations for GOLD. By extending EMSOL to tag contracted fleets and service providers, EMSOL shows how well their anti-idling policies are followed in practice.





    Making deliveries in early morning/ late night - Store Manager

  • Goal - Increasing the number of retail units able to receive deliveries early morning/late night without complaints from residents
  • Trigger - Deliveries banned by Environmental Health Officer (EHO)/ Planning Officer or a store Manager when faced by complaints stops a store from having fully stocked shelves at start of day, losing sales and cluttering sales-floor for restocking during trading hours.
  • Primary Actor - Retail Store Manager
  • Stakeholders & Interests - Fleet Logistics Manager, residents, Council EHOs
  • Technology - EMSOL locators and noise sensors
  • Frequency - C.10% of retail outlets face some form of delivery curfew
  • Our noise sensors and vehicle locators installed near the delivery point provide real-world evidence 24/7 that can be used to demonstrate that the store’s deliveries are quiet to local residents and council Environmental Health Officers . It also provides feedback to fleet transport managers supplying the goods that their vehicles and drivers do not cause any loud noises and this increases fuel efficiency by enabling more off-peak deliveries.





    Making deliveries in early morning/ late night - Logistics Manager

  • Goal - Increasing the number of retail units able to receive deliveries early morning/late night without complaints from residents
  • Trigger - Deliveries banned by Environmental Health Officer (EHO)/ Planning Officer or a store Manager when faced by complaints stops a store from having fully stocked shelves at start of day, losing sales and cluttering sales-floor for restocking during trading hours.
  • Primary Actor - Fleet Logistics Manager
  • Stakeholders & Interests - Store Manager, residents, Council EHOs
  • Technology - EMSOL locators and noise sensors
  • Frequency - C.10% of retail outlets face some form of delivery curfew
  • Our noise sensors and vehicle locators installed near the delivery point provide real-world evidence 24/7 that can be used to demonstrate that the deliveries being made to a store are quiet to local residents and council Environmental Health Officers . It also provides feedback to Store Manager that the vehicles and drivers delivering to their store do not cause any loud noises to disturb residents which could lead to Council Environmental Health Officers imposing Noise Abatement Notices and fines.





    Managing a contracted fleet’s environmental performance - Client

  • Goal - Ensure good environmental performance of a contracted fleet
  • Trigger - When a contract for contracted fleet services is being developed
  • Primary Actor - Client who contracts fleet services
  • Stakeholders & Interests - Client’s Procurement Manager and SHEQ Manager, Fleet bidding teams and Fleet Transport manager
  • Technology - EMSOL locators, air quality and noise sensors deployed at fleet depots and frequently visited locations
  • Frequency - C.85% of fleets operated on behalf of council’s are contracted out
  • The requirement for monitoring fleet depot environmental performance is built into contracts. The contracted fleet provider installs EMSOL noise and air quality sensors and vehicle locators at fleet depots and other locations often visited by fleet vehicles. This provides real-world evidence 24/7 the Client can use to check the environmental performance at the contracted fleet’s depots and at frequently visited locations, in line with Policy objectives so emissions are managed within thresholds. For example, that electric vehicles are used in preference to diesel or that hybrids are operating only in EV mode in depots. This also helps the Client ensure Workplace Health and Wellbeing is being effectively managed by the contracted fleet provider. It can also be used to enable any noise, emissions or vehicle activity complaints against the contracted fleet to be quickly investigated.





    Managing a contracted fleet’s environmental performance - Provider

  • Goal - Win work and delight Clients through good contracted fleet environmental performance
  • Trigger - When a contract for contracted fleet services is being developed or when wanting to demonstrate service innovation
  • Primary Actor - Fleet Transport Manager
  • Stakeholders & Interests - Client’s Procurement Manager, Client’s and Contracted fleet’s SHEQ Manager, Fleet Client
  • Technology - EMSOL locators, air quality and noise sensors deployed at fleet depots and frequently visited locations
  • Frequency - C.85% of fleets operated on behalf of council’s are contracted out
  • When bidding for contracts, EMSOL is offered as a service innovation and as a way to delight the Client about fleet depot environmental performance. EMSOL noise and air quality sensors and vehicle locators are installed at fleet depots and other locations often visited by fleet vehicles. This provides real-world evidence 24/7 to check the environmental performance at the fleet’s depots and at frequently visited locations showing that emissions are managed within thresholds and electric vehicles are used in preference to diesel or that hybrids are operating only in EV mode in depots. This also gives confidence that Workplace Health and Wellbeing is being effectively managed . It can also be used to enable any noise, emissions or vehicle activity complaints against the contracted fleet to be quickly investigated.





    Managing in-house fleet environmental performance

  • Goal - Demonstrate outstanding environmental performance and innovation
  • Trigger - When an organisation has in inhouse fleet
  • Primary Actor - Fleet Transport Manager
  • Stakeholders & Interests - Client’s Procurement Manager, Client’s and Contracted fleet’s SHEQ Manager, Fleet Client
  • Technology - EMSOL locators, air quality and noise sensors deployed at fleet depots and frequently visited locations
  • Frequency -C.85% of fleets operated on behalf of council’s are contracted out
  • When bidding for contracts, EMSOL is offered as a service innovation and as a way to delight the Client about fleet depot environmental performance. EMSOL noise and air quality sensors and vehicle locators are installed at fleet depots and other locations often visited by fleet vehicles. This provides real-world evidence 24/7 to check the environmental performance at the fleet’s depots and at frequently visited locations showing that emissions are managed within thresholds and electric vehicles are used in preference to diesel or that hybrids are operating only in EV mode in depots. This also gives confidence that Workplace Health and Wellbeing is being managed effectively. It can also be used to enable any noise, emissions or vehicle activity complaints against the contracted fleet to be quickly investigated.





    Managing construction site logistics– Main Contractor

  • Goal - Demonstrating to the Council that planning requirements on construction logistics have been discharged
  • Trigger - Planning permission given with a requirement for a Construction Logistics Plan (CLP) or similar to be completed before work starts and compliance monitored and reported to the Planning Authority.
  • Primary Actor - Site Logistics Manager
  • Stakeholders & Interests - Development Control Officer, Pollution Control Officer, Residents, Site Senior Developer, Subcontractors and Suppliers
  • Technology - EMSOL locators, air quality and noise sensors at site, holding areas and on agreed access routes
  • Frequency - C.1000 construction sites in London with build value over £1m
  • Our air quality and noise sensors and vehicle locators provide independently gathered real-world evidence 24/7 of the site’s compliance with the most frequently used CLP requirements including Non-Road Mobile Machinery. This provides confirmation to Site management of CLP compliance at a glance, saving time and money. This information is fed automatically to the council Development Control and Pollution Control teams, demonstrating CLP compliance and that the site is managing any delivery dispensations effectively. The system provides an effective portal to communicate site CLP compliance to the local community and helps quickly refute erroneous complaints. It also provides automatic feedback to subcontractors and suppliers of their vehicles compliance with CLP requirements.





    Reducing risk of employee illness and company liability – SHEQ Manager

  • Goal - Innovation
  • Trigger - When an organisation has in inhouse fleet, has contracted a fleet or runs a contracted fleet
  • Primary Actor - SHEQ Manager
  • Stakeholders & Interests - Employees, Passers-by, Suppliers’ Transport Manager
  • Technology - EMSOL locators, air quality and noise sensors deployed at building delivery points
  • Frequency - C.85% of fleets operated on behalf of council’s are contracted out
  • EMSOL noise and air quality sensors and vehicle locators are installed at fleet depots and other locations where employees are exposed to emissions from fleet vehicles. This provides real-world evidence 24/7 to check the environmental performance showing that emissions are managed within Workplace Health and Wellbeing thresholds. Giving confidence that Workplace Health and Wellbeing is being managed effectively, protecting the company from future compensation claims made by employees. It can also be used to enable any noise, or emissions employee complaints to be quickly investigated.





    Helping secure planning permission - Developer

  • Goal - Secure planning permission quickly without need for Developers Contribution towards Construction Logistics Plan or air quality/noise monitoring
  • Trigger - When develop wishes to secure planning permission for site £1m+ build value
  • Primary Actor - Senior Developer
  • Stakeholders & Interests - Development Control Officer, Pollution Monitoring Officer, Main Contractor
  • Technology - EMSOL locators, air quality and noise sensors at site, holding areas and on agreed access routes
  • Frequency - C.1000 sites in London with build value over £1m
  • The Senior Developer suggest to the Development Control Officer that the site will use a system like EMSOL to deploy air quality and noise sensors and vehicle locators to provide independently gathered real-world evidence 24/7 of the site’s compliance with the most frequently used CLP requirements including Non-Road Mobile Machinery. This provides confirmation to the Planning Authority and Site management of CLP compliance at a glance, saving time and money. The requirement for this monitoring and reporting will be included in the contract to be undertaken by the Main Contractor.





    Reducing a building’s transport environmental impact - Facilities Manager

  • Goal - Reduce the impact of delivery activity at loading areas
  • Trigger - When employees and passers-by could be affected by emissions from a building’s delivery activity
  • Primary Actor - Facilities Manager
  • Stakeholders & Interests - Employees, passers-by, Procurement teams, suppliers’ Transport Manager
  • Technology - EMSOL locators, air quality and noise sensors deployed at fleet depots and frequently visited locations
  • Frequency - C.10% of C.650,000 business in London have heavily used loading areas near employees or passers-by
  • EMSOL noise and air quality sensors and vehicle locators are installed at the building’s delivery areas where employees or passers-by are exposed to emissions from fleet vehicles. This provides real-world evidence 24/7 to check the environmental performance of suppliers by monitoring vehicle activity against short duration pollution events. This gives the opportunity to include Service Level Agreements or specific vehicle requirements in contracts for goods and servicing such as vehicles must operate in EV mode when near the delivery point. It can also be used to enable any noise, or emissions employee complaints to be quickly investigated.

     

     

     

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