ProTradeNet is a vendor management company of The Dwyer Group, and seven of its franchise companies including Mr. Rooter, Mr. Electric, Mr. Appliance, Rainbow International, Aire Serv, Glass Doctor and Five Star Painting. Zubie will provide vehicle tracking and diagnostic solutions.
“ProTradeNet is in the business of looking for strategic partners that add value to the lives of our members,” said Luke Stanton, vice president, ProTradeNet. “Zubie has all of the qualifying factors when it comes to a strong strategic partner – competitive pricing, great service, a strong platform, and straightforward technology. We are confident that Zubie’s platform will make managing a fleet program more efficient for our members.”
Zubie said its low-cost fleet management service is tailored to the mobile nature of The Dwyer Group’s brands, whose vehicles are constantly on the road. On-the-go franchise owners can view all of their company’s vehicle locations on a live map via the Zubie mobile apps and web view.
Zubie also provides summarized driving reports with insights for monitoring the driving behavior of the employees. Fleet managers and business owners can receive instant alerts for speeding and hard-braking incidents when they occur.
Zubie can also send alerts triggered by low battery levels and engine health events. To ensure that deliveries and service appointments are on schedule, Zubie allows for geo-fence notifications via text or email when vehicles arrive and depart locations important to their businesses.
Zubie is simple to install, offering device plug-in and activation via web or mobile app.
“Zubie’s low-cost, full-service solution has now made GPS tracking and vehicle diagnostics monitoring attainable for SMBs,” said Tim Kelly, CEO of Zubie. “The Dwyer Group is a particularly appealing partner for Zubie as its vendor management company, ProTradeNet, is actively committed to identifying, evaluating, and recommending best-in-class suppliers for its well-regarded brands,” Kelly added. “The Dwyer Group is a great initial partner as we further establish our solution as a leader in the fleet management space, especially for SMBs.”