Forward Thinkings Review - why 4.3 stars?

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Nov 24, 2020

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What is Forward Thinkings?

Main category: Fleet management

Forward Thinking Systems is a fleet management software designed to help businesses manage their fleet and increase profit. The software does this by tracking maintenance, fuel usage, driver performance, and vehicle activity. This visibility into all vehicular activities gives them insights to deliver with more efficiency and save cost and time.

Some of the key features of Forward Thinking Systems are GPS tracking, Advanced data & IoT, route optimization, and roadside assistance. The software is developed by Forward Thinking Systems, a computer software company with an employee size of about 50 workers. The company was founded in 2005 and is headquartered at Jericho, New York, Unites States.

Forward Thinkings rating -

The rating of Forward Thinkings is 4.3 stars out of 5 and the total score is 83 out of 100. The rating and score are based on ITQlick expert review. We publish unbiased reviews, learn more in our score and rating methodology page

Typical Customers

The typical customers include the following business size: Small business, Medium business, Large business.

Forward Thinkings 4 Pros

  • The reports generated are concise, and they provide very actionable information
  • Visibility is given in real-time, hence allowing one to know drivers performance at various locations
  • It is user friendly and easy to navigate through
  • The tracking system is accurate and easy to deploy

Forward Thinkings 1 Cons

  • The customer support service needs improving

Competitors & Alternatives

Popular alternatives to Forward Thinkings: TranWare, Viamente Route Planner, LeaseWave Fleet, Verizon Connect Reveal, GPS Commander, Samsara, EDULOG FleetPro, Fleet Complete, FASTER, FleetLynx. The full list of competitors can be found here.. The full list of competitors can be found here.

Forward Thinkings Pricing Information

What is the REAL total cost of implementation? on top of the total cost of licenses which is easy to calculate you need to add the cost of training, customization, data migration, and other "hidden cost". ITQlick pricing score is 2 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). Find here the REAL total cost breakdown for Forward Thinkings

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Is it the right software for you?

Forward Thinking Systems is suitable for small, medium, and large-sized business enterprises. The software is designed for transportation & logistics, construction & heavy equipment, food, and beverage. Some of such businesses using Forward Thinking Systems are BEST Transportation, Inter Metro Freight, and Amware Express.

Forward Thinkings Categories

Maintenance
Asset Tracking
Work Order Management
Fleet management
Fuel Management
Route Planning
Truck Dispatch
Device driver

Forward Thinkings specifications

ITQlick Score: 83/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.3/5)
Company: Forward Thinking Systems
Address: , ,
Pricing:
Small business, Medium business, Large business
Typical customers: Small business, Medium business, Large business
Platforms: Cloud
Operating Systems: Mac OS, Windows, Linux

Forward Thinkings Features

Mobile Access
Fixed Asset Management
Maintenance Scheduling
Work Order Management

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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.