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Author Archives: Paul Hosking

Australia’s Formbird to develop rail inspection platform for Saudi Arabia Rail

Saudi Railway Inspection

Australian low-code development platform Formbird has engaged with one of the world’s largest engineering consulting firms, Richardo, to build a versatile asset audit application for Saudi Arabia Rail (SAR).   In Ricardo’s words, their rail division is a global rail consultancy that provides technical expertise, assurance, and specialist engineering services to help clients navigate the industry’s […]

Formbird FLEET Demonstration Video

Formbird Fleet Demonstration

Learn more about Formbird FLEET with our series of demonstration videos. Mark Hosking CEO and founder of Formbird runs through the basics to give you an understanding of some of the capabilities of our modern fleet information management solution. Below is each of the videos in the series along with the time stamp so that […]

Fleet Conference 2022 – The word on everybody’s lips?

Mark Hosking presenting at IPWEA 2022 Australasian fleet conference

At the recent IPWEA fleet conference in Brisbane, members of the local government community and vendor representatives gathered to discuss all things fleet. But what was it that everybody wanted to talk about? – Read on. At the stand in the main hall, Formbird’s team rubbed shoulders and exchanged ideas with a steady stream of […]

FLEET Professionals Meetup #9 – Risk assessment – import fuel – going live growing pains

Meet up 9

Join the Formbird FLEET Professionals Community, and have your say. We do this every month, and it will keep you up to date with the latest developments and let you become part of the future of fleet management. https://www.formbird.com/category/fle… If you have any suggestions, make sure you send them to fleet@formbird.com 0:00 – Paul’s Introduction […]

Victorian LGA – Brimbank will be the next site to go live with Formbird FLEET

Brimbank City Council

Situated to the West of Melbourne, Brimbank City council takes in some of the fastest-growing suburbs in Australia; they will be switching to Formbird FLEET very soon. They have chosen the most auspicious date of April the 1st to go live with the latest release or our Formbird’s fleet information management solution. But these guys […]

FLEET Professionals Meetup #8 – Fleet Management – Customers feature requests and how made it work

0:00 – Introduction and overview of today’s meetup 5:16 – Mark Hosking Introduces Adam to talk about features 6:23 – Adam customer feature request introduction 7:09 – Adding a cost to an asset independent of a work order (Suggestion from Brimbank) 8:32 – Recording materials and labour against a job but not a fleet asset […]

CLARITY Water Professionals Meet Up #2 Up 24 Feb – GPS + underground water assets -Asbestos clearance certificates

Index 00:00 – Introduction 0:45 – Welcome + overview of today 2:12 – Angular Update 2:46 – Angular update – demonstration and discussion (what the users will see) 8:23 – Grant R. Proof of concept vehicle GPS combined with underground water assets 10:05 – Locating service vehicles to give customers ETA 10:50 – Lachlan GWW […]

From MS Excel to the connect connected fleet

Say Goodbye to MS Excel

It was time to modernise Greater Shepparton City Council’s fleet management. Fleet Coordinator Chris Giles chose Formbird FLEET and said farewell to his much loved Excel spreadsheet. Chris Giles has been part of the Greater Shepparton City Council for Nineteen years. He hasn’t always been the fleet coordinator; in his own words, he “started at […]

FLEET Professionals Meetup #7 Feb 2 2022 – Angular UPGRADE – Risk Assessment Preview

0:00 – Welcome 2:44 – Who’s going to IPWEA Conference 4:21 – House Keeping with Paul H 7:57 – Mark with Angular UPDATE – Why we have chosen to update 16:04 – Mark Angular demonstration 20:47 – Question about running offline 25:22 – Question image resolution 29:33 – GEOTAB 31:23 – GWW new automation function […]