MachineMax is a data-driven platform that empowers businesses to make better decisions, improve productivity, and support decarbonisation of mobile equipment. The company offers visibility and analytics from multiple data sources, enabling users to standardise data and provide unique intelligence to bring logic to everyday activities.
One of the most significant opportunities for reducing carbon emissions from mobile plant and equipment is to reduce unproductive idling. MachineMax collects data from connected plant and equipment, and in one month alone MachineMax was able to identify an average idling time of approximately 45% of operating hours on the machines they had connected. Using an average fuel burn rate of 3 litres per hour, this equates to over 1.23 million litres of fuel burnt while idling, emitting approximately 3.2k tonnes of CO2 per month. While some idling is productive and cannot be eliminated, a 20% reduction would save 246,000 litres of fuel and 640 tonnes of CO2 which would have a significant saving for the business and the environment.
MachineMax provides data with context, enabling quick identification of opportunities to optimise fleet mix, manage site routes and processes, identify operator training needs, and introduce more sustainable solutions such as electric vehicles. By providing data in real-time to technical teams and management, users can make informed decisions to drive more sustainable and productive behaviour.
Several MachineMax customers have reported significant cost and carbon savings. By implementing changes based on the data provided by MachineMax, here are what they have been able to achieve:
Imerys - “We’ve been able to reduce our fuel usage by 25% and our idling by 3-10% just from implementing changes based on the data we receive from MachineMax”
Cemex - “For one single machine we were able to save over £20,000 on fuel usage and maintenance and we were only aware of this through analysing the data from MachineMax”
Murphy – “On HS2 Euston we were able to reduce our carbon emissions by 10% through MachineMax, which is great in utilities because it’s really hard to turn that engine off.”
In conclusion, MachineMax provides a data-driven solution to support the decarbonisation of mobile equipment. By collecting and providing data with context, businesses can make informed decisions that improve productivity, reduce costs, and support sustainability. With the potential to reduce unproductive idling, optimise fleet mix, and introduce more sustainable solutions, MachineMax is helping to drive the transition to a more sustainable future.