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Charging as a Service: Simplifying EV Charging for Fleets

26 June 2024

In the ever-evolving world of electric vehicle (EV) fleet management, JET Charge is leading the charge with our innovative JET Charge+ service. This game-changing approach offers a seamless, subscription-based EV charging model designed to make fleet management easier, more efficient, and cost-effective.

We sat down with Paul Kramer, our Product Manager at JET Charge, to delve into how JET Charge+ is setting new standards in the industry.

From Networking to EVs: A Seamless Transition

Paul Kramer joined JET Charge in October 2023, bringing with him a wealth of experience from his previous roles in enterprise networking. His background includes stints at Cisco in the U.S. and a cloud telecommunications company.

“The transition from networking to EVs was smoother than expected,” Paul shares. “Telemetry and connectivity are critical in both fields, especially for managing EV chargers in fleets.”

The Connectivity Challenge: Solved

A major hurdle in EV fleet management is ensuring reliable internet connectivity for home chargers, crucial for accurate electricity use reimbursements.

JET Charge has tackled this issue head-on by deploying a multi-carrier cellular service that can switch between major providers like Telstra and Optus, ensuring constant connectivity.

“Robust connectivity is the backbone of reliable fleet management,” Paul emphasises.

Introducing JET Charge+: A New Era in EV Fleet Management

ET Charge+: EV charger, installation, reimbursement, authentication, maintenance, and connectivity.

JET Charge+ is at the heart of our Charging as a Service (CaaS) model. This subscription-based service shifts the burden of charger maintenance and upgrades from fleet managers to JET Charge, simplifying operations and reducing overhead. “Managing a small fleet is easy, but as it grows, so do the challenges,”

Paul notes. “JET Charge+ offers a comprehensive solution that scales with your fleet, eliminating the need to hire a full-time employee to manage your EV charging infrastructure.”

Addressing the Pain Points of Fleet Management

Managing an expanding EV fleet can be a logistical nightmare, with issues ranging from expired warranties to technology updates. JET Charge+ solves these problems with proactive maintenance and automatic upgrades.

“Our service allows fleet managers to scale effortlessly,” Paul highlights.

This ensures that fleets are always up-to-date and operational.

Enterprise-Grade Infrastructure in Homes

A man using a drill to installing a ev charger at home.

Having installed over 10,000 residential chargers over the last 10 years, JET Charge brings enterprise-level infrastructure to employees’ homes, ensuring high reliability and performance.

“It’s revolutionary to have enterprise-grade infrastructure in a domestic setting,” Paul says.

This ensures that home-installed chargers perform just as well as those in the workplace.

The Subscription Advantage

One of the key benefits of JET Charge+ is its cost-effectiveness. Traditional EV fleet management requires significant capital investment and ongoing maintenance.

But JET Charge+ eliminates these costs with a single, predictable monthly fee.

“It’s a set-and-forget model, that includes everything: hardware, installation, reporting, maintenance. Just what fleet managers need,” Paul explains.

The subscription also covers all maintenance and upgrades, ensuring chargers are always functional and up-to-date.

JET Charge+ subscription: Enhance EV charging efficiency with a fuel card-like experience for a more effective alternative to ICE vehicles.

Adapting to Changing Market Needs

As more organisations face mandatory climate reporting, JET Charge+ helps meet these requirements by providing a scalable and reliable solution for EV fleet management. Fleet emissions often constitute a large portion of a company’s carbon footprint, making efficient EV management essential.

“JET Charge+ aligns with environmental goals, facilitating a smoother transition to EVs,” Paul notes.

Streamlined Employee Reimbursement

JET Charge+ simplifies the reimbursement process for employees using EV chargers at home. Each charger is internet-connected and verified via RFID, allowing for easy tracking and reporting.

“We provide a monthly report to facilitate reimbursements with payroll,” Paul adds.

Ensuring Long-Term Reliability

One of the standout features of JET Charge+ is the assurance of long-term reliability.

“We assume the risk of charger upgrades at no extra cost,” Paul explains, providing peace of mind to fleet managers that their chargers will always meet the latest standards.

Customer Feedback and Future Prospects

Early feedback from JET Charge+ customers has been overwhelmingly positive, affirming the value of our approach.

“The presence of larger competitors only validates that we are on the right path,” Paul states.

This sentiment underscores the effectiveness of JET Charge+ in setting new industry standards.

JET Charge+ represents a significant leap forward in EV fleet management, offering a reliable, scalable, and cost-effective solution that sets a new industry benchmark. As more organisations transition to electric vehicles, JET Charge+ ensures a smooth and efficient shift, contributing to a greener future.

For more information on how JET Charge can revolutionise your fleet management with JET Charge+, visit our website and discover our cutting-edge solutions.

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