XATA (NASDAQ:XATA)  has announced it will release a new version of its Web-based XATANET fleet operations optimization tools on Oct. 6. XATANET 4.0 will offer transport fleets streamlined system management, instant notification of critical events, enhanced view of daily operations performance, increased security and accelerated return on investment.

XATANET 4.0 features configurable Smart Checks that send critical data and performance alerts to key personnel via e-mail, phone or pager; Learned Standards that can gather and store long-term aggregate data from an entire fleet; and XATAScope, which allows fleet managers to track, capture and report on vehicle speed data at intervals of one second.

AberdeenGroup research shows that using fleet management technology solutions can improve regularity compliance by 26 percent and vehicle utilization by 13 percent, resulting in an average annual savings of $1,100 in operating costs per vehicle.