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JCB LiveLink is an advanced machine monitoring system that enables you to better protect your investment and accurately monitor and improve machine performance. The software enables JCB owners to monitor and manage their machines remotely. All you need is a PC connected to the internet.

JCB LiveLink collects valuable information about your JCB machine and delivers it to you to help ensure that:

  • Your machine is safe
  • Your machine is well maintained and available to work
  • Your machine delivers maximum productivity and efficiency
  • JCB LiveLink is now a standard feature of most JCB Machines
  • Launched January 2011 in UK
  • Standard fit on over 60 models of JCB machinery
  • Free for 2 years on mid range machinery
  • Free for 3 years on heavy line machinery
  • Real time data on your machinery

For more information please contact your local salesman, or your local Holt JCB depot.

You can also download the LiveLink Getting Started Guide


Fleet Management

With JCB LiveLink, managing your machines becomes even easier. Its ability to provide real-time information keeps you in complete control and lets you monitor and manage your machines remotely via a PC or Smartphone.

Through an online dashboard you get access to valuable machine statistics and data - providing you with information on fuel consumption, idle time and operator usage.

JCB LiveLink assesses the machine’s efficiency ensuring that your machines are totally productive throughout the working day and that any unwanted problems are highlighted and quickly resolved with your dealer.

  • The Fuel Reporting System
    Enables operators to see actual fuel consumption, improving control of 
    fuel stocks and planning of fuel orders.
  • Accurate Hours Monitoring
    Leads to improved maintenance planning as machines can be maintained 
    at the most convenient time for your operation.
  • Idle Time Monitoring
    Identifies actual machine productivity helping you to manage resources 
    more efficiently and reducing wasteful machine idle time.



Knowing where your machines are and that they are safe and secure should be an absolute requirement for any fleet manager. With JCB LiveLinks enhanced security package you’ll know via an alert when your machines are on the move and also how they are being treated.

By providing information on the location, movement and activity of machines, JCB LiveLink can assist in ensuring machines are operated at the correct times and help to protect them from theft.

  • Geofencing Alerts
    Provides you with vital early warnings that a machine has moved out of its permitted operating zone, providing increased security and control for machine owners
  • Real Time Location
    Allows identification of at-risk machines so they can be moved to more secure locations when not in use. Maps can be viewed in road atlas view or satellite view
  • Real Time Curfew Alerts
    Provides the machine owner with early warnings if a machine is switched on when it shouldn’t be.
  • Reduced Insurance Premiums
    Using JCB LiveLink will enable you to get reduced insurance premiums due to its Thatcham rating and integrated immobiliser system. JCB Insurance can offer discounts for up to 45% for LiveLink equipped machines, to find out more, click here.


Monitor Uptime

JCB LiveLink makes your life so much easier and is the quickest way to confirm that your machines are well maintained and in good health without having to travel around work sites inspecting machines. 

The metrics that JCB LiveLink delivers enable you to manage your fleet more effectively and plan maintenance schedules in advance – it provides instant notifications when a service is due and critical alerts if there are any serious mechanical or electrical problems with your machines, which means; we can quickly make sure that any issues are sorted, and your machines are fully operational and back onsite earning you money.

  • Accurate Hours Monitoring and Alerting 
    By monitoring machine hours accurately, the system ensures maintenance is kept up to date. Alerts keep you aware of machines needing routine maintenance in a simple, easy-to-use format.
  • Maintenance History Records 
    Allow you to demonstrate the service history of any machine, vital for good resale.
  • Critical Machine Alerts 
    When machines require non-routine attention, you’ll be alerted either through the website or via text or e-mail.

How to use Livelink

For more information please contact your local salesman, or your local Holt JCB depot.