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Is Your Heavy Equipment Protected?

By |2019-05-10T15:55:44+00:00November 13th, 2019|Asset Tracking, Blog, Construction|

What's the problem? According to the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB), heavy equipment theft is a growing problem throughout North America. Citing organized crime rings as the major perpetrator, the NICB explains that these criminals are generally sophisticated, precise and successful in their efforts to steal expensive equipment, usually targeting construction sites. According to The

Truck Safety: Tips and Tools to Promote Good Driving Habits

By |2019-05-10T15:55:52+00:00November 6th, 2019|Blog, Fleet, Tips, Tracking|

As the amount of freight transportation activity increases, so do the chances of traffic accidents. Today, trucks carry the majority of freight, about 65 percent, from the United States into Canada and Mexico. With all this movement, there are bound to be accidents. But how many are preventable? What, if anything, can companies do to curb

Why Telematics Is More Than a Buzzword

By |2019-05-10T15:56:01+00:00October 28th, 2019|Blog, Business Tips, Devices|

Now that we have all this information at our fingertips — from GPS positioning and driver behavior, to consumer trends and asset locations, what do we do with it? For the last few decades, we’ve gotten ever more sophisticated at collecting and tracking data, but the latest goal is developing systems to act on that

How to Make Data Work For You

By |2019-05-10T15:56:06+00:00October 21st, 2019|Blog, Wireless Forms|

Every day companies are collecting data, whether intentionally seeking it out or as a byproduct from conducting business as usual. This information is usually varied and potentially meaningful, from customer service queries and sales information to ethnographic and geographic statistics. All of it can make an impact on your business if its properly understood and used

Everyday Choices Companies Make That Waste Money

By |2019-05-10T15:56:16+00:00October 16th, 2019|Asset Tracking, Blog, Fleet|

In our frenzy to bring in more money, drive business, create better marketing strategies, schedule more meetings, and hire more salespeople, we often forget the old adage: “It’s not always what you make, but what you save.” If for every dollar we earn, we blow two, then we’re spinning our wheels and running an inefficient

Barcode Scanning: What’s Your Inventory IQ?

By |2019-05-10T15:56:26+00:00October 9th, 2019|Barcode Scanning, Blog, Devices|

Do you rely on humans to keep track of inventory by counting units or making lists of what’s missing, low, or out of stock? If so, then you’re missing out on a simple piece of technology that can raise your inventory IQ exponentially: barcode scanning. This simple and inexpensive tool is one of the easiest

Check-Engine Light: Get on the Road to the Code

By |2019-05-10T15:58:00+00:00October 2nd, 2019|Blog, Tips|

The check-engine light is probably most drivers' least favorite feature, signaling not only problems with your vehicle but money, time, and potential headaches down the road. While it’s tempting to ignore it for a few days or even weeks, experts warn that failing to address the light can make problems more costly and even hazardous.

Preventing the Overheating of Your Fleet

By |2019-05-10T15:58:08+00:00September 25th, 2019|Blog, Fleet, Transportation, Trucking|

Vehicle maintenance is a huge pain in the neck for fleet owners during the summer months. Oil-changes, brake replacement, engine performance, the list could go on depending on the vehicle and the particular issues associated with the repairs. As the temperature climbs, it’s better to be prepared in advance than to wait until after the

Driver Vehicle Inspection Reports Go Wireless

By |2019-09-18T15:15:56+00:00September 19th, 2019|Blog, Fleet|

Since the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21), fleets have had to be diligent if not vigilant about logging in their hours of service information as well as reporting problems with their vehicles. The act requires a daily audit by the driver on vehicle parts and systems that affect maintenance and

Trucking Troubles: Two Major Fleet Hurdles and How to Handle Them

By |2019-05-10T15:58:30+00:00September 4th, 2019|Blog, Tracking, Transportation, Trucking|

Every year, the trucking industry faces the same problems which can pose huge threats to business if they’re not tackled properly. From ever-changing regulations to unpredictable fuel prices, there are a wide variety of factors fleet owners must deal with on a day-to-day basis, leaving less time to grow business. First, let’s take a look

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