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Five Tips to Help Keep Your Business From Going Bankrupt

By |2019-03-12T14:50:19-04:00April 20th, 2016|Advanced Wireless Forms|

This fiscal year, some companies will be faced with decreased sales, delinquent payments, and in the worst case scenarios bankruptcy. In fact, companies like Sports Authority and PacSun face bankruptcy. In recent reports by CNN Money, bankruptcy has loomed over Sports Authority since January 2016, when the company disclosed that it had missed a $20

4 Keys to Protecting Your Drivers During Unpredictable Weather Conditions

By |2019-03-12T14:50:38-04:00April 1st, 2016|Comet Tracker, Transportation, Trucking|

The early signs of spring can be seen in most parts of the U.S., but not in places like Denver, Colorado, where the snowfall is steady, creating treacherous driving conditions for people as they navigate through the mountainous roadways. In recent reports by 9news (Denver’s local news station),  a blizzard recently hit the Denver area,

Create Dynamic Content for Your Company’s Facebook Page

By |2019-03-12T14:51:08-04:00March 21st, 2016|Actsoft|

Communicating with customers in today’s world is different than it was a few years ago. Back then, sending out emails to customers was one of the ways to get exposure, but now it’s just one of the many ways you have to connect with your customers. Social media makes communicating faster, and in some ways

Transitioning From an Employee to an Entrepreneur

By |2019-03-12T14:53:13-04:00February 12th, 2016|Comet EZ|

Today, more and more people are finding that starting their own business is extremely difficult, but it can be both beneficial and rewarding. In recent studies conducted by the Small Business Administration, only half of new businesses will survive to see their fifth year, but the right tools can make the process of owning a

5 Secrets to Retaining Employees and Building a Happy Workplace

By |2019-03-12T14:53:34-04:00January 15th, 2016|Great Place to Work|

The importance of caring for employees is vital for many companies, especially when the employees have helped in the growth and success of the company. Keeping the work environment a place where employees can grow professionally, can sometimes be a hard task for employers. In order to retain employees, whether they’re the newbie in the

Autonomous Trucks

By |2019-03-12T14:54:02-04:00September 15th, 2015|Blog, Comet Fleet|

Earlier this year we did a piece about the potential for autonomous trucks, or trucks that drive themselves. The blog post stemmed from an article in FleetOwner which outlined the technology that could one day lead to driverless vehicles. FleetOwner has an update to their piece. The initial article was focused on how technology can

The 2015 Fleet Truck of the Year

By |2019-03-12T14:54:17-04:00August 25th, 2015|Asset Tracking, Blog|

And the winner is… the Ford F-150. The 2015 fleet truck of the year was announced back in December by Business Fleet. Vehicles were judged on the included tools that best help fleet owners and voted on by fleet professionals online. The Ford F-150 was chosen among a group of 35 trucks. According to Scott Fosgard,

Actsoft Introduces Comet Fleet’s Driver ID

By |2019-03-12T14:58:20-04:00September 18th, 2014|Comet Fleet|

With increased awareness in road safety coupled with new regulations to ensure drivers are well-rested and practicing good driving behavior, fleets are demanding technology that helps them stay safe and compete in the marketplace. For years now, many companies have tracked vehicles to ensure they’re driven safely as well as to prevent theft. While this

How NFC Technology Is Changing Mobile Business

By |2019-03-12T14:59:35-04:00June 2nd, 2014|Office Life, Small Business|

Rumors are swirling that Apple is close to adopting NFC (near field communication) technology for what most tech experts speculate is a mobile payments system that will be widely available in retail stores across the country. Already, Samsung Galaxy S4 includes NFC technology. This is Samsung’s debut into the world of NFC-based mobile payments as

News: Electronic HoS Recorders Equal Lower Crash Rates, Spring 2014 Study Proves

By |2019-03-12T14:59:42-04:00May 14th, 2014|Comet Fleet, ELD, Trucking|

Last Monday the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) released a report, Evaluating the Potential Safety Benefits of Electronic Hours-of-Service Recorders, showing that vehicles with installed electronic hours-of-service recorders (EHSRs) had significantly lower crash rates and fewer hours-of-service violations than vehicles without them — by more than half in the driving-related HOS violations category. These

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