Transportation

The Rise of Luxury Delivery Vans

By |2019-03-12T12:59:20+00:00March 5th, 2019|Blog, Fleet, Tips, Tracking, Transportation, Trucking|

Not all vehicles are created the same. An F-150 will never beat a Mustang in a race, a Camry won’t outhaul a Tacoma, and an Escalade probably won’t do as well in fuel consumption as a hybrid. There are certain disparities in vehicles that are obvious and aren’t up for debate. But what about this

Baseball Spring Training and Vehicle Tracking on Truck Day

By |2019-03-12T12:59:49+00:00February 19th, 2019|Blog, Fleet, Tracking, Transportation, Wireless Forms|

What do you associate with spring? Punxsutawney Phil? Daylight Savings Time? Warmer weather? Maybe the thought of spring coming should be associated with fleets of trucks headed south. Truck Day is the day Major League Baseball teams load up their equipment and other player essentials on trucks to head for spring training. For teams, these

Handling the Inefficiencies of Harsh Winter Weather

By |2019-03-12T13:09:40+00:00December 4th, 2018|Actsoft, Blog, Construction, Devices, Dispatching, GPS Tracking, Transportation|

The biting cold of winter can bring with it a slew of inefficiencies for organizations that must regularly deploy a mobile workforce. From icy roadways causing driving hazards to snowstorms affecting work performed outdoors, the toll that harsh winter weather imposes on operations should always be accounted for in any business’s game plan. Construction

Three Things Successful Fleet Managers Never Do

By |2019-03-12T13:10:32+00:00November 28th, 2018|Blog, Fleet, GPS Tracking, Transportation, Trucking|

Managing a fleet of vehicles is a grand task for whoever decides to take it on. In addition to propelling their workforce to specific levels of productivity and efficiency, managers must also ensure the safety of their workforce and encourage the development of positive habits. Below are a few things successful fleet managers never do.

Don’t Let the Weather Freeze Your Pockets

By |2019-03-12T13:12:06+00:00November 21st, 2018|Blog, Fleet, Tips, Tracking, Transportation, Trucking|

As the temperature drops, everyone’s bills begin to rise. Of course, energy bills go up as many try to avoid the frosty outdoors. But have you noticed an uptick in how much you spend on fuel for your vehicle in winter? The freezing weather (20 degrees F) can drop a car’s gas mileage by about

Industry Spotlight: Actsoft Solutions in Transportation

By |2019-03-12T13:18:31+00:00October 11th, 2018|Actsoft, Blog, Dispatching, Encore, GPS Tracking, Transportation|

In the wake of a brutal natural disaster, supplies are in critical demand. Before power restoration and rebuilding comes the provision of emergency aid to those in need, which often times comes in the form of bottled water, medicine, and food deliveries to shelters, and the transportation industry plays an essential role in accomplishing

ELD: The Future of Transportation

By |2019-03-12T13:40:26+00:00August 22nd, 2018|Actsoft, Blog, ELD, Fleet, Transportation, Trucking|

Automation is the name of the game in 2018. Businesses are increasingly in search of ways to take old, cumbersome processes and revamp them into contemporary forces of efficiency, and transportation companies in particular are a prime example of this trend. Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) are becoming viewed as the true future of the

Natural Wonders: World’s Most Stunning Mountains

By |2019-03-12T13:40:57+00:00August 14th, 2018|Actsoft, Advanced Wireless Forms, Blog, Construction, Dispatching, Field Service, Tips, Transportation, Wireless Forms|

As we’ve discussed over the past few weeks, one of the lasting benefits from our solutions is the ability to dramatically reduce your company’s carbon footprint. Casting aside archaic paper forms in exchange for more efficient, eco-friendly digital forms; better choosing which employee to dispatch to job assignments based on proximity; and getting control

Dispatching’s Important Role in Directing a Mobile Workforce

By |2019-03-12T13:42:37+00:00July 24th, 2018|Actsoft, Architecture, Blog, Construction, Devices, Dispatching, Education, Engineering, Field Service, Healthcare, Professional Service, Public Sector, Transportation, Utilities|

Effective communication between remote employees and management remains an essential ingredient to the upkeep of virtually any company’s daily business operations. For organizations with mobile workforces in particular, these connections are even more important. Administrators at corporate headquarters must conduct a symphony of efficiency when it comes to managing their remote employees, and a

The Inefficiencies of Paper Forms

By |2019-03-12T13:43:26+00:00July 16th, 2018|Actsoft, Advanced Wireless Forms, Architecture, Blog, Construction, Devices, Education, Engineering, Field Service, Healthcare, Professional Service, Public Sector, Transportation, Utilities, Wireless Forms|

Companies in the 21st century are increasingly in need of new ways to raise their efficiency levels. As a paradigm of easier, smarter workflows has begun to take shape in the business world, there’s also been an uptick in demand for solutions that can effectively align simplicity with high productivity. At Actsoft, we’ve responded