Trucking

The Advanced Aspects of GPS Tracking in Encore

By |2019-05-21T20:27:07+00:00May 21st, 2019|Actsoft, Alerts, Asset Tracking, Blog, Breadcrumb Trails, Encore, Fleet, Geofences, GPS Tracking, Tracking, Traffic Overlay, Transportation, Trucking|

The GPS Tracking feature in Encore is a multifaceted tool that uses advanced solutions such as Breadcrumb Trails, Traffic Overlay, and Geofences to provide companies with ways to save. Each of these aspects do this by working to increase efficiency and security even further for businesses that employ a mobile workforce. Breadcrumb Trails Past

Feature Study: ELD on Encore

By |2019-05-14T18:22:07+00:00May 14th, 2019|Actsoft, Blog, ELD, Encore, Transportation, Trucking|

Encore’s Electronic Logging Device (ELD) solution helps businesses in the transportation industry easily keep track of the information that they need to regularly document and report. Powered by VisTracks, our ELD application is a powerful tool that can automatically log important data regarding drivers’ active time behind the wheel. Why is documentation important? The

Can Natural Gas Fleets Save Money?

By |2019-05-10T16:07:38+00:00April 30th, 2019|Blog, Fleet, Tips, Transportation, Trucking|

Managers of any business that owns a fleet of vehicles are always on the search for options that will save money. It’s crucial to always be on the cutting edge of technology. Especially with fuel prices steadily climbing, finding thrifty fuel alternatives is a must. Perhaps a company could save some green by converting their

The Importance of Driver Safety

By |2019-05-10T16:07:18+00:00April 9th, 2019|Actsoft, Blog, Fleet, Tips, Transportation, Trucking|

The weather is warmer, school is coming to a close for the kids, and vacation season is nearly upon us. It’s a happy time of year with the snow just about all melted away. It only means one thing: more activity on the roadways. Anyone who drives on a regular basis, whether it’s to and

The Rise of Luxury Delivery Vans

By |2019-05-10T16:05:39+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

The Importance of the Trucking Industry

By |2019-05-10T16:05:03+00:00January 30th, 2019|Blog, Fleet, Geofences, GPS Tracking, Tracking, Trucking|

The trucking industry is the backbone of the economy in the United States. With so much of the country’s goods transported across the U.S. in trucks, the industry is invaluable to the country. Nearly 70% of all the freight tonnage moved in the U.S. goes on trucks. This amounts to about 10.5 million tons moved

Commercial Motor Vehicle Medical Certificates

By |2019-05-10T16:04:57+00:00January 23rd, 2019|Blog, Fleet, Tracking, Trucking|

Commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers have long had to comply with various safety precautions to ensure they’re alert on the road during long drives and amid poor driving conditions. One of these mandates is a clean bill of health. The National Registry of Medical Examiners was created to reduce highway accidents according to the Federal

Three Things Successful Fleet Managers Never Do

By |2019-05-10T16:03:53+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 |2019-05-10T16:03:41+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