Trucking

Shipping During the Holiday Season and Actsoft Solutions

By |2019-11-12T16:37:25+00:00November 12th, 2019|Actsoft, Asset Tracking, Blog, ELD, Encore, Fleet, GPS Tracking, Tracking, Transportation, Trucking|

In 2017, UPS estimated that they’d be shipping nearly 750 million packages during the course of the entire holiday season. This year, that number isn’t likely to drop. With a steadily increasing number of gifts being given around Christmastime, companies that are in charge of package transportation must use technology and precision to ensure

The Scary Side Effects of Poor Mobile Management

By |2019-10-04T20:15:31+00:00October 4th, 2019|Blog, Fleet, Timekeeping, Tips, Transportation, Trucking|

Summer is finally in the rear-view mirror and, as we look ahead, crisp fall weather is on the horizon. Though autumn is a little different for us here at Actsoft’s home office in Florida than it is elsewhere, we still look forward to (slightly) dipping temperatures and all things autumnal: seasonal beverages — sorry

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

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

Electric Fleets: Is Now the Time?

By |2019-08-16T19:42:37+00:00August 16th, 2019|Blog, Transportation, Trucking|

We’ve discussed at length the various ways you can transform your company into a green machine. From the ways small businesses are leading the pack in environmentally sound practices and tips for helping your company follow suit, to ways you can reduce wasteful vehicle idling and the benefits of going paper-free, how we treat

What the Cluck? What 37,000 Pounds of Frozen Chickens Can Teach Us

By |2019-05-10T15:59:01+00:00August 7th, 2019|Asset Tracking, Blog, Fleet, Tracking, Trucking|

On September 27th, 2014, an Idaho trucking company was missing a truck filled with 37,000 pounds of frozen chickens. The company’s 42-year-old driver, Christopher L. Hall, allegedly abandoned the truck after being refused more money from his employer. Unfortunately, by the time they located the truck at a Montana truck stop, the chicken had already

Fleet Safety 101 With Actsoft Solutions

By |2019-07-08T15:44:58+00:00June 25th, 2019|Actsoft, Blog, Dispatching, Fleet, Tracking, Traffic Overlay, Transportation, Trucking|

Safety is the top priority for those tasked with managing a business fleet. As drivers operating business vehicles tend to be dispersed considerably far from one another, finding a fleet management solution that can provide details on the driving behaviors of each mobile employee is integral, no matter their distance from the office. Two

The Benefits of Asset Tracking

By |2019-07-08T16:13:36+00:00June 4th, 2019|Actsoft, Alerts, Asset Tracking, Blog, Construction, Encore, GPS Tracking, Tracking, Transportation, Trucking|

Most businesses employing a mobile workforce also rely on at least a few pieces of vital equipment to conduct daily operations. With the power of Actsoft’s asset tracking technology, your team can keep constant tabs on its machinery and gain key benefits like these. Theft prevention Your assets, most likely, collectively add up to

The Advanced Aspects of GPS Tracking in Encore

By |2019-07-08T16:22:03+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 |2019-07-08T16:22:53+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

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