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Top 3 tools for successful fleet maintenance in MyGeotab
Rules and reports to help fleets keep their vehicles in top condition.
January 2, 2021
7 essentials for your truck emergency kit
You never know when you might find yourself in an emergency situation while on the road. Get tips on what to include in your survival kit.
December 29, 2020
Boosting safety through big data: NETS 2020 Virtual Conference recap
Discover the top takeaways from a recent fleet safety conference.
December 22, 2020
What does a software developer do at Geotab?
We recently caught up with Alice, a Geotabber who works on the Geotab Drive team as a Software Developer.
November 30, 2020
How to conduct a virtual job search
Here are a few of our best tips on how to conduct a virtual job search while many companies continue to enforce a “work from home” policy.
November 27, 2020
What is a connected car?
Connected cars have opened up a world of possibilities for enhancing vehicle performance.
October 28, 2020
What are GPS jammers and how do you combat them?
Learn more about GPS jammers, how they work and what Geotab does to detect threats.
October 19, 2020
Sustainability in action at Geotab
From manufacturing processes to office challenges, here are some ways Geotabbers go green.
September 4, 2020
Get inspired by these sustainability leaders working to make a difference
Hear from three Geotabbers devoted to promoting sustainability.
August 20, 2020
Geotab celebrates 20 years
On Geotab’s 20th anniversary, we look back at some of our favorite milestones.
August 18, 2020
What you need to know about the FBI notification on electronic logging
Learn about ELD cybersecurity and how to manage risk.
August 7, 2020
The Geotab GO saved my RV vacation
A Geotabber with a GO9 device in his personal vehicle detects and fixes an issue causing his engine light to turn on.
July 31, 2020
Behind the scenes: Commercial Transportation Recovery Dashboard
Learn more about Geotab’s new Commercial Transportation Recovery Dashboard and how to leverage this information to benchmark your fleet.
May 21, 2020
Tips for creating an effective telematics RFP
A telematics checklist to help make the RFP writing process easier.
May 19, 2020
Diversity in Data Analytics forum 2020
Learn how four Geotabbers began working in data analytics.
April 27, 2020
Leadership trends 2020: an interview with Dirk Schlimm
Read about 2020's leadership trends according to Dirk Schlimm.
April 2, 2020
Distracted driving facts: Common causes and solutions
Did you know that almost half of young drivers reported texting or emailing while driving in the last 30 days?
March 6, 2020
Climate Mayors push for EV adoption in the U.S.
The Climate Mayors are a network of 400+ U.S. city leaders allied to fight climate change. Read about what they are doing.
November 8, 2019
Your tour of the Geotab Data Science Package for fleets
Geotab's AVP of Data Engineering describes how the new Data Science Package for fleets provides instant access to all your big data sets.
October 15, 2019
A look at the Geotab GO Device: Past, present, and future
Read about the past, present, and future of the Geotab GO device. The initial production of the GO1 device began in 1997, and Geotab has continued to modify and enhance aspects of the device since then.
September 16, 2019
Fleet management tools for the new mobility scenario
Fleets are facing new pressures as the mobility sector changes around them. Learn how telematics can be used to stay competitive through optimization.
August 16, 2019
July is Vehicle Theft Prevention Month
Learn more about car theft hot spots and get tips on keeping your vehicle safe.
July 16, 2019
Extra tools to make IFTA fuel tax reporting easier
Get tips on IFTA fuel tax reporting with Geotab, including importing fuel data and troubleshooting advice.
June 17, 2019
Benefits of telematics: the financial argument
Use these three simple metrics to jumpstart an assessment of how telematics can deliver value to shareholders: ROE, profit per vehicle, and sales per vehicle.
April 13, 2018
What to do with AdBlue?
If your fleet uses AdBlue for diesel, you'll want to read this post with tips on managing AdBlue levels and usage with MyGeotab.
March 27, 2018
Finding patterns in collision data
Learn how speed, trip start, and trip duration are related to collisions in this deep dive on collision data from Geotab telematics.
March 22, 2018
How CFOs can build a better budget with telematics
See how the finance team can use telematics data to help build a better budget and more accurate forecasts for fleet management.
March 13, 2018
How to communicate effectively in the workplace
Keep projects moving smoothly, better serve customers, and build credibility.
March 1, 2018
M2M LTE: Your questions answered
How long will LTE be relevant? Does LTE lead to higher data rates? We answer your M2M LTE questions.
February 16, 2018
Dealing with information overload in telematics (9 strategies)
Too much data and too little time? Here are 9 tips for dealing with information overload.
January 31, 2018
How is software testing done at Geotab?
Is it magic or advanced tech? Sr. Software Developer Pavel Klimenkov provides an inside look at MyGeotab software testing.
December 14, 2017
ELD FAQs: Unassigned driving time
Unassigned driving time is when a vehicle is driven without logging in to the ELD. Learn how to resolve unassigned logs in Geotab Drive and MyGeotab.
October 27, 2017
Using telematics big data for road safety analysis
Black spots are road sections with a higher concentration of accidents. Learn how telematics big data can be used for road safety.
October 20, 2017
Geotab named a Great Place to Work and we’re hiring
Geotab has been officially certified as a Great Place to Work. Read 10 reasons why you should join our team and help make a real difference in the world.
September 13, 2017
GPS tracker installation guide
See correct and incorrect examples of GPS tracker installation. Learn what can go wrong and get instructions on how to properly install a Geotab device.
August 23, 2017
17 fun facts about Geotab
Geotab is celebrating 17 years in business! Way back on August 9, 2000, Geotab was officially founded in Oakville, Ontario, Canada. To mark this special event, we’ve put together a list of 17 Fun Facts about Geotab.
August 9, 2017
Build a stronger business with leadership development
Learn 5 steps for unlocking potential in your employees. Leadership development is a key business strategy for staying competitive.
August 3, 2017
Why converting to a paperless office is good for business
A paperless office is a worthwhile investment to boost efficiency and reduce your environmental impact. Learn 7 benefits of going paperless.
August 2, 2017
Best practices in management (Latin America)
Learn some best practices for running a multinational fleet management program. Step 1) Set a global fleet standard with performance indicators.
July 19, 2017
Geotab Drive & MyGeotab updates July 2017
The latest news on Geotab Drive ELD and a summary of other recent software/firmware updates, including Database, Reports and Language.
July 14, 2017
MyGeotab updates June 2017: Geotab Drive news
The latest news on the Geotab Drive ELD solution and a summary of other recent Geotab software/firmware updates, including Database, Reports and User Interface (UI).
June 20, 2017
MyGeotab updates May 2017: Geotab Drive update
Read about new features in Geotab Drive and see a summary of other recent Geotab software/firmware updates, including Database, Reports and User Interface (UI).
May 30, 2017
Intro to third-party device integration
With third-party device integration, Geotab has opened up the ability for partner devices to contribute to the rich telematics data in the Geotab platform.
April 7, 2017
What you need to know about the 2G network shutdown
Overview of the 2G network shutdown affecting IoT and telematics devices. Read a summary of the shutdown dates for the U.S. cellular network providers.
April 5, 2017
Selling telematics to commercial fleets
To succeed in selling telematics it's key to listen to your client. Read six important questions you must ask that will make selling easier.
March 13, 2017
Who owns vehicle data?
Most North American passenger cars have black boxes called Event Data Recorders (EDRs). Who owns the data? Damian Kraemer explores the topic of vehicle data ownership.
December 29, 2016
GPS asset tracking with the new IOX bluetooth add-on
GPS asset tracking allows fleets to track delivery, manage inventory, and reduce time spent searching for misplaced tools and equipment.
November 7, 2016
How to build a great company culture like Google
Google, Twitter, Facebook. What do these companies have in common? An incredible company culture! Here are five steps to creating your own great culture.
September 22, 2016
Q&A with Geotab founder, Neil Cawse
Neil Cawse, CEO of Geotab, shares insights on innovation, leadership, the tech industry -- and lessons learned from his first entrepreneurial venture.
September 19, 2016
Meet Bill from Safetynet
Meet Bill Shields, the energetic founder and driving force behind Safetynet, a charity helping children and families in Oakville.
June 22, 2016
How live GPS tracking works
Animation has changed the game in mapping. Our senior software developer discusses live GPS tracking, the animation process, and the future of mapping.
June 2, 2016
GPS fleet tracking software speaking your language
Read about the ups and downs of localizing our MyGeotab gps fleet tracking software - to French, Spanish, German, Japanese... and English!
May 6, 2016
How fleet safety standards can reduce fatalities
There is a road safety crisis in Latin America. Tarik Sarhan discusses how a new fleet safety standard and certification program could help.
February 18, 2016
Predicting traffic congestion with driving behavior
Does your fleet spend too much time stuck in traffic? A big data developer discusses traffic congestion prediction and how Geotab technology can help.
December 7, 2015
Diagnostics with Geotab: From port to report
In this blog post we will cover a part of how the information in your vehicle is collected, analyzed, and delivered, from port to report.
August 7, 2015
The Geotab GO7 certification process
Automotive electromagnetic compliance tests as per the specifications of the relevant international associations.
July 30, 2015
Breaking down barriers for small fleets
Learn about Geotab’s area of focus surrounds the company’s five pillar approach - productivity, safety, fleet optimization, compliance, and expandability.
July 14, 2015
Transferring telematics devices between vehicles
Read this post to learn how to transfer your telematics devices between vehicles. The process is quick and easy with the Geotab GO7 device.
May 17, 2015
Sticker MPG vs measured MPG during winter months
The GO device runs several validation algorithms prior to reporting fuel to ensure that the most accurate source is utilized. Read more about the MPG report.
March 30, 2015