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What Is Fleet Management?

FLEET MANAGEMENT involves a series of diverse tasks for businesses who rely on transportation, aimed at controlling costs, productivity, efficiency and risks in vehicle acquisition, fuel management, compliance and more. It covers the scope of many industries from freight, to delivery, sales and service, oil & gas, and emergency services. In this post, we answer:

Debunking the Top 10 Vehicle Tracking Myths

The reasons for any misconceptions around GPS tracking or telematics are mostly due to a misunderstanding of the product. Common GPS tracking myths range from how the devices “monitor” vehicles and drivers, to what the capabilities are, to the types of businesses where it’s needed. These myths also range within an organization depending on the

What Is GPS?

GPS, or the Global Positioning System, is a global navigation satellite system that uses at least 24 satellites, a receiver and algorithms to provide location, velocity and time synchronization for air, sea and land travel. The satellite system consists of six earth-centered orbital planes, each with four satellites. GPS works at all times and in

Dead Reckoning Navigation: Assisting Position Accuracy

Originally used by sailors and also in aviation, dead reckoning navigation was used to calculate position based on how far and in what direction was traveled from the last known location.1 In this method, an estimate of current position is made by calculating distance from a set position, also called a fix, accounting for certain

Geocoding: Why Location Is More than an Address

Every business needs a well-developed map with zones of locations to provide an understanding of where people are, where they were, and the activities that took place. When it comes to something even as seemingly simple as address information, precision and accuracy are everything. Having the right information can result in saved time, money, and

Showing the Value of Employee GPS Tracking

Traditionally, there has been some opposition from unions to the use of vehicle telematics, primarily because of the insights it gives an organization about people’s actions (or lack thereof). However, more and more it is being recognized as an essential fleet management tool. How can companies implement employee GPS tracking without stressing their labour relationships?

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