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Route Optimization: Plan Deliveries Better with Traffic Modeling

The best way to effectively plan delivery is to use a planning tool that does it for you. Such a tool must be flexible enough so that the delivery planner can include all of its delivery constraints such as truck capacity, multiple time windows, etc. In addition, the tool must be accurate enough so chances

3 Powerful Examples of Telematics System Integration for Truck Fleets

Disruption in the trucking industry was a key theme that emerged at the recent North American Commercial Vehicle Show. One of the ways that carriers are responding to industry change is through connected vehicle solutions. At the conference, the CEO of Navistar International Corp., Persio Lisboa, shared how the company leverages data (millions of miles

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

What Is Geofencing?

GEOFENCING is the act of creating and defining virtual geographic areas that trigger a specific action when a GPS fleet tracking device is within, enters, or exits the geographic zone. What Is a Geofence? A geofence is a defined area in a virtual setting, which corresponds to a real-world geographic area. Geofences are used in

5 Tools for Optimal First Responder Fleet Vehicle Tracking

Many fleets are concerned with responding quickly, but for police, first responders, and emergency medical services (EMS), it affects lives. In addition to day-to-day challenges, many factors such as growing cities, increasing number of calls, or understaffing put extra pressure on fleets when trying to meet targets. In this article, we review some solutions that

Motivate Drivers to the Next Level with Fleet Gamification

Companies from all different industries are adopting gamification to market products, promote social causes, and motivate employees. Research and Markets forecasts that the global gamification market will grow by more than 48% by 2019. Even fleets are taking advantage of this tool to boost their productivity and improve driving behavior. But, it is right for

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