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Truck Driver Retention Strategies: How Telematics Can Help

According to the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), one of the top ten critical issues facing the commercial trucking industry is driver retention. Keeping drivers on board is necessary to stop the churn of solid, reliable drivers moving from one fleet to another – or even worse, leaving the industry all together. When looking at

GPS Tracking for Construction Equipment: Security & Productivity

The development and infrastructure in many countries is advancing at such an incredible rate that it can often catch you by surprise. The neighbourhoods or areas you frequent may have changed dramatically in recent years. You may find yourself wondering: Since when have these houses been here? How did they build that skyscraper so quickly?

Engine Diagnostics or GPS Only Tracking: Which is Better?

Diagnostic or non-diagnostic GPS tracking. Which one is better? You may have heard about the benefits of each. This post sets the record straight on why you need true engine diagnostics. Diagnostic vs. Non-Diagnostic Fleet Vehicle Tracking Here is the difference between diagnostic and non-diagnostic tracking for fleet vehicles. Diagnostic Fleet Tracking with an OBD-connected

Fleet Roadside Assistance Comparison: Which Is Best?

These are the scenarios that every fleet manager dreads — a vehicle runs out of gas, gets a flat tire, or the battery dies. Having a car or truck out of service for any amount of time quickly takes a toll on productivity and profits. To help deal with these vehicle breakdowns, businesses have many

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

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