When it comes to trucking and transportation companies, what goes on in the office is important, but there is another expense that should be considered. Fixed assets, such as vehicles or machinery, make up a large percentage of a company’s budget. Monitoring and managing them effectively is crucial to ensure that those expenditures are not … Read moreDoes Your Fleet Need an Asset Management Solution?
Tracking vehicle hours is important for assessing organizational efficiency. And vehicle tracking is one of the most popular features of telematics solutions. While this is definitely one of the main go-tos, there is much more you can do with the technology. Fleet managers now look to telematics to improve maintenance and servicing, fuel economy, asset … Read moreAre You Properly Managing Truck Driver Time?
About 60 to 80 percent of the cars sold in 2017 contained installed telematics. According to data from JATO Dynamics, around 86.05 million units of passenger vehicles, vans, pickups and light commercial vehicles were sold during that same year. Potentially 68.04 million vehicles worldwide currently use telematics and the number is growing rapidly. With telematics … Read moreHow to Choose the Telematics Vendor That is Right for You
When it comes to managing a trucking company, there’s a lot to consider. That’s why your best bet is going with a telematics solution that can help you sort through the mountains of data. Even more, you want to be able to evaluate key performance indicators that move the needle of your business. You have … Read moreWhich Key Performance Indicators Should Matter To Trucking Company?
There are two things that routinely rank in the top of things trucking companies think about. One is safety and enforcement and the other is fuel costs. Yet, is there more your fleet can do? Sure, there is. There could be better ways to manage a fuel program or more emphasis on recognizing what to … Read moreA Fuel Card and Enforcement Discussion
The latest report on freight transported showed another decline, but still, the American Trucking Associations (ATA) doesn’t believe that the economy will slip into a recession. Fortunately, despite the volatility, the ATA’s last few monthly truck tonnage reports are still trending upward. The ATA’s tonnage data is particularly dominated by contract freight, which has been … Read moreThe State of Trucking for 2020
For many, the true tire part that gets no love are the tires. Yet, so few think about the foundation upon which those tires rest. The fact of the matter is if you haven’t done a comprehensive review of your wheel installation procedures, you may be missing a critical step in ensuring your vehicles are … Read moreA Closer Look at Wheel Health for Fleet Technicians
The deadline approaches! Will you be ready in December? The fact is, there are still far too many trucking companies who have not yet complied with the upcoming final deadline of the ELD mandate. Even worse, many who have complied may not even know if the ELD they selected complies with all the technical requirements. … Read moreHey Truck Drivers: Will Your ELD Be Ready?
Some fleets have been considering electrification, but is it right for you? There are definitely considerations to be made, but with proper planning, it can be done. Still, adding electric vehicles to your fleet isn’t as simple as it seems. You can’t always pull into a truck stop and charge your EV. Though that may … Read moreShould You Consider Electrifying Your Trucking Fleet?
Think about the effect Amazon has had on the marketplace, on multiple marketplaces. Just the retail environment on its own has suffered big hits as a result of the move to e-commerce. The consumer has spoken and there is a predominant way they want to get their products and services. It is online. And yet … Read moreWholesale Distribution Disruption and a Technological Savior