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The Challenges We Help Fleets Solve

At GPS Insight, we help our customers solve their business challenges by providing the information they need and assembling a team to help deliver the goals we establish together. For the right organizations, we deliver amazing results; however, some companies might be looking for dots on a map only or the cheapest solution, and that is not us. We understand that this approach is not for everyone. But if solving your business challenges is important, could we be the right fit for you? LEARN MORE

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Key Considerations for Fleets When Looking to Implement Telematics

Jason Walker, VP of Sales and veteran in the telematics space, explains the key considerations for fleets looking to implement telematics. He details the two most important parts of the process and why they matter. LEARN MORE

 

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How to Introduce GPS Tracking to Your Employees

How do you build a positive perception of GPS tracking with your employees? Although you may be convinced that GPS tracking will benefit your business, we often hear that employees are not always on the same page from the start. LEARN MORE

 

The Trucking Alliance, which consists of motor carrier members, contends that granting a 5-year exemption to smaller carriers would 'gut' the ELD rule. Photo: Knight Transportation

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5-Year Exemption Would 'Gut’ ELD Rule, Truck Safety Groups Say

Is there such a thing as too big an exemption to the electronic logging rule? That’s the gist of joint comments submitted to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration by a safety advocacy group composed of motor carriers and a highway-safety lobby.

The 54-vehicle fleet consists of Ford pickups — mainly F-150s, a few F-250s and F-350s — and four long-wheelbase Ford Transit vans. Photo: Foris Solutions

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6 Markets, 4 States, 54 Vehicles: How to Manage a Dispersed Fleet

Though this service company’s fleet is spread across six locations nationwide, it was still able to cut idle time by up to 200 hours a month.

Photo courtesy of Ford.

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Ford Improves Waze App Vehicle Integration

Ford vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 will now feature improved integration of the Waze navigation app, including any 2018 model year Ford vehicle equipped with SYNC 3 version 3.0 or greater.

One of four dashboards offered on the 2018 Sprinter. Photo courtesy of Mercedes-Benz.

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Third-Gen Sprinter Van to Focus on Mobility, Connectivity

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter will add a gasoline engine, optional factory telematics offering, and more than 1,000 configurations to provide a "holistic mobility solution" when it debuts in February, the head of the company's van division told journalists in Stuttgart, Germany.

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Enterprise Launches Telematics Product for Truck Rental Customers

Enterprise Truck Rental is now offering Enterprise Telematics. Powered by Geotab, the telematics solution provides real-time tracking data for monitoring vehicle and driver performance.

Under the new ELD rules, inspection officers will ask to see the ELD screen, which must be made available to the officer without getting into the truck. If requested, the driver must be ready to transfer logbook data electronically on the spot. Regarding potential compliance violations, the rules stay the same. Yet the switch to a digital, geosynchronous process allows an officer to more easily ascertain logbook anomalies. Photo courtesy of J.J. Keller & Associates.

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ELD Compliance: What Now?

So you've selected an electronic logging device (ELD) system for your fleet. Do you have the tools you need to train your staff, modify your processes, and anticipate compliance issues?

Derek Barrs, Florida’s chief of commercial vehicle enforcement, asked for a show of hands among the state enforcement people in the room if they were ready for the ELD mandate. Photo: Deborah Lockridge

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ELD Violations Won't Count Against CSA Scores During Transition Period

Federal officials have taken another step to make the transition to mandatory electronic devices less painful. If drivers are cited at roadside for not complying with the ELD rule come the Dec. 18 deadline, the citation will be a “no points cite” that will not affect the Safety Measurement System that feeds into CSA scores – until April 1.

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More Than Half of Small Fleets Not ELD Compliant

With less than six weeks until the Dec. 18 deadline for fleets to install mandatory electronic logging devices, it looks like there will still be a lot of smaller fleets who will be at risk for citations and fines – or who will give up on the industry altogether.

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Telematics and the Road to Smarter Fleets

As telematics become a standard tool, fleet managers are now looking to move beyond independent systems of asset monitoring, route management, and maintenance reporting.

Andrés Irlando, Verizon Telematics CEO, speaks at the 2017 Latitude conference. Photo courtesy of Verizon.

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Verizon Telematics Expands Offerings

Verizon Telematics has become the largest provider of built-in telematics and mobile applications for commercial vehicles and has moved closer to rebranding its product offerings for its customers, CEO Andrés Irlando told an audience gathered at the annual Latitude conference.

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