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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.

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Can Fleets Subscribe to a Vehicle?

For fleets, technology is enabling a more efficient way to use vehicles, increase utilization, and more precisely match the type of vehicle to usage.

Precision's F-150 fleet trucks are upfitted with boxes and racks. Photo courtesy of 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.

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What’s Your Future Fleet Strategy?

While large scale deployment of autonomous vehicles won’t happen anytime soon, it’s important for fleets to formulate their game plans now.

ELD compliance solutions require an in-cab device that interacts with the driver. The device could be a propretary display or tablet preloaded with supplier's software, an off-the-shelf tablet with software downloaded from the cloud, or an app on a smartphone. Photo courtesy of JJ Keller.

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ELD Compliance for Small Fleets

With the rule requiring electronic logging devices (ELDs) coming Dec. 18, small fleets have many paths to compliance — but they need to act now.

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2017 Fleet Management Trends: Telematics

Consolidation among telematics providers in 2016 could create opportunity in 2017 for greater differentiation, increased connectivity, better pricing, and more standardization of features for fleets who add this technology, according to fleet management company experts.

This is an example of a report showing that, while the driver deviated from the expected route, there was a quick route correction without stopping. The conclusion: The driver took a wrong turn.

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Putting GM's Commercial Link to the Test

The editorial staffs of Automotive Fleet and Business Fleet jumped feet first into telematics tracking with GM's new Commercial Link solution. The results

Jeanne Stahlman, director of corporate operations for Stahlman-England irrigation, uses her telematics system to protect against insurance scammers. In one instance, she used data from the system to verify that a fleet driver had not swerved into an accuser's lane and caused damage. Photo courtesy of Stahlman-England Irrigation.

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Telematics Unbound: Using the Untapped 50% of Your System

After realizing the basic benefits of vehicle tracking, fleet operators are starting to use telematics systems to forecast demand, track historical trends, protect against false claims, and automate hours of service.

One of Global Organics' fleet trucks, which is part of the company's 20-vehicle fleet. The truck is labeled as BioFlora, Global Organics' sister company and agricultural division.

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Case Study: Global Organics Stays on Track with Ford Telematics

This organic food distributor uses Ford telematics to track a vehicle's location, see a driver's status and minimize vehicle idling time.

Jim Aleson of Vivint Solar uses his Telogis telematics system to promote safety by setting up his operations managers to receive alerts when drivers exceed 10 miles over the speed limit or brake hard. Driver coaching is a consequence. Speeding and idling are on the decline, he says.

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How Telematics Can Improve Fleet Safety

Fleet managers are using telematics to promote safe driving by recording speed, harsh acceleration and harsh braking incidents, and then using the data to coach drivers.

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