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Three small fleet operators with diverse fleets discuss their needs for a telematics system, how they chose the right provider, and their process for implementation. Trio Forest Products needed to upgrade its legacy GPS track-and-trace system with new technology. Later, when ELD regulations were put in place, the Mesa, Arizona-based wholesale lumber supplier took advantage of the telematics provider’s ELD solution. The ELD tablet is visible next to the driver.

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Keeping Vehicles Connected After Verizon's 3G Shutdown

Commercial fleet managers are facing an end-of-year deadline to switch out their Verizon 3G hardware, as the carrier has announced plans to shut down its legacy cellular networks. Verizon Connect fleet customers have been given an extension.

Telematics Market Expected to See Explosive Near-Term Growth

Commercial fleet adoption of telematics systems is expected to continue its torrid growth trajectory and increase to 20 million units in three years from the current 13 million units due to the increasing popularity of video-based driver management products and other solutions, according to a leading industry analyst.

ELDs: One Year After the Mandate

It’s been one year since the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate went into effect. Here’s what’s changed, and what’s coming next.

Unintended Consequences of the ELD Mandate

In a six-month analysis, the FMCSA reported hours of service (HOS) violations have steadily decreased, which is good news and a testament to the efficacy of ELD technology. However, there continue to be negative unintended consequences caused by the constraints and inflexibility with HOS rules that hinder compliance.

ELD Compliance Enters New Phase

After nearly a full year with the Electronic Logging Device mandate in effect, here's a look at what we know so far and where this important connected-vehicle technology seems to be heading.

Telematics rEvolution: Beyond the Vehicle

Connected-vehicle technology touches nearly aspect of fleet-based businesses. Plug in to discover all the ways big data, systems integrations, and new and exciting features are driving safety, efficiency, and productivity for automotive fleets.