The United States has a system of weighing stations that monitor the weight, safety and emissions of commercial vehicles. The program is overseen by the Department of Transportation and managed by state or local authorities. Weigh station bypass programs allow truck drivers to avoid weigh stations if they have been deemed eligible for a bypass based on safety records, emissions compliance and other factors. Read More

For businesses from enterprise trucking to small fleets of field service providers, the question of tracking, video and privacy will inevitably surface. One of our customers at Thompson Trading recently used the GPS Trackit solution to uncover some employee behaviors that went against protocol, costing the company in wasted labor costs. Once they learned what was happening, correcting those employee behaviors created an “instant ROI” in the form of eliminating wasteful costs stemming from unethical behavior.  Read More

Fleet management video cameras or dashcams may be essential for protecting your fleet, but how can you get your drivers to accept it?

It’s easy to find driver comments online about dash cams. Some experienced drivers take pride in their safety records and feel the dash cam is an intrusion or a cause for stress. A few drivers mention how video can prove that the car driver is often at fault in an accident with fleet trucks. This video evidence can exonerate the professional fleet truck driver and reduce expensive insurance claims How can we answer driver questions and make it easier for them to see the value of dashcams in their fleet vehicles?. Read More

Essentials for Your Fleet Management Toolbox

Does your shipping business have the right tools in its fleet management toolbox?
At this time, consolidating your fleet management needs into one system is the easiest, most efficient way to run your business, for the fleet management system that satisfies your needs quickly, monitoring your drivers’ safety and the quality of your vehicles, is the one for you.
Immediate alerts regarding your trucks’ locations and any issues that arise with them are the key to your success. The faster you’re able to react to situations or provide your customers with information about the location of their goods, the better your business will be. Read More

So your dream is to start a food truck business. Food aficionados thank you and your industrial spirit! The world needs more fun and delicious ways to enjoy life. But, like any business, the food truck industry requires extensive research and a solid business plan to get started. Here’s how GPS tracking technology can help focus your business goals and keep track of your assets, allowing your business to flourish and grow. >> Continue Reading