Every technology comes with a double-edged sword. GPS tracking is a useful tool for businesses to use to keep track of assets like trucks, trailers, and heavy equipment. But the bad guys have figured out expensive vehicles can be tracked. This means they’ve figured out a variety of ways to outsmart GPS Tracking.
Life on the road for a field service business moves fast. Without the right tools, you’re going to miss something. The best mobile field service management software gives you the information you need to get your vehicles and crews in the right places every time on time—and makes it easier to plan, protect and profit from your fleet. Read More
The reality for many small- and mid-sized field services businesses? The increase in fuel costs and disruptions to the supply chain has made it that much harder to stay afloat. When a single lawn service crew is spending $100 per day on fuel—and adding clients usually translates into even more driving—the path to profits just gets longer.
With fuel costs double where they were just a year ago, finding ways to reduce consumption and increase efficiency are no doubt at the top of every fleet manager’s to-do list. With sophisticated fleet management solutions like those from GPS Trackit, those jobs are easier than ever before.
Fuel costs rose once again to record highs in late spring, eclipsing $4.50 per gallon nationwide. Any organization that relies on fuel is susceptible to that pain—and that includes school districts and their bus fleets. Georgia public schools were forced to go to remote learning days to save diesel fuel and cash, and a Florida district saw its fuel expenditures rise as much as 40 percent in a matter of months because of just-in-time purchasing policies.
Even before the pandemic-related disruptions of the last two years, fleet managers faced a challenging set of market factors—driver shortages, fuel cost increases, and increasingly complex supply chains in Arkansas.
Managing driver behavior isn’t just about safety — it’s also about protecting your bottom line. Find out how driver scorecards and trends can help.
Truck Dash Cam Shows Distracted Driving Crash
A fleet truck driver in the United Kingdom was recently jailed for crashing into the rear of a vehicle on a highway that resulted in serious injury to its three occupants. Footage from a dashcam installed in the truck revealed that the driver was texting while driving just before the incident.
How to Improve Truck Driver Ergonomics for Long Hours of Driving
Keeping drivers safe and happy is a critical responsibility for fleet managers, and one major aspect is improving truck seat and cabin ergonomics. Read More
Covid Vaccine Mandate Brews Trouble in the Trucking Industry
Clearly there is no shortage of issues affecting the trucking industry. But foremost among them is the problem of driver shortages. Read More