When it comes to issues in fleet management like fuel usage, idle time and route optimization, we usually turn our attention to the benefits of telematics and GPS tracking through the lens of ROI, improving efficiency and customer satisfaction. After all, these are extremely important. But what about the carbon emissions impact of commercial vehicles? Read More

Is Fleet Management Smarter with GPS Tracking?

Can we take a moment to discuss what counts as a “smarter” solution?
Smart solutions help anticipate problems and solve them before they turn into operational hazards. For instance, Tyrel Steffen runs field operations for Classic Installs – a national kitchen installer for commercial kitchens. Tyrel has drivers across the country working at night to deliver their turnkey solution. With GPS Trackit, Tyrel monitors error codes and can easily turn days of lost productivity into a couple of hours of downtime by scheduling preventative maintenance with drivers in the field. Read More

The History of Telematics and Fleet Management

Industries throughout the world heard from the 1970s forward that computers would revolutionize the world. By the 1980s, computers made their way into our business offices, our living rooms and school systems, available to more people than ever before, and the emergence of the Internet and the World Wide Web in the 1990s changed how we live our lives and conduct business forever.
Within the shipping business, technology like video telematics has evolved to transform the way vehicles are tracked throughout the world. Read More