Most people associate GPS technology with avid hikers, military operations, or—perhaps more commonly—as a built-in phone app for directions to that place you can never quite remember how to get to. What most people don’t realize is that GPS technology is being used to save lives around the world, from monitoring the positions of airplanes and trains to prevent crashes, to locating kidnapped children or lost hikers. The following are a few ways GPS tracking technology saves lives around the world. >> Continue Reading

Over the last decade, GPS tracking has gained immense popularity among fleet managers. The use of GPS tracking can be seen in everything from phones and tablets to cars to fleet management. However, despite its popularity, very few understand how GPS works. To have an idea on the workings of a GPS tracking system, we first need to know some GPS basics. >> Continue Reading

Although the date of compliance for the ELD mandate issued by the Department of Transportation will not come until the end of 2017, this almost-halfway point between the mandate’s date of issue and the date of compliance is a valuable one for your fleet. And, whether you are fully invested in this electronic transition or if you plan to go into it kicking and screaming, now is the time to prepare or the switch. >> Continue Reading

In today’s competitive business environment, free time is a luxury that’s rarely enjoyed. Time is money when it comes to fleet management, and you can’t afford to be slowed down by a chaotic office. Implementing GPS tracking for businesses is a giant step toward organization thanks to automated record keeping and improved communication. Here are five more tips to boost productivity and reduce office disarray. >> Continue Reading