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Idle-Reduction Benefits Extend Beyond Fuel Savings

Reducing unnecessary truck idling in your fleet has benefits that extend far beyond reduced fuel consumption.

Managing field units can be a challenge, especially when the company offers many different services. Whitton Companies uses telematics to track vehicles, decreasing idling and keeping employees honest. (Photo: Whitton Companies)

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How to Reduce Fuel Costs with Telematics

Telematics can help a fleet manager collect many useful types of data on a fleet of vehicles. Four companies share the strategies they implemented to reduce fuel spend.

Is it an AOBRD or an ELD? Make sure your drivers know and have the right in-cab documents. Photo: J.J. Keller

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ELD Mandate Transition: 4 Takeways So Far

Since enforcement of the electronic logging device mandate started in mid-December, J.J. Keller reports that it is seeing problems with confusion whether a device is an ELD or a grandfathered automatic onboard recording device, as well as complaints about vendor support, and more drivers running out of hours due to delays.

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What to Look for at the 2018 Work Truck Show

More than 500,000 square feet of exhibit space can be daunting to even the seasoned Work Truck Show attendee. Here are a few companies you will not want to miss when you check out the show in March.

One of the keys to making data work for you is focusing on the key metrics that can make a difference in your company. Focus on what you want to accomplish and how data can help. Photo: McLeod Software/P&S Transportation

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How to Make Data Work for You

Analyzing data can improve operations, safety, uptime, profits, and more, but for a lot of fleets the hardest question to answer is where to begin?

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Leveraging Big Data for Actionable Safety Intelligence

The ability to access or analyze big data, especially in real-time as it streams in, can have an enormous impact on fleet safety, particularly if it is used to predict the onset of an event or provide insight into how to transform a process or an operation.

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How to Use Technology in Truck Accident Management

Technology is impacting accident costs on all sides, from helping to reduce the number of overall accidents to increasing the cost of accident repairs.

Kathy Close, transportation editor at J. J. Keller & Associates,

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ELD Mandate: Day of Reckoning Arrives

In this, the “eleventh hour,” many companies still have last-minute questions on ELD implementation. Find out some areas of consideration including how to find an acceptable device and how to handle short-haul drivers.

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Telematics and the Road to Smarter Fleets

As telematics become a standard tool, fleet managers are now looking to move beyond independent systems of asset monitoring, route management, and maintenance reporting.

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Don't Miss This Critical Step in ELD Implementation

There’s more to complying with the electronic logging device mandate than putting the devices in your trucks. Will your new ELD policies and procedures pass FMCSA’s scrutiny as adequate safety management controls?

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