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(L-R) Kelvin Kohatsu, Hawaii Electric Light fleet administrator; Joshua Kunimura, Hawaii Electric Light apprentice service lineman; and Clyde Kunimura, Hawaii Electric Light senior service lineman stand on and next to a Kenworth T300 bucket truck. (PHOTO: Zonar)

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Telematics Improves Safety for Hawaiian Utility

Hawaii Electric Light Co. relies on its telematics platform to keep employees safe and help reduce operating costs.

Utilizing telematics can help extend a vehicle’s lifecycle by helping ensure optimal vehicle utilization. (SOURCE: VERIZON NETWORKFLEET)

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How to Cost-Effectively Manage a High-Mileage Truck Fleet

Better vehicle quality and the economic crisis of 2008-2009 have both impacted what most view as the traditional lifecycle for a truck fleet.

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10 Strategies to Prevent Telematics Data Overload

Here are some quick tips on how to avoid data overload from telematics.

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Telematics ROI Beyond Fuel Savings

When fleets make a full commitment to telematics they often find countless other ways to leverage the data beyond fuel.

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How to Properly Implement a Telematics Program

What’s the formula for achieving the greatest ROI on your telematics solution? Taking time up front to get the right solution for your needs and ensuring it’s properly implemented.

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12 Telematics Trends and Technologies

If there is one constant with telematics, it’s change. New technology emerges rapidly — and the way that technology is used evolves at the very same time. That means new trends are always on the horizon.

The California Delta supplies water to EMWD customers. Photo via EMWD.

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Case Study: Water District Reduces Operating Costs with Telematics

Forced to establish mandatory water usage restrictions, Eastern Municipal Water District needed to reduce operating and labor costs to make up for shrinking revenues from lower customer consumption.

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Telematics Case Study: DOT Compliance

Golden Flake Snack Foods wanted to develop a cost-effective way to ensure that the drivers of its 32 transport trucks followed strict new Department of Transportation performance and safety regulations.

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Telematics Case Study: Timely Transport of Patients

With an innovative and thoughtful approach to medical transport, ProTransport-1 provides vehicles that place the patient's needs above all else while still focusing on time and cost efficiency.

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Telematics Case Study: Monitoring Productivity

Lane Valente wanted to monitor productivity, including the time it took techs to arrive on the job and time to completion. The company also wanted to monitor unauthorized use of vehicles and ensure the accurate billing of hours and payroll.

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