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Telematics '13: Managing Drivers

Many fleet managers now look to telematics for information about their drivers. From idling and unauthorized use to identifying unsafe driving behaviors, telematics data can have a significant impact on how drivers are managed as well.

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Telematics '13: Fleet's Road Ahead

Innovations in telematics are everywhere — from changes in the way telematics devices look and work to how they're used to influence key business metrics. It's clear they're an important business tool fleets can't overlook.

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Top 10 Trends in Truck Fleet Management

The top challenge facing truck fleets continues to be managing fuel spend. Other challenges include rightsizing, rising tire costs, remarketing, and improving fleet efficiency. An emerging trend is the shift to lighter-weight upfits.

By implementing telematics into a fleet, companies large and small can assess the effectiveness of the work they do. Through utilizing field service management systems, Lane Valente has improved driver safety and increased workflow and customer satisfaction.

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Transforming a Mobile Workforce with GPS Solutions

One North American service fleet implements a field service management GPS solution to maximize cost effectiveness, improve driver safety, and better meet client expectations.

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Work Truck Show 2012: Recap

“Green” was a strong theme at the 2012 conference, with several manufacturers launching alternative-fuel vehicles.

In January 2010, Hino completely restyled its Class 6 and 7 truck lineups (far left). For the 2012 model-year, Hino debuted an  all-new Class 4 cab-over-engine truck, the 155 diesel model (right) and a diesel-electric hybrid model, the 155h.

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Hino Targets Expanded Market Share with New Class 4-5 COEs

The 2012 Class 4 and 5 cab-over-engine (COE) models also include a diesel-electric hybrid version, which will be rolled out first in California, Dallas, Houston, Philadelphia, Chicago, Atlanta, Washington D.C., and the greater New York City metro area.

The in-dash NavPlus technology system utilizes a high-resolution, 7-inch color screen and 8 gigabytes of memory.

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Telematics Use in Work Truck Fleets

Truck fleets can improve operational efficiency, boost driver safety, and reduce high-cost vehicle repairs by implementing telematics systems. Highlighted are some of the latest products available.

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Telematics Use Grows in Work Truck Fleets

From tracking preventive maintenance to reducing vehicle idling and fuel consumption, truck-based fleets are adding telematics devices to their fleet vehicles to improve operations.

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Managing Your Off-Road Fleet from a Desktop

Caterpillar uses telematics to put fleet managers on the jobsite without ever leaving their workstations.

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How Can Telematics Help Your Fleet?

Telematics has proven useful to fleets in reducing fuel consumption, idling, and emissions, and keeping track of company vehicles.

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