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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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Wirelessly Keeping New York City Streets Clean

With on-the-street inspectors and a wireless reporting system, New York City is making a big dent in street maintenance.

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Using GPS to Measure a Quality Stop

The next step in using GPS tracking technology is to manage miles, fuel and customer activity together to achieve greater net profit per visit.

Through a wireless vehicle management system, BLS Trucking can track vehicle locations, forestall vehicle theft, and reduce idling times.

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Telematics Cuts 200-Truck Fleet Annual Fuel Spend by Nearly $200K

The wireless system helps a lumber transport company prevent unauthorized use, decrease idling time, and avoid maintenance problems.

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Fleets Search for Effective Anti-Idling Solutions

Fleets large and small investigate wireless technologies and changing driver habits to reduce the fuel costs and environmental impact caused by excessive and unnecessary truck idling.

Alabama Dept. of Environmental Management headquarters.

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Alabama Agency Maximizes GPS Value for Fleet

Beyond simply determining fleet vehicle location, the Alabama Department of Environmental Management uses telematics technology to help manage its fleet and reduce harmful emissions.

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GeoFencing Adds to Your Truck Security Arsenal

It’s 2 p.m. Do you know where your trucks are, and, more importantly, what they are doing there? New technology can help you find out. But there can be employee relations downsides.

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How to Defuse Driver Resistance to GPS

A GPS system can be a useful fleet management tool. However, the system must be properly introduced to employees to promote their acceptance and cooperation.

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Fleet Tracking And Telematics

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