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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.

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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.

With Vericom’s MRM solution, Paul J. Rach Co.’s fleet management  reduced overtime, fuel cost, and nonallowed vehicle use.

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Telematics Solutions Help Fleets Improve Productivity & Trim Costs

Mobile resource management (MRM) systems allow fleet managers to track fuel transactions, streamline routing, monitor driver behavior, automate maintenance alerts, and implement other efficiency-producing functions.

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RFID Technology Can Help Manage Fleet Loads

Adding tiny RFID tags to incoming and outgoing cargo in trucks can help the driver and the distribution office keep track of items.

After a four-step process including analyzing current routes, re-sequencing routes, re-assigning deliveries, and reducing the routes, one fleet reduced costs 30 percent.

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Does Telematics Provide a Good ROI?

Telematics is currently a hot button with fleets. Will the return be worth the initial investment? Many fleets are finding that when used properly, telematics can save a fleet money and pay for itself.

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