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Truck Analytics: 4 Data Points You Don’t Want to Miss

Fleet operations create mountains of data. With so many data points to consider, it’s easy to overlook some of the more helpful points. While every work truck fleet has different needs related to telematics and data, these missed data points can apply to just about everyone.

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Tech Advances Will Put Downward Pressure on Overall Fleet Size

In the long run, technology will exert inexorable downward pressure on overall fleet size and will eliminate altogether the need for some fleet vehicles. Despite this, fleet management will survive, albeit in a smaller capacity, and, most likely, in a completely different form than what we know today.

It is Critical to Get Out of Your Office to Assess Vehicle Usage Issues

Many view fleet management as being a desk job, but it is more than that. When trouble-shooting fleet problems, such as increased costs for a particular user group, it is important to identify the root cause, which often requires on-site visual inspection of fleet assets and how they are being utilized.

Fleet Success Comes From Sticking to Just the Facts

When it’s all said and done, there usually is a right answer for a particular fleet and the best person to make that decision is a well-educated fleet manager.

Long-Term Impact of Longer Truck Replacement Cycles

The more expensive the asset, the longer it is kept in service; however, the need for short-term cost savings prompts some fleets to even further extend cycling parameters and defer replacements. But, what are the consequences?

Fleet Management: Part Art, Part Science

Fleet management is part art, part science. Recent developments in the industry have made it more science and less art for sure. There are a lot of very complex decisions to go into the daily operation of a fleet.

How to Make Fleet Trucks More Productive

The meaning of maximized productivity differs from fleet to fleet, but the means to maximizing vehicle function can be found using a straightforward approach of measuring, spec’ing, and considering the human factor.

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.

California Water Utility Weighs Leasing

In a push to decrease maintenance costs and increase the fleet’s overall MPG — and with the help of telematics data — this public utility’s fleet manager is putting a proposal together that would move the owned fleet to a full lease program.

FleetCommander Utilization and Diagnostic Chip

Agile Access Control Inc. introduces its new FleetCommander Utilization and Diagnostic Chip (UDC), a 1-inch by 1 1/2-inch device that plugs into vehicles to enable automatic and secure collection of data when vehicles pass by a wireless access point.