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Learn how to parlay the industry’s hottest routing technologies—GPS and telematics—into new efficiencies for your fleet. But, as the following information-packed articles will attest, fleet managers must be aware of the privacy issues posed by these improved safety and security measures.

Featured Article

Using GPS to Measure a Quality Stop
By Colin Sutherland
The next step in using GPS tracking technology is to manage miles, fuel and customer activity together to achieve greater net profit per visit.

Useful Articles

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Screenshot courtesy of Fleetmatics. Technology Fuels Productivity for Fleets
Technology is key factor in fleet managers' ability to be efficient and productive. Read a representative sampling of some of the newest technological options available from telematics and fleet management companies.
Photo courtesy of Strategies to Increase Driver Productivity
Fleet managers are tasked with constantly watching their fleet's bottom line, while also ensuring vehicles are operating efficiently and available to accomplish the mission of any particular fleet.
Photo courtesy of Fleet Technology: Measuring the Good, the Bad & the (Really) Ugly
While the best technology is a boon to a fleet manager and the fleet, technology that doesn't measure up can cause more trouble than it's worth, bringing the business of the fleet and the company its serves to a screeching halt.
Fisher's Joe Vaughn (left) and Donlen's Nicholas Ehrhart Q&A: Telematics Brings Auto Parts Fleet Safety, Savings
As with all well-run fleets, Fisher Auto Parts is involved in an ongoing search for ways to improve safety and reduce costs. And, the Staunton, Va.-headquartered fleet has a partner in that process: its fleet management company Donlen.
The California Delta supplies water to EMWD customers. Photo via EMWD. 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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Magellan RoadMate. RoadMate Commercial 5190T GPS Magellan is entering the commercial transportation navigation GPS market with the RoadMate Commercial 5190T GPS navigator, designed specifically for over-the-road or local truckers, fleet owners, and bus and taxi drivers. View more info
“KUVA” GPS WIRELESS ASSET TRACKING CRANFORD, NJ - Intergis, a leading single-source provider of mobile resource management and logistics technologies, recently introduced the new Kuva, a configurable wireless asset tracking device for the construction and homebuilding industries at the 2009 International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Las Vegas on Jan. 20-23. View more info

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Research and Best Practices

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Investing in Fleet Tracking Yields Substantial ROI

By tracking and monitoring your fleet with GPS, you can save money on fuel consumption, increase productivity, reduce overtime costs, lower risk, and even cut down roadside assistance costs. Read how Kennecott Utah Copper achieved a 1,500% ROI by embracing fleet tracking.



Fleet Telematics Whitepapers


Case Study: Paine's Inc. Recycling & Rubbish Removal

Finding a telematics company that best fits your fleet can be complicated. Paine’s Inc. quickly realized this back in 2007, when one of the municipalities the company was bidding on and now operates in made installing GPS in all service vehicles a contract requirement. This requirement push the company to dive all-in. Find out what happened next.


Case Study: Second Harvest, Benefiting From Telematics

Find out how the largest food rescue program in Canada improved idle times and increased the average number of truck stops per day in the first year of using GPS and consulting services.


Case Study: Red Hawk Fire & Security

See how this prominent company boosted employee productivity and customer satisfaction while at the same time improving driver safety and fuel consumption.



Executive Report

How to Use 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.

Fleet Incentives

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