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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.

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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.

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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 iStockphoto.com. 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 iStockPhoto.com. 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.

Products

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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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Whitepaper: Improve Customer Service Quality with a GPS Fleet Tracking System

Implementing a robust GPS fleet tracking solution can improve customer service. It will improve response time, invoicing accuracy, and fleet visibility.

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The Three Best Ways to Use Technology for Asset Security
Whether you are managing a fleet of 20 or a fleet of 20,000, keeping your vehicles and other assets secure is a top priority. Theft and unauthorized usage are two of the biggest issues to address when considering asset security.
The Four Most Effective Ways to Improve Fleet Safety
As a company whose business requires putting drivers out on the road, it’s likely that steps are already in place to instill better safety practices. But are you doing enough? A variety of factors can influence safety, and there are measures you can take to increase the safety of your drivers.
How GPS Vehicle Tracking Can Transform Fleet Management
If you employ a fleet of vehicles – whether five, 500, or 5,000 – you’ve likely heard of global positioning system (GPS) vehicle tracking technology. This innovative “telematics” technology can transform the way you manage your fleet, resulting in significant cost savings, productivity enhancements, and other operational improvements. Learn more how you can transform you fleet management with GPS vehicle tracking with this eBook.
How to Introduce GPS Tracking to Your Employees
Fleet Managers across the country are quickly turning to GPS tracking software for all of the benefits the technology offers, but many of them don’t know how to introduce the program to their employees.
The Five Best Ways to Reduce Fuel Costs
Since fuel is the largest fleet operating expense, efficient fuel utilization is essential. Companies that have the most efficient utilization are relying on location intelligence technologies to provide visibility into five key areas that make a huge difference in reducing fuel costs.

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.
 

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