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TELEMATICS is a method of monitoring an asset (car, truck, heavy equipment, or even ship) by using GPS and onboard diagnostics to record movements on a computerized map. Want to know more? See some of our favorite articles below.

Latest Trends in Telematics

Vehicle sensor technologies, the availability of vehicle diagnostics tools, and data reports were areas in the telematics space that saw improvements in 2018.

Top 3 Variables That Impact Telematics Pricing

Are you looking for a low-cost, high-value telematics solution? Find out what the top three impacts to telematics pricing are and what to consider when researching providers.

Making the ROI Case for Telematics

Sometimes the toughest part of a telematics implementation is convincing company leadership that it’s the best option for the business. Focusing on the solution’s ROI will go a long way to convincing even the most skeptical business leader.

Increasing Safety Through Telematics

A focus on protecting drivers is also good for business. Utilize a telematics program to track and promote safe practices.

5 Ways GPS Tracking Can Benefit Your Business

Telematics can have direct, tangible benefits for your bottom line, allowing you to set yourself apart from your competitors while improving efficiency and productivity.

4 Steps to Take Before Implementing Telematics

Making the transition to telematics is a big step that shouldn’t be taken lightly. There are the four steps you need to take before implementation can begin.

6 Must-Have Features of a GPS Tracking System

Unsure what to look for when selecting a telematics solution? There are 6 must-have features that today’s fleets can’t do without.

7 Creative Uses for Telematics Tech

From preventing vehicle theft to driver coaching, today’s telematics technology is much more than vehicle and asset tracking solutions.

5 Service Fleet Challenges Telematics Can Fix

Service fleets have unique fleet safety and efficiency challenges that can be addressed by telematics – yet few service fleets have implemented this technology. But service fleets, such as lawn services and HVAC companies, can see major benefits from a telematics solution.

Choosing a GPS Tracking System

With the number and variety of solutions on the market, fleet managers need to carefully consider how both the solution and its providers will help it meet today’s and tomorrow’s challenges.

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U.K. Telematics Provider Offers App-Based Product to U.S. Fleets

The Floow Limited, a telematics provider with officers in Detroit and the United Kingdom, has launched a telematics platform for commercial fleets that uses a driver's cellphone to allow insurance companies, fleet operators, and manufacturers to collect data about driver behavior.

Geotab, Garmin Offer ELD Bundle

Telematics provider Geotab has begun offering the Geotab Garmin ELD Bundle, which it says is a driver-friendly and durable solution for ELD compliance that helps fleets improve productivity, increase driver safety, and strengthen compliance.

Zubie Adds Driver Check-In Feature

Zubie has begun offering a Driver Check-In feature that allows fleet managers to track multiple drivers of a single fleet vehicle, the Bloomington, Minn. telematics vendor has announced.

Nationwide Hires Commercial Telematics Director

Nationwide has hired Pete Frey as its commercial telematics director to develop and oversee a usage-based insurance program and connected business fleet platform, the insurer announced.

Mack Connect Offers Suite of Fleet Productivity Tools

Mack has updated its Mack Connect suite of productivity management tools, which it highlighted during a press briefing at the Mid-America Trucking Show, along with introducing an Anthem truck configurator tool and discussing customer experience surveys.

Verizon Connect Launches Field Service Product

Mobile workforce solutions provider Verizon Connect announced the launch of Workforce, a new feature set designed specifically for the needs of fleet managers and fleet-based business owners. Workforce will make its industry debut at the Work Truck Show, which is being held this week in Indianapolis.

Ram to Offer Verizon Connect-Powered Factory Telematics

Ram Commercial will offer a comprehensive telematics package from Verizon Connect on select Ram commercial vehicles as part of a partnership with the connected vehicle provider announced at the Work Truck Show in Indianapolis.

Lytx Adds 300,000 Subscriptions in Three Years

Lytx became the first company in the history of video telematics to sell 300,000 new subscriptions over a three-year period, reaching 500,000 total subscriptions, which is more than any other video telematics company in the world, according to the company.