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Building a Vehicle Financing Solution You Can Trust with Telematics

  • April 19, 2018
  • Bill C.
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The vehicle finance industry understands risk management. When most of your asset portfolio is your inventory, protecting and managing that inventory is a priority. That’s why so many businesses value the investment they place in a telematics solution, also known as a collateral management system (CMS). A good telematics solution makes it possible to locate, manage …

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Who Are CalAmp’s Top Channel Salespeople For Q4FY18?

  • April 18, 2018
  • Kevin Blakeborough
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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CalAmp is pleased to announce our Fourth Quarter Fiscal Year 2018 (Q4FY18) Worldwide Channel Salesperson Incentive Program winners. Please join us in congratulating: North America: Ivette Montoya – NSEW Solutions Asia-Pacific: David Lloyd – Step Global EMEA: Bertrand Thery – SINAPS Latin America: Fernando De Leon – SpaceFox   Additionally, we would like to acknowledge …

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CalAmp Talks Growth in Connected Cars and Safety Technology at NADA 2018

  • April 10, 2018
  • Nadine Traboulsi
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  Teamwork is the key to delivering on the vision of connected cars for better performance and safety. CalAmp’s own work on this front involves close partnerships between multiple stakeholder groups — from mobile network operators, manufacturers and insurers; to dealers, service providers and drivers. Every stakeholder is essential. During a panel event last month …

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Can Data Drive Your Fleet Mobility Solution?

  • April 05, 2018
  • Kristy Cartier
  • Reading Time: 3 minutes
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  Many consumers are now shifting away from personal vehicle ownership. Vehicle rental agencies and car sharing programs fill the transportation gap for drivers who don’t need a vehicle every day. Can this model also benefit the fleet manager’s operations? Perhaps your fleet already leases vehicles. What if you could achieve the same agility with …

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  Connected vehicles and assets are part of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Using powerful, real-time data to direct asset management in areas including proactive maintenance, routing and getting the right size and mix of fleet vehicles. This next generation of telematics gateway offers a flexible vehicle interface technology that is compatible across multiple fleet types …

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How to Monitor Your Non-Powered Assets

  • March 29, 2018
  • Jeffrey Newman
  • Reading Time: 3 minutes
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  Non-powered and medium value assets aren’t always high profile compared to heavy construction equipment or cargo containers. Yet, these tools, equipment and containers are vital for completing projects and orders. It is important to have an updated inventory list whether an item is in the storage yard, in transit or on the work site. …

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Protecting Your Equipment from Unauthorized Use

  • March 28, 2018
  • Kristy Cartier
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  Your company equipment works just as hard as your employees do. How do you know you’re your equipment is being used for just the jobs you’ve assigned? An employee might think there’s no harm in borrowing specialized equipment or a vehicle like a skid steer or van for a personal job over the weekend. …

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FMCSA Continues to Refine ELD Exemptions and Guidelines

  • March 21, 2018
  • Frank Schneider
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  Do you need to use electronic logging devices (ELDs) for your commercial vehicles? The short answer is most likely yes. However, the FMCSA continues to receive requests for exemptions. Plus, the agency is still refining guidance for both the agricultural industry and personal conveyance. On March 13, 2018, the FMCSA announced a 90-day temporary …

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A Look Back at MWC 2018

  • March 20, 2018
  • Nadine Traboulsi
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  The latest Mobile World Congress (MWC 2018) may have recently wrapped up in Barcelona, but we’ll all be talking for a while about the eye-popping advances around connectivity, real-time analytics and data in motion. We saw exciting updates, for instance, on the drive to commercialize 5G connectivity and what it will mean for a …

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A Better Way to Manage Fleet Warranties

  • March 15, 2018
  • Kristy Cartier
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  At first glance, factory or manufacturer warranties sound fairly straightforward. After purchase, the manufacturer will cover any repair and replacement costs for a certain period of time, such as five years and 500,000 miles for a vehicle or three years and 10,000 hours for a machine. In many instances, the warranty provides enough coverage. …

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