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Equipment Rentals: 3 Unique Ways To Use Telematics With Your Fleet

Equipment Rentals: 3 Unique Ways To Use Telematics With Your Fleet

Equipment renting has been part of recorded human history in one form or another since Iraq’s ancient Sumerian times (according to this Automotive Fleet article). And now, technology is poised to pivot the industry once again. Specifically, telematics is already being used by many rental fleet managers to verify equipment deliveries and actual utilization hours. This information helps them with billing and fleet maintenance.

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An Addendum To The 2015 Construction Equipment Theft Study

An Addendum To The 2015 Construction Equipment Theft Study

CalAmp and LoJack have released the 2015 LoJack Corporation Study On Construction Equipment Theft. It provides an annual snapshot of heavy equipment theft and recovery based on LoJack proprietary theft and recovery data within LoJack coverage areas (visit lojack.com/coverage). The infographic summary is available here. You may download the full twelve page report here(PDF).

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How To Drive More Construction Rental Deals

How To Drive More Construction Rental Deals

Your heavy equipment rental units aren’t making money sitting in your lot. Yet when they’re at a job site, there are inherent risks. Unless you dropped the units off yourself, do you know if it was delivered to the right site? How many hours was it running? How much of that was wasted idle time?

Then you might have some strategic questions. How do I know I recommended the right piece for the job?

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Using Big Data To Improve Field Productivity

Using Big Data To Improve Field Productivity

It always seems that your car breaks down at the worst time. And so does your equipment. Sometimes it is truly an accident, yet many times it is our neglect of maintenance that gets us into trouble. With the advent of telematics, a combination of GPS and wireless technologies, we have the data on our vehicles and equipment to manage their upkeep better. By minimizing equipment downtime, you can improve your field productivity and your bottom line.

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Construction

It’s 2 PM. Do You Know Where Your Backhoe Is?

It’s 2 PM. Do You Know Where Your Backhoe Is?

Managing your company vehicles and equipment, especially across multiple job sites, can consume a lot of your valuable time. You either have to visit each site or track down your staff to get an update – one that your client might be requesting. Or you’re not sure that your efficiency is maximized on your projects.

What if I told you that there is a better way?

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