Transportation

Keep Trucking With CalAmp’s Turnkey ELD Compliant Bundle

Keep Trucking With CalAmp’s Turnkey ELD Compliant Bundle

When it comes to monitoring hours of service (HOS) in the trucking industry, time not only equals safety, it equals cost savings and a way to optimize your fleet operations.

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Transportation

How Much Do You Know About Truck Drivers?

How Much Do You Know About Truck Drivers?

The week of September 10-16, 2017 is designated by the American Trucking Association as National Truck Driver Appreciation Week. It is a time to recognize and thank the 5.9 million commercial drivers who keep the U.S. economy humming whether they are delivering consumer goods, livestock, construction equipment, industrial supplies or other essential loads. We recognize the hard work that you do.

Below are a few industry statistics that we have collected. How many do you know?

Drivers

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One Way To Keep Your IoT Devices Healthy

One Way To Keep Your IoT Devices Healthy

Last year, a Gartner study forecast that there would be 20 billion IoT devices in use by 2020. The report noted 1.2 billion would be for industrial uses. Enterprise infrastructures will need to integrate legacy systems with the new devices and possibly expand the capacity of their networks. The merged solution will require occasional maintenance as firmware and software is updated. Both situations, initial integration and then device management, may involve working with a knowledgeable partner.

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Value Added ServicesConstructionField Service/DeliveryOil and GasSmall and Medium-Sized BusinessesTransportationUtilityWater and Wastewater

One Way To Minimize Missed Delivery Penalties

One Way To Minimize Missed Delivery Penalties

Companies such as retailers and automobile manufacturers have slowly been imposing stricter delivery windows. They realize that early and late arrivals affect their bottom line, customer satisfaction and increase the risk of theft. Many have fines in place for missing the target date period. For example, in July, Wal-Mart notified its suppliers of the new “Must Arrive by Date Compliance” protocols or incur a 3% cost of goods penalty.

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New Routines Take Time. Why You Need to Adopt an ELD Solution Now

New Routines Take Time. Why You Need to Adopt an ELD Solution Now

On December 18, 2017* the mandated Electronic Logging Device, commonly known as the ELD Mandate, goes into effect. This date is when most truck drivers must start using a digital record to comply with the Hours of Service (HOS) regulations. There has been the expected resistance to changing over from paper logs to digital ones. As with any change, there are perceived and real roadblocks, which range from the cost of implementation, requirements, exceptions, driver privacy and more. All are valid topics for concern and discussion.

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