Leverage Telematics for Green Logistics

  • April 15, 2021
  • Bill Westerman
  • Reading Time: 3 minutes
Ecology logistics concept. 3D illustration of a green truck on wooden desk with related ecology icons.

Transportation accounts for 28% of all U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, according to the EPA, and logistics makes up no small portion of total miles driven. But green logistics is the future. For companies looking to embrace a cleaner, more environment-friendly approach, telematics can drive real, measurable results. Here are seven ways to use telematics for …

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Using Geofencing for Smarter Fleet Management

  • April 06, 2021
  • Bill Westerman
  • Reading Time: 4 minutes

The power of a simple geofence is striking. Creating these GPS-enabled virtual boundaries in a fleet management app such as CalAmp iOn™ enhances productivity and safety in both obvious and surprising ways. With geofencing, you can configure an automatic notification to inform you when a vehicle has entered or exited a defined area, which can …

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Using Asset Tracking Tags to Prevent Tool and Equipment Loss

  • October 29, 2020
  • Bill Westerman
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
Asset tracking tags that integrate with a telematics device ensure that service techs have the tools they need at every job site and let them find lost tools fast.

A single tool or small asset isn’t a large capital expense but losing it can throw a wrench in a company’s ability to get a job done. When a tool or other asset goes missing from a service vehicle, customer service —and ultimately, customer satisfaction — can suffer. Asset tracking tags, also known as proximity sensors, …

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