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Molly Maid Franchise Uses Telematics To Improve Their On Time Arrivals

  • September 07, 2016
  • Kristy Cartier
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One of Molly Maid’s franchises in Texas wanted to improve its customer experience and encourage loyalty. A consumer has a lot of choices for residential cleaning – how do you stand out? Poor service is a major reason why residential services, such as cleaning, lose business. On time arrivals has a huge impact on creating …

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Protect Your Cargo At Every Step Of The Journey

  • September 06, 2016
  • CalAmp
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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What is supply chain integrity? For many businesses, it is the heart and soul of the company’s success. Supply chain integrity is the safety of your company’s supplies, quality of your finished goods, visibility throughout your supply chain, and cost containment in the process. Importantly, it is free from being compromised, interrupted and / or …

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CalAmp At APCO 2016: The Data Age Of Emergency Communications

  • August 04, 2016
  • Kristy Cartier
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Emergency events, while unplanned, are a part of life – from manmade to natural disasters to an animal in a well. Often overlooked, yet essential to getting the situation handled, is how your mission-critical information (communications and data) gets delivered in real-time. The National Emergency Number Association estimates that there are 240 million 9-1-1 calls …

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Don’t Let Your Vehicle Portfolio Take An Unexpected Vacation

  • July 28, 2016
  • Kristy Cartier
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It’s summer. It’s a peak vacation time. People are headed towards the beaches and other favorite vacation spots. They want to disconnect from life to recharge. This might be good for them, but not your vehicle finance portfolio. How do you push out payment reminders? Locate your delinquent cars? Source: 2014 BHPH Benchmarks Report There …

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Using Big Data To Improve Field Productivity

  • July 20, 2016
  • Kristy Cartier
  • Reading Time: 1
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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 …

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

  • July 15, 2016
  • Kristy Cartier
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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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. …

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Auto Dealers Need a Trusted 3rd Party to Tap Connected Car Benefits

  • June 02, 2016
  • dbhatia
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Auto Dealers stand to reap enormous benefits from connected cars with 1) higher efficiency on the lot, 2) more revenue opportunities during the sale, and 3) improved customer service over the lifetime of the vehicle. And in order to tap these benefits, they will need to rely on a trusted 3rd party, not the OEM. …

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How Manic Mornings Affect Driving

  • May 12, 2016
  • Carol J.
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Earlier this week, we met Dave. Dave is a nice guy, but a terrible driver. Today, Dave has had a trying morning. He got up early with the goal of getting out the front door a little earlier than usual, but his kids were slow getting started. We’ve all been there, the days where our …

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Do Your Employees Drive Your Business?

  • May 09, 2016
  • Carol J.
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In the general public, 64% of people rate themselves as “excellent” or “very good” drivers. [Allstate] Obviously that’s not quite possible—but when your fleet rolls, you rely on a hand-picked pool of professionals who really should be better than randomly selected drivers. How do you incent the good drivers to be great? How do you …

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Don’t Spend Fuelishly: Help Your Trucks Save You Money

  • April 28, 2016
  • Carol J.
  • Reading Time: 1
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These days, fuel is cheap. With oil prices down, why worry about the efficiency of your fleet. I mean, we all know that careful approach is warranted. If drivers feel they are being scrutinized, the effort can backfire. You may even lose some of your best personnel. One way to avoid confusion and ill will …

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