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

  • January 05, 2017
  • Kristy Cartier
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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Equipment renting has been part of recorded human history in one form or another since Iraq’s ancient Sumerian times (according to this FleetOutlook to gain a more complete picture of what and how your fleet is being used. Then, you can find answers to questions such as: What equipment rents the most often? What equipment …

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It is not easy to innovate in a highly competitive industry and even harder to disrupt an industry like insurance with well-entrenched policies and procedures to deliver more efficient and effective ways to improve processes. So when a well-respected third party research analyst firm honors you with an award acknowledging your commitment to simplifying business …

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Put Peace Of Mind In The Palm Of Your Buyers’ Hand

  • November 30, 2016
  • Kristy Cartier
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Telematics technology isn’t just about protecting the dealer’s investment anymore. With the right mobile app, vehicle location and other information is available directly to customers. For them, telematics is less about vehicle tracking and risk management, and more about staying connected and protecting loved ones. A mobile app puts vehicle location information and other safety …

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Now more than ever before, fleet managers have greater access to advanced telematics technologies, devices, applications and all the valuable data it produces. As more information flows from the vehicle through the telematics device to a third party cloud and finally to your backend platform, there are critical contact point all along the way that …

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Vehicle Area Networks: Moving the App to the Data

  • November 10, 2016
  • Kristy Cartier
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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Our cities and towns along with our vehicles are becoming more connected every day. There are beacons being added in retail locations and Wi-Fi enabled streetlights being installed. Personal cars can increasing do more things with their connection to the internet and themselves. It is no different for workforce vehicles. The vehicle area networks can …

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An Addendum To The 2015 Construction Equipment Theft Study

  • November 03, 2016
  • Kristy Cartier
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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). This …

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Service Fleets: How Late Arrivals Hurt Your Company’s Reputation

  • October 27, 2016
  • Kristy Cartier
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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Very few people like to hear that their flight, delivery or contractor will be late. This is especially true when you (or your customer) have another connection or “can’t miss” appointment after the current one. The airline industry is heavily measured on its arrival and departure times. And being on time is also a strong …

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Stronger Security For Your Narrowband Router

  • October 18, 2016
  • Kristy Cartier
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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Keeping networks secure is a hot topic these days. It almost seems like a weekly news story – another organization has their network hacked. While no system is a 100% “hack-proof,” you can make your company and systems a harder target. If you utilize (licensed, UHF, or VHF) narrowband routers for communications, one way to …

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Vehicle Finance: A Secure Relationship With CalAmp

  • October 12, 2016
  • Kristy Cartier
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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CalAmp’s LenderOutlook vehicle finance solutions has been helping used car dealers and finance companies improve their business portfolio and operations for over 30 years. We aren’t “fly-by-night” or in it for a quick dollar. No pyramid or Ponzi schemes here. Because our continued success is based on your success. However, not everyone knows about us …

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Vehicle Area Networks and Situational Awareness

  • October 06, 2016
  • Kristy Cartier
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There’s no debate about the importance of situational awareness. For police, fire, and medical first responders, knowing as much as possible about an incident before arriving at the scene is a life-saving necessity. Fortunately, computer-aided dispatch and other technologies have existed for years to provide critical advance information. Officers and field personnel have access to …

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