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Your Cargo Is At Risk This Memorial Day Holiday: New Report

  • May 25, 2017
  • Kristy Cartier
  • Reading Time: 1
05.25.2017-Blog-CA

Over the last five years, 126 cumulative cargo thefts were reported during the Memorial Day holiday period according to CargoNet®*. The number continues to increase year-over-year with a 36% uptick in reports from 2015 to 2016. They analyzed data from the Wednesday before to the Wednesday after the observed holiday from 2012 to 2016. Trends …

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The New LenderOutlook: A Better Way to Lend More, Sell More.

  • May 24, 2017
  • Kristy Cartier
  • Reading Time: 3 minutes
05.24.2017-Blog-CA

The subprime vehicle loan market is dynamic. It has to adapt to multiple changes from a flush of off-lease vehicles hitting the market to changes in how people’s credit ratings are scored to reaching out to underbanked consumers. These factors affect your risk when lending. You need reliable technology to help you manage collateral so …

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What Automatic Crash Notifications Can Do For Vehicle Finance

  • May 17, 2017
  • Kristy Cartier
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
05.17.2017-Blog-CA

There are benefits for insurance and vehicle finance companies to be notified immediately after a collision occurs. Both have vested interest in the vehicle for claims and collateral value. There is also the desire to help the owner get back into a vehicle, especially if the vehicle is declared a total loss. It typically takes …

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CalAmp PEG and PULS Unlock Wide Range of IoT Benefits for SMBs

  • May 16, 2017
  • cbursey
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
05.26.2017-Blog-CA

Byline: Chris Bursey, CEO of Direct Communications Solutions, a CalAmp value-added reseller Many reports indicate that small and medium sized business (SMB) owners expect their revenues to grow in 2017. It is reasonable to anticipate that those business owners would wish to take advantage of the latest technologies to advance their objectives, however it always …

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5 Ways Your Fleet Could Be Wasting Resources, And How to Fix It

  • May 11, 2017
  • Kristy Cartier
  • Reading Time: 3 minutes
05.11.2017-Blog-CA

The change of season from winter to spring brings a sense of renewal and growth as the temperature begins to climb. It also provides a chance for businesses to do some “spring cleaning” or a review of operations to find ways to streamline and improve operations. In addition to completing vehicle and equipment inspections, fleet …

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05.09.2017-Blog-CA

Satlock, a Colombia-based logistics and supply chain information company, provides container tracking solutions to their customers. These solutions meet container security standards BASC and OEA through installation of security seals on container doors. The security seals are enabled with Satlock’s Monitoring Station cloud solution, providing efficient and accurate cargo monitoring and delivering real-time reports to …

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How To Deploy Your Own IoT Telematics Dashboard With Zero Coding

  • May 04, 2017
  • Kristy Cartier
  • Reading Time: 1
05.04.2017-Blog-CA

Previously we’ve discussed finding the right communication interoperability tools for the industrial IoT community. However, companies in every industry have to evaluate new solutions based on how they work with their legacy systems. The new application must have the ability to communicate with new and legacy systems, whether it be off-the-shelf ready or a customized …

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A New Way to Monitor Your Last Mile Deliveries

  • May 03, 2017
  • Kristy Cartier
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
05.03-Blog-1

The customized delivery industry is very competitive. Society in general has been creating more and more personalized services from emails to medicine. Why not offer a service that provides tailored delivery visibility for customers who need it? At the core, each company needs to make sure the correct package is delivered to the appropriate customer …

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Finding the Right Size for Your Fleet

  • April 27, 2017
  • Kristy Cartier
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
04.27-Blog-1

The size of your fleet is important. It shouldn’t be too large or too small in regards to assets. If there are too many vehicles and equipment laying fallow on your lot or job site, it is costing you money. If you don’t have the right assets for a project, your estimate might be a …

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4 Thoughts on Growing Your Customer Loan Retention

  • April 26, 2017
  • Kristy Cartier
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
04.26-Blog-1

Springtime is a good time to refresh your loan portfolio and find ways to nurture sales from current or recent customers. Typically, it is cheaper to hold onto them than to woo a new one to your lot. So what else can you do to strengthen your relationship? Operating expenses can be lower for returning …

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