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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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In-Transit Visibility Is Your Competitive Advantage

  • April 20, 2017
  • Kristy Cartier
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
Supply Chain Visibility

Tracking shipments is an integral component of effective supply chain management and control. Increasingly sophisticated customer service needs, such as within-an-hour delivery, require solutions that will provide logistics firms with critical data and insight needed to adapt. Though visibility in supply chains is a growing requirement, implementation of sensor technology varies across the industry. As …

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On the Road Again: A Better Way to Manage Hours of Service

  • April 19, 2017
  • Kristy Cartier
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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Driving a truck can be stressful. In addition to the actual driving of the vehicle and managing the business requirements, one must also meet safety and other regulations. For example, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) rule for Electronic Logging Devices (ELD) has a looming deadline. Carriers still using paper logs must implement an …

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Why Fleet Telematics Is Important To Your Business

  • April 07, 2017
  • Kristy Cartier
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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Implementing a fleet telematics solution can improve operational efficiency as well as provide data for strategic decisions, such as right-sizing your fleet. For service fleets, the information can assist in planning daily routes. For construction mixed fleets, the data makes your equipment and vehicles visible to the team. There are many benefits, such as these, …

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As telematics solutions are increasingly embraced by businesses across the globe, CalAmp has observed a need for cross-border training on how to develop custom applications for its telematics devices and software that enables IoT for a wide range of verticals. One of CalAmp’s fastest growing markets for IoT adoption is Latin America. On March 28, …

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