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The Importance of a Quality Payment Assurance Solution

  • September 16, 2015
  • Carol J.
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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As assets continue to grow in value, it is more important than ever to put in place a comprehensive, reliable vehicle finance payment assurance solution. Even small differences in quality can have a significant impact on customer experience, managed risk and return on investment. Lower risk makes it possible to offer financing to a broader …

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When is GPS Tracking Right for You?

  • August 28, 2015
  • Carol J.
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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GPS tracking has come a long way from the early days of simple vehicle location. In addition to insights about when your vehicles start for the day, where they travel, how often they stop (and for how long), you can get real-time alerts and reports about driver behavior. You’ll know right away when drivers operate …

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Engine Idling: No Big Deal?

  • August 28, 2015
  • Carol J.
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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Ah, the feeling of a cool cab! What better way to charge your phone and cool off than a little engine idling? Perhaps you should read the owner’s manuals for the vehicles in your fleet. Nearly all of them will tell you that excessive idling can cause carbon buildup and reduce oil life. In particular, …

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Lower Subprime Vehicle Finance Risk with SkySmart™

  • August 28, 2015
  • Carol J.
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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Lenders in the automotive subprime market stand to lose many thousands of dollars annually when they are unable to successfully recover collateral assets in a timely manner. GPS solutions like CalAmp’s LenderOutlook are a critical tool in helping to locate the lender’s assets when a recovery process is required. Lenders demand the highest success rates …

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Situational Awareness with GIS: Technology that Saves Lives

  • August 28, 2015
  • Gregory J. Hill
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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Public safety is an inherently risky job. For police, fire, and medical personnel who put their lives on the line every day, there is no substitute for the right information at the right time. Most agencies use automated vehicle location (AVL) systems to keep track of their units, and computer-aided dispatch (CAD) to manage resource …

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How to Evaluate a GPS Solution

  • August 27, 2015
  • Carol J.
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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The newest fleet management technology lets you manage your business from anywhere. From a desktop or a mobile app, you have your hands on all the information you need to make better decisions, lower costs, and protect the value of your assets. Here are a few things to look for in a solution. User Interface …

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