Connected vehicles and assets are part of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Using powerful, real-time data to direct asset management in areas including proactive maintenance, routing and getting the right size and mix of fleet vehicles.
Smart device and tag sensors provide a granular view into product location, temperature, humidity, light, shock and movement as it travels through the supply chain. On-demand data and customized alerts help ensure that the shipment remains within regulatory compliance and that supply chain governance is maintained.
Non-powered and medium value assets aren’t always high profile compared to heavy construction equipment or cargo containers. Yet, these tools, equipment and containers are vital for completing projects and orders.
Your company equipment works just as hard as your employees do. How do you know you’re your equipment is being used for just the jobs you’ve assigned?
Do you need to use electronic logging devices (ELDs) for your commercial vehicles? The short answer is most likely yes. However, the FMCSA continues to receive requests for exemptions. Plus, the agency is still refining guidance for both the agricultural industry and personal conveyance. On March 13, 2018, the FMCSA announced a 90-day temporary waiver from the ELD rule for agriculture-related transportation. No doubt confusion about who must use an ELD persists.
The latest Mobile World Congress (MWC 2018) may have recently wrapped up in Barcelona, but we’ll all be talking for a while about the eye-popping advances around connectivity, real-time analytics and data in motion.
At first glance, factory or manufacturer warranties sound fairly straightforward. After purchase, the manufacturer will cover any repair and replacement costs for a certain period of time, such as five years and 500,000 miles for a vehicle or three years and 10,000 hours for a machine.