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Samsara launches integrated fleet management solution for Ford vehicles

Today, Samsara, the leader in industrial IoT, announced a new integration with Ford Commercial Solutions as part of a continued effort to unlock the power of embedded telematics data for fleet customers. With this new launch comes a turnkey integration between Samsara and Ford Data Services to bring data from Ford’s factory-installed telematics devices into

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Understanding and improving your truck fleet health

Fleet health means understanding how fault codes interact with each other, what that means and what you should do about it to ensure your trucks can work productively. Connected remote diagnostics allows you to take a bird’s eye view of your overall fleet health and then dive into the troubled trucks, getting them into a

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The four ‘C’s of successful truck equipment warranty claims

The more information you can provide to your warranty provider surrounding a claim, the better chance you have of it being accepted. You may have heard about the three Cs of warranty claims: Cause, Correction and Complaint. But Dave Walters, senior solutions engineer for Trimble Transportation, likes to talk about a fourth C: Comments. “A

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Aperia launches Pro+ with no upfront payment required in tire analytics platform

Aperia Technologies Inc. has introduced the Pro+ program to support fleets amid the COVID-19 pandemic. With no upfront payments required, the company says Pro+ allows fleets to benefit from Halo Connect, its tire analytics platform, without the upfront cash outlay and includes a perpetual warranty. The program can be canceled at any time after 12

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From equipment to emails: A cybersecurity primer

Disruptive events, like a global pandemic, create opportunity for digital crime, according to Mimecast, a company specializing in cloud-based email management for Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft Office 365, including security, archiving, and continuity services to protect business mail. And transportation has been a high-level target in the past several weeks. According to a recent report

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It’s time to start using the truck data your ELDs are collecting

There are plenty of unknowns facing the heavy-duty trucking industry, but there is one certainty: We’re staring down the barrel of an unprecedented market downturn. Not a fun fact to face, but a very real one. Both FTR and ACT Research agree that tough times are ahead. Asset utilization, fuel efficiency and adapting service best

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Daimler Trucks partners with Platform Science for on-vehicle software solutions

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has partnered with Platform Science, the developer of a platform for on-vehicle mobile applications offering advanced fleet management software solutions. Platform Science will be the primary on-vehicle fleet management software development and distribution partner, enabling customers to purchase and utilize third-party telematics solutions and connectivity services directly from their trucks

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THREE REASONS DIESEL ENGINES CAN BE KEY TO YOUR SUCCESS

Here’s the thing: the trucks you’re running today will experience unplanned downtime. Driver behavior and maintenance schedules impact performance, check engine lights come on, the unexpected happens. Ensuring your trucks meet your high expectations depends largely on the reliability and capability of your diesel engines. Here’s why. 1. When it comes to uptime, reliable engines

Spotting trends in truck data and making short-term decisions

Using data is all about action; making better decisions faster. And speed is of the essence as market shifts happen quickly during the Coronavirus pandemic. There are plenty of variables in play, but you have an edge—data! (Of course you’re hearing that from this data-obsessed FE editor.) I get it, it’s hard to parse through

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How data can influence your best drivers to stick around

Every morning you grab your cup of coffee and scroll through your telematics dashboards, soaking up the fresh data and deciding how to put it to use today. Here’s something to consider: Every bit of data you have on your fleet can be relevant to driver retention and recruitment. Your drivers are concerned about the

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How data relates to driver retention

Data has more to do with driver retention than you might first think. In fact, there are lots of ways you can use your data to influence your best drivers to stick around. ELDs, data and driver retention ELDs can be a huge boon to driver safety, route optimization, driver recognition and overall communication, says

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Data brings the joy back to driving

Capable drivers are the lifeblood of a fleet, and the race to recruit and retain them is fierce. Among large-fleet trucking companies, the quality of the driver experience that can be delivered has emerged as a significant differentiator. Operationally, fleets are constantly working to improve fleet efficiency in three areas: their fuel consumption and sourcing,

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