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Solving the top fleet challenges with location technology 

When it comes to fleet management and supply chain challenges, “prompt service and delivery issues” is the number one answer according to new research commissioned by HERE Technologies.  More than 300 fleet management and supply chain leaders from around the world responded to the survey, which focused on their objectives, challenges and investment priorities. “Prompt

Four ways A.I. can help cut diesel fuel costs

The fluctuation of fuel prices has made it more challenging to operate day-to-day. Drivers get paid by the mile, and, when fuel costs go up, margins shrink, impacting how fleets profit and pay their employees. Intelligent technology can lessen the impact of high prices by improving overall fuel efficiency. Here are four ways that AI

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Newly launched Lytx Integration Network taps Geotab, Idelic and more

Lytx has unveiled its Lytx Integration Network, which is an ecosystem of strategic partners that leverage the company’s video and telematics data solutions on a customizable, all-in-one fleet management platform. The new network gives customers access to an array of solutions for fleet operations, according to Lytx. Lytx says the network gives customers access to a

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Podcast: How electric trucks will change your fleet management process

Electric trucks are here. At this point, every major OEM either has trucks available for order or in development, but if you are interested in adding some of these models to your fleet, there is a lot of preparation that needs to be done ahead of time. For example, recently I wrote a story for

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Lytx launches new driver ID tool

Lytx has announced its new driver identification solution, Lytx Badge, which is designed to help streamline fleet administration. The company says Lytx Badge uses machine vision to make it simpler and easier for fleets to manage driver-vehicle assignments without lost key fobs, radio frequency identification (RFID) tags or other driver identification accessories. Lytx Badge detects

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The value of experience in fleet management

As we get older, we are retiring or simply getting tired of the grind, especially in today’s high-stress world of sky-high performance expectations and razor-thin margins. You need to remember, however, that there’s value in experience.

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Bidding, quoting and reverse auctions—is this the wave of the future?

Strategic Sourcing: Now playing in a theater near you. We have gotten so tech-focused, with sophisticated software, aggressive purchasing groups and an app for everything, that personal communications suddenly appears to be less important. It is now evident that experienced vendor relationships are slowly being diluted. Have we gotten to a place where relationships have

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Analysis paralysis: Keeping it simple can still trump data

Recently, an established fleet maintenance manager—let’s call him Zackary—asked me to attend a regional meeting one of his vice presidents was having with his newly formed regional maintenance staff. I have great respect for Zackary and his success working with pervious fleets. The difference this time was that he had little control because his current

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Chevin launches new API tool for FleetWave

Chevin Fleet Solutions has launched a new API tool for its FleetWave product. Designed to be the central hub for all asset, fleet and driver-related information, FleetWave now features an API capability that allows secure external access to specific areas of the software’s data. Already configured to integrate with more than 100 different third-party systems,

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