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Balancing trucking time, cost, and location

Here is where you find the ROI in routing and location solutions.

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Realizing route planning ROI

Running a successful fleet means more than just on-time deliveries and healthy trucks.

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HERE Technologies offers brand-specific search

This new capability is a further step in enabling HERE customers and partners to deliver differentiated services.

The value of vehicle visibility: How location intelligence can deliver

Logistic challenges are nothing new to the trucking industry. Today’s challenge is keeping up with customer expectations that are pushed to increasingly higher levels by technology. Visibility is the name of today’s logistics game and location-powered, end-to-end technology is enabling fleets to deliver on those expectations. From predictive solutions that help fleets tackle challenges typically

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

How to bring your predictive supply chain to life 

Let’s be honest, everyone is at a different stage in their digitization journey. While the distance between a completely manual processes and being fully predictive may seem great, there are plenty of stepping stones along the way that can increase your operation’s efficiency, accuracy and cost savings.  Just a few years ago, predictive supply chains

How smart fleets are leaving manual processes behind

Competition, demand and unprecedented global events continue to shift the economic landscape. This means fleet leaders must run smarter, more efficient operations just to stay afloat. With each passing year, we’re seeing a shift from manual, more traditional fleet management practices to digital, automated and even predictive processes. Some fleets still rely on manual, pen-and-paper

Boosting efficiency and safety on every route

For a fleet to be successful it must operate both efficiently and safely. However, it’s not uncommon for a business to increase its efficiency and then notice a decline in safety measures – and vice versa. While many work from the comfort of offices or their own homes, truck drivers are at the helm of

The hidden key to sustainable last-mile operations

When it comes to fleet sustainability, perhaps you’ve successfully implemented some baseline initiatives for reducing waste and optimizing your procurement processes. The next step is to utilize location-powered solutions to deepen the impact and extend your reach.

Podcast: Telematics, routing and staying ahead of the truck technology curve

Joining me on today’s episode of the Fleet Future podcast is Alex Osaki, product marketing manager for Here Technologies, which is a supplier of telematics, including routing and mapping technology, to the trucking industry. Alex and I had a great conversation about location technology, the struggles of adopting telematics, and how telematics will play into

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Here Marketplace adds CustomWeather data

Here Technologies has added CustomWeather to the Here Marketplace, providing software developers access to sets of weather and climate data. The Here platform’s Marketplace offers secure data exchange, essential location data and technology and an ecosystem of partners, the company says. With CustomWeather data, the company says multiple industries can develop business-enhancing solutions on the

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Verizon introduces Hyper-Precise Location

Verizon has launched its GPS solution, Hyper Precise Location, using Real Time Kinematics (RTK), location technology that the company says provides location accuracy within 1-2 centimeters, on the Verizon network. Verizon says it has built and deployed RTK reference stations nationwide to provide accuracy to RTK-compatible IoT devices. The company adds that the rollout of