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Your guide to the 3G sunset

Cellular provider commercials are announcing the coming of 5G, and that means that 3G networks need to get out of the way to meet ever-increasing cellular bandwidth demands. Now is the time to take stock of what telematics devices will need replaced when the 3G network rides into the sunset.

Jetco Delivery Upgrades Fleet to Lytx Driver Safety Program

Jetco Delivery has installed the Lytx Driver Safety Program across its fleet, Lytx announced.

Verizon Connect’s Erin Cave sees the future of connected commercial vehicles

Data-gathering technology companies are asking themselves the same question you are: What do I do with all this data? You think you have a lot of data, but telematics companies like Verizon Connect have exponentially more, and their goal is to bring you answers that allow you to focus on running your fleet. One of the company’s latest strategies leverages machine learning—a subset of artificial intelligence that leans on algorithms and statistical models to analyze massive amounts of data and produce actionable recommendations.

Collect your truck’s data to make your fleet safer, more productive

Upgrading the OEM software found in light- and medium-duty vehicles can give fleet managers similar operational parameter controls that you have come to expect in heavy-duty operations, thus reining in the impact that variables like the drivers themselves have on the cost efficiency of their trucks.

Machine learning in trucking, demystified

Machine learning. It’s a head-spinning artificial intelligence that puts a massive amount of data through algorithms and statistical models to tell you cool things like which of your drivers is likely to have an accident in the next 30 to 60 days with breathtaking accuracy. But is it the real deal or science fiction?

Data, business intelligence and lifecycle management helping fleets lower costs of tire use

When it comes to operating a heavy-duty truck, tires are among the most important­—and costly—parts to maintain. Knowing how to use the right kind of tires, effective maintenance and repair (M&R) practices, and implementing appropriate lifecycle strategies can save millions on a fleet’s bottom line.

Verizon Connect releases Field Service Dispatch management solution

Verizon Connect has released Verizon Connect Field Service Dispatch to help make it easier for dispatchers to efficiently schedule and communicate job information to technicians and customers throughout the day, in near-real time, the company says.

Old Dominion Freight Line named to SupplyChainBrain’s 100 Great Supply Chain Partners list

Old Dominion Freight Line was named to the 2019 SupplyChainBrain 100 Great Supply Chain Partners list. This list recognizes logistics companies for making a significant impact on the supply chain performance of partner companies.

Faults don’t happen in a vacuum––neither should your service process

Unplanned service events are a fact of a fleet manager’s life. They happen. And when they do, you have to be able to talk about the problem with your service provider—be it your own shop, a dealership or an independent provider. That means having the right data and understanding what it means. Having the right

Omnitracs, Cummins collaborate on remote calibration technology

Omnitracs recently announced a technology collaboration with Cummins on a new solution that leverages existing hardware to perform remote calibration updates on Cummins-powered engines.

Cummins X12 Engine
Zonar announces winners of inaugural All Star Awards program

Gold All Star winners showcased the most distinctive Zonar-driven fleet management efforts.