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 has installed the Lytx Driver Safety Program across its fleet, Lytx announced.
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.
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. 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?
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 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 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.
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 recently announced a technology collaboration with Cummins on a new solution that leverages existing hardware to perform remote calibration updates on Cummins-powered engines.
Gold All Star winners showcased the most distinctive Zonar-driven fleet management efforts.