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GPS Fleet Tracking Small Business: Things to Consider

October 30, 2019 6:39 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

There are a number of things you should take into account when choosing the best GPS fleet tracking for small business companies. That’s because there are hundreds of tracking systems on the market today, and there’s a great deal of industry interest in these tracking systems. But they’re not all created equal, as you might expect, and you don’t want to end up purchasing one that’s much more powerful than you need. On the other hand, you don’t want to buy one which is inadequate for managing a larger fleet of vehicles and integrating them into a single, connected network.... View Article


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5 Benefits of GPS Tracking for Commercial Trucks

October 30, 2019 6:37 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

In general terms, having GPS tracking for commercial trucks installed in your vehicles will provide some tremendous benefits, primarily stemming from the fact that GPS tracking virtually puts you right there in the truck yourself. You’ll have total control over your fleet of vehicles because you’ll be aware of their statuses at all times, and you can instantly make decisions that take current conditions into account. You’ll notice over time that you have significantly increased productivity and that expenses are reduced in a major way.  Furthermore, as of December 18,2017, most commercial trucks became subject to the Federal Motor Carrier... View Article


Should You Be Concerned About All the Tesla Truck Talk?

December 5, 2017 7:21 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

With all the talk of the new Federal regulations surrounding EDS and all the other technological advances coming to the trucking industry, should you be concerned about all the Tesla truck talk going on right now? While shipping companies might be able to adapt, what about the drivers who carry the cargo? What does the latest gizmo from Elon Musk and Tesla mean for the future of trucking jobs and for fleet tracking? Get ready for the new age of the driverless fleet because it’s almost here. On Nov 16, 2017, Tesla introduced its promised fully electric semi truck and... View Article


Uber vs Convoy In the War of the Freight Booking Apps

December 5, 2017 7:19 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

So back in May, you may or may not have read about one of the latest announcements from Uber about their new service, Uber Freight, and how it would make life easier for truck drivers to get loads and get paid. But if you’re a company driver should you quit your job as a company driver and become an independent owner-operator instead? And if you do, is Uber your only option? Below we take a look at the companies providing apps for shippers and truckers to book loads and go deeper into the war of the freight booking apps. Uber... View Article


How NASA Uses GPS Technology in Space

December 5, 2017 7:16 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

In recent weeks, we’ve explored the ways in which the Global Positioning System and its related technologies have been utilized across the globe. All very interesting, to be sure, but very Earth-centric. What say you to getting away from terra firma for a bit and taking this topic to the stars this time around? That was a rhetorical question. Let’s go for a ride. Perhaps unsurprisingly, NASA relies on GPS technology as a key backup for a number of important functions in its pursuit of space exploration and aeronautics research. Since the satellites utilized by the system are already in... View Article


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