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Is Fleet Management Smarter with GPS Tracking

November 25, 2020 Published by

Successful Types of Fleet Management Systems All fleet management systems need to have a certain set of characteristics and functions to work. The standards for fleet management systems have changed over the years since technology itself has changed. However, some aspects of fleet management have been consistent over the course of the past century. Professionals must make sure that the vehicles within the fleet are getting maintained regularly. All vehicles will experience problems eventually, and vehicle repairs must be prioritized just as much as maintenance. Managers need to make sure that the repairs are not conducted at an overly slow... View Article

How to Avoid ELD Mistakes

August 8, 2019 Published by
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As a fleet manager, owner-operator, or small trucking company, you have a lot on your plate. You know you’re required to track vehicles using electronic logging devices (ELD) due to rules surrounding Hours of Service Logs (HOS) issues. However, there’s still confusion on how to comply with the federal mandate, and many errors can take place. What is an Electronic Logging Device (ELD) The ELD Mandate also referred to as the ELD Final Rule, is a United States Federal Regulation that has specific compliance requirements. An ELD also referred to as an e-log, is a recording device placed in commercial... View Article

How the Trucking Industry and Truckers are Adapting to ELD

August 9, 2018 Published by

Big changes always make waves, and staying afloat as they arrive, is usually a messy business. So it’s no surprise that the FMCSA’s mandatory requirement for fleets to install electronic logging devices (ELDs) in every service vehicle has had a rather rough ride to shore as it’s been rolled out. Published at the end of 2015, the rule gave the shipping industry until December of 2017 to meet compliance requirements. And while two years seems like it would be more than enough time to make the switch, there have been enough hiccups along the way to guarantee that such a... View Article

3 Reasons Why You Can’t Afford to Buy Cheap ELDs

July 26, 2018 Published by

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) passed its requirement for trucking fleets to implement electronic logging devices (ELDs) back in December 2015. The second phase of this gradual rollout came (and went) at the end of last year, and the final stage — full compliance and mandatory use of self-certified ELDs that are registered with the FMCSA — still awaits at the end of 2019. While this rather dramatic push to force trucking companies and fleet management techniques into a more modernized, paperless system is a promising idea, in theory, transition on such a scale is inevitably going to... View Article