Fleet tracking systems are now benefiting companies in helping them keep operating costs down by eliminating unnecessary fuel consumption, unauthorized use of vehicles and overtime expense. It also helps reduce insurance costs, while helping them optimize their resources and vehicle optimization. It helps businesses satisfy customers more by being able to tell them the exact time when they would get their deliveries. It also helps maximize the labor costs by eliminating the downtime and decreasing the incidents of tardiness. You… read more →
Fleet tracking is a type of electronic navigational tool that enables third parties to locate any vehicles that use this monitoring system. Numerous businesses can benefit from using these tracking systems such as taxi cab companies, emergency response teams, railroad firms, shipping industries and trucking corporations. With this advanced tracking device, it is possible for business owners to manage, monitor and locate each vehicle in the fleet at any part of the world. The system is also effective in deterring… read more →
Young driver proposals: a disappointing lost opportunity. Young driver proposals published today by the Department for Transport represent a lost opportunity to embrace the considerable pace of change in telematics. The proposals appear to completely ignore black box technology or telematics. A such, they represent more redundant, head-in-the-sands, thinking. The proposals come from the Transport Research Laboratory which it claims is ‘creating the future of transport’. Download the shortened summary here: novice-driver-research-findings Let’s be clear, there is an enormous issue here.… read more →
Rob Prime reports exclusively on this site from the world’s largest telematics insurance conference being held in Chicago. This report is from the morning session on the last day. Much discussion this morning on which business model to adopt in order to recoup from the customer the value of the offered discounts. ‘Here is a simple example – the customer was paying £500 for car insurance – the use of either on-board device or app lowers this to £400. The… read more →
The Fleetinsight vehicle and asset tracking system provides live information on the location and status of every vehicle in your fleet.
Many companies use a vehicle tracking system to determine locations and additional data about their fleet of vehicles. Traditionally, tracking devices rely on either GPS or GLONMASS technology to locate the vehicle. Vehicle tracking systems are most commonly utilized by fleet operators for tracking, routing, dispatching, on-board information and security purposes. Additionally, some tracking devices provide information on the operator’s driving behavior and can be used to track their whereabouts. Traditionally, companies utilizing a tracking system will install a GPS… read more →
If you’re the manager of a fleet of vehicles, your work is likely stressful and you’ll often feel like you’ve got no free time. Considering adopting new technology that you’re unfamiliar with might seem like something that would be a good idea if you had the time, but not something you could realistically find time to adopt at the moment. However by not adopting telematics you’re only making your life more complicated. Telematics is one of the truly time saving… read more →
Telematics insurance policies have a longer history of being used for fleet vehicles – whether vans or cars – than by private individuals. This is unsurprising given the greater overall savings involved and the relative lack of privacy concerns involved with fleet vehicles. Furthermore many fleets have telematics devices installed for other purposes, meaning that for those firms there is no equipment cost for taking out telematics insurance policies. When seeking insurance for vans online you need to compare van… read more →