Top 10 tips of Global Fleet Conference 2019

Top 10 tips of Global Fleet Conference 2019 The 2019 Global Fleet Conference in Miami highlighted a slew of topics but here are 10 key tips that you should pay attention to,Read More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Jun 24, 2019

Automotive Fleet Aggregates 2018-2019 Fleet Data

We have posted the series of statistical reports, which can be found in the Statistics channel. Screencap of Automotive-Fleet.com Automotive Fleet Aggregates 2018-2019 Fleet Data Automotive Fleet has aggregated a year’s worthRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Jun 24, 2019

If Fleets Want to Retain Drivers, Earn Their Trust

If Fleets Want to Retain Drivers, Earn Their Trust It should come as no surprise that drivers prioritize the best pay possible, but another avenue to keep them could be much cheaper —  earnRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Jun 24, 2019

Uber Freight Facility Insights Reinforce Need for Speed

Graph: Uber Freight Facilities Insights Uber Freight Facility Insights Reinforce Need for Speed Uber Freight published its first report delving into the results of its new Facility Ratings, reinforcing what we alreadyRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Jun 24, 2019

Michelin to Deploy Einride Electric Autonomous Truck

Michelin will support Sweden-based startup firm Einride by deploying its autonomous and all-electric T/Pod transport truck starting next year at the tire maker’s production facilities Photo: David Cullen Michelin to Deploy Einride ElectricRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Jun 23, 2019

Three Black Swan Events Threaten to Change the Fleet Management Paradigm

A black swan event is a metaphor to describe an event that unexpectedly changes an existing business or societal paradigm. photo: gettyimages.com/Ellerslie77 Three Black Swan Events Threaten to Change the Fleet ManagementRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Jun 23, 2019

Importance of Proper Truck Tire Maintenance

Tire selection with application and position in mind is particularly relevant today, as fleets are running heavier loads for longer hours of operation, according to Bridgestone. Photo: Bridgestone Importance of Proper TruckRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Jun 23, 2019

Three Reasons Operators Should Adopt Video Telematics

Three Reasons Operators Should Adopt Video Telematics Insight into vehicles’ and their drivers fulfills a significant gap for many fleet managers. Automated tracking and telematics tools aid in the management of aRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Jun 23, 2019

Procurement & Fleet: Working Collaboratively Through Cooperative Contracting

Public agencies can use cooperative contracts to purchase their fleet vehicles. Photo: Getty Images Procurement & Fleet: Working Collaboratively Through Cooperative Contracting The survey results are in: Procurement professionals in the publicRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Jun 21, 2019

Overcoming the Hurdles of Fleet Procurement

Image: Getty Images Overcoming the Hurdles of Fleet Procurement Whatever your problems are with procurement, other fleet managers have likely faced the same issues and overcome them. Here, fleet and procurement professionalsRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Jun 21, 2019

Vehicle-to-What? — Evolving Vehicle Communication Technologies

Image of connected vehicles courtesy of U.S. Department of Transportation Vehicle-to-What? — Evolving Vehicle Communication Technologies A few years ago, while I was a fleet manager, I remember an accident involving oneRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Jun 21, 2019

In These Cities, Fleet Vehicles Are Roaming Data Centers

Telematics providers are working with government fleets to collect and report ‘beyond-the-vehicle’ data that informs decisions relating to operations, customer service, and public works. Image: Getty ImagesFleet vehicles equipped with air-quality monitoringRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Jun 21, 2019

5 Ways GPS Tracking Can Benefit Your Business

Photo: Getty/metamorworks 5 Ways GPS Tracking Can Benefit Your Business GPS tracking has come a long way from dots-on-the-map tracking to an increasingly crucial fleet and business tool that gives visibility andRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Jun 20, 2019

The World Has Been Mapped into Three-Meter Squares: What Are the Implications for Fleet?

With the world now mapped into 57 trillion three-meter squares, each with a permanent three-word address, goods and people can be moved to precise locations without conventional addresses — from construction sites andRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Jun 20, 2019

Latest Trends in Telematics

Telematics platforms have advanced far past their dots-on-a-map origins. Every year the industry continues to evolve in some way, and 2018 was no exception. Graphic courtesy of Getty Images. Latest Trends inRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Jun 20, 2019

Engine Oil Standards Improve

The new standards specify more stringent engine oil performance requirements for spark-ignited internal combustion engines. Photo courtesy of Getty Engine Oil Standards Improve API announced the approval of improved performance standards forRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Jun 20, 2019

6 Must-Have Features of a GPS Tracking System

Photo: Getty/Tinpixels 6 Must-Have Features of a GPS Tracking System A GPS tracking system enables an organization to quickly realize numerous bottom-line benefits, including increased productivity, improved customer satisfaction, and reduced costs.Read More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Jun 20, 2019

Getting the Most Out of Cruise Control

Standard cruise control works best on level terrain, but predictive cruise control really shines in hilly, rolling terrain. Photos: Jim Park Getting the Most Out of Cruise Control Going back to itsRead More...

6 Simple Steps to Fuel Savings for Truck Fleets

Start somewhere and see where it takes you… maybe that will be beyond 10 mpg. HDT File Image 6 Simple Steps to Fuel Savings for Truck Fleets There are more than aRead More...

Stop Idling Now: How Telematics Cuts Fuel Waste

Sanford & Hawley, a 125-year-old building supplies company, implemented a GPS Insight telematics solution and cut idling by 12% in a single year. Photo courtesy of GPS Insight Stop Idling Now: HowRead More...

7 Creative Uses for Telematics Tech

MiX Telematics allows fleet managers to institute a blind period before turning the system on, providing a clear before-and-after picture of driver progress. Photo courtesy of MiX Telematics 7 Creative Uses for TelematicsRead More...

Predictive Analytics to Revolutionize Last-Mile Delivery

Last-mile delivery is the fastest growing vocational fleet segment. Photo courtesy of Amazon. Predictive Analytics to Revolutionize Last-Mile Delivery One of the top growth segments in the vocational fleet market is beingRead More...

Amazon’s Latest Drone Design Aims for 30-Minute Deliveries

Amazon’s latest drone design aims to be capable of delivering packages weighing up to five pounds for distances of 15 miles. Photo via Amazon Amazon’s Latest Drone Design Aims for 30-Minute DeliveriesRead More...

Autonomous Vehicles Can Increase Safety, 43% Say

More than four in 10 Americans say safety will be a key benefit of autonomous vehicles. Photo via Pixabay. Autonomous Vehicles Can Increase Safety, 43% Say Some 52% of Americans believe theyRead More...

Telematics Companies Ranked by ABI Research

ABI Research has ranked the largest global telematics providers using 12 criteria. Photo via Wikimedia. Telematics Companies Ranked by ABI Research The top global telematics service providers have been ranked by ABIRead More...
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