The 3 Legs of Vehicle Cost

South African roads are filling up with more vehicles every year, and one of the great contributors to the number of vehicles on our roads is the trucking and transport industries.  TrucksRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Apr 17, 2016

8 Action Items Shippers Can Take to Minimize the Cost Effects of DIM Pricing for Less-Than-Truckload Shipping

The latest industry-pricing trend, dimensional weight pricing, or often referred as “DIM Pricing,” calls for LTL freight cost calculations using pounds per cubic foot of space occupied on the truck. Both UPSRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Apr 17, 2016

Transport Management: Ideas to Improve Fuel Efficiency and Drive Down Costs

This article and its information is nothing new and has been a topic and discussion point in numerous blogs and articles over the last couple of years already. It is however stillRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Apr 14, 2016

Cutting Fleet Costs Through Targeted CO2 Reduction

Rising energy costs will present UK businesses with critical challenges in the next four or five years. Several influential studies published since 2010 have warned that UK road fuel prices could surgeRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Apr 10, 2016

The Future of Telematics is with Big Data

Telematics have grown exponentially in recent years. In the United Kingdom, there was a marked 10.8 percent increase in new car registrations in 2013 and around 600 cars are being sold daily,Read More...

E-Commerce Logistics: The Evolution of Logistics and Supply Chains from Direct to Store Models to E-Commerce

The Evolution of e-Commerce Logistics E-Commerce Logistics Models In developed economies, e-commerce logistics represents the latest big driver of change in logistics and physical distribution networks, which have evolved substantially over theRead More...

Logistics and Transportation Expenses: Understanding Their Role in the Cost of Doing Business

As logistics and transportation expenses take a larger bite out of every sales dollar, companies must continually analyze their freight expense relationship to their overall cost of doing business. Unfortunately, many companiesRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Mar 31, 2016

What’s the Benefit of Collision Avoidance System in Fleet Management?

There are excellent benefits of collision avoidance system in Fleet Management such as: Make driving safer. With advance warning for potential collisions and lane departures, driver will have a good awareness ofRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Mar 30, 2016

A guide to Electric Vehicle Charging

The definition of an electric vehicle is generally accepted as a vehicle with an electric motor as part of the power unit, and this includes pure electric, hybrids, high performance sports carsRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Mar 27, 2016

DOWNLOAD COMPLETE GUIDE: Driver Behaviour

In June 2015 a group of experienced fleet operators and industry thought leaders met to share best practice about using data to manage driver behaviour Conclusions from this workshop led to the creation of aRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Mar 25, 2016

An Un-Connected Connected Driverless Electric Vehicle…The 21st Century ‘Streetcar’ Named Desire

At some point it all hopefully joins up – and when it does, each ‘component’ needs to share the Motherboard. Let me explain… Infrastructure: Until the telephone got un-connected (went mobile) weRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Mar 25, 2016

Forget Driverless Cars: Vehicle Safety Tech is Changing Insurance Today

Personal automobile insurance is one of the most well-known forms of insurance in the U.S. as it is mandatory in most states. In 2012, personal automobile insurance premium volume was $174 billion,Read More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Mar 25, 2016

Where have all the Truckers Gone? 10 Strategies for Shippers to Fight the Capacity and Trucker Shortage”

Transportation capacity problems have been a volatile issue over the past twenty years or so. A thorough analysis provided by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) in its “State of Logistics”Read More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Mar 24, 2016

Leveraging Internet of Things (IoT) in road transportation

We live in interesting times, when change is accelerating and technology is one of the key triggers, driving change in all areas, including in logistics. Logistics connects people, lifts economies and changesRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Mar 24, 2016

Fleet Management and Tracking – What is out there?

Vehicle tracking in the modern day has evolved from the basic Tachograph made by Kienzle, to the much more sophisticated tracking, monitoring and location-based systems that are available to us today.  IRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Mar 23, 2016

Fleet Management and the Connected Cars

Fleet management systems are simply a must for any fleet on the road today. The benefits and the insights you get from using such a system is essential in both effectively managingRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Mar 22, 2016

Managing Fleet with a Long-Term Perspective

Fleet managers tend to get bogged down in the day-to-day operations and then wonder why they are not connecting with upper management. These fleet managers wrongly assume that effective fleet management isRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Mar 22, 2016

Fleet management systems – magic wand, or tool?

Life is interesting in the dawning of the information age… there is no doubt that incredible wealth will be generated through us coming to terms with the true value of information andRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Mar 21, 2016

Fleet management set to exploit giga-market in golden fourth age

The fleet management industry is evolving its offerings. Big data analytics lies at the heart of moving from a market worth $13 billion today to one worth $50 billion already by 2020.Read More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Mar 17, 2016

What is a Fleet Management System REALLY?

Answers You’re buying answers too faster, easier way to view your operation. Dashboards provide instant near real time reporting, enabling decision making as processes are happening Transforms clerks back into a managers,Read More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Mar 16, 2016

The Future of Electric Vehicle Integration: Car Sharing, Parking Provision and Complementary Policy

A recent Climate Action webinar brought together Dr. Bernhard Blattel, Vice President of Mobility at BMW Group and Jose Viegas, Secretary General of the OECD’s International Transport Forum to assess the keyRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Mar 16, 2016

Solar energy battery released by electric vehicle giant Tesla Motors

Renowned for creating the world’s foremost luxury, high-performance electric vehicle, Elon Musk is at it again, this time with his highly innovative solar energy battery system that is poised to have significant onRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Mar 16, 2016

What direction is fleet management M&A heading in?

As the market for fleet management keeps growing, so too does the pace of M&A (Mergers and Acquisitions) in the space. Industry insiders give their take on what is happening, and lookRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Mar 15, 2016

Still Running or Gone Electric? How Battery Technology is Changing the Electric Vehicle

This article includes some of the thoughts I shared in a recent roundtable with BWG Strategy on the status of the Electric Vehicle industry. Although right after school I was lucky enoughRead More...
By : José Miguel Fernández Gómez | Mar 11, 2016

Can you charge an electric vehicle with just any cable and on any socket?

As an unexperienced electric driver, the first time I drove a Renault Zoë I ended up parking and charging the electric vehicle with only 3% battery left on a charging station IRead More...
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