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...

Tires: The Achilles Heel of the Electric Vehicle

History of the term: Achilles was a hero in Greek mythology of the Trojan War who was believed to be invulnerable except for where Thetis had held him by the heel inRead More...

Do You Really Need Telematics For Fleet Management?

Managing a fleet of vehicles is never easy. A long list of things that could, and inevitably always does, go wrong. Vehicle breakage, driver dissatisfaction, traffic jam, bad weather, just to nameRead More...

Highway Robbery: Physical Security and Fleet Management

Physical security, confined to one business location can be daunting. Integrating corporate security across multiple business units can be more so. Physical security of corporate assets for business with fleet vehicles canRead More...

What are Managed Transportation Services? The Old Model vs. The New Model

Today we begin our series on managed transportation services. Recently, the ARC group did a study on the ROI of managed transportation services compared to using a transportation management system. The conclusionRead More...

Fleet Management Generation change finally comes of age

Third Generation of fleet systems enters the market place “An observational and editorial paper looking back at where the fleet management systems industry was born from, direction it is heading in theRead More...

Tips for Fleet Management

Tips for Fleet Management: 1. Record Transactions: First & foremost thing is to record all transactions/incidence in. Usually it does not happen. Record of Fuel filled at which KMS, Record of maintenance,Read More...

The Migration of U.S. Fleet Management to the European Fleet Model

Predicting the future has been likened to a billiard game. The cue ball is the catalyst – representing a seminal event – that upon crashing into a racked set of balls triggersRead More...

Great Management Books That Every Boss Should Read

Logistics managers need leadership, a lot of it. Every successful company needs a good leader, someones whose decisions make things work better for the entire supply chain. That’s why it is very useful toRead More...
By : Francisca Howard | Mar 6, 2016
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