Trimble Fleet Management cloud-based solution

02 October, 2014

Trimble Fleet Management is a cloud-based solution that enables managers and supervisors to make intelligent decisions using real-time field status information. Using Fleet Management, businesses can improve fleet productivity using vehicle tracking and trip management tools, reduce costs by lowering fuel expenditure and improve vehicle use.

Integrating the fleet into field service

26 September, 2014 by Sumair Dutta, Chief Customer Officer, TSC

Apart from offering a mode of transportation, service vehicles play an increasingly important role in impacting field service performance. At the execution level, vehicle performance data is now used by organisations in a number of ways.

Weather the warnings with proactive planning

25 September, 2014

Bad weather not only prevents staff getting to work, but transport and utility businesses that rely on vehicle fleets for customer service operations or deliveries can be particularly affected. How fleet managers respond to these factors to minimise disruption to service can make or break a company's reputation - and business.

ABI telematics rankings released

18 September, 2014

Trimble has announced that it has been ranked as the No.1 telematics service provider in ABI Research's 2014 Commercial Telematics Competitive Assessment, for a second consecutive year.

Comparing apples with apples

13 September, 2014

ANCAP will introduce a datestamp to all its new vehicle safety-rating logos so that ratings from different years can be more accurately compared.

National fleet benchmarking program - call for input

10 September, 2014

The National Road Safety Partnerhip Program (NRSPP) has recently been awarded a grant for the development of a national road safety-related benchmarking project. The proposed benchmarking tool is to provide a user-friendly online benchmarking resource which will provide organisations with an online analysis and summary of fleet performance, road safety cultural maturity and trends over time which can be utilised directly for corporate reporting.

Your fleet is your canvas for maximising profits

02 September, 2014

Maintaining a fleet of vehicles, no matter how small, is considered a major operating expense for service focussed businesses.

Geospago mobile mapping and data collection

28 August, 2014

Geospago is a simple, yet powerful mobile mapping solution that combines GIS data viewing and GPS data collection with the ability to create custom forms and share this data real time on a map, to other mobile devices and through an export application programming interface (API).

Chinese telematics market on track to surpass the US

27 August, 2014

C.J. Driscoll & Associates, supplier of market research and consulting services for the GPS and wireless communication industries, has released the China Commercial Telematics Market Study, which is the first in a new series of reports on global telematics markets.

Save up to 15% of your company’s annual fuel cost

18 August, 2014

Fuel is the largest fleet operating expense, so efficient fuel utilisation is essential for running a profitable business.

More than a mode of transport

18 August, 2014 by Dannielle Furness

Gone are the days when a truck or van was just a way of getting from one job to the next. Field service vehicles are an increasingly valuable asset with many faces: mobile office, technology hub and roving inventory location.

Are service bodies best made from aluminium or steel?

18 August, 2014

For any equivalent quantity of metal, aluminium is lighter but steel is significantly stronger, so how do you decide which path to go down when choosing service bodies for your fleet? The answer is not as simple as you think.

Driving improvement to profit

15 August, 2014

MorCo Fresh is a wholesale food distributor specialising in daily deliveries of fresh produce. The company required a technology solution that would help optimise its day-to-day operations and maximise productivity and efficiency, both on and off the road.

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