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Telematics Helping Private Fleets Tackle Industry Challenges: 5 Hot Topics Ahead of NPTC 2018

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Driver turnover of more than 80% at some for-hire fleets? 22% increases in spot rates in the last year? It’s a good time for corporations to own a private truck fleet. A huge competitive advantage in the current market, private

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ELD Mandate Update: FMCSA Announces ELD Violation Severity Weights

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The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has announced the violation severity weights that apply to CSA scores as a result of ELD violations. The figures show the exact score that will impact carrier safety scores in the Safety Measurement

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Heavy Equipment Telematics: Driving Growth Through Technology

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As we pack our bags and get ready for INTERMAT 2018 in Paris, it’s a good time to take a step back and think about the wider challenges that the heavy equipment industry will be discussing at the exhibition. At

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Tachograph Rules: What European Drivers and Hauliers Need to Know

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“How long can drivers legally work in a day?” “What vehicles require a tachograph?” “What are tachograph regulations? What are tacho breaks?” These are just some of the Google search terms used around tacho and tachographs. It shows that while

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The Future of Industrial IoT, Satellite M2M and Telematics

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Mobile Satellite Users Association (MSUA) Member Interview | John Stolte: Executive VP of Technology and Operations, ORBCOMM & MSUA Board Treasurer Catherine Melquist (President, MSUA):  It was great seeing you at MSUA’s awards luncheon during SATELLITE18 and I appreciate you

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Easy Wins in RFID: Avoiding the “Science Project” Scenario

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RFID has a lot of potential and promise, yet comes with considerable hype and unrealistic expectations that often cloud easy wins and attainable ROI. This key is finding value in the low-hanging fruit that simple, effective RFID solutions offer, and

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