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AF Blakemore’s Fresh Take on Driver Performance Scoring: Case Study

“Anticipation and coasting are two of the things that drive MPG, so we are focusing on those. Because they are the ones that bring pound notes back into the business.” – Dave Higgs, Group Logistics Compliance Manager with AF Blakemore.  In 2020, UK-based food

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Reefer Telematics: How Decker is Reducing Costly Dwell Time and Engine Hours

When evaluating the return on investment of a reefer management solution, reduced fuel consumption and improved trailer utilization are two of the selling points that resonate most when we’re speaking with fleet owners.   But it’s always nice to hear

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Mining Vehicle Telematics with Fuel Level Monitoring Delivering Big ROI

Los Pelambres mine, located in Salamanca, Chile, is the seventh largest producer of copper in the world and sits at an elevation of over 3,000 meters above sea level in the Andes Mountains. More than 365,000 tons of copper is

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How M2M Can Help the Shipping Industry Reduce Emissions

According to the EU, emissions from maritime transport account for 3% of global greenhouse gas emissions. By 2050 this number is expected to rise to 5%, which is not in line with the internationally agreed goal to halve worldwide emissions

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Fuel Monitoring with Telematics Pumps Money Back into Owner Pockets

Looking to promote the fuel efficiency their construction equipment, Caterpillar has recently launched a new program that is aimed to put gas money back in the pockets of heavy equipment owners. Called “Cat pays you back”, Caterpillar will—for a period of three

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TCA 2015: Trucking Data Analytics Helping Reduce Fuel Consumption and More

This week I am at the 77th Annual Transport Carrier’s Association (TCA) Annual Convention in Florida and the show floor is busy. Carriers, fleet owners and vendors of all types are getting together to discuss their most pressing issues and

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5 Reasons You Need Satellite to Track Heavy Equipment

Without a doubt smart GPS fleet-tracking devices deliver savings through increased equipment productivity and lower operating costs. But if your heavy equipment typically operates in remote areas, are you sure your tracking device is delivering on its promised value? GPS

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