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Overcoming Challenges Facing the Construction Industry

Challenges facing the construction industryConstruction fleet management is no picnic, just ask any contractor these days. Steep price tags at the start and hefty repair costs for each piece of equipment can quickly decimate your bottom line. You also have to deal with the challenge of comparing things like usage, location, and engine health. And that's just the beginning. When it comes to dealing with challenges facing the construction industry, construction fleet management telematics is a game-changer.

Fleet management telematics solutions can make how you manage drivers and construction equipment easier. For instance, instead of struggling to collect data across various machine manufacturers or models, you can use telematics to collect and store all your equipment data in a central location. When you can review all your data in the same place, you can make solid management and maintenance decisions. This is just a snapshot of how telematics can help you overcome the challenges you face every day.

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Best GPS Fleet Tracking for Small Business

Small fleet GPS trackingWhen you think about fleet management, you picture big yards full of vehicles. But even businesses that only have a handful of vehicles on the road still need to manage their fleets daily. Small businesses with fleets benefit from using telematics and GPS fleet tracking as much as large ones. Choosing the best GPS fleet tracking device for your small business can give you the competitive edge.

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Can My Business Save Money with Fleet Management?

telematics benefits and saving moneyNo matter the size of your fleet, from three vehicles to three hundred or more, you never have enough of two things - time and money. Between reviewing logbooks, dealing with violations, scheduling maintenance, and talking to dissatisfied customers, you have a lot going on. And every fire you put out costs you time or money, sometimes both. Handling all these issues means you have less time to focus on your drivers and ensuring that they are working as efficiently as they can.

With a fleet management system, you can not only get some of your time back and save money, you’ll have the peace of mind that comes when you know that everything is running smoothly and efficiently.

It’s easy to see how fleet management and tracking software can save you time, but did you know it can also save you money? Many businesses have decided to automate many of their management processes by using telematics software and have found that the telematics benefits also include saving money.

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3 Reasons Small Businesses With Vehicle Fleets Should Use Telematics

An example of small business telematicsMany small companies own and operate vehicle fleets as part of their business – examples include landscaping, plumbing and electrical companies.

Because transportation for these companies is incidental and not their core competency, business owners don’t often think about optimizing their fleets. But the fact is, optimizing fleet operations is very simple, and can save a small business hundreds of dollars per vehicle, per year – more than paying for the cost of the system.

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Benefits of GPS in the Construction Industry

gps benefits in the construction industryGPS technology is a part of our everyday lives as most of us use it in our vehicles and on our personal devices. You may have a traffic app on your smartphone that uses GPS to give you directions. If you lose your phone or forget where you parked your car, you can find them with GPS tracking. You can get similar benefits when using GPS in the construction industry.

When most people think of GPS, they think of an app on their smartphone or dashboard that gives them turn-by-turn directions to their destination. But navigation is only one aspect of this technology. Construction equipment fleet management software with GPS tracking is a valuable tool for construction companies. It can help you manage expensive machinery, from mobile cranes and towers to service vehicles, moving equipment, and heavy trucks. It can be used for tracking all kinds of assets, such as compressors, and generators.

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Overcoming Challenges in the Pest Control Industry

pest control industry challengesThe pest control industry has been growing steadily for many years, and it looks like this growth will continue into the foreseeable future. Insects are relocating indoors, causing increased demand for pest control. But with this growth comes growing pains and challenges in the pest control industry. Some insects and pests are becoming resistant to pesticides, creating a challenge for pest control companies.

In order to keep up with this continued growth, pest control businesses can take advantage of the latest technology for pest control fleet management. It's all too easy to get stuck in a pattern of doing things the way they've always been done. But increasingly, not staying up to date with technological advances in your industry is becoming unsustainable. Adding pest control fleet software with GPS tracking to your fleet vehicles will save you time and energy while improving your company's image. Technology is rapidly changing the pest control industry, and those who don't adapt are likely to be left behind.

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Starting a Trucking Company

how to successfully start a trucking business

Are you thinking about starting a trucking company? With driver shortages increasing, demand for trucking services will continue to grow. If done right, becoming an owner-operator of a trucking company could be a successful venture.

Whether you already own a trucking company and are looking to increase your fleet, or you are just starting out, launching your own business is never easy. The best way is to start with a business plan, just like any other business.

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How Much Does a GPS Tracker Cost?

What does it cost to track a fleet with GPS?When looking at GPS fleet management pricing, there's a lot to consider. Price is just one aspect. It's not how much does a GPS tracker cost that is the most important aspect, but how much it does. The challenge is to find the sweet spot between price and function for your fleet.

The price spectrum for GPS fleet management pricing is so broad because there are so many factors to consider, such as:

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3 Key Factors for Choosing the Right Trailer Tracking Solution

Keeping track of moveable assets is imperative for any fleet business. As such, trailers form an important part of this type of business and aspects such as understanding where your assets are at any given time, how often they’re being used and whether your cargo is being unloaded on time and in the right place with an effective trailer track system, are tantamount to the effective running of your business.

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Unexpected Benefits of Using In-Cab Video Monitoring in Your Fleet

Fatigue management and driving hours regulation softwareMany people will say that the main benefit of in-cab video is increased fleet safety. Of course, the safety benefits of in-cab cameras are very substantial. In-cab cameras in trucks allow you to track and monitor drivers on the road to ensure that their behavior is safe and does not increase the risk of crashes. It also gives you the opportunity to see what safety measures to put in place when a crash does occur by reviewing video footage. No more second-hand information.

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How in-cab video & truck safety technology improves fleet safety

According to data published by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), there were approximately 450,000 police-reported crashes involving large trucks in 2017. Of these crashes, 4,237 were fatal and 344,000 resulted in injuries1. The impact of fatalities and injuries related to crashes can be overwhelming. Not only does it decrease the safety of your fleet but it can also have an impact on efficiency and costs. Truck safety technology exists that helps improve such behavior and gives fleet managers more control over their fleets.

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