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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 for your small business can give you the competitive edge.

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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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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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Steps for Risk Assessment for Fleet Management

Region: Africa, Australasia, Brazil, Europe, Middle East, North America, South America
Benefit: Compliance

Transportation accidents encompass 40% of all workplace deaths and is thus the leading cause of job fatalities. Employers within this sector (and anywhere fleets are involved) should be cognizant of their duty to ensure the safety of their drivers and put appropriate measures in place. A fleet risk assessment for vehicles is a good place to start.

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