• A Fleet Manager’s Guide to ELD Compliance

    Posted 12 January 2017 by Stacey Papp

    It’s the million-dollar question: How do you prime your organization to reach full ELD compliance? Time’s a-wastin’, sport, and you have a little less than 365 days to get with the program – the deadline is Dec. 18, 2017. So what’s a fleet manager to do? Here is the ba...

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  • Busting the Myths about GPS Fleet Tracking

    Posted 10 January 2017 by Stacey Papp

    Ancient mythology still has a place in the modern world – companies name products after half-forgotten gods and heroes, like Ajax (a Trojan War hero, and a cleaning solution) and Nike (a Greek goddess of victory, and a sneaker company). Hollywood movies feature fictional events from thousands ...

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  • Show Old Man Winter Who’s Boss with GPS Vehicle Tracking

    Posted 06 January 2017 by Stacey Papp

    People who live in colder climates are just about at the point where they’ve turned from thinking the winter snow is pretty/romantic/seasonal/magical to thinking it’s hellish/endless/miserable/punishment for misdeeds in a past life.  But it could always be worse, right? If you&rsqu...

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  • Field Service Managers: What’s Your New Year’s Resolution?

    Posted 04 January 2017 by Stacey Papp

    Are you a resolution maker … who turns into a resolution breaker? According to research, almost half of Americans usually make New Year’s resolutions – but the kicker is that only 8 percent on average are successful in achieving their goals. It’s enough to make you want to c...

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  • Power, Consolidated: 5 Benefits of Combining Telematics with ELDs

    Posted 15 December 2016 by Stacey Papp

    When a phrase is too long to speak or type out, we turn it into something else: an acronym, a useful little thing that has been around for a long time. You may already know that some actual words have come out of them, like Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus, which used to be SCUBA in all...

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  • 2016: The Final Countdown

    Posted 14 December 2016 by Stacey Papp

    All right, 2016. You’ve really put us through the ringer, between a turbulent election season and way too many awesome famous people dying, but we’re almost done with you. There’s just one more hurdle to cross before we throw 2016 down the memory hole, and it’s a biggie: the...

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  • Money Talks – Here’s a Way to Listen

    Posted 13 December 2016 by Stacey Papp

    ave you ever cleaned out a car, rooted through a winter coat pocket or lifted the couch cushions up, only to find cold, hard cash? It’s a pretty awesome feeling, especially if you really luck out and find quarters, dollars or – the Holy Grail – any bill larger than a five. Convers...

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  • GPS Tracking Technologies Makes It a Wonderful Life

    Posted 12 December 2016 by Stacey Papp

    Not everyone celebrates Christmas, but we can all celebrate Christmas movies – the good, the bad, the extremely cheesy and even the R-rated (“Bad Santa,” anyone?).  That said, every movie has a point where you say, “If only they had X or did Y, the problem would be solv...

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  • Are Lowered Costs and Safer Driving on Your Holiday Wish List?

    Posted 08 December 2016 by Stacey Papp

    If variety is the spice of life, then friendly competition must be the salt. Or the sugar. Or maybe the cheese puffs. (Yes, we’re craving snacks right now.) Point is, making something a contest makes it more fun. Human beings are naturally competitive, which dates back from our caveman days w...

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  • Riding the Storms Out (Literally): 10 Tips for Winter Driving

    Posted 07 December 2016 by Stacey Papp

    Winter isn’t coming. Winter is here. Right now we’re in the spirit-of-the-season, warm-and-fuzzy, drink-hot-chocolate-in-PJs-with-the-kids phase of winter, but those cute snowmen you made in December start to look like malevolently grinning evil spirits come mid-January, and any addition...

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