• Scheduling Snafus: Avoiding the Domino Effect

    Posted 23 February 2017 by Stacey Papp

    Have you ever played the game Jenga? Created in the 1970s, the point is to use 54 wooden blocks to first build up an 18-level tower of three blocks each in perpendicular patterns, then move one at a time from each level by adding it to the topmost level. It’s game over if the tower falls. Jen...

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  • Safety First: The Data You Need to Support a Safety Program

    Posted 20 February 2017 by Stacey Papp

    Safety: It’s what’s for dinner (and breakfast, and lunch) if you own, operate or manage a fleet of vehicles. There’s simply no way to run a successful business without ensuring that drivers and techs are following safety protocols – so you need a safety program. A safety pro...

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  • Driver Coaching 101: Tips & Tricks

    Posted 16 February 2017 by Stacey Papp

    Do you know what a “life coach” is? They are sort of a therapist, mentor, consultant or counselor all rolled into one, and their job is to help someone grow personally, professionally, and/or emotionally. Of course, not everyone needs a dedicated life coach – most of us just need ...

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  • GPS Vehicle Tracking: A Sweet Treat for Any Time of Year

    Posted 14 February 2017 by Stacey Papp

    Adios, Christmas. Au revoir, New Years. Hello, Valentine’s Day! A holiday dedicated to the celebration of l-o-v-e. Those who celebrate find themselves wrapped in a sea of hearts, flowers and every kind of candy imaginable. And while candy is delicious at any time of the year, it seems to taste...

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  • How to Vet Safe, Efficient Drivers

    Posted 09 February 2017 by Stacey Papp

    Ever since “American Idol” premiered in 2002, television talent shows like “America’s Got Talent,” “Dancing with the Stars” and “The X Factor” have remained consistently popular with viewers – and it’s not just because the contestants...

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  • Don’t Be Fuelish

    Posted 07 February 2017 by Stacey Papp

    Remember the energy crises of 1970s? You know, the ones that had everyone chilling in their cars in long lines at the gas pumps? Those involved some hardcore restrictions on consumer behavior, many of them with the goal of conserving fuel – like those gasoline shortages, as well as a national ...

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  • Reach New Productivity Highs

    Posted 02 February 2017 by Stacey Papp

    If you have ever tried to get young children out the door for an event, errand or car trip, you quickly realize that the five stages of grief apply to parenting, too: 1 – Denial: You’re totally going to make it to the party/get to the store before it’s packed/get on the road befor...

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  • Strategizing Your Scheduling

    Posted 31 January 2017 by Stacey Papp

    You’ve probably heard people complain that 2016 “took” way too many awesome celebrities and rock stars (as if a year can be personally responsible for killing people off). They’re not wrong per se – it was a boom year for iconic deaths.  Whenever someone dies, of ...

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  • Not Yet Quittin’ Time: Keeping Employee Retention Top of Mind

    Posted 26 January 2017 by Stacey Papp

    Every once in a while, the Internet explodes with excitement over a certain kind of scandalous story that we all seem to love: people quitting their job in a very epic way. Remember the flight attendant who got on the intercom and cussed out the passengers, grabbed two beers from the galley kitchen...

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  • How to Become the Sherlock Holmes of Your Company

    Posted 24 January 2017 by Stacey Papp

    Sherlock Holmes is a timeless character. Since Sir Arthur Conan Doyle created the famous detective back in the 1800s, his popularity has waxed and waned, but has never really faded altogether. To wit: More than 70 actors have played the character in 200-plus films (the Guinness Book of World Record...

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