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Opinion: Truck fleets should quit ‘disturb me’ marketing

August 8, 2019 by John Smith

Historically the trucking industry has relied on outbound marketing to attract new business. But inbound marketing can be an effective tool for fleets.

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Opinion: Truck telematics data offers just part of the answer

July 5, 2019 by John Smith

Truck drivers who dismiss ELDs and telematics tools as “electronic babysitters” should not be dismissed out of hand. There are human factors to consider.

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TMW.Suite integrates with SaferWatch

May 29, 2019 by John Smith

Trimble’s TMW.Suite has now been integrated with the SaferWatch software available through truckstop.com. The tool gives customers a way to better source and onboard carriers using automated carrier selection rules, on-demand certificates of insurance, CSA-e percentile scores, and other data […]

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Coach shares the secrets of fleet profitability

November 14, 2018 by John Smith

BRAMPTON, Ont. – Trucking is a difficult business, but it can be profitable. Fleets that benchmark their performance against peers in the Truckload Carriers Association’s Profitability Program (TPP) have proven that.

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5 mighty trucking tips from three smaller fleets

October 16, 2018 by John Smith

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Large carriers don’t have a monopoly on the secrets of success. Just ask the managers of smaller operations like Sutco Transportation Specialists, Paul Quail Transport, and Liberty Linehaul, who participated in a panel discussion at the recent Surface Transportation Summit. “Just because we’re a smaller carrier doesn’t mean we can’t come up with a solution that works for us,” observed Leanne Quail of Paul Quail Transport.

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Turn Complaints Around: When things go wrong, listen to your customer

June 27, 2017 by John Smith

Had a lesson in customer service the other day. Nothing to do with trucking, but an extraordinary example of how to respond to complaints.

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Driver-behavior monitor

May 2, 2017 by John Smith

Canada’s GPS Police has added driver behavior monitoring to its fleet management service, using eSafe from ERM Advanced Telematics.

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Configurable Reporting, Analysis

August 3, 2016 by Rolf Lockwood

Blue Tree Systems launches FleetManager.com, “a new generation” in telematics reporting

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Comprehensive Fleet Control

July 6, 2016 by Rolf Lockwood

ISAAC’s telematics system pushes the right information to the right person in real time, provides an ELD answer too

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Tire and Fleet Management

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

Advantage PressurePro and Shaw Tracking have partnered to offer real-time tire performance management fully integrated with Shaw’s in-cab Mobile Computing Platforms

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IN-VEHICLE TRACKING

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

Prophesy offers affordable cab-mounted AVL tracking solution.

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IN-VEHICLE TRACKING

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

Prophesy offers affordable cab-mounted AVL tracking solution.

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PACCAR TELEMATICS

October 29, 2014 by Martin Smith

An aftermarket fleet-management service using proprietary cellular technology

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IN-CAB COMPUTING

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

BLU.2 is PeopleNet’s new, more efficient version of its in-cab computing system

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FLEET RESOURCE MANAGER

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Eaton set to expand features, functions, options.