Headquartered in Union, Missouri, hth companies, inc. provides construction services to commercial and industrial customers throughout the Midwest. hth companies, inc. also offers a wide array of services including mechanical insulation, scaffold erection, industrial cleaning and maintenance, welding, pipefitting and confined space rescue. We had the opportunity to talk to Charles (Chuck) Lamb, Fleet Supervisor at hth companies, inc.
The writing’s on the wall—make that on a big digital road sign: the commercial vehicle telematics market is exploding. MarketsandMarkets expects it will be worth $47.58 Billion by 2020. While the ELD mandate is upping the adoption of telematics solutions, growth is happening because business owners, operations leaders, and fleet managers are embracing their many benefits related to costs, automation, safety, productivity...
Are you ready for the changes brought about by the final ELD rule put forth by the United States Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)? Whether or not your company will be subject to the rule, it’s helpful to understand the basics because it’s signaling a change in fleet management—to be exact, that it’s about to get more and more digital. Here’s the down-and-dirty run-down, with resources for where to learn more about how the ELD rule may impact your organization and the tools you use to manage your company vehicles.
Scientific Calibration Inc. is a North Carolina based company that is part of the pharmaceutical and research medical equipment industry, with a focus on the repair and calibration of electronic and multi-channel equipment, and lab systems. The company also buy labs that go out of business, and liquidate and repurpose the assets. With about 45 employees, Scientific Calibration Inc. deals with the service and sales of medical research equipment both within the US and outside.
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At home, you probably use your digital channel guide to see what’s on—or you go straight to your DVR. When was the last time you flipped through a physical phone book to find a number? Do you record your income and expenses in that tiny registry that comes with your checks? If you’re like most people, you’re adopting digital tools to do what you need to do—and saying “goodbye” to paper, at least some of the time.
Steve Taylor Excavation is a California-based excavation construction company and is based out of Cloverdale. The company has 40 employees, with 88% of them employed as the mobile workforce, and owns over 50 vehicles. The company is jointly owned by Steve and Sage Taylor and has been in business for over 13 years. We had the opportunity to talk with Steve Taylor, Co-Owner/ CFO, Steve Taylor Excavation.
Jamar Power Systems (JPS) is a California based company that performs solar power installations, general electrical wiring and electrical integration. They are headquartered in San Diego, and have 50-60 employees. With about 20 vehicles, and more being added each month, they are a fast growing company. We had the opportunity to talk to Desmon Edwards, Vice President at Jamar Power Systems.
The automotive industry is characterized by constant change. Vehicle manufactures must keep up with changing safety regulations, ensure their vehicles meet evolving environmental standards and continuously improve their models and features to meet customer demand and stay ahead of the competition. With the ongoing emergence of the Internet of Things, automakers have another factor to address – the growing demand and expectation for connected technology.
Businesses across the world are riding the learning curve of Internet of Things and fleet telematics. Internet of Things (IoT) is not just a buzz word but already having incredible impact on consumers and businesses. From smart devices enabling you to control your thermostat from your mobile device despite being miles away, to helping businesses be more productive with fleet management, IoT is a wave that has just started rising. So, how is it empowering accounting professionals and their clients? There are some great resouces at the end of the article but see how one use case of IoT -- fleet telematics is changing the game for businesses.