What is fleet telematics, anyway? If it’s a term your colleagues are tossing around or you keep seeing it—but you’re not quite sure what all the talk is about—you’ve come to the right place.
The Internet of Things—or IoT—it’s poised to change the world. Yeah, we said it. And we’ve only just begun to tap into the possibilities of connecting everyday “things” through the internet..
What a geofence is isn’t nearly as cool as what you can do with one. But let’s get the definition out of the way first: a geofence is a virtual boundary around a real-world geographical area.
They say everything’s bigger in Texas. We say the big opportunities for field services business certainly prove the point. Let’s take a look deep in the heart of Texas to see what makes the state such a terrific place to do business.
Did you know that if your company vehicles were sold after 1996, which they likely were, they contain a highly sophisticated On-Board Diagnostic (OBD) system capable of giving you more insights into your vehicle than you could ever imagine?
In one corner, we have the company vehicle, owned or leased for employee on-the-job (and sometimes, personal) use. In the other corner, there’s the employee’s vehicle, for which an employee receives a business expense reimbursement. Which is the way to go?
Beep! Chime! Ding! Ring! Ping! Recognize those sounds? They’re alerting you to new messages, from “You’ve Got Mail” to smartphone calls or texts and read-me-now push notifications from your various social media accounts or favorite apps.
“We had a total of 6 accidents in the last 6 months that occurred when our employees were driving company vehicle but on their personal time - thank god no one got hurt” – shared a business owner (now an Automile customer) who struggled with the lack of visibility to prevent such a use case.
Good things happen in threes. Florida, the 3rd most populated US state, boasts the 3rd largest economy in the nation and the 3rd largest civilian labor force. Florida is simply a tremendous place to do business—and to run a field services business.
It’s the heart of 2016 tax filing season and you’re looking for all the deductions you can get, right? They’re like music to your ears that sounds a lot like the ring on a cash register or maybe even the 1973 Pink Floyd hit, “Money.”