Look Out For These Fleet Telematics Trends in 2017

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...

Your Quick Reference Guide to the ELD Mandate

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.

Ready to Toss the Clipboard Mileage Log Out the Window?

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.

The Connected Car: Time to embrace IoT in your fleet management

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.

#IoT Empowering Accounting Professionals and their Clients

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.

Achieving the Gold Standard in Fleet Management

While the 2016 Summer Olympic games may have ended, many top-performing small business owners remain locked in a battle to effectively manage their fleets. Taking care of their vehicles has become a chore, using up precious time and brainpower they need to run the company. Like athletes who aren’t on top of their game, they’re not competition-ready. Fortunately, you don’t need to hire a coach to get you into shape and train for weeks on end to see results. A world-class fleet telematics solution can get the job done quickly—and help you set the gold standard for the life of your business. If you want to optimize your performance and get to the front of the pack, here’s what to look for in a solution: