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    Fleet Safety Is A Growing Concern

    According to Automotive Fleet Magazine, the annual accident rate for commercial fleets (aggregating across different industries) has now hit 20%. Fleet drivers are already at a higher risk of getting into accidents based on the fact that they drive at least twice as many miles as non-fleet drivers. Fleet safety issues come from a number of sources, such as poor driver behavior, but the number one cause responsible for increasing the fleet driver accident rate is distracted driving. Distracted Driving: It’s understandable why fleet drivers get distracted on the road – they are mobile workers who often attempt to multitask. […]

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    The Four Opportunity Costs of Not Holding Your Drivers Accountable

    According to Mobile Tracking and Consulting Services… The number one challenge organizations face without GPS tracking systems is a lack of driver accountability. Along with the common challenges that come along with low accountability, there are four opportunity costs your business is likely to experience. Wasted Time Tracking Down Drivers High Overtime/Labor Costs Lost Revenue Due To Side Jobs Unable To Solve Billing Disputes With Customers The ability to look at a map and know where all of your vehicles and equipment are at any given time solves many problems itself. The opportunity costs of not using GPS tracking systems […]

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    New GPS System Uses Verizon Network

    Mobile Tracking and Consulting Services announces a new GPS system using the Verizon network. FleetLocate (powered by Spireon) – GPS Fleet Management System RENTAL PROGRAM with no contracts *$17.95/month * First three months paid in advance * Activation: $50.00/device * Must return devices or pay $99.00/device * No contracts * Life-time warranty * 3-wire GPS Next to your employees, your vehicles are some of your business’s most valuable assets, so it’s important to know where they are and how they’re being used. FleetLocate GPS system gives you the insight to better manage your vehicles, drivers and operations from your desk […]

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    New Dash Cam uses AI and Facial Recognition

    VERA – Visually Enhanced Risk Assessment New In-Vehicle Dash CAM uses Artificial Intelligence and Facial Recognition The duel lens camera system detects if drivers are distracted based on their eye and head movements, risky maneuvers such as tailgating or swerving, and dangerous environmental conditions such as unexpected obstacles. These events alert the driver through audio feedback inside the vehicle. Over time, the data collected by Nauto (www.nauto.com) reveals bigger insights and trends in driving behavior, ranging from causes of collisions to patterns in driver distraction. These insights are stored in a secure cloud platform and made accessible to both drivers […]

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    Why You May Need A FRM

    Fleet Relationship Management (FRM) refers to practices, strategies and technologies that Mobile Tracking and Consulting Services uses to manage and analyze the customers’ Fleet Management System throughout the customer lifecycle, with the goal of improving customer service relationships and assisting in customer retention and satisfaction. Through a set of pre-defined parameters established by the customer, Mobile Tracking and Consulting Services will monitor the customers’ Fleet Management System on a routine basis and make the necessary corrections and/or recommendations to insure the customers’ Fleet Management System is fully operational according to the set of parameters specified in the relationship.

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    Why Most GPS Tracking Initiatives Fail

    Here’s some great information from Mobile Tracking and Consulting Services… There are many benefits to using GPS tracking in your fleet operations. However, there can be issues that arise that cause the initiative to fail. Whether you are looking to implement GPS tracking for the first time or looking to change providers, there are four common challenges to be aware of that cause people to give up on the technology before they get the chance to experience the benefits. To ensure your organization experiences success with GPS tracking, it’s important to approach the initiative with a strategic mindset and select […]

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    We Have The Cure For Tech Addiction

    LifeSaver – Distracted Driving App for Fleets! Change Driver Behavior: LifeSaver’s mobile app provides an overridable block, discouraging drivers from using their smartphone while driving their company vehicle. Using smart location services, the app monitors and logs attempts to access the phone while driving, then scores drivers based on their behavior. LifeSaver’s prevention and accountability model – especially when coupled with an employer-driven reward/penalty program – has been shown to modify driving behavior. Monitor and Improve Your Fleet: A personalized management console helps you identify problem and superior drivers. You can use the information to acknowledge current driving behaviors, set […]

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    How Deep Can You Dive?

    DEEP DIVES FLEET CONNECT GPS SYSTEM CUSTOM METRICS Use Metrics to gain a deeper understanding of your key performance indicators and to help improve fleet utilization. This information is relevant to reducing costs that impact the bottom line. Custom vehicle metrics allow you to determine what key performance indicators to count, measure, score, compare, and calculate. In other words, it’s a powerful a tool set that is driven entirely by the items you care about most in your fleet–such as the total number of speeding events, the average speed of speed violations, the total hours idled, the total distance traveled, […]

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    Here’s Why Web Apps Are So Popular

    Mobile Tracking and Consulting Services wants you to know why Web Apps are so popular these days, and how these Apps can grow your business fast and easily. Watch this short video to learn more: Web Apps

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    Do you know the difference between these two GPS systems?

    FLEET CONNECT vs. VERIZON CONNECT THINGS IN COMMON Same Verizon Network Similar Features and Benefits Similar Monthly Pricing DIFFERENCES Fleet Connect has no contracts. Period! Fleet Connect has both a rental and purchase program Fleet Connect includes on-site end user and installation training (most cases) Fleet Connect has a built-in back up battery to prevent tampering Fleet Connect includes life-time warranties when rented or purchased Fleet Connect has a built-in buzzer feature to alert drivers of poor driving habits Fleet Connect allows you to turn devices off and on anytime and pay no monthly service and no re-activation fees. ADVANTAGE: […]