Open Telematics Platforms: Analyzing Data Trends

Our Open Telematics Video Series continues. This is the second of three discussions of Data and Integration Challenges. We are looking at how data is helping driver performance, fuel economy and how to deal with data overload. As always, we focus on trends is more important than getting stuck on one data source or a single [...]

Video: How to Write & Use a Letter of Instruction for Commercial Drivers

A Letter of Instruction is usually your first chance to change a driver’s behavior, and to let him know you are tracking his performance. It can be incredibly effective when you use it to build a relationship with the driver, and inspire them to perform better and more safely. In this video we tell you [...]

Open Telematics Platforms: Integration Challenges

Our Open Telematics Video Series continues. This is the first of three discussions of Data and Integration Challenges. We examine the ever increasing number of data sources facing fleet and safety managers, and how to manage it all. Ward Warkentin, CEO at Fleetmetrica joins me and SpeedGauge CTO Chris Kantarjiev on the tape. Check it out [...]

VIDEO: Open Telematics Platform – Tech Challenges & Rewards

Second in our series on Open Telematics Platforms, we continue with a discussion of the best development and technical management practics to build your platform in an open way. Whether your are a customer that needs to build a customized solution on top of your platform, or a partner that shares customers and access to [...]

VIDEO: Open Telematics Platform – Avoiding the Walled Garden

Our series on Open Telematics Platforms launches with a discussion of what we mean by a "Walled Garden," and why you want to avoid them. Think about the potential challenges you already know you have trying to integrate all the various data and systems you already use. There are serious limitations when you are confined to [...]

The ELD Mandate: How Should Fleets Adapt?

2 of 2 - See also Can the ELD Mandate actually be good news for drivers? Can the ELD Mandate improve efficiencies in operations? Coyote Managing Editor, Stephen Jones interviews Martin Transportation Systems Safety Supervisor, Dale Dunaitis, and Jim Park, Equipment Editor at Heavy Duty Trucking. In the second of two videos, we addresses some specific implementation tips [...]

The ELD Mandate: Might Actually Be Good News for Drivers

1 of 2 - See also "The ELD Mandate: How should fleets adopt it?" Coyote Managing Editor, Stephen Jones interviews Ken Noe, a senior driver for Martin Transportation Systems, along with Martin Safety Supervisor, Dale Dunaitis, and Jim Park, Equipment Editor at Heavy Duty Trucking. As the ELD mandate approaches in December 2017, understand how different [...]

VIDEO Case Study – Portway Logistics Passes 1st Compliance Audit with No Recommendations

Michelle Reynolds has worked her way up from inventory and maintenance, through to dispatch and now Safety Manager at Portway Logistics in Houston, TX. Check out our video conversation with her and Safety Consultant Kevin McKinney. Not even a month on the job, and Michelle and owner Mark John Dacy were faced with Portway's first Compliance [...]