Fleet Management Articles

  • Recycling with online technology: Legally compliant across locations - Case Study

    Hundreds of sites with enormous storage areas, large facilities and a huge fleet – keeping track of all the necessary permits, requirements, inspections and measures is just one of the daily tasks that the Scholz Recycling GmbH quality management has to face. In order to manage these tasks consistently, efficiently and for several site units simultaneously, the recycling giant Scholz ...


    By Quentic GmbH

  • Oil Analysis for Municipal Fleets

    How can on-site oil analysis benefit municipal fleets? Our expert, Dan Walsh, illustrates how on-site oil analysis programs can positively impact municipal fleets. Why On-site Oil Analysis? A municipal or a city fleet generally has many sets of the same model, brand or grade of product.  For example, you could have passenger buses, construction equipment, ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • The rise of the robots: 3 key trends we are seeing in metal manufacturing

    Robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) are at the heart of a new era in manufacturing, the drive to digitise industry. In many industries, robots and AI already take a crucial and prevalent role – improving accuracy and consistency, shortening throughput and enhancing product quality. And this is on the increase for the metals industry, both on the factory floor but also in the ...

  • Abbey Logistics Improve Their Fleet Safety - Case Study

    Abbey invest in 350 installs of new Microlise vehicle technology Best Technology Abbey Logistics strives for exceptional levels of customer service and have ambition for all their drivers to exceed safety standards when delivering to customers nationwide and across Europe. Recognised as the UK’s largest bulk liquid and powder food transport provider, serving some ...


    By Handsfree Group Ltd.

  • Handsfree keep the Emergency Services on Track - Case Study

    A tracking solution for a nationwide fleet of critical emergency service vehicles Summary Handsfree provided a tracking solution that was simple and quick to install in critical emergency service ...


    By Handsfree Group Ltd.

  • DFS Improve Fleet Safety With Vehicle Camera Technology - Case Study

    Handsfree Group Help DFS Exceed Fleet Safety Standards Find out more Nationwide Delivery Challenge DFS have the biggest range of sofas in the county and strive to ensure every customer receives unbeatable quality and an ...


    By Handsfree Group Ltd.

  • Extensive safety and fleet efficiency system - Case Study

    The Challenge Wheeldon Brothers run a fleet of thirty skip and bin loader specialist vehicles. Their team of expert drivers have to travel between multiple locations and manoeuvre in some very challenging spaces, at busy times on a daily basis. Wheeldon Brothers wanted to help their team improve the way they drive and promote safety, while making every effort to reduce vehicle running costs ...


    By Handsfree Group Ltd.

  • Portable clean air improves cost margins for automotive fleet operations – Case Study

    Cosmetic Reconditioning Services for Automotive Fleet Operations Situation A U.S.-based world leader in providing cosmetic reconditioning services to automotive fleet operations such as rental agencies, lease management companies, and automotive auctions was looking to improve its margins. Its services are largely required on an "as needed" rather than an "as ...


    By Duroair Technologies Inc.

  • Five key takeaways from my presentation on PMI – an important tool for risk-based inspection

    I recently presented at the Risk Based Inspection conference in India on why positive material identification (PMI) is so crucial to industry and what the advantages of portable solutions are. PMI is critical in ensuring plant safety, preventing catastrophic failures and complying with important specifications and regulations. I wanted delegates to leave with five key messages, which can be ...

  • Transportation Trends: ELDs vs. AOBRDs - What’s the Difference?

    As the final ELD deadline looms, all remaining carriers and drivers need to start transitioning from AOBRDs to ELDs before December 16th. With just a few months to go until the December deadline to switch from grandfathered automatic onboard recording devices (AOBRDs) to mandated electronic logging devices (ELDs), impacted carriers and drivers are rushing to make the switch and remain ...


    By Pinc Solutions

  • Women Leaders in Waste: Diana Grootonk of Labrie Enviroquip

    Hiring and retaining quality employees and identifying the right market opportunities for the business are always top of mind for Grootonk. When Myers Power Products Inc. acquired Labrie Enviroquip Group in January 2012, Diana Grootonk had not planned on taking on the role of chief executive officer (CEO) for Labrie, which manufactures waste collection vehicles for the North American market. But ...


    By Labrie Enviroquip Group

  • When should you change oil?

    Fleets analyzing oil samples can determine if their maintenance cycles are done at the right time and also identify maintenance issues before they become bigger problems. If the oil is good, why would you change it?” Gary Lentsch, CAFM, fleet manager for Eugene Water & Electric Board (EWEB), asked himself. And more importantly, how much was it costing him to change oil when it ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Whitespace integrate with Chevin’s FleetWave at Ashfield District Council

    Whitespace Work Software are delighted to announce that we have completed a successful integration of our Whitespace Mobile solution and Chevin’s FleetWave fleet management software to improve and streamline the vehicle checks process at Ashfield District Council. The integration allows the crews to complete their daily walkaround vehicle checks on a mobile device using Whitespace Mobile. ...

  • Today’s vulnerable diesel fuel

    When the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) mandated a change to ultra-low sulfur diesel (ULSD) in 2007, it caused some significant problems for fleets. ...


    By Semler Industries Inc.

  • Got Modbus? Then get instant access to the Internet of Things

    If your product or equipment already has Modbus, then the NanoULTRA from Caption Data gives you the immediate ability to join them to the Internet of Things. From single units to 1000’s of units, with on line & real time control through the CDL SmartHub ...


    By Caption Data Limited

  • Pumps for Free to Lighthouse Shipholding AS - Case Study

    Norway-based Lighthouse Shipholding AS chose to install OptiSave systems under the Pumps for Free payment model. Pumps For Free can be used for newbuilding or retrofit applications. Together with DESMI, the shipowner determines where an onboard energy saving can be made. The estimated saving is calculated by comparing the energy load of a vessel’s existing ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Global monitoring of marine fuels and machine condition

    The “Shipping, Marine and Ports World” has published in its Dec 2012-Jan 2013 issue, an article written by Dr. Helene Gutman (CTO, Xenemetrix Ltd.). The article presents: The use of EDXRF analytical method systems that enable fleet management to optimize bunkering and machine maintenance.   The new sulfur emission regulations for ocean going vessels present a serious challenge ...


    By Xenemetrix Ltd.

  • It’s time the transportation industry starts talking about voice-activated devices

    Eighty-seven years ago a self-taught radio engineer named Bill Lear and a colleague, Howard Gates, created a prototype radio that would work inside an automobile. In doing so, they triggered not just an automotive advance but a whole new and still immensely popular “thing” in American motoring and, indeed, in American culture: cruising down the highway, windows down, radio blaring. ...


    By Omnitracs, LLC

  • Heres a Safety Message for Truck Drivers & Fleets: Be Proactive!

    Staying safe is one of the top challenges that companies in dangerous industries must address. All companies work to have safety policies in place, rules drivers should live by, processes to live by, toll free numbers; the list goes on and on. Yet despite this “safety first” mentality, many companies are still struggling with safety. Why? All of their ...


    By Omnitracs, LLC

  • Maximizing Sanitation Fleet Performance with Onboard Computers

    Unlike the past when waste companies used paper tickets for routing and service issues, onboard computing solutions are able to be more flexible and comprehensive in serving customers. Fleet management is key in the waste and recycling industry. From route optimization and scheduling to vehicle maintenance and driver habits, the industry now relies on many different types of technology to track ...


    By FleetMind Solutions, Inc

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