How is Telematics Used in Fleet Management?


Q: What do you get when you combine communications, computer science, vehicular technology, and electrical engineering? A: Telematics.    Telematics combines several areas of expertise to ensure that your drivers are safe and your fleet is operating at maximum efficiency. Telematics plays a vital role in every stage of a fleet vehicle’s life cycle by…

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Going Electric with Your Fleet

Electric Vehicles

Electric vehicles (EVs) have been mass produced on the market since the 90s, but they are only now just gaining in popularity. Many companies have pledged to go all electric in the next 15 years, which means that more varieties of electric and hybrid vehicles are becoming available. With no end in sight for increasing…

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Fuel Management for Fleets

Optimizing Fuel Management

Anyone who has ever operated a fleet is familiar with the substantial operating costs. Even with technological advances that have reduced consumption, fuel is still responsible for a large portion of operating costs. Because of this, there are big opportunities for savings if fuel consumption is monitored and optimized. Monitor Your Drivers Monitoring driver behavior…

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Overview of DOT Compliance

Compliance, Rules and Regulations Gears Turning

Operating a fleet involves a lot more than simply putting a driver behind the wheel of a vehicle and sending them on a route. Every time a commercial vehicle takes to the road, there are regulations set by the Department of Transportation to comply with. By utilizing our services at Onward, navigating the roads and…

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Leasing vs. Buying a Fleet Vehicle

Buying or Leasing written on dice

The decision to lease or buy your fleet of vehicles… what is better for your business? The truth is, nobody can make that decision for you. The best option for you and your business is going to be wholly dependent on your specific scenario. There are, however, pros and cons associated with both options and…

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Top 10 Benefits of a Fleet Management Partner

Fleet Trucks

Businesses across many industries utilize commercial vehicles to transport people and products every day. These vehicles are often one of the most expensive assets. Because of this, effective fleet management keeps your business running smoothly. Effective systems, processes and tools will benefit you in a number of ways. 1) Find the right vehicles for your…

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The ABCs of Fleet Remarketing

Remarketing Fleet Vehicles

What happens when a fleet vehicle reaches the end of its service life? Are you prepared to make the most of your investment when that time comes? We’ve outlined some key take-aways to help you prepare to remarket your fleet assets, when the time comes. Advanced Planning Success is where preparation meets opportunity. You put…

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