How-To Articles on using our GPS devices and software to get the most out of their functionality and capabilities.

How GPS Tracking Can Help Mitigate Speed Limiter Mandates

Speed limiter mandates add additional factors for those considering GPS tracking and devices. For fleet managers and drivers operating in parts of Canada, a new speed limiter law went into affect 5 April that will have a far ranging impacts. From trucknews.com: Heavy commercial vehicles will have digital technology activated to help moderate their speeds…

New Geotab Routing and Optimization Tool Turns Routes Into Riches

Geotab’s Routing and Optimization software blends economic intelligence with operational strategy, reshaping fleet management for improved cost and resource efficiency. Gone are the days when telematics were viewed simply as software for vehicle tracking and safety monitoring. Solutions like Geotab’s Routing and Optimization platform have evolved their role, emerging as key assets for business growth.…

How to use fleet data for safer operations

Context can change a lot of what we think we know – learn why looking at your fleet safety through a contextual lens is important for your safety program. It provides the necessary background, circumstances and conditions that help us interpret, understand and effectively respond to information. It can add layers of meaning, interpretation, insight…

The Common ELD Fines You Can Avoid with GPS Tracking

ELD violations are now taken into account in a carrier’s Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) score. This change is in effect as of April 1, 2018, which was also the ELD enforcement deadline. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has released an updated CSA score matrix that includes CSA points for ELD-related violations. While many…

The 3 Questions To Ask Before You Go Electric

As the world moves towards a more sustainable future, fleet electrification is becoming increasingly vital. As a fleet manager, transitioning to electric vehicles can seem like a daunting task, but having a solid EV adoption strategy in place can make all the difference. This strategy should cover a variety of topics, including assessing EV suitability,…

Rental operations and the ROI of telematics

Large, multi-national rental car agencies have recognized the value of a connected fleet for several years. The same cost-saving and revenue-generating use cases can work for all rental operators, regardless of size. The value proposition of telematics to franchise operators runs the full cycle of the vehicle rental process. Using data can have an immediate…

Enhanced routing and optimization updates in MyGeotab allows for streamlining fleet operations

Optimizing fleet routes is essential for staying ahead of the competition. Let’s say a delivery company with a fleet of 50 vehicles is struggling to keep up with the growing demand for their services. The company’s fleet managers are finding it difficult to plan efficient routes and ensure on-time deliveries. They are also facing rising…

Your Productivity Questions Answered

Grow your business and move forward with telemetry powered productivity solutions. Fleet managers everywhere are working daily to maintain and improve efficient fleet operations. They want their fleets and vehicles to be as productive as possible, and are using GPS tracking tools and telemetry data to provide them with the intelligence needed to make this…

Case Study: Improving Safety, Service and Savings

Small Fleet has Big Changes When Using GPS Tracking and Telemetry for Optimization. Electrical, plumbing and lighting distributor Wiseway has made vast improvements in safety, idling and delivers added value to clients. Geotab’s dedicated service has made all the difference to this safety and customer-focused fleet. Wiseway Supply is a family-run operation that has been…