Last-mile delivery for any fleet operation — big or small — is only as efficient as the communication between the driver and dispatch.
As school, socializing, and many aspects of life have moved online this year, it’s more important than ever that you protect your digital devices and steer clear of cybercriminals. So during National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), observed each October, the FBI and partner agencies remind you to do your part and #BeCyberSmart all year long.
As a business owner, it’s really difficult to keep up with all the different ways technology can help your endeavors. You take the time to carefully evaluate software options, make a purchase, and get everything installed — and before you know it, the software is outdated and there’s a new “latest-and-greatest.”
Learning new ways to use today’s technology to enhance your business operation will give you a leg up against the competition. Business is the Tails to technology’s Sonic. They’re a pairing that works symbiotically, and there are many ways one can help boost the other.
Imagine you walk into your dispatch office and see that your vehicle has broken down, your driver is running out of available hours, and inclement weather is delaying your next job. As the fleet manager, you now have to decide how best to handle this perilous situation. You have relied on disparate data sources to get ahead of the problem, but still you struggle for insights that can drive good decisions. Enter: Telematics 2.0 – the evolution of telematics.
Few leaders would dispute the fact that business today is driven by data and smart algorithms. Yet, rather than real digital transformation, many instead pursue digital incrementalism, using automation to cut costs or, worse — cut jobs. Doing so might buy you some time from impatient shareholders, but it will be short-lived unless you can face the challenge: How do you reimagine what you do for a new era of AI-powered competition?
How technology and workforce management solutions can play a vital role for organizations.
The trucking industry has seen dramatic change in 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted every fleet — some have seen an uptick in business, while other businesses have suffered. But by and large, most fleets seem to feel the worst is behind us, and are now looking towards the future.
While the COVID-19 pandemic remains a global emergency, restrictions are gradually lifting in many areas and non-essential business is picking up the pace. Despite this, the virus is still having a huge impact due to ongoing trade and travel restrictions—and logistics, together with other fleet-running companies, remain some of the hardest hit.
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