Category Archives: Fleet Management

Pay As You Drive Car Insurance – A Big Disruptor?

I have written several posts in the past, suggesting that PAYD insurance will become popular in the future, but acknowledging that most traditional car insurance companies won’t like it. Shareholders will hate the concept, because the customers who have the … Continue reading

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Solving the Traffic Jam Problem – Getting Cities Moving Again

I got pretty excited when I read the press release about Volkswagen getting together with D-Wave, using quantum computing to demonstrate real time traffic optimised routing at the Web Summit conference in Lisbon which starts tomorrow. I wish I was … Continue reading

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Raves and a little rant from Paihia to Auckland

On the weekend I had the distinct pleasure of being a guest speaker at the Northland National Road Carriers event in Paihia. It was great to have the pleasure to speak with and learn from people that have been on … Continue reading

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GPS Helps Solve Dispute Over Trashed Turf

A South Florida man says a Miami-Dade County garbage truck took more than his garbage when it went by his house last summer. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.nbcmiami.com This is a great example of the value of GPS data although … Continue reading

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IBM disrupts the Tour de France with IoT – ReadWrite

Dimension Data is partnering with IBM to analyze 198 riders’ data in the 2015 Tour de France, looking over 21 gruelling days of cycling. Sourced through Scoop.it from: readwrite.com This is the next generation of a concept that started with … Continue reading

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Canada to require bus and truck drivers to log hours electronically

After years of study, the federal government says it’s working to implement new safety regulations that are aligned with U.S. efforts to tackle fatigue among truck and bus drivers. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.ctvnews.ca I was having a discussion with … Continue reading

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An Inside Look at How Big Data Is Changing Fleet Management – Smart Data Collective

While you don’t hear a whole lot about it outside of the industry, big data has fundamentally and systematically changed the trucking industry forever. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.smartdatacollective.com I had the privilege of speaking on a panel of experts … Continue reading

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Mobility: the evolution of fleet management – FleetNews

The launch of products such as corporate car sharing and mobility cards is changing the way employees travel on business. Andrew Ryan reports Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.fleetnews.co.uk I learned a new position title today, Mobility Manager. The premise is … Continue reading

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GPS turns 20 years old this week – 9NEWS.com

Today GPS is enabling us to have discussions about driverless and autonomous cars, about drones and prepare for technologies we haven’t even thought of. It is creating new jobs and products that don’t even have names yet, but could be commonplace in 2-5 years. Continue reading

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Truck GPS is more than just navigation

GPS devices built specifically for truckers are growing in popularity, and it’s no surprise. Truck drivers spend most of their working day driving so it makes sense if they make their job as easy a… Sourced through Scoop.it from: truckgps.org … Continue reading

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