Telematics Is Changing The Trucking Industry

April 12th, 2017 by

TelematicsTelematics is the convergence of telecommunications and information processing. In the truck industry that means providing a wide range of information to make a company’s deliveries more efficient, provide safer trucks, reduce maintenance costs and improve safety.

Just some of the KPIs available with these systems include:

• Fuel efficiency
• Idle time
• Total miles
• Late departure
• Early arrival
• Excessive speeding
• Maintenance
• Main and pony engine on
• Boom out of cradle

We’ll be hearing more about telematics and we’ll be selling more vehicles equipped with it so it’s important for all of us to get acquainted with this new technology, so stay informed.

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