Yearly Archives: 2018


Toromont CAT Cast Study

2020-10-08T11:33:51-04:00December 6th, 2018|Fleet Efficiency, Fleet Management, Fleet Optimization, Fleet Safety|

The Challenge: A Disconnected Service Network Before implementing Geotab telematics about three years ago, Toromont CAT hadn’t used this type of technology for the dealership’s service trucks. Appointed with the task of seeing if telematics would help the company improve routing service calls, Dave Dyer, fleet manager at Toromont CAT, needed to find a [...]

Predictive Maintenance

2020-10-08T11:33:51-04:00November 28th, 2018|Fleet Efficiency, Fleet Management, Fleet Optimization|

When you get sick, your symptoms tell you something is wrong — headache, nausea, weakness or trouble concentrating. Like a truck or bus driver seeing a dash-light, that’s when you become consciously aware of a problem. When the illness gets really bad, you’re out of commission. Imagine how great it would be to be [...]

The Dangers of Distracted Driving

2020-10-08T11:33:51-04:00November 28th, 2018|Fleet Management, Fleet Safety|

The popularity of mobile devices has had some unintended and sometimes deadly consequences. An alarming number of traffic accidents are linked to driving while distracted, including use of mobile devices while driving, resulting in injury and loss of life. The most recent national statistics are sobering. Approximately nine people are killed and more than [...]

Landscape Ontario: Congress ’19

2020-10-08T11:33:51-04:00November 2nd, 2018|Connected Vehicles, Industry News|

Canada’s Premier Horticulture and Green Industry Trade Show and Conference Congress is THE annual trade show and conference for Canada's horticultural and landscape professionals. Rated as one of North America's top rated show for the green industry it features: 600+ multinational vendors 1,300+ exhibit booth covering 8 acres 13,000+ attending green professionals 60+ professional [...]

Driving and Fatigue

2020-10-08T11:33:51-04:00October 4th, 2018|Fleet Safety, Industry News|

Catching fatigue and distractions before they happen There is growing awareness of the danger of fatigue, with that a contributor to as many as 100,000 reported crashes each year. Fleets are also battling the growing crisis of distracted driving, working to detect and prevent both. Neil Abt | Oct 03, 2018 | Driving a truck is [...]

Geotab doubles down on data services

2020-10-08T11:33:51-04:00September 7th, 2018|Big Data, Industry News|

"Geotab doubles down on data services as it finds U.S. growth. - At the heart of its business is the Geotab GO GPS vehicle tracking device. - As a result, fleet managers of everything from riding lawn mowers to heavy transport trucks get a real-time stream of data to help them manage their businesses." [...]

ELDs: Data-Driven Trucking

2020-10-08T11:33:52-04:00September 6th, 2018|Big Data, ELD Mandate, Fleet Management, Fleet Optimization, Industry News|

ELDs: Data-Driven Trucking – How Fleets Are Using Mandated E-Log Systems to Collect Information, Enhance Operations The government-mandated use of electronic logging devices hasn’t just replaced paper logbooks; it also has marked a major step forward for technology adoption and the use of data in trucking. While the recently implemented federal ELD rule was [...]

What to Do During an ELD Roadside Inspection

2020-10-08T11:33:53-04:00April 30th, 2018|ELD Mandate, Industry News|

As of April 1, 2018, full enforcement begins for the ELD Mandate. Carriers and drivers will be expected to fully comply with U.S. electronic logging regulations. Please read this post for important information on ELD roadside inspection procedures with Geotab Cloud ELD. How to Present HOS Logs at Roadside Inspections When a commercial vehicle driver [...]

ELD Mandate – Update

2020-10-08T11:33:53-04:00March 26th, 2018|ELD Mandate, Fleet Compliance|

As you are probably already aware, the ELD enforcement deadline is quickly approaching on April 1, 2018. Since the ELD Mandate deadline on December 18, 2017, drivers have been written up for non-compliance; however, no CSA points were levied against drivers or their companies. All of that changes on April 1st. To help you [...]

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