Fleet Safety

Dangers of Distracted Driving

The Dangers of Distracted Driving

In today’s connected world, drivers are constantly being fed distractions through their smartphones and other in-cab technology. And when you’re managing a fleet and drivers, one minor mistake behind the wheel can ruin your whole business. With 60% of drivers saying they’d need to be involved in a fatal accident to be dissuaded from using …

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GPS Tracking for construction companies

GPS Tracking for Construction Companies: Worth the Money?

GPS tracking for construction companies: Many companies question whether it’s a good value. But many have found that having safer drivers helps reduce their insurance rates. And knowing when their vehicles and equipment enter and leave job sites helps with billing and routing. Others have found that they’re bringing more to the bottom line from …

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Driver Appreciation Week 2020

Driver Appreciation Week Contest 2020 Winners and Top Ideas

Thank you to all of you who submitted your great ideas for celebrating National Truck Driver Appreciation Week! Wow, we received more than twice as many submissions this year as last year–and so many great ideas! We had a tough job choosing the winners, but here are the top 3 winners along with some of …

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GPS tracking for landscaping companies

GPS Tracking for Landscaping Companies: Worth It?

Some landscapers believe that GPS tracking for landscaping companies is too expensive for them. Several leading companies have proven that is not true—and they’re bringing more to the bottom line as a result. Landscape Development Improved Driver Safety and Performance with FleetLocate Landscape Development, Inc. is an industry-leading, integrated site and landscape services company serving …

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Ask the expert in trucking

Ask the Expert in Trucking: Ask Your Tough Questions!

After the excellent response to our “Ask the Regulatory Expert” webinar last month, Spireon is creating a new feature, “Ask the Expert in Trucking.” We have asked leading experts to answer your questions on a variety of subjects in a monthly blog post. The experts answering your questions include: Dean Croke, DAT Chris Henry, CarriersEdge …

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COVID-19 and Trucking

COVID-19 and Trucking: Industry News for August 12

Selected COVID-19 and trucking industry news that may impact your business. As of August 12, 2020: FMCSA Extends Emergency Declaration Scopelitis Transportation Consulting Late yesterday, FMCSA again extended its emergency declaration that was set to expire August 14, 2020. The notice extends the emergency declaration to September 14, 2020 and returns food, paper products and …

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fleet success post-COVID

Fleet Success Post-COVID: 10 Steps to Take [Webinar]

How can you plan for fleet success post-COVID? Find out in this informative webinar. There is one eventuality about the COVID-19 pandemic—it will end. But what will that mean for trucking fleets? How can they shift gears from operating in an ongoing emergency and return to “normalcy”? What will it take to succeed in the …

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COVID-19 and Trucking

COVID-19 and Trucking: Industry News for August 4

Selected COVID-19 and trucking industry news that may impact your business. As of August 4, 2020: Trucking After the Pandemic: Lessons from Homebuilders Trucks.com After an unprecedented boom, a crisis struck suddenly sparking a cascade of bankruptcies that wiped out the long-tail of small businesses that were the backbone of the industry — the same …

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COVID-19 and Trucking

COVID-19 and Trucking: Industry News for July 30

Selected COVID-19 and trucking industry news that may impact your business. As of July 30, 2020: Second-quarter GDP plunged by worst-ever 32.9% amid virus-induced shutdown CNBC The U.S. economy saw the biggest quarterly plunge in activity ever, though the plummet in the second quarter wasn’t as bad as feared. Gross domestic product from April to …

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