Fleet Management

Dec. 24, 2013: Locqus Launches Fleet Management for Small, Medium Businesses

Fleet Management Service Is Offered for Free
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Locqus, a provider of fleet management solutions, has launched a free fleet management service for small and medium-size businesses. Locqus said the service provides a complete solution for small businesses in industries such as HVAC, plumbing, and more.


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Hybrid Vehicles Inspire HVAC Contracting Efficiency

Contractors Look to Shrink Travel Costs with Higher Fuel Efficiency
By Matt Bishop
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To offset the added expense of traveling from job to job, many business owners are considering a more efficient fleet. 


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Sept. 3, 2013: Fleet Tracking Device Monitors Aggressive Driving

Nextraq’s Newest Device Offers Capabilities Beyond Vehicle Tracking
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NexTraq®, a leading GPS fleet tracking and asset management company, has announced the availability of its VT-2400 series, devices that go beyond vehicle tracking to monitor aggressive and dangerous driving behaviors such as harsh braking, cornering, and jackrabbit starts.


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Serving Up a Smarter Fleet

Make HVAC Service Calls Profitable through Advanced Tracking Systems
By Kimberly Schwartz
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If you are struggling to find ways to increase profits from service calls, experts in fleet management say that the advanced technology on the market today can help improve efficiency and reduce costs.


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Using GPS to Help Manage Your Business

Fleet-Tracking Software Can be Invaluable Tool
By Megan Webb-Morgan
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GPS fleet-tracking software is one of the most important investments you can make for your business because its functionality encompasses a wide range of features.


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Business Reinvestments Pay Dividends

By Matt Bishop
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For a company that’s been in business 118 years, making upgrades isn’t an option, it’s a necessity. That’s why Butch Welsch, president of Welsch Heating & Cooling Co., St. Louis, always makes sure to stick to one key principle despite the rapidly changing times we live in: First impressions are everything.


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DataNab LLC: Transportation Temperature Sensors

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A range of 1-Wire temperature sensors integrates with GPS and telematics systems to add temperature monitoring functionality to existing vehicle tracking and diagnostics capabilities. The sensor technology provides GPS and telematics systems with the added benefit of monitoring engine, cab, trailer, or other temperatures.


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Fleet Transitions to Better Fuel Economy

By Angela D. Harris
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The tools of the trade are not confined to what technicians carry in their toolboxes. The type of vehicles that technicians transport their toolboxes in can be just as important. Can changing your vehicles change your bottom line?


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NexTraq™: GPS Vehicle Routing Functionality

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The new ClearPath routing functionality, offered within the GPS Fleet Tracking platform, allows dispatchers and drivers to save time and money by finding the quickest route for a vehicle’s workday. The feature takes all of the locations and stops in a vehicle’s route and orders them to create the shortest route.


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HVAC Contractors Use High Tech to Stay in Touch

By John R. Hall
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Two HVAC contractors are using modern technology — iPads, GPS, and remote monitoring — to stay one step ahead of their competition and one step closer to their employees.


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