FleetSMARTS – What We Learned at Waste Expo 2017

FleetSMARTS – What We Learned at Waste Expo 2017

Waste Expo is a great event for learning – not just conference learning, but also learning from our many one-on-one discussions with municipal waste managers and private haulers. These interactions help us to understand what your real priorities and issues are, and how these are shaping your budgets. We’d like to share our key takeaways from the event: 1. SAFETY, SAFETY, SAFETY There was...

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Taking the guess-work out of fleet maintenance management

Taking the guess-work out of fleet maintenance management

Fleet maintenance costs are a major concern for waste fleet managers. Reactive repairs can be expensive, and preventive maintenance programs are not always easy to implement.  Sometimes even the notion of comprehensive fleet maintenance management can be intimidating. Fortunately technology can support and facilitate the fleet maintenance process and can help save an estimated $2,000+ a year per...

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How to pick the right smart display solution for your fleet

How to pick the right smart display solution for your fleet

Smart displays are wireless touchscreen devices with built-in Wi-Fi and the ability to interact directly with the screen. For waste fleets, smart displays are mounted in-cab units that provide unprecedented real-time information to drivers and dispatchers about a truck’s load-weight, route status, service completion, vehicular telemetry, driver activities and much more. Smart displays manage a...

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Waste Fleet Safety: Tips and Tools to Ensure Safe Driving

“Every year an estimated 20 percent of all fleet vehicles are involved in accidents,” said Martin Demers, CEO of FleetMind. “The direct and indirect costs of these accidents are tremendous. The reality is that most accidents are avoidable, and effective safety management can reduce the risks significantly. Our white paper compiles findings from our extensive experience with fleets across North America, and is intended to provide helpful insights to fleet managers in the waste industry.”

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Driver scorecards and your bottom line

Maintaining accurate and real-time scorecards on every driver in your fleet can have a very positive impact on your bottom-line. Driver scorecards are a great tools for measuring performance, rewarding driver excellence and providing insights toward coaching improved driving behaviors. Improved driver safety is proven to reduce emissions, accidents and insurance premiums.

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