Reducing Municipal GHG Emissions

North American municipalities – regardless of size or type – typically own and operate fleet vehicles to deliver municipal services. Waste and recycling collection vehicles usually top this list. On average, these municipal fleets can generate up to 20 per cent of a municipality’s total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and consume masses of fuel each year.

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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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Essential Onboard Computing (OBC) – when you don’t need the whole enchilada

We’ve spent a lot of years developing some pretty advanced fleet management systems for both large and small waste management organizations across North America. It’s safe to say that we have some of the most technologically advanced and feature-rich systems in the market today.

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The Top 8 Fleet Management Technology Myths

Fleet management systems and technology have come a long way in the past decade. According to a new report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc., the global commercial vehicle telematics market is set to reach US $11.2 billion by 2015. It’s clear – fleet management technologies are on the rise and are field-proven to deliver compelling bottom line and operational benefits to waste fleets.

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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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How to deploy fleet management solutions for faster ROI

Waste and recycling executives faced with shrinking Capex allowances typically have to grapple with the question: “Do I invest in technologies to improve my operations and productivity, or do I buy more equipment?”

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