Tag: Fleet Management

News, Service Operations

Festive Food Ferried by Fleets: Food Retailers Rise to The Challenge of Deliveries in Run Up to Christmas

UK small and medium sized food businesses are feeling the pressure for customer deliveries in the lead up to Christmas, according to new research released by Vimcar.  Over half of those surveyed have experienced an increased demand for food deliveries in the lead up to Christmas compared with the last two...

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FSM Technology, Analysis, News

GPS Insight Acquires FieldAware to Create a Comprehensive Platform

GPS Insight, a leading provider of SaaS-based fleet management software and complementary solutions in the United States and Canada, today announced the acquisition of FieldAware, the leader in made-for-mobile, cloud-based field service solutions. The acquisition advances field services and fleet tracking capabilities for GPS...

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Feature, FSM Technology

All van drivers must turn semi-pro

Light Commercial Vehicles (LCVs) are the lifeblood of the UK economy – it’s a sentiment we hear quoted all the time, and while their professional use and maintenance is very important, it’s something that many companies neglect. John Mills, Head of Mobile Workforce Telematics for Microlise, wants that to change. The...

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FSM Technology, News

TomTom Telematics pilots connected cars

TomTom Telematics is using its fleet management expertise to develop connected car services. The first pilot is with a leading European vehicle importer. In a national pilot across Holland, leading European car importer Pon’s Automobiel Handel will deploy connected car technology to deliver real-time information about their vehicles’...

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Feature, Service Operations

Green intentions? The end game of fleet sustainability examined

Business motivations for running a green fleet can be many. Environmental ethics are laudable but the business case is clear and financial triggers can be equally compelling. Giles Margerison, Tom Tom Telematics’ Director UK & Ireland, explains how service companies can introduce an environmental strategy and considers its effect...

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FSM Technology, Premium Resources, Research, Written Content

Research Report: A bunch of Cowboys? (2015)

Research Report: A bunch of Cowboys? (2015) Over the last few months’ Field Service News has been conducting a research project sponsored by TomTom Telematics which aimed to explore the standards of field service companies. Are they improving or are they falling?   Is it that standards as a whole are now under greater scrutiny...

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FSM Technology, Service Operations, Uncategorized

Trimble Horizon—a New Cloud Platform for Field Service Management

Trimble yesterday introduced its new cloud-based platform for field service management—Trimble® Horizon. Trimble Horizon will be the core platform for its Field Service Management (FSM) suite of solutions and services. Built upon Trimble’s robust hosting and infrastructure framework, Trimble Horizon supports the following...

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FSM Technology, Service Operations

How Shred-it gained complete visibility of their field services

Mark Francis is the UK Director of support services for Shred-it UK. Based in Manchester, he supports over 17,000 customers on a daily basis across Shred-it’s Shared Service Centre (SSC). Here Mark discusses how he has recently worked with Trimble Field Service to foster complete visibility of its field services to drive customer...

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