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What Exactly is on the Fleet Telematics Menu?

Posted by Arcangelo Capozzolo on

What Exactly is on the Fleet Telematics Menu?

The journey to reform fleet management practices looks different for everyone, but some common themes recur. Labor costs are a challenge for fleets of one to 1,000 and ensuring the optimal performance and behavior of those operators is an ongoing effort. The equipment is smarter across nearly all models, many of which come factory-ready to electronically export a wealth of usage data from onboard sensors. The appetite is there, the table is set, but how do fleet users decide what to order from the telematics menu? “Fleet management is still fairly new, and a lot of folks are not quite...

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Forklift training program helps promote safety and efficiency

Posted by Arcangelo Capozzolo on

Forklift training program helps promote safety and efficiency

Hercules Industries in Denver, Colo., is a manufacturer and wholesale distributor of HVAC sheet metal products and equipment. Since its establishment in 1962, the company has expanded to 18 retail centers and three manufacturing facilities servicing the Western United States. As the company grew, it relied on multiple branch locations to handle warehousing and distribution, each with a varied fleet of sit-down counterbalanced trucks. After centralizing warehouse and distribution, the company standardized its fleet and used a comprehensive training program to onboard the new trucks and operators as quickly as possible without compromising productivity or safety. The new 100,000-square-foot distribution...

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