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Fleet Management

Data Analytics and Reporting

Fleet Management Innovations

Valuable state-of-the-art tools for electric utilities BY JOE CAYWOOD, Terex Utilities With all the challenging demands of a utility marketplace, increased understanding of ownership and operating cost, as well as utilization, fleet managers must work through several different scenarios when making...

Data Analytics and Reporting

Save Money on Fleet Management

For utilities who want to reduce costs in record time BY ROB HOYSGAARD, ARI Save, or saving, is defined as the act of avoiding unnecessary waste or expense. The key word in that definition is unnecessary. A 50 percent reduction is essential, on-the-road vehicles do not result in savings; rather it...

Data Analytics and Reporting

Fleet Management Technology Report

Exploiting the full potential of global positioning system software BY RYAN DRISCOLL, GPS Insight North American electric utilities experience a number of challenges when managing fleet vehicles such as digger derricks and bucket trucks. A few of these include fuel consumption costs, maintenance...

Technology Adoption and Integration

Mobile Workforce Management

Taking the next step in field communications BY JIM MENTON, ClickSoftware Electricity remains the same as it always has, but the entire context around providing a safe and reliable supply has changed, and continues to evolve. New challenges have emerged for electric utility executives spanning deep...

Utility Fleets

Utility Fleet Tracking Myth Busters

Since global positioning system (GPS) tracking was first introduced to the fleet industry, users have debated whether this technology is beneficial for their fleets. Some of the most common objections include the fear of employee pushback, budget concerns, and usage apprehensions regarding Big Data.

Additionally, GPS tracking presents a learning curve, which means that utilities have to train their employees to use the technology. Moreover, daily operations swamp utility employees.

The aforementioned challenges present...

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