Real-time Condition & Location Monitoring

Knowing that a cold chain is broken usually triggers a series of responses — calling the driver, ascertaining why the temperature fluctuation occurred, and dispatching a recovery vehicle if necessary, for example. But what if there’s no response from the driver? Is the driver’s phone switched off? While temperature is an important parameter to evaluate … Continued

Who must comply with the ELD rule?

Motor carriers and drivers subject to the ELD rule must start using ELDs by the compliance date of Dec. 18, 2017, unless they are using a grandfathered AOBRD. A grandfathered AOBRD is a device that a motor carrier installed and required its drivers to use before the ELD rule’s Dec. 18 compliance date. The device … Continued

PIMM™ Fleet Solutions – Benchmarking Transportation Processes

Many businesses that ship products use transportation management systems (TMS) for visibility and control within their supply chain operations. The introduction of cloud-based TMS has also opened the door to many small and mid-sized companies to find great tools that fit their budgets. While using TMS capabilities to support everything from carrier rate management, shipment … Continued

Geofencing

PIMM™ Geofencing enable the field organization to trigger business rules or create notifications as and when they are crossed by drivers. Almost 30 years ago the first hand-held navigation device was introduced and it has been 20 years since GPS accuracy degradation was stopped by the United States Defense Department, leading to a significant increase … Continued

Trucking Software for Owner Operators

PIMM™ Trucking software for owner operators – “Trucker” – is a must-have for modern transportation professionals. If you’re a company driver, or just someone interested in becoming a trucker, then now is a great time to join the ranks of self-employed truckers. Before you take the leap, though, it makes sense to have all your … Continued

fleet management software

Fleet management software (FMS) is computer software that enables people to accomplish a series of specific tasks in the management of any or all aspects relating to a fleet of vehicles operated by a company, government, or other organisation. These specific tasks encompass all operations from vehicle acquisition through maintenance to disposal. The main function … Continued

Telematics in Fleet Management

Building a Vehicle Fleet isn’t easy or inexpensive. Managing that same fleet can prove even more time-consuming, labor-intensive and costly! Fortunately, in the Digital Age, many fleet owners can turn to Telematics, which is a series of technologies that provide information on where vehicles are, how they are performing and more. Recognize the Cost Benefits … Continued

Software as a Service (SaaS) Advantages

Procuro provides a family of hosted applications using the modern SaaS model. This model was selected because it provides the best value and the best service for Procuro’s customers. SaaS provides these specific benefits: Total cost of ownership is much lower because all infrastructure and maintenance is amortized across many customer accounts. Procuro takes full … Continued