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Big information delivers payback for little fleets, too

While the marketing push around telematics systems and huge information options has been targeted at large fleets—– with the payback multiplied by the number of trucks—– owner-operators and little fleets stand to benefit too. Following their discussion at a recent press event to outline the new partnership between Zonar Systems and Daimler Trucks North America, Zonar President and CEO Brett Brinton and Chief Approach Officer Mike McQuade sat down with Fleet Owner to describe how the telematics devices they are developing make good sense for even a single truck operator. “& ldquo; A great deal of telematics push has actually been about performance and uptime, without rewarding the motorist. So we’& rsquo; re actually focuseding on things that make it much better for the motorist and the owner-operator,” & rdquo; says Brinton. & ldquo; The benefit, if priced right, is it & rsquo; s a devoted, purpose-built device that would bring value to operating the truck, but would also add value when they turn the secret off.” A near-term objective is to provide “& ldquo; budget-friendly, tailored products” & rdquo; for various users, Brinton included. “& ldquo; It & rsquo; s more vital, in my mind, to the man out there aiming to make a living in a truck that he owns than it is to a fleet—– however they get the exact same value,” & rdquo; McQuade stated. The Zonar plan has two parts: the “& ldquo; black box, & rdquo; which Brinton compares with a flight data recorder in aircraft and which transmits information to cloud storage and also has the capability to talk with other devices; and a committed, functional mobile tablet to access, procedure and show the information that’& rsquo; s gathered in the cloud. “& ldquo; Exactly what can an owner-operator do to monitor his truck, to collect data in time?” & rdquo; McQuade recommends, then he makes use of as an example running I-90 across Montana in March. A telematics platform shops the information from a previous journey, consisting of ecological conditions, and compares apples-to-apples info to draw conclusions about the car’& rsquo; s operation.
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Moline says modular truck fleet saves money and time

EAST MOLINE– First Christian Church of East Moline will introduce its “Helmets of Hope” program at the Aug. 24 River Bandits baseball video game. MOLINE– Four Black Hawk College alumni, consisting of Rock Island alderman Virgil J. Mayberry, were acknowledged on Thursday for their personal a & hellip; ROCK ISLAND– A brand-new direction, a new attitude, and a new desire to win have actually taken control of the Augustana football program under the new coaching program. CHICAGO (AP)– Whether they’re driving the ball over the wall, getting dominant starts or lockdown relief, the Chicago Cubs just keep rolling along. Hillary Clinton’s cheerleaders permanently depict her as a fantastic lady. She, herself, boasts that her ideas are “smarter.” RAPIDS CITY– Rain did not have the digestive tracts to dampen a celebration of a life lived method beyond complete. ROCK ISLAND– Making sure guitar amps and parishioners remain connected are all part of his job as Edgewood Baptist Church’s new praise pastor. On a hot summer season day, a glass of lemonade sounds like a tasty way to kick back, relax and take pleasure in the breeze. However when you’re young, the concept & hellip; Tell me if you’ve heard this one prior to: The world is on a knife’s edge. A major upheaval is coming, and it’s up to a group of youths to & hellip; Moline’s fleet manager J.D. Schulte strolls next to among the city’s 19 trucks equipped with hook-lift hoists. The hook-lift hoists which, when installed on a truck cab and framework, permits the city to swap out the accessory it will bring. Moline states modular truck fleet conserves time and money By Dawn Neuses, dneuses@qconline.com qconline.com MOLINE– Moline will continue to make use of and improve its “modular” truck fleet, something that is waiting money and time. In 1996, the city was the very first municipal client of Swaploader U.S.A. LTD. The Des Moines-based company makes hook-lift hoists, which, when set up on a truck taxi and chassis, allow operators to switch out the attachment it will certainly bring. The attachmen …
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