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How to Make Your Construction Fleet Smart

Is your fleet smart? If not, now might be the time to consider how to add some intelligence to your equipment, as the market is expected to grow significantly, offering new opportunities for construction companies in the future.The... Continue Reading

Growth for Fleet Management Systems

Fleet-management systems are changing how the construction industry does business—on the road and at the jobsite. Now, one analyst firm is predicting growth for the market.In a new report, Berg Insight recently announced the number... Continue Reading

Fleet Management: A Service Model

Fleet-management systems are growing—and some manufacturers are even offering the service standard on equipment.As one example, Takeuchi recently announced a new fleet management service. The service, called Takeuchi Fleet... Continue Reading

Fleet Management Systems Get a Charge

Being able to effectively manage a fleet of vehicles offers a number of benefits such as saved time and costs. In the past, some hurdles to implementation have been cost to implement and technology complexity. Now, however, one... Continue Reading

Streamlining the Fleet Management Process

Fleet managers are continually seeking ways to streamline processes and improve efficiencies and safety.To that end, Omnitracs, a developer of fleet management solutions, recently launched Omnitracs Integrated Telematics (OIT).Meeting... Continue Reading

Making Fleet Management Work for You

Automated fleet tracking is critical to fleet managers looking for ways to more effectively monitor equipment use and schedule fleet maintenance.GPS Insight, a provider of GPS (global positioning system) fleet-tracking technology, has... Continue Reading

New Fleet Management Tools Save Time, Money

Fleet operators are continually seeking ways to reduce fuel costs, optimize travel routes, monitor driver behavior, minimize idle times and ensure cargo and driver security.To help achieve those goals, ORBCOMM, a provider of M2M... Continue Reading

Keep Tabs on Your Jobsite Off Hours

Jobsite security is of paramount importance to contractors concerned about project and equipment damage, especially when the worksite is vacant.To help resolve those concerns, Sensera Systems has introduced the SiteWatch-700 Series, a... Continue Reading

Sustainability: The Future of Building Materials

Imagine a construction jobsite without 3D printers, robots, and drones. Instead, there are simply building materials that are able to take shape on their own, helping build the jobsite of the future.While this reality is certainly a ways... Continue Reading

Labor Shortage Plaguing the Construction Industry

The construction industry is experiencing a worker shortage, and new numbers are showing some staggering statistics that need to be addressed.The National Association of Home Builders estimates that in the United States, there are... Continue Reading

The Excavator of the Future

Increased government spending on infrastructure is driving new technology to be placed on excavators. Infrastructure development is of prime importance in any country, as it is directly proportional to the economic growth of a nation.At... Continue Reading

Episode 69: Autonomous Trucks | Equipment Uptime

Tuesday, July 18, 2017Listen now to the full episode, or select from the segments below.Segment 1: Green FleetsPeggy Smedley talks about new ways that fleets are going green.Listen Now Segment 2: How Autonomous Trucks Will Advance Work... Continue Reading

When Will AR/VR Really Take Off at the Jobsite?

There has been a lot of discussion lately about the value of augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) in the construction industry. The technology can help visualize what a space will look like before a structure is built. Many... Continue Reading

Bio-Concrete Heals the Infrastructure Future

America’s infrastructure is failing, but what if “smart” materials such as concrete, metals, and plastics could heal themselves, creating a smarter infrastructure of the future?This reality might not be too far off, as researchers and... Continue Reading

Quick Poll: Cast your vote!

As a construction professional, you know our industry best. Which candidate do you think will move our industry forward and create opportunities for you to succeed? Continue Reading

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