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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

The Need for Pipeline Infrastructure

A new report found that rejecting pipeline infrastructure would remove almost one-third of U.S. electricity generation capacity by 2030, dangerously raising electric rates nationwide.The report found that 31 percent of U.S. electricity... Continue Reading

Technology: Impact on Highway Construction

Infrastructure projects are complex and have a unique set of requirements. Contractors working on these types of projects need to be aware of regulations, safety mandates and so much more in order to succeed.In fact, a new report on the... Continue Reading

Taking Stock of New Technologies at CONEXPO-CON/AGG

CONEXPO-CON/AGG attendees took stock of the new technologies incorporated into equipment on display at the show, and they said that an improving business environment is spurring confidence in purchasing decisions.“We just enjoy seeing... Continue Reading

The Speed and Impact of Telematics

$1.2 trillion. That is the amount of money that companies spend annually on business travel. Imagine if that number could be reduced. Well, it can.Technology can help address some of the inherent challenges with travel in any business... Continue Reading

Top Five Technology Game Changers

Spending on personal technologies is massive and expected to grow to $2.7 trillion a year by 2019, according to Gartner. The analyst firm is now forecasting the top five personal technologies that will disrupt business.Many of the... Continue Reading

Dozers Include Intelligent Features

Technology continues to grow in the construction market and that includes equipping heavy machinery with tools designed to make the job easier.For example, Komatsu America Corp. recently introduced the D155AXi-8 Radio Control dozer, the... Continue Reading

Drones Taking off in Construction

The use of drones is growing in the construction industry, as construction professionals increasingly understand the benefits they offer for surveying and other important jobsite tasks.In fact, throughout the next decade, rapidly... Continue Reading

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