Valentine’s Day means romantic dinners, chocolates and of course flowers. Lots of fresh flower deliveries all across the nation. According to the National Retail Federation, 35% of the projected $19.6 billion dollars spent on Valentine’s day will be spent on flowers. That’s a lot of deliveries! More deliveries occur on Valentine’s Day than any other day throughout the year. With that many deliveries to manage, every florist needs a GPS Tracking solution. Florists + GPS Tracking = Cupid’s Perfect Match!
Erie, Pennsylvania had record breaking snowfall in December 2017 with over 62.9 inches. But they weren’t the only ones affected by the harsh winter we’ve seen so far compared to previous years. Snow and ice on the ground means snow removal companies have their work cut out for them. We’ve talked to several snow removal companies from the Northeast about the benefits they’ve seen with the EZ Fleet GPS Tracking solution.
The majority of service calls that plumbing companies get are not planned. Whether it’s for leaks or clogs, there are a wide range of emergency plumbing calls. EZ Fleet GPS Tracking helps plumbing companies get to those calls as fast as possible which gives their customers the highest satisfaction.
As a fleet-based business owner, operator or manager you are faced with the challenge of monitoring and tracking not only vehicles, but drivers as well. You can’t be with all your drivers on all their trips, so you rely on limited information to make very important decisions. The daily decisions you make have a direct impact on the business’s bottom line. Using the EZ Fleet GPS Tracking System you can avoid the biggest mistakes, listed below, made in fleet management.
Your company can save a lot of money by developing a safe driving program combined with GPS tracking. One accident can bring about many costs and hardship due to property loss, payment for damages, legal fees and time away from work for any employees injured in the accident. The Network of Employers for Traffic Safety found that traffic crashes cost employers $47.4 billion a year.
Not only do you spend a lot of money on your assets, but you rely on your equipment and assets to successfully complete a job. The sad truth is that vehicles, equipment and assets are stolen every day. In 2016, a vehicle was stolen every 45 minutes. Read more here about theft mitigation and recovery for your vehicles.
Many companies have implemented Electronic Driver Logging (ELD) systems in compliance with the Federal mandate of December 2017. But any still haven’t. A non-scientific poll of Overdrive readers revealed that one third remained unsure about their response to the mandate. And based on our ELD sales volumes in January, 2018 so far, it is clear that some companies still haven’t taken the plunge. We understand, ELD is a compliance requirement and while there are some benefits to both the driver and the company, most owners and fleet managers see ELD as a cost of doing business rather than something that will help the bottom line.
At the 2018 Consumer Electronics show in Las Vegas, the big US Carriers spent a lot of time trying to be more eager than the others in terms of their plans to deploy 5G, the next major evolution of wireless infrastructure. For those of you who are keeping track, after spending millions on 4G and seeing their average revenue per user (ARPU) actually drop, there was talk not so long ago of 5G roll-outs not starting until 2020. But here we are in 2018 and the carriers now seem to be in a race to deploy.
Many companies that buy GPS Tracking Solutions provide a service such as installation, maintenance or repair. We've all been customers of these types of services and we all have experience the 8 hour service window or waiting in frustration when the service technician is late, without any update or notice.