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September 26 2016

Ill. City Hopes Telematics Will Help Reduce Fleet Size

The City of Evanston, Ill., council has approved the purchase of a telematics system for 167 of its fleet vehicles. These include recycling trucks, street sweepers, and parking enforcement vehicles.

Tags: Fleet Reduction, Pilot Program, Route Management, Fuel Costs

August 02 2016

Verizon-Fleetmatics Deal Makes Telematics Giant

<p><em>Logos via Verizon and Fleetmatics.</em></p>

Verizon will control about 25% of the telematics market following its planned acquisitions of Fleetmatics and Telogis in moves that indicate steady growth ahead for fleet telematics use, a market expert said.

Tags: Verizon, Fleetmatics, Mergers & Acquisitions

August 01 2016

Verizon to Acquire Fleetmatics

<p><em>Logos courtesy of Fleetmatics and Verizon.</em></p>

Verizon Communications will acquire leading telematics provider Fleetmatics Group for $2.4 billion in a cash deal that will create a powerhouse telematics provider.

Tags: Verizon, Fleetmatics, Mergers & Acquisitions

June 23 2016

Verizon-Telogis Deal Creates Top Telematics Unit

Verizon's acquisition of Telogis would create the second-largest telematics company in the U.S. in a deal that brings together complementary businesses, a leading telematics consultant said.

Tags: Verizon, Telogis, LeasePlan, Mergers & Acquisitions

June 22 2016

Verizon Acquires Telogis

<p><em>Photo courtesy of Telogis.</em></p>

Verizon has acquired California-based Telogis to expand its market share in the growing telematics industry, the telecom giant announced.

Tags: Verizon, Telogis, Mergers & Acquisitions

November 16 2015

Calif. County Pilots GPS in 200 Vehicles

<p>All Department of General Services vehicles have been equipped with GPS devices. <em>Photo courtesy of Sacramento County</em></p>

Sacramento County, Calif., will evaluate the benefits of GPS telematics on 200 of its fleet vehicles over the next six months to determine if it will expand telematics use to 2,000 vehicles.

Tags: Utilization, Cooperative Procurement, Verizon Networkfleet, Sacramento County, Return On Investment, Software Integration

July 31 2015

Louisville Rolls Out GPS Tracking to City Fleet

<p><em>Screenshot via WLKY.</em></p>

The City of Louisville, Ky., is installing GPS units in 481 cars and trucks to reduce idling time and improve maintenance by more quickly identifying vehicles that need service.

Tags: Snow Removal, Idle Reduction, Louisville

July 01 2015

Wyoming Adds Telematics to 1,600 Fleet Vehicles

The State of Wyoming announced it will add Verizon’s Networkfleet telematics system to 1,600 fleet vehicles. This will cost the state $244,800 in upfront fees and $363,000 in annual fees.

Tags: Networkfleet, Fuel Reduction, Wyoming, Motor Pools

March 03 2015

City's Telematics to Reduce Fuel Use By 10%

The City of Crown Point, Ind., will roll out telematics to its fleet, including police cars and snow plows, after a successful 60-day pilot.

Tags: Police Vehicles, Snow Plow, Fuel Costs

February 25 2015

Telematics Study Finds Waste In N.C. State Fleet

<p><em>Chart courtesy of Verizon.</em></p>

A telematics study analyzing a sampling of North Carolina's vehicle fleet showed many state vehicles aren't being regularly used and others suffer from excessive idling that reduces fuel efficiency.

Tags: North Carolina, Vehicle Tracking, Verizon Networkfleet, Idling, Driver Behavior

February 10 2015

Calif. City Adds More GPS Units to Fleet

<p><em>Photo of a Ventura waste-water vehicle equipped with Verizon Networkfleet's GPS system courtesy of City of Ventura.</em></p>

The City of Ventura is adding 18 more GPS tracking units to its fleet to reduce idle time to achieve greater fuel efficiency and overall reduced exhaust emissions. So far, the city has installed 69 units in its vehicles.

Tags: Verizon Networkfleet, City of Ventura, GPS, Vehicle Tracking, Fuel Management

January 16 2015

Verizon to Offer New Connected-Vehicle Service

<p><strong><em>Image courtesy of Verizon.</em></strong></p>

Verizon Vehicle will include diagnostic technology, push-button live assistance, and roadside assistance using GPS to hasten the tow truck’s arrival.

Tags: Verizon, Roadside Assistance, Connected Vehicle Technology

January 13 2015

Houston Adds Telematics to Quarter of Public Works Fleet

<p><strong><em>A technician installs a telematics device on one of the City of Houston's fleet vehicles. Photo courtesy of City of Houston</em></strong></p>

The City of Houston is expanding use of telematics in its Public Works fleet. Technicians are installing 922 telematics devices on Public Works trucks after a successful pilot with 75 vehicles.

Tags: Public Works, Driver Training, Utilization, City of Houston

October 15 2014

Caltrans Equips Fleet with Telematics System

<p><em><strong>Photo courtesy of Verizon Networkfleet.</strong></em></p>

Caltrans has begun rolling out a $2.5 million telematics system on its fleet of 7,500 sedans, trucks, snowplows and portable signs in an effort to reduce fuel use and protect against theft.

Tags: Caltrans, Fleet Management Software, Vehicle Tracking, GPS

August 11 2014

Neb. County Considering Verizon Telematics System

The Gage County (Neb.) Board of Supervisors has begun considering Verizon's Networkfleet telematics system as a cost-savings measure for most of the county's vehicle fleet.

Tags: Elected Leaders, Verizon Networkfleet, Gage County, Vehicle Tracking

April 03 2014

Verizon Networkfleet Expands GPS Coverage with Satellite Integration

Verizon Networkfleet is now offering Networkfleet Satellite Coverage, an expanded communications capability that provides continuous connectivity for uninterrupted fleet management.

Tags: GPS, Verizon, Vehicle Tracking, Verizon Networkfleet

March 27 2014

PocGPS Offers Lifecycle Service Management

Coordinating service times, needs and costs in a network of vehicles can be managed with a central suite of tools that comes with many features and benefits.

Tags: Networkfleet, Vehicle Tracking, Fleet Management Software

October 24 2013

Ala. City Installs GPS Units to Reduce Fuel Consumption

Alexander City, Ala., is installing Networkfleet GPS units on its 176-unit fleet, with a goal of saving money by reducing fuel consumption, the Alexander City Outlook reported.

Tags: GPS, Networkfleet

March 27 2013

Eastern Municipal Water District Gets ROI for GPS in 2.5 Months

The water district in Southern California had anticipated a six-month return on investment (ROI) when it began installing the Networkfleet GPS units in 300 of its 350 fleet vehicles.

Tags: Networkfleet

December 14 2012

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department Implementing GPS Fleet Tracking

LITTLE ROCK, AR – The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department is working to implement a GPS fleet tracking system for its 2,400 State vehicles.

Tags: Networkfleet, State of Arkansas, NJPA contract, gps tracking

September 14 2012

York County Selects Fleet Management and GPS Tracking System

YORKTOWN, VA – York County, Va., selected a new fleet management system and a telematics platform. The County plans to use the system to manage 600 out of the 900 vehicles it oversees directly.

Tags: Fleet Management, Virginia, York County, gps tracking

June 29 2012

Networkfleet Achieves Esri Silver Tier Membership

SAN DIEGO – Networkfleet announced it has achieved Silver Tier membership in the Esri Partner Network.

Tags: GPS, Networkfleet, Esri Partner Network

June 11 2012

Networkfleet Awarded National Contract by NJPA

SAN DIEGO - The Networkfleet solution is now available nationally to National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) members under contract # 113011-NWF.

Tags: Networkfleet, NJPA, NJPA contract

April 16 2012

Atlanta Dept. of Watershed Mgmt. Selects Telematics System

ATLANTA - The City of Atlanta's Department of Watershed Management (DWM) has chosen to implement the Networkfleet GPS fleet tracking system to increase the efficiency of DWM service vehicles.

Tags: Networkfleet, City of Atlanta

March 15 2012

Networkfleet eBook and Webinar Focus on Managing Risk, Reducing Accidents

SAN DIEGO - The Networkfleet eBook and webinar will include specific actions fleet managers can take to analyze fleet operations and implement a successful risk management strategy.

Tags: Risk Management, driver safety, Networkfleet, Accident Management, Webinar, eBook