2012 was a strong year for the Qualcomm Enterprise Services team. We celebrated more than a decade of collaboration with 40 percent of our customers, served more than 160,000 drivers across more than 500 fleets through adoption of our Hours of Service application, and received the 2012 Fleet Manager’s Choice Award for Best Advanced Telematics Supplier in the U.S. from Frost & Sullivan—just to name a few notable achievements. Thank you to all our customers and partners for your ongoing support—you are integral to our success!
As illustrated by a number of recent industry acquisitions, we expect to see the pendulum swing toward further consolidation across the transportation technology market. This enables many solution providers to bring additional functionality and value to their customer base. So, what opportunities and challenges does this trend pose to fleets moving forward?
In honor of Driver Appreciation Week, we wanted to share a story from one of our customers, Dupré Logistics, on how they leverage fleet management technology to keep their drivers happy. In our first “Fleet Connections” video, Al LaCombe, director of safety, training and logistics for Dupré Logistics, shares the challenges he faced when transitioning from “old school” paper logs to Electronic On-Board Recorders (EOBRs).
Drivers spend countless hours on the road and away from home which limits opportunities for healthy, home cooked meals. Finding healthy options on the road can be very difficult especially when you’re surrounded by fast-food restaurants. Below are a few tips for healthy eating on the road from a recent Men’s Fitness article:
On Tuesday, CNN.com posted an article on the increasing demand for truck drivers and the struggles that fleets are going through to recruit drivers. Managing high driver turnover rates and projected shortages is one of a fleet’s biggest challenges.