GPS-enabled technologies could save mobile enterprises billions of dollars
- Moto Survey: GPS Saves Time, Fuel Costs. // GPS World;Aug2008, Vol. 19 Issue 8, p14
The article cites a survey from Motorola Inc. which reveals that nearly 50% of businesses using global positioning system (GPS) technologies cite a reduction in travel distance by an average of 231.2 miles per week. It shows that GPS technology allows mobile workers to spend less time in traffic...
- Fleet Management From the Sky. Parson, Ellen // EC&M Electrical Construction & Maintenance;Dec2002, Vol. 101 Issue 12, pC4
Focuses on the advantages of using the global positioning system (FPS) to prevent theft and improve the services offered by trucking industries in the U.S. Total number of satellites used by GPS technology; Use of the GPS as a tracking device of stolen trucks; Details on the development of GPS.
- Seeing through the storm. // Fleet Owner;Mar2016, p1
The article reports that Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (DOT) has equipped its plow trucks with global positioning system (GPS).
- 24th Annual Truck Trends Survey. Deierlein, Bob // Beverage World;3/15/2007, Vol. 126 Issue 3, p58
The article highlights the results of the 24th annual Truck Trends survey. According to the respondents, distribution costs represent 19% of revenue for the average beverage distributor. Inexpensive Global Positioning System (GPS) and communications systems and more durable seats and dashboards...
- Time to make tracks. // Engineer (00137758);9/27/2002, Vol. 291 Issue 7612, p5
Reports on Motorola's unveiling of a Instant GPS, satellite-positioning microchip that is small enough to fit into a wristwatch. Potential for use in everyday portable devices; Key features.
- Telematics Breakthrough. Teresko, John // Industry Week/IW;Nov2002, Vol. 251 Issue 10, p15
Reports on a single chip global positioning system from Motorola. Features of the device; Functions.
- Motorola offers GPS for telematics. // RCR;03/22/99, Vol. 18 Issue 12, p4
Reports on Motorola Inc.'s introduction of a global positioning system (GPS) technology designed to enhance traditional GPS for telematics systems. Features of the Wireless-Assisted GPS.
- Fleet application for field workers. // Fleet Owner;Mar2004, Vol. 99 Issue 3, p96
Reports on Aligo Inc.'s WorkTrack system that uses of Global Positioning System (GPS)-enabled mobile phones to provide location-based tracking, dispatch and reporting for field workers in real-time. Capabilities of workers with GPS phones; Benefits of the system to managers; Offering of a...
- Forecasting traffic. Mele, Jim // Fleet Owner;Oct2007, Vol. 102 Issue 10, p174
The article provides information on the information technology-based traffic services that could aid the trucking industry in forecasting traffic to ensure productivity. It includes the real-time traffic reporting service from AirSage that uses speed and travel time information from cellular...