Temperature Controlled Transport

Shippers, carriers, and receivers transporting food by motor or rail vehicle, are obligated to keep a controlled temperature in order to preserve the freshness of the food. For the shipper, it is important to provide proof that it maintained appropriate…

Cloud Computing: Pros and Cons

What is Cloud Computing? Cloud computing, or working in the cloud, is the use of computer technology that is Internet-based and on-demand. It differs from on-site or on-premise solutions in that the collection of data and resources exists on an…

How to Detect and Stop True Fleet Idling

Some drivers idle without even thinking about it. For example, an employee waits in their car for a coworker at a local coffee shop, the engine humming in the background. However, fleet idling can be very costly to business operations,…

GEOTAB AFRICA and SIGNAL TOWER now fully integrated

GEOTAB AFRICA has integrated with Online Intelligence (Signal Tower) to provide a one platform solution to the security industry. It is now much easier and quicker to dispatch nearest patrol vehicle from map to client. With Signal Tower's unique Auto…

Reporting Seatbelt Data: It’s not as Easy as Buckling Your Seatbelt

Seatbelt information is crucial to many of GEOTAB’s customers. However, it is not always as easy to retrieve as its physical simplicity may imply. Seatbelt data is not mandated by OBD-II specifications. This means that different vehicle models, makes, and…

#GeotabAfrica – Social unrest and risk management with Geotab Go-Talk

Unfortunately Social unrest and trucks being burnt to the ground is becoming a real risk... and our customers are looking for answers to allow pre-warning their drivers of these "hot spots" across the country, as it happens, when it happens...and…

The Incredible Disappearing Car: Combating GPS Jammers with Geotab’s Device

They will always be people trying to defeat GPS tracking devices with GPS jammers. Fortunately, Geotab’s device can pick up the GPS signal disruption.

Understanding Your Vehicle Odometer

Your Geotab GO device understands a lot about your vehicle’s health and the behavior and habits of everyone that drives it. When connected to your OBD-II port, the GO device collects all sorts of engine diagnostics and then combines that…

#GeotabAfrica – Route Optimization

Not too long ago drivers of fleets were working from paper maps with directions laid out on paper, in addition to their own memory to come up with the best possible route for reaching desired destinations. But with the introduction…

#GeotabAfrica – Power Take Off (PTO) and Telematics

Fleet managers and business owners need to choose a telematics provider whose technology allows for integration with other products and devices. The PTO is a primary example of a device that can be integrated within Geotab’s technology that adds value…

#GeotabAfrica – Diary: Transporter Needs Analysis

Loss Control Director of major transport company met with GEOTAB to review possibility of solving some challenges faced in the business relating to productivity of assets and drivers, and how GEOTAB could assist. The Brief from customer   Problem/Needs Statement…

#GeotabAfrica – Vodafone/Vodacom M2M Agreement Signed

GEOTAB and Vodacom Global M2M SIM Agreement GEOTAB in its constant endeavor to provide a high quality service signed an agreement with Vodacom in South Africa to utilize the global M2M Platform of Vodafone within the Fleet Monitoring offering of…

#GeotabAfrica – Logging ACCURATELY curve based algorithms

Logging accurately The main concept behind GO device logging is to produce an accurate representation of the original data by logging the essential points on a graph and discarding redundant points. We sometimes refer to this as curve-based logging. This…

#GeotabAfrica – Cummins Connected Diagnostics™ is now available with Geotab(R) fleet management solution

Cummins Connected Diagnostics™ is now available with Geotab(R) fleet management solution February 09, 2016 – Geotab, an industry-leading telematics engineering company, and Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI), a leading independent manufacturer of diesel and natural gas engines, controls and emission solutions,…

#GeotabAfrica is now a preferred Fleet Telematics Provider for AIG

GEOTAB South Africa is now a preferred Fleet Telematics Provider for AIG Insurance, Reducing Fleet Risk & Adding Value to Customers

#GeotabAfrica – Mining Effective Fleet Design Rate vs Actual Solution

How do you know that your load and haul fleet is running optimally? Throughput alone is not enough and to move down the cost curve, leaders in modern mining are required to drive productivity and make important decisions in a…

#GeotabAfrica – Increasing Mine Equipment Productivity

"A focus on equipment performance promises to unlock billions of Rands in productivity returns for miners." "The implications for improving productivity in the South African mining sector are clear. Companies serious about both cost control and productivity need to have…

#GeotabAfrica: Product Announcement: New IOX Beta Versions Being Tested

IOX-ANALOG The IOX-ANALOG was developed to provide flexibility in supporting different types of sensors in a vehicle. It is similar to IOX-AUX in that it transmits changes in voltage, but different in that it sends the actual voltage values rather…