Five Best Practices in Transportation Telematics – SupplyChainBrain

By Team Writer / July 21, 2019

Working in an industry like transportation is no easy feat. There are many factors that need to be considered when working with moving parts, so Chris Reardon has summarized the 5 practices that you need to perfect to be successful in this field. From measuring your employee and driver’s speed, identifying mandatory equipment, enforcing all rules and regulations with employees and even incorporating cameras, using these techniques might not solve all of your problems, but they will help you maintain order and security within your operation.

Key Takeaways:

  • Counting all the freight tonnage that is moved in the United States, it was found that about seventy percent of them goes on trucks.
  • Telematics is a subset of the Internet of things and it is believed it will revolutionize how transportation companies and supply chain businesses work.
  • Telematics provides several information about a vehicle and the driver such as how hard a driver breaks and what speed he is driving.

“With 3.6 million heavy-duty Class 8 trucks on the road and 3.5 million drivers, safety and efficiency is of the utmost importance.”

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