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Here we write about our latest updates and share our knowledge by publishing insightful articles on how to use fleet management telematics solutions to take your business to a new level!

SCHWENK approach to improving driver behaviour within the company’s fleet

SCHWENK approach to improving driver behaviour within the company’s fleet

The transportation sector is responsible for 33% of overall energy consumption in Europe, with the road transportation sector accounting for more than 80% of that energy, according to the European Commission. However, the recent years have shown a trend of companies improving the vehicle usage processes to cut energy and fuel consumption and vehicle maintenance costs. It means that companies are focusing on boosting their fleet efficiency and driver behaviour while promoting positive changes in the whole industry.  
Mapon showcases company solutions and expertise in the annual Telematics Conference in Warsaw

Mapon showcases company solutions and expertise in the annual Telematics Conference in Warsaw

Last Thursday, on September 27, a part of our team attended the annual Telematics Conference CEEurope in Warsaw, Poland. This year the conference was focusing on the topic of telematics industry collaborations, and we were lucky to be among the event partners and host an interactive session on the issue of co-opetition possibilities in telematics.
Tacho Hotel – a stand alone solution for hosting multiple tachograph cards

Tacho Hotel – a stand alone solution for hosting multiple tachograph cards

If your company provides remote digital tachograph data download services to other businesses, you know the struggle of keeping all the tachograph cards organised and available at all times. Storing smart cards at clients’ offices and ensuring their availability 24/7 can be a mess. Similarly, hosting tens or hundreds of cards in your office can easily turn into a cable and card reader chaos. Luckily, there is a solution to avoid such situations – a stand alone tachograph remote download card hotel, or, as we call it, the Tacho Hotel. 

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Driving Log – a new, convenient solution to route logging

Driving Log – a new, convenient solution to route logging

Manual counting of every employee’s work and private routes takes up a lot of time and may cause unnecessary expenses for the company. To help our partners and clients avoid such risks, we’ve introduced a new feature, the Driving Log, to our system. The solution allows you to set private and work routes as well as choose a time frame for routing purposes for the whole week, enabling automatic change of the route type and saving many hours spent on reporting every month.
Easy user access rights management for medium-sized and large businesses

Easy user access rights management for medium-sized and large businesses

In companies, where many employees have access to Mapon system, it’s common to differentiate access rights to certain information and sections. It’s a complicated and time-consuming routine for many account administrators who need to adjust access rights for every user individually. To reduce the effort, we improved the processes of creating access rights groups for users.
Vehicle Booking: Save Time and Save Your Fleet Costs

Vehicle Booking: Save Time and Save Your Fleet Costs

It might seem so simple: deciding who in your business can use a vehicle and who can’t. However, when schedules clash and overlap, and seemingly all the cars are taken at once or one specific vehicle gets used more than the others, it suddenly stops being so simple. For this reason, Mapon has developed the Vehicle Booking solution for our system. It is extremely easy to use, yet very beneficial for a business, beyond its seemingly basic purpose. So what are the benefits of Vehicle Booking?
Kreiss case study: Temperature monitoring solution that offers state-of-the-art service quality

Kreiss case study: Temperature monitoring solution that offers state-of-the-art service quality

Kreiss – a company with headquarters in Riga, Latvia and offices around the world – Norway, Russia, Belgium and Kazakhstan – is one of the largest cargo transportation enterprises in Europe with a fleet of around 1400 trucks and 1700 refrigerated trailers. However, with size comes certain issues.
If It Moves, We Can Track It

If It Moves, We Can Track It

When talking about GPS tracking, most people think about vehicle tracking. In fact, there are quite a lot of applications for GPS tracking in other industries. Let’s go through a few of them in order to get a full picture of the solutions we can provide.
Daufood case study: Installing 240 devices in just three days

Daufood case study: Installing 240 devices in just three days

Daufood operates Domino’s Pizza in Portugal. As a large, successful and continuously growing company with more than 500 employees and 240.000+ km driven each year, they have their own challenges. The main challenge was having thorough control over a fleet of motorbikes delivering food from their restaurants. Having control of the bikes belonging to each of the restaurants is crucial because each restaurant and its vehicles have their own area of operations and jurisdiction. Optimisation of the drivers and their delivery time is of severe importance to maintain stable and quality-driven performance, as well as control of all the bikes.