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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!

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.

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The Beneficial Step to a New GPS Tracking Platform Provider

The Beneficial Step to a New GPS Tracking Platform Provider

GPS telematics platforms are evolving at such a pace that the amount of money they could save for your businesses is currently truly breathtaking. Some years ago it was enough to provide an option to see the vehicles on the map and their historical routes (and nothing more.) The customer was satisfied. Nowadays it’s standard to expect a complete fleet management solution which includes numerous reports, data from vehicle onboard computers (CAN), temperature monitoring, fuel control, maintenance planning and reminders, driver behaviour analysis and, most importantly, API integrations with their internal ERP systems so that data travels automatically from one system to another.
Vehicle Inspection: It Takes Minutes to Do, but Will Save Hours of Repairs!

Vehicle Inspection: It Takes Minutes to Do, but Will Save Hours of Repairs!

To keep your vehicle running well and efficiently, you need to give it an overall check on a regular basis. On average it is advised to do a thorough check on your vehicle every 1000 km or so. Letting an issue go unchecked or unfound for too long can result in growing expenses for repairs or even put your driver and other members of the traffic at risk. For this reason, Mapon has created a tool that allows you to go through all the necessary tests for your vehicle in our mobile Mapon GO app – Vehicle Inspections.
2017 – Year of Progress and Achievement

2017 – Year of Progress and Achievement

We are proud to announce that 2017 has been a year of great progress and gains for us. Through dedication and hard work we have increased the number of our clients, partners and installed devices, as well as opened a new branch in Spain. There’s more:
Tired of overpaying for road tolls? Mapon has the solution

Tired of overpaying for road tolls? Mapon has the solution

As anyone in the long-distance trucking industry will tell you, driving just across Europe is not as easy as just pressing the gear pedal and heading straight. From congestion charging to toll bridges and tunnels, there are so many different things a truck driver might have to pay for nowadays. In this blog post, we will discuss some of the more prominent examples of road taxation in Europe (because discussing all the various methods just in Europe would require an encyclopedia) and also how Mapon’s solutions could help you save money in this regard. What gets tolled?
Driver Behaviour: it will help your drivers improve and lessen your operational costs

Driver Behaviour: it will help your drivers improve and lessen your operational costs

It’s the harsh reality of any business that perfection is unattainable. However! One should always strive towards it. That’s why we’re currently hard at work on a new Driver Behaviour solution for our Mapon system users. With it, you’ll know EXACTLY who’s the most economical, the most ecological and the most efficient of your drivers. And, more importantly, you will know the ones who need to improve: their performance growth will inevitably lead to your business growing as well! So, how will it work? Let’s take you through it.
Mapon app: now even more practical, convenient and business-savvy

Mapon app: now even more practical, convenient and business-savvy

Mapon has been working hard on supplementing our already highly functional and ergonomic Mapon application, and we’re proud to announce that it has been improved even more. We have now added a reports section which you can filter according to dates. You can pick as little as a day or as much as a month and see the distance each of your drivers has driven using which vehicle, how much fuel has been spent and how much time has been spent driving and without moving.