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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!

Refrigerator telematics solutions

Refrigerator telematics solutions

Carrier and Thermo King are the world’s leaders in high-technology heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions. These companies provide a number of heating and air conditioning tools for the transportation industry.
How and why to download digital tachograph data remotely?

How and why to download digital tachograph data remotely?

What is digital tachograph data remote download? Digital tachograph data remote downloading is the process of accessing your tachograph files over the air, without the need of downloading the data from driver cards or the tachograph itself manually each time it is needed.
Track your mobile devices with Positrack from Mapon

Track your mobile devices with Positrack from Mapon

We have recently launched a new mobile app that lets you use your Android or iOS-based smartphone as a mobile tracker. The Positrack app for mobile device tracking is available here for Android and Apple iOS and can be downloaded for free.

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5 tips to help you choose the right White Label tracking system

5 tips to help you choose the right White Label tracking system

GPS tracking and fleet management solutions are growing in popularity each year. There are various platforms that offer White Label solutions, so what are the factors that you should take into account when evaluating the possibilities?
8 tips to help you avoid traffic jams

8 tips to help you avoid traffic jams

The summer is quickly approaching and the last thing you want to do is spend it in traffic jams, so here’s a list of tips that should help you avoid them. 1. Timing If possible, adjust your schedule to avoid heavy rush hours. You will save time if you arrive at work an hour before or after the rush hours and leave accordingly. 2. Apps Top choice – Waze. It’s already quite popular and you should be using it. This navigation app analyses traffic intensity and calculates fastest routes, helping you avoid traffic jams. Download the app here for iOS or Android.
Where and when are people driving faster? Comparison of countries, seasons and climate.

Where and when are people driving faster? Comparison of countries, seasons and climate.

Have you ever wondered which are the countries with the fastest traffic movement? Wonder no more, because this week Mapon committed to answer this question. The dataset Mapon analysed consisted of more than 100 million routes driven in a time period of 4 years. The geo chart above summarizes some of the obtained country level results.
20 amazing facts about traffic and traffic jams

20 amazing facts about traffic and traffic jams

We have compiled a list of interesting facts and statistics about traffic and traffic jams from various sources. Even though it’s something we are all familiar with – there’s a lot you don’t know…
Fuel Saving – The Ultimate List

Fuel Saving – The Ultimate List

We have compiled an extensive list of proven fuel saving practices that actually work. Help yourself and the planet by following these 15 tips:
You can’t hide from technology – so why not benefit from it?

You can’t hide from technology – so why not benefit from it?

In our previous blog post we looked at 5 common myths about fleet management systems, and one of those myths was that small fleets don’t need management systems. One point in particular that we discussed was that cell phones are efficient enough to manage a fleet. Today we’ll look at some more detailed research and arguments that show why that might not be true (at least not anymore).