We have a reputation for developing leading edge solutions

As a developer of smart truck systems, I think it’s fair to say that our company is pretty smart. Most of our folks are engineers and we work hard to stay at the technological forefront of the industry. We have a reputation for developing leading edge solutions, and I strongly believe that reputation to be… Continue Reading »


Making the Case for a Smart Fleet Management System

We often get asked by customers and prospective customers to help them make the case for the purchase and deployment of a smart fleet management OBC system. They know they need it and they know that its effective use will yield measurable results and benefits. But budgets are tight and bosses need convincing. We get… Continue Reading »


We introduced our newest FleetLink mobile product

Earlier this year we introduced our newest FleetLink mobile product – the Toughpad® FZ-M1 by Panasonic. The FleetLink Toughpad® FZ-M1 in-cab touchscreen smart display is built for productivity and performance with the industry’s broadest range of configuration options. For our customers, the FleetLink Toughpad® FZ-M1 is primarily geared toward enhanced container maintenance and service auditing… Continue Reading »


In August I Posted About a New White Paper

In August I posted about a new white paper that we had just published about the expected ROI of a ‘smart’ fleet system deployment. To our delight, Waste Advantage Magazine picked up on the theme and asked me to develop a contributed article for the October issue of the magazine. Together with Tom Gill, Senior… Continue Reading »


FLEETSMARTS: New White Paper Examines Expected ROI of a “Smart” Fleet System Deployment

FleetMind published today an industry white paper – “By the Numbers – Smart Fleets Are the Smart Choice” – which examines the return-on-investment (ROI) of a smart fleet management system as derived from real-life deployment results. Running a smart and optimally effective fleet operation is all about maximum visibility and efficiencies. Some of the more… Continue Reading »


SAFETY, SAFETY, SAFETY

There was much talk at the recent Waste Expo of how the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics fatal injury figures show the waste and recycling sector is getting more dangerous. In fact, refuse and recyclable material collectors were the fifth most dangerous profession in 2015 with a fatal injury rate of 38.8 per 100,000 workers…. Continue Reading »


Joint announcement with McNeilus Trucks

We issued a joint announcement with McNeilus Trucks today that highlighted two key themes. Number one – the Street Smart Vision 10 (SSV10) system that combines McNeilus refuse collection vehicles with FleetMind’s mobile onboard computer and DVR platform is gaining rapid traction in the market place. 15 new customers in 2016! Number two – it… Continue Reading »


Understanding Internet of Things (IoT) buzz and how it affects waste collection

IoT revolves around increased machine-to-machine communication. Built on cloud computing and networks of data-gathering sensors, it delivers a mobile, virtual and immediate connection. And it has the power to make everything “smart”. According to Cisco, 500 billion devices are expected to be connected to the Internet by 2030. Each device includes sensors that collect data,… Continue Reading »