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Best Practices

I recently authored an article in Waste Advantage Magazine on “Best Practices in Waste Fleet Management”. Savvy waste fleet managers throughout North America are leveraging onboard computing systems to dramatically improve service efficiencies, gain better visibility into fleet and business operations, boost customer service and ensure a significant reduction in resource requirements. They are setting… Continue Reading »

Bringing Together the Best in Fleet Safety

I was happy to be able to contribute a column in this month’s Waste Advantage Magazine about fleet safety. “Bringing Together the Best in Fleet Safety” talks about how today’s leading fleet management solutions are providing the best fleet safety benefits by eliminating the main causes of motor-vehicle accidents and providing fleet managers with the… Continue Reading »

FleetMind’s Martin Demers Featured in Waste 360 Article

FleetMind’s CEO was interviewed about how the waste and recycling industry has adopted multiple technology solutions in recent years, and how their needs are now being served by fleet-tech organizations like FleetMind. Earlier this week FleetMind CEO Martin Demers was interviewed by Waste 360s Cheryl McCullen as part of their on-going Waste Expo 2015 Coverage. The article, titled “Serving the… Continue Reading »

Reducing Driver Distractions

Every day over 150,000 drivers travel through cities, communities and neighborhoods to collect our garbage. Making sure they do so safely is everyone’s number one priority. Safe driving is largely dependent on limiting driver distractions. In 2010, more than 3,000 people were killed and over 400,000 injured because of distracted driving. Nearly 20 percent of all… Continue Reading »

Reducing Municipal GHG Emissions

North American municipalities – regardless of size or type – typically own and operate fleet vehicles to deliver municipal services. Waste and recycling collection vehicles usually top this list. On average, these municipal fleets can generate up to 20 per cent of a municipality’s total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and consume masses of fuel each… Continue Reading »

The Top 8 Fleet Management Technology Myths

Fleet management systems and technology have come a long way in the past decade. According to a new report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc., the global commercial vehicle telematics market is set to reach US $11.2 billion by 2015. It’s clear – fleet management technologies are on the rise and are field-proven to deliver compelling… Continue Reading »

FleetMind Welcomes John Menendez to Team

FleetMind strengthens team with addition of industry  veteran in market-development role. MONTREAL, Canada – March 10, 2015 – FleetMind Solutions, Inc., the technology leader for fleet management solutions, announced today that John Menendez has joined its ranks as Regional Sales Director. John brings more than 15 years of business development experience in the Waste and Recycling industry, having… Continue Reading »

Route management – more than just route optimization.

We talk to fleet managers from all across North America on a daily basis. They care about a lot of things, but managing their routes and drivers for maximum efficiencies seems to come out at the top of their list of concerns most consistently. With cost pressures increasing, they’re constantly tasked to get more efficiencies… Continue Reading »