If you're just starting to explore telematics and related fleet management technology this glossary should help explain some of the common terms and phrases you will most likely come across as you investigate what solutions can benefit your fleet.
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Learn what route optimisation is, and how it can reduce costs with better route planning for multi-stop journeys.
What is a CMV? A commercial motor vehicle is defined as a vehicle used to transport product or people between states. Learn more about CMVs.
Find out what a GIS is, what it’s used for and how it can be a solution to record, collect, analyze and interpret all types of geographical data.
Geofences can be used to monitor a physical location using GPS tracked objects. Learn how it works and how businesses use them to keep assets secure.
Short Haul in trucking is referring to a commercial vehicle being driven over a relatively short distance.
Discover what logistics management is and how it can improve the efficiency of your supply chain and movement of product.
Learn what GPS fleet tracking is and how it collects useful data for fleet managers to make strategic decisions about fleet operations.
Learn what asset tracking is, its definition and how it can be used as a system of managing your high value assets using GPS tracking devices.
What is GPS tracking? GPS works in vehicles with attached GPS tracking device by monitoring the location of the object and relayed over a cellular network.
Telematics combines telecom and informatics, making GPS tracking possible. Monitor the status of fleet vehicles with telematics systems by Verizon Connect.