Fleet GPS System News

FieldLogix has been providing Fleet GPS systems to organizations throughout North America since 2002. We stay on top of all of the fleet GPS system trends and report our findings to you. Many industry analysts and organizations use FieldLogix as their go-to resource for fleet GPS system trends.

High Gas Prices Squeeze Drivers, Fleet Managers Hit Hardest

Robert Crawley, owner of Robert’s Coffee and Vending Service in Longview, TX, told the Longview News Journal his firm operates a fleet of about 20 delivery trucks and service vehicles.

Crawley said, “compared to this time last year we’re spending about $500 more a week on gasoline. So far, we’ve absorbed the expense and haven’t had to pass it along to our customers.”

Fleet Tracking System Helps Albertina Kerr Cut Fuel Usage 1,100 Gallons in Two Weeks

At first Albertina Kerr Centers was unsure if a fleet tracking system would really help him cut costs, but he quickly realized how valuable the tracking system is.
According to Keil Southworth of Albertina Kerr Centers, “Our fuel usage dropped by 1,100 gallons the first two weeks after installing the FieldLogix fleet tracking system. The following two weeks our usage went back up 400 gallons but still was 700 gallons under our average.”

Cell Phone GPS Catches City Employee Leaving Work Early – 83 Times

gps tracking blackberryNYC Employee Busted by Cell Phone’s GPS Tracking System. Caught Falsifying His Time-Records.

When he accepted a cell phone from his employer in 2005, John Halpin never guessed that a perk would get him fired.

John Haplin worked for the NYC school system as a carpenter supervisor for 21 years. According to city officials, he was falsifying his time-records.

GPS Fleet Tracking System Helps Dunphy’s Extermapest Cut Fuel Costs

gps fleet tracking system – reportsGas prices are typically low in winter, but not this year. Currently the U.S. average price for a gallon of self-serve regular gas is $3.80, 30 cents more than one month ago, and 25 cents more than one year ago, according to the AAA Fuel Gauge Report.

Despite today’s sky-high gas prices, Ron Dunphy, president of Dunphy’s Extermapest in Palm Springs, California has seen a significant reduction in his fuel costs since installing his FieldLogix GPS fleet tracking system last year.

GPS Tracking Devices To Be Installed in Scott County Garbage Trucks

Cities across the U.S. are being forced to make budget cuts. Many cities are turning to a GPS tracking devices to help cut costs and save money.

City officials in Scott County, MS, have decided to install GPS tracking devices inside the county’s fleet of garbage trucks.

The county is planning to save thousands in fuel and maintenance costs, by taking data from the GPS tracking devices and re-routing existing routes.

GPS Tracking Devices Uncover Corruption at Sewerage Authority

GPS Tracking Devices Used to Uncover Corruption at Sewerage Authority & Locate More Than $100,000 in Stolen Public Resources…City Employees Busted Stealing $100,000 of Equipment & Running Side Jobs

This week more than $100,000 in stolen public resources has been uncovered in Cinnaminson, NJ, and five full-time city employees, including the Cinnaminson Sewerage Authority’s top two employees, have been arrested on theft and corruption charges.