Michael Edgar

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VC Trends to Watch in 2019

As 2018 comes to a close, financial analysts and investors are beginning to look back upon this historical year. They’re also drawing some conclusions that will lead them forward once the ball drops and “Auld Lang Syne” is sung.  During this past year, we saw a record-breaking number of unicorns and VC-backed IPOS, as well […] More

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The Unseen Consequences of the ELD Mandate

Another unintended issue of the HOS mandate is the need for speed for some drivers as they try to add miles in order to “beat the ELD clock.” The American Trucking Associations (ATA) says speeding contributes to 18% of all fatal crashes where a semi-truck is at fault. So, the reality is that most drivers […] More

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The ELD Mandate: Government Oversight?

There is a shortage of safe parking spots for trucks, especially many carrying oversized loads. Drivers will push the limits of HOS compliance because they cannot find a safe place to park for their mandated downtime. Drivers will even drive beyond their HOS limits searching for a safe place to park. Many feel stressed out […] More

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Fleet Management: What to Expect in 2019

Driver Shortages Just like we saw last year, driver shortages are expected to worsen in 2019. In order to attract new drivers, many transportation companies are experimenting with other types of incentives beyond the typical sign-on bonus, such as safety bonuses, longevity bonuses, and mileage bonuses. We predict that other performance-based incentives will increase in […] More

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Safety Track's Story

Born in California, Raised in Motor City  Before developing the first live streaming fleet camera system in North America, Jeff Stoker worked as an automotive engineer at a Tier 1 supplier to Ford Motor Company in the Detroit area.  Through a casual discussion with a friend from work, Jeff learned of a California-based company called […] More

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Fleet Q&A: Can I Refuse to Drive in Dangerous Weather?

Icy Conditions Delay Valentine’s Day Deliveries Earlier this week, Pennsylvania state troopers cited more than 800 violations of the commercial vehicle ban that was announced last Tuesday due to severe winter storms. In order to prevent crashes and keep roads safe during icy conditions, PennDOT issued a ban on large trucks and other commercial fleet […] More

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Sales Buddy- B2B Marketing Automation and Inbound Marketing Serv

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Sales Buddy- B2B Marketing Automation and Inbound Marketing Serv

When you sign up for Sales Buddy, you get: -All the marketing technologies you need, set up in a convenient stack, and managed for you—all for less than the subscription costs. -A constant flow of fresh, lead-generating content from our team of professional copywriters and designers. -A team that handles the distribution of your content […] More

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