As millions of tons of freight move around the country in millions of trucks, logistics companies have come to value the ability to communicate with each truck and driver. Increasingly, transportation enterprises are turning to fleet telematics and targeted navigation applications, which boost productivity, efficiency and safety, for a competitive edge in today’s market.

With fleet telematics apps, fleet managers can communicate with drivers and track on a multitude of performance indicators to cut wasted idling, update route information and cut time spent updating logbooks, which helps drivers spend more time driving. Fleet managers can also optimize routes, ensure vehicle uptime, track fuel usage and share best practices with drivers. Drivers and dispatchers can share real-time routing and customer information, and solutions can be customized to meet unique requirements depending on fleet characteristics and strategies.

Take a look at the infographic below to learn more about how telematics applications are reshaping the transportation industry, and how mobile devices can deliver new levels of productivity, transparency and safety.

Guide to Mobile Solutions in Transportation from Samsung Business USA

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Gary Wollenhaupt is a veteran of the transportation and logistics industry, with carrier-side experience in intermodal, rail and inland and ocean shipping verticals, managing corporate marketing and public policy initiatives. He's also worked as a reporter for a daily newspaper and in corporate and agency public relations. Follow Gary on Twitter: @gary_writes

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