Why to Invest During an Industry Downturn for the Oil & Gas Industry
Julia Grove posted on 06/14/2016 10:19
Technology Investments Can Save Costs by Improving Efficiency
As demands on energy continue to rise, the oil and gas industry is faced with making critical decisions in how to meet those increasing demands amidst a downturn in oil prices, massive industry-wide layoffs, and budget cuts.
As a result of the current oil and gas industry economic environment, many oil and gas companies have ... Read More
SkyBitz Unveils Innovative Solution for Energy Industry at OTC 2016
Julia Grove posted on 06/06/2016 15:26
The World’s First Two-Way Communication IECEx/ATEX Zone 0 Certified Tracking Device
Last month, the SkyBitz team had the pleasure of attending the Offshore Technology Conference, a "gathering for energy professionals to exchange ideas and opinions to advance scientific and technical knowledge for offshore resources and environmental matters."
More than 2,600 exhibiting companies and 68,000... Read More
The History of Asset Tracking
Julia Grove posted on 06/02/2016 11:38
Before asset tracking was even a concept, human beings first had to learn to hunt and collect food to survive. This required a basic systematic approach to hunting and gathering food. As these hunter gatherer skills developed, people collected more and more food and stored it alongside other items like tools, weapons, and clothing.
As humans evolved from hunter gatherers into more ... Read More
Smart Trailers – More Than Dots on a Map
Julia Grove posted on 05/25/2016 11:31
Using Smart Sensors for Proactive Maintenance
As supply chains have increased in global scale and complexity, trailer tracking has given trucking companies and operators greater visibility into their trailers and intermodal containers. But companies need more than just visibility into where their trucks are on a daily basis.
Rather, they need smart sensor and remote asset management to track, mo... Read More
Keeping Up with Intermodal: Freight Trends Through 2020
Julia Grove posted on 05/16/2016 11:12
Projected Growth Across Transit Methods and Intermodal Opportunities
Intermodal is the fastest growing form of transportation today, and for good reason. Intermodal transportation is reliable, cost-effective, and has become one of the safest ways to transport containers and valuable cargo. According to Statista, intermodal transportation has no plans on slowing down. Four key freight transit meth... Read More
Why an Asset Management System is Crucial
Julia Grove posted on 03/28/2016 12:04
Whether you operate a small or medium sized fleet, yard management solutions are a crucial part of controlling your daily logistic operations. When looking to improve trailer underutilization and optimize a congested yard, an asset management system can be the night and day difference between on-time delivery efficiency and higher customer retention rates.
In comparison to logistics automation, ... Read More
A Look Back at the Top Asset Tracking Companies of 2015
Julia Grove posted on 03/17/2016 14:25
Who’s Carrying The Shipments?
Having complete and total visibility of where your shipments are during all stages of movement are a critical part of a healthy supply chain. From the warehouse loading docks to shipment receiving, real time asset tracking impacts your fleet productivity and your bottom line. Several companies have excelled in global logistics operations conquering air, land,... Read More
Shippers’ Asset Tracking Data Demand an Opportunity for Carriers
Julia Grove posted on 03/04/2016 10:19
The Importance of Asset Tracking Scorecards
A recent article from Transport Topics shares insight from a panel of supply chain experts highlighting the fact that shippers are desiring more and more data, and this presents an immediate opportunity for carriers to capitalize on and create happier customers along the way.
The article quotes Ben Cubitt, senior vice president of supply chain and tra... Read More
9 Ways You Can Maximize Your Delivery Fleet’s Potential
Julia Grove posted on 01/19/2016 15:45
Learn how to maximize your delivery fleet’s potential with automated fleet management technology specifically designed for small to medium fleets. Read More
FMCSA Releases ELD Rule to Enforce HOS Regulations
Julia Grove posted on 01/12/2016 14:26
How Will the New Electronic Logging Device Rule Affect the Trucking Industry?
On December 10, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association (FMCSA) finally released its rule requiring interstate drivers use electronic logging devices (ELDs) to enforce hours-of-service (HOS) regulations and reduce driver fatigue – a leading cause of industry accidents. The rule was published December 16, 2... Read More