Tags: telematics

15 tips for a healthy undercarriage

Feb 07, 2016

15 tips for a healthy undercarriage

Undercarriage maintenance is critical to the overall productivity of a machine. It is the mechanism that gives tracked machines much of their power and stability. It also represents a high percentage of the total operating cost of the machine over ...

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AI, robotics expected to claim nearly 500,000 construction jobs by 2020

Jan 26, 2016

AI, robotics expected to claim nearly 500,000 construction jobs by 2020

An estimated 5.1 million jobs are expected to be lost in the next five years due to advances in technology, specifically those in artificial intelligence, machine-learning, 3D printing and robotics, according to a report from the World Economic Forum. Of those ...

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John Deere launches WorkSight Fuel Advantage with consumption target “10% lower than Caterpillar”

Dec 03, 2015

John Deere launches WorkSight Fuel Advantage with consumption target “10% lower than Caterpillar”

John Deere has joined the fuel guarantee fray, with a WorkSight Fuel Advantage program that takes direct aim at the Cat Pays You Back program. “We’ve set aggressive fuel targets that are 10 percent lower than Caterpillar,” says Mark Favetti, ...

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Save fuel by tracking fuel usage of equipment and extensions through telematics

Oct 12, 2015

Save fuel by tracking fuel usage of equipment and extensions through telematics

Aggregate operators and manufacturers use a wide range of equipment during day-to-day operations, from wheel loaders to excavators to haul trucks. These assets are vital to business operations, and managers need easy access to usage and performance information to assess ...

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Rollouts September 2015

Sep 01, 2015

Rollouts September 2015

More fuel-efficient excavator The new E-Series crawler excavator from Volvo, the EC160, features the company’s Tier 4 Final D4 engine. The engine upgrade gives an 8-percent increase in fuel efficiency while also boosting the tractive force and engine power by 5 ...

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Five factors of fuel efficiency for mobile equipment

Jul 02, 2015

Five factors of fuel efficiency for mobile equipment

Fuel expense in owning and operating aggregates equipment is a constant and will account for about 50 percent of total machine operating costs. Fuel prices have recently been on the decline, but based on history, this trend will soon reverse. ...

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Volvo CE’s new SmartCare service will monitor and translate your telematics data for you

Jun 05, 2015

Volvo CE’s new SmartCare service will monitor and translate your telematics data for you

Volvo Construction Equipment has launched a new fleet management assistance service that takes the manufacturer's dealer involvement to a new level. The new SmartCare service will include three tiers:Basic, Plus and Complete. As you progress from Basic through Complete, your Volvo ...

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Controlling equipment ownership costs

May 01, 2015

Controlling equipment ownership costs

Aggregates operations are all about production. Everything relates to how quickly (and safely) overburden can be stripped, and the material below be recovered and processed. Speed has a big effect on production costs, as does general equipment owning and operating ...

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March 2015

Mar 01, 2015

March 2015

 Leveraging Equipment Technology

John Deere to offer telematics with PowerSight program

Mar 19, 2014

John Deere to offer telematics with PowerSight program

What do you do for an encore when Tier 4 Final is an established part of of the engine business? For John Deere Power Systems, the answer is telematics. Most big OEMs that make their own engines for their own equipment integrate ...

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August 2013

Sep 23, 2013

August 2013

Fleet Intelligence 

“The Dollars and Sense of Telematics” session to take place at Construction Symposium

Jul 15, 2013

“The Dollars and Sense of Telematics” session to take place at Construction Symposium

Our Construction Symposium, which will be held in Dallas, Texas, is about a month away. This free event will feature several educational sessions for construction professionals. The first session, “The Dollars and Sense of Telematics,” will focus on implementation and financial ...

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