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Insurance and Energy Industries are Embracing the Use of Drones

November 7, 2016

When I first read articles about the use of drones in fleet operations, I used to roll my eyes. But, no longer. After talking with many fleet managers, I now believe that drones in commercial applications will have a major impact in a variety of industries. At most companies, drone operations will fall outside the domain of fleet, at least initially. As FAA restrictions are eased, drones will proliferate into mainstream business practices, with the insurance and energy industries in the vanguard

Tags: Drones, FAA, Insurance, Railroads

Author: Mike Antich | Posted @ Monday, November 7, 2016 9:18 AM | » Comments(0)

How Will Autonomous Vehicles Disrupt Fleet Management?

April 6, 2015

Publicly held corporations include risk factors in their annual reports that forecast potential market forces that may impact their business. Recently, three insurance companies and an auto-parts supplier cited the emergence of autonomous vehicles as potentially disruptive to their future business.

Tags: Insurance, Automated Driving, NHTSA

Author: Mike Antich | Posted @ Monday, April 6, 2015 11:49 AM | » Comments(2)

Component Theft and Vandalism: A Growing Expense for Truck Fleet Managers

January 28, 2014

Protecting vehicle assets from vandalism and theft is a growing problem for many fleets.Industrywide, these thefts run the gamut from catalytic converters, tailgates, and spare tires, all the way to the vehicle itself. As fuel prices increase, fuel theft becomes more common, especially fuel siphoning. Trucks parked overnight are found the next day with holes in the fuel tanks to steal the drained fuel. Here's what companies need to do to secure unattended vehicles.

Tags: Insurance, Vandalism, Catalytic Converters, Theft, Spare Tires

Author: Mike Antich | Posted @ Tuesday, January 28, 2014 12:00 AM | » Comments(4)



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