GotQuestions? ELDs and Telematics

Q. What kinds of questions should I ask to decide on an ELD provider?

February 6, 2017

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  • What types of rule sets and exemptions do you support?  Do these meet your organizational needs?
  • Does your device meet the Hours of Service (HOS) compliance and reporting requirements?
  • Can you guarantee accuracy in terms of HOS reporting?
  • How can your device reduce overall costs?
  • Who owns my data and what are your data privacy and security policies?
  • Does your device offer geofencing and tracking of arrival and departure dates and times?
  • Do you offer a portable device or smartphone-applicable software?
  • What is involved with installation of device/software?
  • What is the cost of ownership over five years?
  • Can your system be readily upgraded should there be  changes to ELD compliance regulations?
  • Will my new ELD System comply with IFTA Reporting?
  • What do you offer in terms of customer service and support training?
  • Does my ELD provider offer an open platform that would allow me to leverage SDKs, APIs, and a robust ecosystem of third-party solutions?

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