Best Practices for Preventing Theft on Small and Mid-Sized Assets

  In my experience, business owners in the construction industry all have issues with theft prevention.  If you find yourself in this position, know you are not alone.  Having your tools and equipment “walk away” from a job site...

The Challenges of High/Fast Growth Companies vis-a-vis Asset Tracking

The dream of many owners is to grow their company from a small business to one of the major players in their market, and to do it quickly and strategically. As anyone who has attempted this journey knows, it’s a lot easier said than done – especially if you don’t invest in the technology and...

Top 4 Reasons to Attend GIE Expo (and Hardscape North America)

This event isn’t just one tradeshow.  It is two!  The GIE Expo is one of the tradeshows.  Hardscape North America is the second.  They are both at the same location, which gives an attendee or exhibitor the two-for-one ability to see what is going on in the industry and to get some quality...

What is Asset Management Software?

Asset management software is a computer program or digital system that helps keep track of an organization’s stuff. That stuff can be machines, vehicles, products, or pretty much any physical item that matters in terms of cost or revenue. Asset management is needed because things - large and...

Top 3 Reasons to Attend The 2018 Landscape Show and FNGLA

Tenna is thrilled to be exhibiting this year at The 2018 Landscape Show (booth 1079), which is presented by Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association (FNGLA). Here are our top 3 reasons for becoming a member of FNGLA and for participating in the show.

Choosing the Right Tracking Technology

We’ve been there. We’ve lost parts, had them stolen, misplaced them so that we had to rent or order more. We’ve had heavy equipment break down mid-operation due to infrequent maintenance and lost time on the project schedule to accommodate repairs. We’ve sacrificed margin on our jobs after...

The Evolution of Asset Tracking Usage

The basic start to today’s complex industrial asset management systems probably started with a simple question like, “Where the heck is that skip loader when we need it?” It was driven by frustrated foremen or site managers who were tired of wasting time and money conducting labor-intensive...

3 Hidden Costs Construction Companies Can Prevent

There are a lot of articles that talk about the hidden costs in construction. Many of these are associated with the building of the project and are out of a contractor’s control: fees associated with the state or municipality, environmental delays, incomplete designs, unanticipated site...

How RFID Works

Radio frequency identification, or RFID, is a nifty technology with a multitude of applications in commerce and everyday life. First used in World War II by the British to track enemy aircraft, RFID has since integrated itself into our world in ways most people aren’t even aware of. For example,...

Asset Tracking FAQs

Digital asset tracking is growing by leaps and bounds as more companies in the construction, oil and gas and other industrial industries learn about the business management benefits of this powerful technology. These days, management in most industrial companies has a basic understanding of what...

Tracking Sites and Yards

Tracking tools, equipment and other assets in laydown yards and job sites used to be an inefficient and time-consuming task for construction and other large industrial companies. Manual processes for checking equipment in and out of sites made it difficult to determine their location and status....

Tenna IoT Technology a Big Hit at ICUEE

    Our Tenna Sales and Client Success Team attended the International Construction & Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE) this past October in Louisville, Kentucky. Being an Internet of Things (IoT) Organization, we know that...

The Value of Fleet Tracking for Construction Companies

Companies rely on their fleet of vehicles to get equipment and materials to job sites, finish projects on time & stay within budget. From heavy civil contractors to utility contractors and more, construction companies rely on their fleet of vehicles, trucks and trailers to get equipment and...

How Asset Tracking Can Help with Regularly Scheduled Maintenance

When working hard to complete projects on schedule and within budget, preventive maintenance of your fleet equipment and vehicles can easily get overlooked or delayed. Yet, few things are more important for the growth of your business and your bottom line than taking good care of your...

How Growing Construction Companies Can Build Their Business And Protect Their Bottom Line Through Cloud-Based Asset Management

For the past two decades, digital asset management has enabled construction companies to track their assets anywhere at any time with a minimum of manual involvement. This has produced significant improvements in operational efficiencies, lower costs and healthier bottom lines for construction...

Get More Out of Your Assets with Tenna

Asset management is one of the most difficult – and important – business processes for companies in construction, oil and gas, waste management and further industrial industries. Tenna makes it easy with our IoT (Internet of Things) asset tracking solutions.

How Tenna Asset Tracking Can Benefit the Books: Asset Tracking & the Accounting Department

    Digital asset tracking is one of the most important business management tools for companies that depend on large fleets of vehicles, equipment and tools to serve their customers. Project managers, workflow schedulers, field...

Infographic: How Lost Assets Can Cost Your Company Millions

  It costs a lot of money to own and operate construction equipment. It costs, even more, when they idle unnecessarily, break down or get lost or stolen. Tenna asset tracking can reduce these costs in three critical areas.

How Construction Companies Save Time & Resources through Asset Tracking

    Completing projects on time and within budget is always a top priority for construction companies. Yet, experienced contractors know that achieving these goals can be a real challenge, especially without a modern asset...

Increase Uptime and Reduce Repair Costs with Asset Tracking

When your equipment isn’t functioning properly, it costs your business money. Equipment downtime can idle workers, delay projects and negatively impact customer service. It also costs money to repair equipment that hasn’t been properly maintained.

How Tracking Assets Can Help Improve Employee Accountability

Whether it’s laying pipe, erecting steel cell phone towers or paving roads, it takes a lot of equipment to get the job done. It also takes a lot of money to purchase, operate and maintain that equipment, and it can be frustrating – and costly – when employees don’t take care of it as well as...

Physical Asset Portfolio Management

It’s October and I’m looking at quarterly investment statements for my IRAs and retirement accounts. The advisors say to diversify my investments, so probably like other people's investments, there’s a mix of mutual funds, stocks, bonds, etc...

How to Track Heavy Machinery

If you build office buildings, drill for oil or gas, repair highways, or engage in any other kind of large construction or maintenance projects, you know the importance of efficiently tracking and managing your heavy machinery.

Making the Most Out of Your Equipment Assets

    In today’s highly competitive markets, companies that lead the way are those with the technology, tools and systems that turn raw data into actionable information. This is especially true for industries driving the world’s...