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...

How GPS Tracking Works

GPS technology is so pervasive we rarely stop to think how it works. The Global Positioning System (GPS) is a fascinating system serving billions of users that took decades to form. Let’s take look at how GPS tracking works and how it fits for asset tracking and fleet management.

The Evolution of Vehicle Telematics: How we Got to Now

Telematics – the remote monitoring and collection of vehicle data – is nothing new. Through the use of location, speed, and engine computer data, telematics helps to reduce fuel and maintenance costs, improve coordination and scheduling, and helps with safety and compliance. With all these great...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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.

How Monitoring Your Equipment Will Save You Time and Money

If your company deploys assets in the field – such as machinery, equipment or vehicles – fleet management tracking or asset tracking is essential for managing costs and operating at optimum efficiency.

Did Someone Say “Find More?”

One day several months ago, I was visiting an equipment manager at a New England construction company. After we toured his yard he looked me in the eye and said, “We know what we have, we just don’t know where it is.”