Is there GPS tracking for construction equipment?

Look at any job site, and you will see a lot of construction equipment. If you are a contractor on a job, can you see all your equipment, and know what equipment is on your site? Is it working? Is it being utilized? Can you see what’s available to you on other projects or at the yard that you...

What is equipment tracking software?

What is equipment tracking software?  We get asked this question frequently and wanted to provide information on what equipment tracking software is, how it works, industries that commonly use it and the benefits of using it.

What are the benefits of a GPS tracker for equipment?

“What are the benefits of a GPS tracker for equipment?” This is one of the most asked questions we get. Not surprising as you weigh your options against other tracking technologies and want to understand the benefits of GPS.

How to Leverage Driver Scorecards to Improve your Safety Culture

Safety has a major impact on a contractor’s ability to win work. Without a safety record strong enough to meet the requirements in your customer’s RFPs, contractors are inhibited from winning new work, expanding into new territories and generating overall business growth.

Where Should the Tracker be Installed?

There are a variety of different tracker types that are used to track an equipment fleet and when it comes to installation, the tracker’s placement can help with the performance and longevity of the tracker.

What Makes a Tracker Rugged?

We get asked for a “rugged tracker” a lot.  Understandably so, given our customers are contractors and the construction environment is rough.

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...

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,...

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...

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.

The Evolution of Equipment Tracking

Humans have been tracking their equipment for thousands of years. In the past, it was quite simple. Count how many sheep or goats you have and write it down – starting with clay tablets or papyrus and then advancing to paper.