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Enhance Utlity Fleet Tools & Best Practices

Fleet managers working at electric utilities know that for crews to be successful on any jobsite, they need to have access to tools that...

Plugging into Electric Vehicles

Most future planning discussions about electric vehicles begin with a prediction for significant impact by 2020. While these studies are important for future planning,...

Casting Doubts on Global Positioning

Many fleet executives working at electric utilities have doubts about implementing global positioning system (GPS) tracking technology into their fleet operations. A number of...

Field Worker Connectivity: Mobile technology for utilities

Moving mobile technology to the job site BY SCOTT BALL, Motion Computing The world looks very different from the top of a utility pole, or from...

Mobile Workforce Using Augmented Reality

Plugging workers into data analytics and information technologies BY JOHN SIMMINS, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) Collectively, North American electric utilities operate in a unique environment....

Managing Fleets with GPS Integration

Integrating GPS tracking software to improve business operations BY JENNY MALCOLM, GPS Insight Software integration, the process of combining individual computing systems into a unified whole...

Utility Truck Fittings and Accessories

Delivering innovative solutions through a customer-centric approach BY JOE CAYWOOD, Terex Utilities The secret to being successful on any job, whether it is a new installation,...

Fleet Management Technology Report

Exploiting the full potential of global positioning system software BY RYAN DRISCOLL, GPS Insight North American electric utilities experience a number of challenges when managing fleet...

Fleet Management Innovations

Valuable state-of-the-art tools for electric utilities BY JOE CAYWOOD, Terex Utilities With all the challenging demands of a utility marketplace, increased understanding of ownership and operating...

Fleet-wide Winch Line Standarization

Inspection, training, and safety support from the factory floor BY BILL PUTNAM, Yale Cordage Among the many tools on an electrical utility vehicle, the most widely...

Electrical Safety in the Field

Protecting utility workers using mobile technologies BY TOM OCONNOR, Panasonic Solutions for Business Nearly every lineman has heard of a colleague who has been injured—or worse—while...

GPS Fleet Tracking for Utility Vehicles

How managers and field technicians can benefit from global positioning BY RYAN DRISCOLL, GPS Insight The global positioning system (GPS) was originally designed for the U.S....