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City of Salisbury + Navtrak: A Win-Win for All

March 2, 2012

Friday, March 2nd, Salisbury, MD – Mayor James Ireton, Jr. and Navtrak CEO Ron Hodges today announced the implementation of Navtrak’s GPS-based fleet management and driver productivity service on the city’s Public Works Department fleet of vehicles.

Navtrak & City of Salisbury Partner

Mayor Jim Ireton Jr. and Navtrak CEO Ron Hodges

Nick Chamberlain GIS Specialist

Nick Chamberlain, GIS Specialist, City of Salisbury, displays the Navtrak system

City of Salisbury Public Works Vehicle

Navtrak-equipped City of Salisbury Public Works Vehicle

“Working together with Navtrak, the City is instituting Automated Vehicle Location technology. When you overlay that with our Cityworks work-order management system, we now have the ability to determine and manage both the equipment costs (Navtrak), and the human costs (Cityworks), for services we provide for citizens. I’m excited to have this global technology available to us to improve efficiency at the municipal level,” said Mayor Ireton.

Stop Tying Pay to Performance

January 18, 2012

Fascinating HBR preview article – “Stop Tying Pay to Performance”: http://ow.ly/8xEQ6

Harvard Business Review

Harvard Business Review "Stop Tying Pay to Performance"

“The evidence keeps growing that pay for performance is ineffective. It also may induce executives to take company-killing risks.”

Tour the Shore

September 9, 2011 2 Comments

Tim Fluharty & Jim Duncan (click to enlarge photo)

Navtrak’s “Tour the Shore” customer appreciation road show kicked off at Tilghman Island’s Fluharty Electric. Fluharty is (more…)

“Tour the Shore” is Coming to Your Neighborhood!

September 2, 2011

“Tour the Shore” stops (as of Sept. 2nd)

What’s “Tour the Shore?” It’s two things: It’s an in-person “thank you” from us (more…)

Smartphones + SmartApp = Navtrak Mobile

August 24, 2011

Navtrak Mobile for Android + iPhone

Navtrak’s new mobile apps, available in both the iPhone and Android marketplaces, empower you to instantly locate and communicate with any of your field workers, at any time – no matter where you find yourself.

Learn more here: http://www.navtrakgps.com/vehicle-tracking/mobile.cfm

Navtrak & FieldPower Team to Bring the Mobile Office to the Back Office

August 23, 2011

FieldPower

FieldPower Adds Navtrak’s Fleet Tracking and Driver Productivity Services to its Field Service Automation Suite

Read the details from our friends at PR Newswire: Navtrak + FieldPower

Profitability Insurance, Part 1 of 2

June 7, 2011

(First in a 2-part series.)

“There are 3 things that can happen on a forward pass, and two of them are bad.”

– Woody Hayes, former Ohio State Head Football Coach

Woody Hayes was right of course. Woody was also a very conservative play-caller. We liked that about Woody. But what Woody didn’t say is how great it felt to score on a deep throw. One well-timed pass and you can be instantly ahead of your competition.
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“How I Learned to Stop Researching and Love the Navtrak Promise”

February 7, 2011

How to win Management Support for a Telematics Program

Nice free, downloadable article from our friends over at Fleet Central: http://bit.ly/NavtrakTelematics

Or, you can skip all that reading and just listen to our President, Jim Duncan. (He’s offering everything in the article anyway…)

http://www.navtrakgps.com/fleet-management-company/promise.cfm

It’s official: Navtrak is USPS-certified!

November 9, 2010

When the U. S. Postal Service went looking for GPS tracking service providers to recommend to their contracted mail carriers, we’re proud that Navtrak was one of the first they selected to be a certified partner. (more…)

Mobile Government X-ray vans hit US streets

October 13, 2010

Feds radiating Americans? This fascinating article from the CSM suggests it’s happening:

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/2010/0929/Feds-radiating-Americans-Mobile-X-ray-vans-hit-US-streets

This makes (valid) concerns over GPS tracking look old-hat!

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