Forward Thinking Blog

Practical Fleet Management & Tracking Advice

How to Stay Compliant with AOBRDs Until You Switch to ELD

By Ashley Benjamin | April 25, 2018

There’s a lot of confusion about using grandfathered AOBRDs in the ELD Age. Here’s what you need to know, and need to do, if you’re waiting to make the switch.

4 Ways Bad Driving Habits Affect Your Bottom Line

By Ashley Benjamin | April 23, 2018

Green driving isn’t just about helping the environment, it’s about making sure your fleet is running as efficiently as possible while sending the right message to the community about your business.

6 Ways You Can Help Your Employees Sleep Better

By Ashley Benjamin | April 3, 2018

37% of working U.S. adults only get six hours or less of sleep a night, putting lives at risk and costing companies thousands of dollars a year. Here are six ways you can help your employees fight fatigue and be more productive on the job.

You could be pulled off the road if you’re not compliant with the ELD rule

By Ashley Benjamin | March 28, 2018

The ELD rule’s “soft enforcement” period has ended, and if you’re not exempt, or you’re not ready, your vehicle could be pulled out of service. That’s because the ELD rule…

Customer Success Story: BEST Transportation

By Philip DiPatrizio | March 7, 2018

From monitoring driver behavior, to better serving customers who need last minute pickups, BEST Transportation is finding ways to continue outpacing the competition with Forward Thinking.

Field Warrior® ELD Registered and Approved by FMCSA – Now What?

By Philip DiPatrizio | November 28, 2017

Our ELD solutions for Garmin and Android are officially registered and approved by the FMCSA. In this post we discuss what’s next for our current customers that are preparing to switch to ELDs.

Important ELD Tips, Checklists, Training, and More

By Philip DiPatrizio | September 18, 2017

Finding answers to your ELD questions isn’t always difficult. But finding accurate answers from a reliable source often is. With so many self-proclaimed ELD experts, it’s hard to know who to trust. This resource makes it easier for you.

Customer Success Story: Imperial Express

By Robert Isler | July 12, 2017

With a rapidly growing fleet, and the ELD mandate approaching, Dale Briggs, Partner at Imperial Express, set out to find a better fleet tracking solution.

Engineering the Best ELD Solution on the Market

By Robert Isler | June 28, 2017

In less than six months, ELDs are officially replacing paper logs. But you already know that. What you might not know, is that ELDs aren’t tested and certified by the FMCSA.

How to Understand and Improve Your CSA Scores

By Robert Isler | April 4, 2017

Roadside inspections may begin with a visible violation, but they don’t always end there. The penalty points can add up quickly. Learn the what, why, and how of CSA scores – in plain English – to reduce violations and start improving your scores.