Jeff Porter

  • Winter Driver Safety and How to Protect Your Business The time to be mindful about Winter driver safety has come. If you’ve been keeping up with news, then you’ll understand how brutally cold 2019 has been so far. Chicago, for example, reached -23 degrees Fahrenheit: its coldest temperature since 1994. Flights and college classes have…

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  • Motus Road Warriors find peace of mind using the Motus App At Motus, we’re committed to making work life better for “road warriors” – simply put, those who drive a significant amount for work. That’s why we’re focused on releasing new features to the Motus Platform to create efficiencies for the mobile workforce. But for…

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  • Thanksgiving Travel Highest in Years Thanksgiving travel season is now upon us. In the next few days, you might be putting the finishing touches on Auntie’s favorite stuffing or arguing with your brother in favor of deep-fried turkey over a traditional, roasted bird (I’m in favor of fried myself). You might even dust off your…

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  • Car connectivity in fleets is a growing trend. In one of our recent blog posts, Motus Vice President of R&D and Product Innovation, John Petrucelli, explored Google and Apple’s race to phone and car connectivity. Android Auto and Carplay have opened up a whole new world of automation for drivers across the globe. And while…

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  • Today’s working world is almost entirely mobile. In fact, it’s expected that by the year 2020, 75 percent of the U.S. workforce will be full-fledged mobile workers. Part of the allure of being a mobile worker is having the freedom to be productive outside of what’s considered the traditional office space – and today’s technology…

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  • Today’s workforce is growing at a rapid pace, as more and more employees are driving for work. According to a forecast from IDC, mobile workers will account for 72.3% of the entire U.S. workforce by 2020. The majority of these workers will use their own personal vehicles for business purposes and will need to be…

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  • Technological advances are changing the way we live and work. The arrival of the Internet of Things is one example of how technology has changed our lives in recent years. For example, devices such as the Amazon Echo serve as personal assistants to help us simplify our personal lives – doing things like helping us…

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  • Reimbursing your mobile workforce correctly is of utmost importance. If done incorrectly, your company can expose itself to risk of a potential class-action lawsuit (which in some cases has cost businesses upwards of seven figures). Reimbursing mobile employees who drive 5,000 or more miles per year can be a complex and often stressful process. When…

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  • More and more people are beginning to drive for work; in fact, by 2020, an overwhelming majority of the U.S. workforce will be comprised of mobile employees. Many of these employees will work in the food and beverage industry, primarily supplying, selling and delivering products all across the country. As one might guess, the job…

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  • Giving your workers access to company-owned vehicles, also known as “fleets,” can greatly benefit both employers and employees. If those fleets are not administered correctly, though, the potential benefits can quickly turn into burdens. Personal mileage reporting is a common area of confusion, particularly with so many workers now performing their duties off-site as part…

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