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2024 IRS Business Mileage Rate of 67 Cents Informed by Motus Cost Data and Analysis 

Vehicle Ownership and Operating Cost Analyses Reveals Inflation, Fuel Prices, and Acquisition Costs Underpin New Mileage Rate  BOSTON, Mass., December 14, 2023 – The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has unveiled...

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Food and Beverage Fleets
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Improving Tech Adoption Among Aging Food and Beverage Fleets

Alexis Reed on September 6, 2016

Food and beverage fleets are pinched by two significant challenges when introducing driver-facing technology. The first is retention. As reported by Food Logistics, more than four out of five food and beverage fleets have turnover of above 25%. For one-third of fleets, the turnover is at least 50%. High turnover means high rates of driver replacement, and every new driver must be trained on the systems. The other significant challenge is the age of the industry’s drivers. Also as reported by Food Logistics, virtually every fleet in the food and beverage industry is staffed by drivers who average 40 years old or more.

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Automated Mileage Tracking
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4 Ways Automated Mileage Tracking Pays Off

Motus on August 24, 2016

Automation is dramatically impacting businesses of all types – from cybersecurity, to healthcare, to agriculture. As technology shifts many of the tasks workers perform daily from manual processes to automated processes, businesses are able to become more efficient and better at helping employees to reach their full potential.

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Internal Dev and QA Systems
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Technological Transformation Part 1: Internal Dev and QA Systems

Scott Rankin on August 9, 2016

Overview Over the last three years, the technology platform at Motus has undergone a radical transformation. This time three years ago, we had three physical servers in a rack somewhere…

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Technology Reinvented the Modern Marketplace
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Business As Unusual: How Technology Reinvented the Modern Marketplace

Motus on July 26, 2016

The year was 1994. 60 Minutes, Home Improvement, and Seinfeld ruled primetime TV. Parents were lining up to buy Mighty Morphin Power Rangers toys for their kids. And in Nashua, New Hampshire, a group of “young cyberspace entrepreneurs” launched a retail revolution when they generated the Internet’s first-ever secure transaction by selling a CD by Sting.

Fast forward twenty years. Not only is e-commerce well established, but it is a key driver in broader processes of cultural transformation that some have compared to the introduction of the printing press.

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Work-Life Balance
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Regaining Work-Life Balance: 5 Ways Technology Reduces Mobile Worker Stress

Todd Gebski on July 12, 2016

There’s no question that maintaining work-life balance is an important part of cutting stress and keeping your workforce healthy and happy. A recent study by the American Psychological Association found that a whopping 60 percent of Americans report work as a major cause of stress – and even more alarming – that stress is proving to have serious health effects. Workers with high job demands are 50 percent more likely to be diagnosed with a medical condition than those without this stressor.

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IRS Mileage Rate for Reimbursement
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Mobile Workforce Vehicle Reimbursement

Mileage Reimbursement: When to Use the IRS Rate

Xochitl Arteaga on April 1, 2016

Let’s set the record straight: no, the IRS mileage rate is not a required mileage reimbursement rate. Set by the IRS, the standard business mileage rate serves as a “safe…

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The Internet of Cars
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The Internet of Cars: How IoT is Impacting the Mobile Workforce

Lara Gibbons on February 18, 2016

“The Internet of Things” (IoT) is the network of physical objects embedded with electronics, software, sensors, and network connectivity collecting and exchanging data – or in layman’s terms, the growing…

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Mobile Devices
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The Mobile Workforce: How Mobile Devices Impact Productivity

Alexis Reed on January 22, 2016

Technology has always been key in advancing business. Today, more and more companies across a spectrum of industries are implementing enterprise mobility strategies. And they aren’t just integrating mobile into…

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Work Life
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Does it Really Need to Feel Like Work vs. Life?

Todd Gebski on January 8, 2016

How have you been recently? Busy? I thought so. You are not alone: Americans from New York to North Dakota feel their lives are more hectic than ever. It’s easy…

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