Mobile Worker

The rise of the mobile workforce has drastically changed the business landscape. With slogans like “work is what we do, not where we are,” digital-savvy, mobile employees are a growing trend that more and more businesses embrace every day.

  • Holiday Gift Ideas For Mobile Workers Put off holiday shopping a little too long? Frantically searching Amazon for last minute holiday deals? Don’t fret – we’ve got you covered. We have thousands of Motus users who spend their work day on the road. So it’s safe to say we know quite a bit about the…

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  • When it comes to managing risk in their vehicle programs, companies use several methods to protect their business and their mobile employees. According to a recent Motus study, 69% of companies verify auto insurance, and 39% use Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) checks. While these are helpful tools in a time of increasing vehicle accident rates,…

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  • According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in 2016 there were 3,450 people killed in motor vehicle crashes involving distracted drivers. In the first Distracted Driving Awareness Month blog post we discussed how this increase impacts car insurance rates. While the increasing expense may hurt a company’s bottom line, vehicle accidents impact businesses…

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  • Mobile technology has reached a tipping point in business, and for good reason. Not only has mobile adoption reached a critical mass among employees, but many businesses are finding that those employees are willing – and in some cases even eager – to leverage their own devices for business applications. While companies originally feared mobile would be more of a distraction than a benefit, they are today finding the opposite to be true.

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  • 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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  • Trying to decide the right vehicle program to meet the needs of both your company and your employees? We get it. Choosing whether to reimburse employees for their personal vehicles or provide them with company vehicles isn’t an easy decision. There are a number of unique advantages and challenges to consider with both. To make…

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  • Whether you drive 20,000 miles a year or 5,000, everyone wants to save money at the pump. However, you don’t have to buy a new car to get better fuel efficiency. Regardless of the make and model, your vehicle’s estimated gas mileage is just that – an estimate. How you drive, fuel, and maintain your…

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  • Every company from Google, Delphi, Mercedes, Tesla, Nissan, Apple, to most recently Uber has been working on bringing the first self-driving car to market. Already, self-driving cars have made the trip from New York to San Francisco. Google cars without steering wheels or brakes have cruised the streets of Silicon Valley. And as recently as…

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  • The workforce is always evolving, but now more than ever, there is a dramatic transformation in the way people work. Work today is mobile, and the lines between business and personal life are becoming increasingly blurred. As mobile technology becomes ubiquitous in today’s workplace, senior leaders must be aware of the financial challenges they face…

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  • Today’s office would be a foreign world to a worker of the past. The cubicle walls have fallen, replaced by open floor plans. Laptops, tablets, even cell phones are now essential tools in the digital workplace. A worker from the ‘80s would notice the proliferation of video conferences, constant emails, and collaborative software. What might…

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