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Where to place GPS Antennas for the Best Connection

The placement for GPS antennas for your GPS device needs some careful consideration. When antennas are placed correctly, you will avoid not be able to send or receive signals from the satellite and receiving errors from the device and the portal. BSM’s GPS trackers...

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Basic Diagnostics for Fleet-Wide GPS Installs

Basic Diagnostics for Fleet-Wide GPS Installs You’ve done this many times before, but just as you’re about to finish up this, you run into a problem. One of the GPS trackers you’ve just installed is not working right. Maybe it’s not receiving a GPS signal,  or maybe...

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Boost Railway Freight By Right-Sizing Your Railcar Fleet

Boost Railway Freight By Right-Sizing Your Railcar Fleet The key to rail profitability and efficiency is a railcar fleet that's exactly the right-size to meet your railway freight demand without overwhelming your operations.  Too many railcars...

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How GPS/ALV Solutions can Help with Salt Management

Issues Affecting Salt Management Although road safety is a high priority for agencies involved in winter operations, the use of salt during winter months must be balanced against environmental concerns. The excessive use of salt in the past has resulted in regulations...

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Get it Right: Install GPS with a Strong Connection

How to Install GPS Solutions with a Strong Connection When you install GPS-based fleet management solutions, occasionally it may not connect to a satellite or cellular signal, or both.  This can happen even when the unit has been installed according to the directions...

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