ISAAC in the media

The Data Master: Jacques DeLarochelliere

December 2019 | Todaystrucking.com

Capturing data, and using it to better manage a fleet, can make the difference. “In God we trust, others bring us data,” is a phrase DeLarochellière likes to use.

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The power of telematics is not limited to mega fleets

October 2019 | Todaystrucking.com

Trucks produce an enormous amount of data every day. An exact number would be difficult to determine, but the data files themselves are tiny, on the order of a couple of dozen bytes per file. We have heard it said that a typical truck can produce up to 4 gigabytes of data in a day. That’s 4 billion bytes.

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Ever-expanding ISAAC Instruments opens new HQ

September 2019 | Trucknews.com

As fleets increasingly invest in new technologies, the truck market itself continues to grow, he explains. And their technologies are not limited to electronic logging devices, either. “Most of the fleets we are working with have been using some form of electronic logbook for quite awhile,” DeLarochelliere says. “Some of our customers have been doing it for 30 years.”

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Prepare for different Canadian and U.S. ELD rules

August 2019 | Todaystrucking.com

Canadian fleets that don’t operate in the U.S. still have the option of running electronic or paper logs. Some fleets may already use ELDs (electronic logging devices), while others may be using AOBRDs (automatic on-board recording devices) or something in between.

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Boost driver performance with in-cab coaching systems

May 2019 | Todaystrucking.com

How do you coax drivers to operate more fuel efficiently? Drivers respond well to incentives when they are seen as fair, but it’s almost impossible to manage a fuel incentive program based solely on fuel consumed.

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Must-have technologies, ELDs, and government regulations

April 2019 | Trucknews.com

Speaking during the “technology in the workplace” panel at the Alberta Motor Transport Association Leadership Conference and AGM April 27 in Kananaskis, Alta, Jean-Sebastien Bouchard, vice-president of sales and a partner with Isaac Instruments, agreed on the importance of using forward-facing cameras, which have several benefits to fleets.

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Trucking executives share 7 tips to manage change

November 2018 | Todaystrucking.com

Managing such change is no small task, but three fleet executives participating in a panel discussion at Isaac Instruments’ recent leadership summit offered insights into how they tackle such issues.

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Millennial Machines: Could telematics help to attract young drivers?

November 2018 | Todaystrucking.com

The trucking industry has clearly struggled to attract a younger generation of truck drivers. Millennials between the ages of 25 and 34 account for 37% of the national workforce but represented just 14% of drivers in 2011 – and that’s down from 18% of drivers in 2006. As fleets search for strategies, he suggested that today’s telematics systems offer a powerful recruiting and retention tool to help reverse the trend.

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