1. The World of Connected Cars

    Everything is “connected” these days—our smartphones connect to our PCs, our PCs connect to cloud-based servers, and those cloud-based servers connect right back to our smartphones. What’s next? It’s the automobile. While connected cars have existed in rudimentary forms since the 1990s, they’ve recently become the trendiest device to connect and extract information from in order to ach…Read More

  2. Fleet Command – Working Smarter, Not Harder

    Work smarter, not harder. This is the philosophy that drives Skypatrol and all of its GPS tracking solutions and vehicle financing products. By using top-of-the-line technology, advanced GPS software, and a Verizon-powered connection, Skypatrol helps you monitor, protect, and optimize your assets. In this blog, Skypatrol will give you a look into Fleet Command, our one-of-a-kind GPS solution for s…Read More

  3. Getting Started With a BHPH business

    Skypatrol is passionate about delivering the best BHPH software tools to run an efficient and stable car lot business. But what does it really take to run a successful BHPH business, besides our industry-leading BHPH solutions? BHPH accounts for nearly 17 percent of all used car sales in the US, and nearly 10 percent of all vehicles in general—so having the right tools and strategies for busines…Read More

  4. GPS Solutions for Rental Car Companies

    Running a rental car company isn’t easy. Vehicles need constant maintenance, finances need constant monitoring, and renters add an element of unpredictability to the mix. No wonder so many rental car companies have troubled reputations and miserable profit margins—it’s not easy organizing and managing everything that goes into running an efficient rental fleet. That’s where Skypatrol can h…Read More

  5. How BHPH Helps Consumers

    Can you imagine trying to navigate today’s world without a vehicle? Unless you live in a highly dense urban area, having a car is necessary to accomplish the simplest tasks like going to the grocery store, travelling to weddings or other personal happenings, and most important, having access to economic opportunities. Unfortunately, some people do not have access to auto loans because of their p…Read More

  6. How Fleet Management Software is Changing The Game

    Fleet management software has been an industry staple for years, helping fleets save time and money, and understand their drivers and vehicles better than ever before. But this software is still half-baked—there are plenty of improvements that can be made to better suit fleet businesses. That’s what Skypatrol will discuss here—ways that fleet management software is making great strides. Simp…Read More

  7. The History of GPS Vehicle Tracking

    Fleet managers, more than most, understand how GPS vehicle tracking keeps fleet businesses alive. All it takes is some inexpensive technology and a few space satellites to help fleet companies recover stolen vehicles, monitor vehicle diagnostics, improve vehicle efficiency, and reduce delivery times. But how did all of this begin? How did fleet companies begin to take advantage of revolutionary GP…Read More

  8. How GPS can Benefit Law Enforcement

    GPS has a lot of benefits for the average consumer, as well as car dealerships and commercial fleets. But many people don’t realize that GPS systems can be a great asset to law enforcement professionals in order to solve crimes and improve the efficiency of their work. Here are a few ways that law enforcement agencies can benefit from GPS tracking and fleet management systems. Real-time Geolocat…Read More

  9. The Effect of One Broken Down Vehicle

    When you have a large fleet of vehicles, something’s going to break at some point. The more vehicles you have in your fleet, the more problems you’ll have—and that can leave you with costly repairs and decreased fleet productivity. But negative effects aren’t just felt when multiple cars break down—even a single car breaking down can cause a ripple effect for your business operations. In…Read More

  10. Tips for Increasing Your Fleet Effectiveness

    Here in the Skypatrol blog, we’ve talked ad nauseum about how fleet companies can improve their efficiency, increase profits, and keep drivers safe and productive. So why not talk about it some more? In this blog, we’ll touch on sneaky ways fleet companies can sabotage themselves, how customer relations factors into fleet effectiveness and business profits, and why aiming for safety and produc…Read More