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5 Elements That Will Elevate Your Fleet Safety Program

5 Elements That Will Elevate Your Fleet Safety Program

April 4th , 2018

An effective fleet safety program will help keep your drivers safe, protect your company, and reduce costs. We share five key aspects to building a stand-out safety program for any fleet.

Prepare Your Drivers for Hard Enforcement of the ELD Mandate

Prepare Your Drivers for Hard Enforcement of the ELD Mandate

March 27th , 2018

The deadline for ELD Hard Enforcement is almost here. What can you do to make sure your drivers are fully prepared for inspection time?

Enterprise IoT Leader Samsara Raises $50M to Invest in Growth

Enterprise IoT Leader Samsara Raises $50M to Invest in Growth

March 22nd , 2018

SAN FRANCISCO, March 22, 2018 -- Samsara, the leader in enterprise IoT systems, today announced $50 million in growth capital from investors Andreessen Horowitz and General Catalyst. The new funding comes as Samsara’s transportation business adds over 1,700 new customers each quarter, and positions the company to rapidly scale support and customer enablement while investing in new technology innovation for its users.

Why It Pays to Track Unpowered Assets

Why It Pays to Track Unpowered Assets

March 1st , 2018

Introducing the AG41: an affordable GPS monitoring solution for unpowered assets

Love Your Drivers: Tips to Improve Driver Retention

Love Your Drivers: Tips to Improve Driver Retention

February 27th , 2018

With the trucking industry facing a nationwide driver shortage and rising turnover, there’s never been a better time for fleet managers to show their drivers that they care.

Now Available: Student Tracking for K-12 Fleets

Now Available: Student Tracking for K-12 Fleets

February 12th , 2018

The Samsara ID Card Reader is now available! The reader combines student tracking with live GPS to help K-12 fleets transport students safely and efficiently.

Monitor Trip Progress & Improve Service with New Routing Features

Monitor Trip Progress & Improve Service with New Routing Features

February 5th , 2018

Today we’re excited to announce enhanced route tracking and new in-app messaging to make your fleet’s routing and dispatching even more efficient.

Motivating High-Performing Fleets with Driver Gamification

Motivating High-Performing Fleets with Driver Gamification

February 2nd , 2018

How can fleet managers provide motivation for drivers to adopt safer behaviors on the road? Learn how gamification can help boost driver performance over time.

Customers Highlight Samsara's Benefits at UMA 2018

Customers Highlight Samsara's Benefits at UMA 2018

January 31st , 2018

We had a blast at our first United Motorcoach Association (UMA) EXPO. Between meeting new people and seeing good friends, it was a great three days in San Antonio, Texas. A big highlight from the show was talking with customers and seeing how Samsara’s platform solves their specific business problems.

Looking Ahead After the ELD Deadline

Looking Ahead After the ELD Deadline

January 12th , 2018

Let's take a look at the recent news around temporary exemptions and enforcement to make sure you start the new year right!

Announcing Next-Gen Dash Cams, Including Dual-Facing CM22

Announcing Next-Gen Dash Cams, Including Dual-Facing CM22

December 18th , 2017

Today we’re thrilled to announce the next generation of the CM line with two new high-definition cameras: the front-facing CM12, and our flagship CM22, a driver- and front-facing dashboard camera.

Countdown to ELD: Your Final Checklist for Compliance

Countdown to ELD: Your Final Checklist for Compliance

December 14th , 2017

The first deadline for ELD Compliance is just a few days away. Are you ready?

Safety Inbox: Faster, Easier Management of Safety Incidents

Safety Inbox: Faster, Easier Management of Safety Incidents

December 9th , 2017

Our team has been investing in new software tools to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of our customers' fleet safety programs. The new Samsara Safety Inbox offers a streamlined system for reviewing incidents and categorizing them appropriately.

Introducing the Solar-Powered AG24 Gateway for Trailers & Mobile Assets

Introducing the Solar-Powered AG24 Gateway for Trailers & Mobile Assets

November 14th , 2017

Today we’re excited to introduce the Samsara AG24, an all new IoT asset gateway that extends Samsara’s award-winning sensor data platform to new applications and use cases.

Introducing An Easier Way to Manage Hours of Service Violations

Introducing An Easier Way to Manage Hours of Service Violations

September 6th , 2017

As the deadline for ELD compliance fast approaches, we’re excited to announce a new Hours of Service (HOS) Violations Scheduled Report that leverages the Samsara ELD solution to gain automatic visibility into violations, enabling you to more easily identify and correct non-compliant driver behavior.

Introducing Proximity - A Solution for Responding to Public Complaints

Introducing Proximity - A Solution for Responding to Public Complaints

August 31st , 2017

Fleet managers have all faced this situation: The phone rings with angry caller on the line claiming that your driver recklessly cut them off.

Improve Fleet Safety with Samsara

Improve Fleet Safety with Samsara

August 25th , 2017

With the introduction of Safety Reports and the CM11 Dash Cam, Samsara now offers the most integrated modern fleet management solution on the market.

Samsara - Now 100% Compliant with the FMCSA's ELD Mandate

Samsara - Now 100% Compliant with the FMCSA's ELD Mandate

July 10th , 2017

The July release of Samsara's fleet management solution is fully compliant with the upcoming FMCSA ELD Mandate.

Samsara Raises $40M in Series C Growth Financing

Samsara Raises $40M in Series C Growth Financing

June 21st , 2017

San Francisco -- Samsara, the leader in Internet-connected sensor systems, today announced $40 million in Series C financing led by General Catalyst, with participation from existing investor Andreessen Horowitz and Samsara’s founders. The round valued Samsara at over $530 million as the company’s revenues grow in excess of 250% annually.

Introducing the VG34 IoT Gateway with High-Speed LTE Connectivity

Introducing the VG34 IoT Gateway with High-Speed LTE Connectivity

June 7th , 2017

We're excited to unveil our latest IoT gateway for vehicles, now with high-speed 4G LTE Connectivity

Introducing A Better Way To Dispatch

Introducing A Better Way To Dispatch

February 22nd , 2017

We’re pleased to release a massive update to Samsara Dispatch, which introduces faster dispatching of jobs, full visibility of jobs in progress, and accurate historical job records.

Samsara DVIR: Faster Issue Resolution & Fewer Breakdowns

Samsara DVIR: Faster Issue Resolution & Fewer Breakdowns

February 15th , 2017

Samsara DVIR simplifies the reporting process and eliminates all the paperwork for drivers and mechanics. Samsara’s electronic DVIR helps drivers efficiently complete inspections and share findings directly with mechanics, creating an efficient communication loop.

New Fleet Summary - Key Info At A Glance

New Fleet Summary - Key Info At A Glance

December 27th , 2016

Announcing the Fleet Summary Report, which shows a real-time overview of your entire fleet in just a click.

Introducing the Next Generation EM-Series Sensors

Introducing the Next Generation EM-Series Sensors

December 12th , 2016

Introducing the new EM-series sensors - next generation ruggedized, wireless, Internet-connected sensors.

Introducing Samsara’s Preventive Maintenance

Introducing Samsara’s Preventive Maintenance

October 25th , 2016

We're adding Preventive Maintenance to the Samsara fleet solution. It's built to ensure every vehicle is optimally serviced, reducing costs, and avoiding breakdowns.

3 Ways To Right-Size Your Fleet

3 Ways To Right-Size Your Fleet

October 12th , 2016

Today's fleet managers are under increasing pressure to reduce costs, and trimming vehicle totals is the most impactful way. We highlight easy methods to increase vehicle utilization and run a more efficient fleet.

How To Eliminate Unauthorized Vehicle Use

How To Eliminate Unauthorized Vehicle Use

October 11th , 2016

Knowing how your vehicles are being used around the clock is important to reduce the risk of unauthorized use. Learn how to track vehicle location and driver, identify suspect usage, and be alerted when issues arise.

How to Build More Efficient Fleets with Geofence Alerts

How to Build More Efficient Fleets with Geofence Alerts

October 8th , 2016

Geofence alerts are incredibly valuable yet often underutilized technology in fleet management. Here are a few ways to use Geofence Alerts to build more efficient operations.

Introducing the Samsara Blog

Introducing the Samsara Blog

October 7th , 2016

The go-to place for the latest on Samsara's products, plus pro tips to run a more efficient business.