Monthly Archives: December 2013

Mobile Fleet Devices in Local P&D: BYOD, COPE, or both?

There is a great article in FleetOwner about evaluating how to deploy mobile devices in a fleet. The basic choice is between these two options:

  • using drivers’ existing personal smartphones for business purposes or
  • having company-owned phones with selected personal features.

Read on for a great discussion about BYOD (“bring your own devices”) vs. COPE (“corporate-owned, personally-enabled”) smartphones. A lot of it depends on who your drivers are, since you can only demand so much from independents, while employee drivers have less choice. A good read for any fleet owner or fleet manager.

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–Jonathan Miller