Smargo ELD solution ensures FMCSA compliance and delivers superior safety and productivity for any fleet.
Smargo logbook app and electronic logging devices are perfect choice for small and large fleets and owner-operators.
ELD Compliance and much more
Automatic hours of service calculation and violation alerts. Automatic recording of driving time, miles and locations.
DOT Inspection Mode
Simply show logs on your phone or tablet. No printer needed.
Multiple HOS Rules
Compliant with multiple HOS rules including Property/Passenger 60-hour/7-day & 70-hour/8-day.
Vehicle inspection reports are created and submitted in seconds.
Monitor your drivers’ hours of service logs and DVIRs. Receive alerts to prevent violations.
Track your vehicles in real time and view their location history.
Automatic IFTA state mileage reporting saves you time and money.
Manage permissions for fleet managers, compliance officers, drivers, accountants, brokers and customers
Things You Need To Stay Compliant
Affordable and easy to install logging device. Simply plug ELD into a vehicle ECM port and start recording driving hours and miles automatically
Easy to use app for managing hours of service logs. It connects to ELD via bluetooth and displays recorded driving time to a driver
Smargo ELD & App work great with most Android 3G/4G tablets and smartphones. Use your own or purchase device and data plan from us
Install & Connect ELD
Smargo ELDs are installed within minutes
Locate ECM (diagnostic) port
Locate ECM (diagnostic) port inside of your vehicle. Look for 9-pin or 6-pin circular ports in heavy duty vehicles. Look for OBDII port in light/medium duty vehicles.
Simply plug the provided cable into a vehicle ECM (diagnostic) and attach the other end to the ELD device. The dual fastener is provided for dash mounting.
Log into Smargo Logbook App
Log in to Smargo Logbook App on your tablet/smartphone with a username and password created during a sign up process or provided by a fleet manager.
Select a vehicle from a list of available vehicles and your device will attempt to connect to ELD via Bluetooth. Green Bluetooth indicator at the top right corner means you are ready to start using ELD.
Driving with ELD
Once ELD connected, your driving time will be captured automatically.
Once your vehicle is moving at 5mph or more, your duty status is switched to Driving.
Your logs and other features are not available while in Driving mode due to safety reasons.
Once your vehicle is stopped, you may change your duty status by tapping on the status circle. The app will remind you to make a selection in 5 minutes. If no selection is made, your duty status will be switched to On Duty.
Available driving hours, required breaks, on-duty limits and required off-duty time are calculated automatically
Visual notifications and sound warnings help you to avoid hours of service violations and stay compliant
Set duty status with just two-clicks. Status is updated automatically when driving starts or stops, Easy-to-use interface allows drivers to spend less time doing paperwork and more time driving. Smargo simplifies training and prevents log errors.
“Managing Hours of Service is much easier with Smargo”
Current duty status is always displayed on Status page inside of status circle along with available or reset hours.
Tap the status circle, select your current status, add a note if necessary (i.e. pre-trip inspection) and press “Update” button.
Personal Use Off-duty and Yard Move On-Duty statuses must be configured and allowed by a fleet manager.
Managing logs has never been easier
Tap on TODAY’s log to view & manage your current log.
View past logs & violations if any. Tap on a log you would like to view or edit.
Similar to paper logs, view your hours or service on the graph grid.
Tap on a specific status in the events section to view location and notes.
Press on “Pencil” to edit or “+” to insert a past duty status.
Tap “Certify” and sign your log when your shift ends.
Paper-free DVIRs save time for drivers
Tap “+” to add pre-trip or post-trip inspection report
Select defects (if any) from the list and sign DVIR
Notify mechanic if defects need to be corrected
Review last DVIR
Tap on DVIR to review and to confirm the issues have been resolved
Review past DVIRs to prevents compliance errors
Tap “…” button to edit DVIR and to fix any errors
Easy to Use & to Navigate
The most driver-friendly ELD interface on the market
Easy-to-Navigate & Simple Menu
Tap “Start Inspection” for DOT Mode
View HOS Rules and Exceptions
Make sure your drivers stay compliant and productive
View currents statuses and locations of your drivers. Click on driver to see details
View real-time hours to avoid violations and regulatory fines
Monitor violations in real time and mitigate compliance risks
Everything about the driver in one place
Hours of Service
View current status and real-time hours. Available and reset hours are calculated automatically
View current log graph grid and last 14 logs. Click on a log to see log details. Click “More” to view historical logs.
Violations & Errors
Monitor violations and errors in real time. View past violations and mitigate compliance risks.
View driver contact information, current or last known vehicle and location.
Make sure your drivers stay compliant and productive
View all current and past logs up to six months
Filter by date or driver
Monitor violations in real time
Log form and events
Form and manner errors are displayed automatically.
*$126 one-time hardware fee per unit if you pay for a year of service. $195 one-time hardware fee per unit if you choose to pay monthly. 6" Android-based display comes standard but larger displays are available upon request. 1GB data plan is included. HOS247 ELD app consumes between 100-400MBs depending on usage. The rest of the data may be used by other apps if applicable. Larger data plans are available upon request.
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