Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Acquisitions (Details Narrative)

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Acquisitions (Details Narrative) - USD ($)
$ / shares in Units, $ in Thousands
1 Months Ended 2 Months Ended 3 Months Ended 12 Months Ended
Oct. 03, 2019
Aug. 17, 2019
Jul. 30, 2019
Jan. 30, 2019
Apr. 30, 2019
Jul. 31, 2017
Sep. 14, 2018
Dec. 31, 2019
Sep. 30, 2019
Jun. 30, 2019
Mar. 31, 2019
Dec. 31, 2019
Dec. 31, 2018
Dec. 31, 2017
Jan. 11, 2019
Acquisition-related expenses               $ 462 $ 1,611 $ 1,613 $ 1,449 $ 5,135  
Number of common stock issued, value                       $ 1,000      
Post-closing working capital adjustment                           275  
Selling, General and Administrative Expenses [Member]                              
Acquisition-related expenses                           $ 301  
Asset Purchase Agreement [Member]                              
Stock issued during period for common stock acquisition   148,000         296,000                
Earn-out payment term   12 months         12 months                
Series A Convertible Preferred Stock [Member]                              
Total consideration of shares 50,000                            
Common Stock [Member]                              
Stock issued during period for common stock acquisition                       148,000      
Number of common stock issued, value                       $ 1      
Pointer Transactions [Member]                              
Cash consideration on merger, price $ 8.50                            
Stock consideration on merger $ 1,272,000                            
Total consideration of the transactions $ 130,200                            
Pointer Transactions [Member] | Credit Agreement [Member]                              
Line of credit facility, borrowing capacity 30,000                            
Pointer Transactions [Member] | Series A Convertible Preferred Stock [Member]                              
Total consideration of the transactions $ 50,000                            
Total consideration of shares 50,000                            
Pointer Transactions [Member] | Common Stock [Member]                              
Total consideration of the transactions $ 58,080                            
Total consideration of shares 10,756,000                            
Pointer Transactions [Member] | Cash Paid at Closing [Member]                              
Total consideration of the transactions $ 71,874                            
Pointer Transactions [Member] | Share-based Awards [Member]                              
Total consideration of the transactions $ 246                            
Pointer Transactions [Member] | 2018 Plan [Member]                              
Option to purchase transaction description The Pointer Merger Effective Time, each award of options to purchase Pointer ordinary shares that was outstanding and unvested immediately prior to such time was cancelled and substituted with options to purchase shares of PowerFleet common stock under the 2018 Plan on the same material terms and conditions as were applicable to the corresponding option immediately prior to the Pointer Merger Effective Time, except that (i) the number of shares of PowerFleet common stock underlying such substituted option is equal to the product of (A) the number of Pointer ordinary shares underlying such option immediately prior to the Pointer Merger Effective Time multiplied by (B) 2.544, with any fractional shares rounded down to the nearest whole number of shares of PowerFleet common stock, and (ii) the per-share exercise price is equal to the quotient obtained by dividing (A) the exercise price per Pointer ordinary share subject to such option immediately prior to the Pointer Merger Effective Time by (B) 2.544 (rounded up to the nearest whole cent).                            
Fractional shares 2,544,000                            
CarrierWeb US Acquisition [Member]                              
Aggregate consideration for acquisition       $ 3,500                      
Closing cash payment       2,800                      
Cash amount in acquisition       2,150                      
Principal and interest outstanding                             $ 650
Repayment of loan amount         $ 700                    
CarrierWeb Ireland Acquisitions [Member]                              
Principal and interest outstanding       $ 300                      
CarrierWeb Ireland Acquisition [Member]                              
Closing cash payment     $ 550                        
Stock issued during period for common stock acquisition     127,000                        
Stock issued during the period for repayment of loans     56,000                        
Stock issued during the period for repayment of loans, value     $ 300                        
Number of shares held back     44,000                        
Estimated fair value of held back     $ 250                        
CarrierWeb Acquisitions [Member]                              
Acquisition-related expenses               229              
Acquisition contributed to revenue               $ 3,809              
Keytroller Acquisition [Member] | Asset Purchase Agreement [Member]                              
Closing cash payment           $ 7,098                  
Stock issued during period for common stock acquisition           296,000                  
Number of common stock issued, value           $ 2,000                  
Potential earn-out payments           3,000                  
Fair value of potential earn-out payments           $ 2,683                  
Contingent consideration discounted interest rate percentage           14.60%