Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Acquisitions (Details Narrative)

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Acquisitions (Details Narrative) - USD ($)
$ / shares in Units, $ in Thousands
1 Months Ended 3 Months Ended 9 Months Ended
Oct. 03, 2019
Jul. 30, 2019
Jan. 30, 2019
Apr. 30, 2019
Sep. 30, 2020
Jun. 30, 2020
Mar. 31, 2020
Sep. 30, 2019
Jun. 30, 2019
Mar. 31, 2019
Sep. 30, 2020
Sep. 30, 2019
Jan. 11, 2019
Line of credit facility, borrowing capacity                      
Stock issued during period for common stock acquisition                
Acquisition related expenses             $ 1,611     $ 4,673  
Common Stock [Member]                          
Stock issued during period for common stock acquisition         27,000      
Pointer Transactions [Member]                          
Cash consideration on merger, price $ 8.50                        
Stock consideration on merger $ 1,272,000                        
Total consideration of the transactions $ 130,416                        
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 $ 58,801                        
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 $ 461                        
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 Company's 2018 Incentive 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]                          
Aggregate consideration for acquisition               $ 1,111       3,087  
Acquisition related expenses               $ 15       $ 145