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Derrick Anim
Reducing collisions are a top priority for fleet managers. Beyond safety concerns for fleet drivers, the financial burden and logistical headache of collisions is a main motivator. From direct costs like motor vehicle repair and replacement to indirect costs like loss of business and administrative burden, even one collision can set off a domino effect...
Fleet management in its simplest form, involves managing fleets of equipment to meet customer requests as they evolve over time. The equipment might be containers which hold freight (ocean containers, truck trailers, boxcars, etc.), equipment such as locomotives, truck tractors, taxicabs or business jets. The concept covers the practices of overseeing, organizing, and recording all...
The process of selecting the best and most appropriate vehicles for your fleet to fit the purpose of your business is very crucial. A company operating a cleaning service would for instance need minivans and sedans while a company operating delivery and freight forwarding service will need heavy duty trucks. Vehicles for a company’s fleet...
Fleet insurance provides your organization the opportunity to cover all your vehicles under one policy, even if you operate different models. Two main factors affect the insurance premiums of fleets especially commercial ones – the driving records of your individual drivers and your history of claims. The advantage of having a fleet insurance is that...
Deciding on what vehicles and new technologies to invest in is usually a significant and complex decision for the fleet manager. The following tips will help you in the process of selecting the right fleet for your organisation.  Assessing the options You first have to assess all the possible options that are available to you...
Without barriers nothing can be made possible as real success lies in breaking barriers. Challenging the status quo can often be met with a great deal of resistance. Staff and managers may raise a number of reasons as to why it can’t be done in your organisation. Some of the more common barriers to grey...
Telematics is a combination of the words telecommunications (the exchange of information over distances) and informatics (the science of processing data).  In other words, telematics is a system that collects data to provide you with actionable information and guidance. The best telematics systems understand that its job is to save – not consume – the...
In a world where the pace of business continues to accelerate, it is imperative that you choose a fleet management solution that integrates with your current technologies and is also future-ready. The right fleet management provider can take an inefficient fleet and change it advantageously. The following are some of the things to consider when...
Efficiency indicators also known as key performance indicators (KPI) is any measurable value that demonstrates how efficiently your fleet is...
Are you considering switching your fleet to using electric cars? As a fleet manager, you always want to do what best improves your fleet performance. We present you with some innovative steps to consider before making the switch. Benefit to car drivers The first step in preparing your fleet for this transition starts with your...
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