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Fleet management
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...
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...
Improving efficiency has long been a top priority for fleet managers. With fuel prices continuing to fluctuate, any way to keep costs in line and maximize profits must be explored. Below are three ways to improve the efficiency of your fleet. Maintenance and replacement An effective maintenance program will help lay the foundations of a...
One of the key challenges companies that use fleets is the challenge of achieving the highest possible fleet asset utilization rate. The more you get out of your current fleet, the more you can stay ahead of your competition.  To strategically improve fleet utilization requires looking at each individual vehicle’s utilization so you can make...