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The concept of fleet management is one that is not easily explained as it is used across different industries. Fleet management is an essential job for a warehouse, distribution center, construction site and airport. Despite how common it is, there are a number of misconceptions surrounding it. In this article, I will take you through...
Ever wondered what differentiates an average fleet manager from a successful one? Becoming successful does not happen overnight. It takes the combination of a number of habits and skills repeated over a period of time. In this blog, I’ll share with you 6 key habits of a successful fleet manager. Whether you have been in...
Christmas is one of the most demanding times of the year for businesses managing large fleets of vehicles. This is because of factors such as traffic on the roads, poor weather conditions and increased consumer demands. If you’re able to deliver on time, allocate drivers to vehicles, keep vehicles in good condition, control cost, manage...
One of the greatest decisions you will make as a fleet manager is to select your fleet vehicle as it requires a lot of research. You must take into consideration everything from practicality and safety to maintenance and employee satisfaction. How do you decide which vehicle to select? There are so many options and pitfalls...
Choosing the right fleet fuel can be a headache for some fleet managers. Ever wondered why some vehicles perform better than others? Could it be the because of the type of vehicle in question, the road it’s been applied or simply the type of fuel used? Every car owner knows the importance of fuel. Aside...
Managing your fleet can be hard, but it shouldn’t always be. To be a successful fleet manager, there are a number of habits you must adopt. These fleet management best practices, when applied correctly, can set you up for success. The greatest fleet managers take great advantage of the following effective best practices. Let’s dive...
As with any industry, change is constant. To stay ahead of the competition and thrive, there’s the need to adapt. As technology advances, it’s imperative to keep up with the recent fleet trends to ensure efficiency and effectiveness in your industry. 2019 saw a number of technological advancements and trends such as maintenance management, telematics,...
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...
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