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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...
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...
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