As daylight savings end and the leaves become more moist, it’s clear that winter is knocking on the door. Preparing your fleet for the colder months is about more than just adapting to the weather—it’s about ensuring safety, reliability, and optimal performance. The icy grip of winter can wreak havoc on unprepared vehicles, leading to increased breakdowns, safety hazards, and costly downtime. Statistics from the U.S. Department of Transportation suggest that 24% of weather-related vehicle crashes occur on snowy, slushy, or icy pavement. Preparing for winter is more than a preventative measure; it’s a safeguard against the elements that could disrupt your operations. Below is a checklist for winter fleet preparation to help you stay ahead.
The holiday season is known for increased traffic and heightened demands on fleet drivers. In this context, the role of dash cams and camera technologies becomes crucial. According to a recent survey, approximately 15-20% of drivers in the United States currently use dashcams. Studies have shown that the use of dash cams can reduce collision rates in fleet operations by up to 60%. Lets explores the importance of these technologies to ensure safety during the holidays. Read More
The road for fleet professionals is often long and weary. You’re not just managing vehicles; you’re steering through storms of uncertainty that can lead to serious burnout. However, what if we suggested to you that fleet burnout isn’t an unavoidable outcome? Burnout isn’t just a risk—it’s an ever-present passenger. In the drive to keep supply chains moving or meet the next delivery window, it’s all too easy to ignore the warning lights of fatigue and stress flickering on the dashboard of our well-being. Below are 4 critical management strategies that will help you reduce driver burnout. Read More
The air is getting crisp, the leaves are turning, and there’s a scent of pumpkin spice everywhere – Halloween is here! But before you break out the costumes and candy, let’s talk about something that can be even spookier for fleet managers: ghostly mileage and haunted routes. If you’re haunted by the thought of inefficient fleet operations, worry not! We’ve got some spooktacular tips to exorcise those ghosts and ghouls out of your fleet management.
Labor Day Weekend might be a holiday for you, but it isn’t for those looking for an easy cargo theft target. Read More
Fleet Safety, you know the stakes: All it takes is for one terrible mistake to severely damage your company’s reputation—and put your crews and vehicles at risk. Read More
Fleet management and logistics are two closely related concepts that are essential to the smooth operation of any business. Fleet management is the process of managing a company’s vehicles to ensure they are efficient, safe, and cost-effective. Read More
Millions of fleet vehicles worldwide operate trouble-free every day with GPS tracking units installed in their under-dash OBD-II (or on-board-diagnostic) ports. Read More
Mountain driving can be one of the most challenging and stressful experiences for fleet drivers in any size vehicle. The steep grades, sharp curves, and unpredictable weather can pose significant risks to the driver and the vehicle. Read More
Memorial Day weekend is just around the corner and it’s time to prepare for the increased traffic, weather, and theft risks that your fleets may encounter. As a fleet manager, it’s crucial to ensure that your drivers and assets are safe during this peak holiday season. Try these tips and best practices for keeping fleets safe from some of GPS Trackit’s most successful clients: Read More