When your fleet vehicles break down during service, the cost of unplanned fleet maintenance can add up—fast. There are the hard costs associated with the vehicle repairs. There are wages to pay. Plus the cost of delayed service or shipments to your customers while you wait for your out of service vehicle to be repaired.

Did you know that a repair performed at an outside location as opposed to an in-house shop can make maintenance costs up to 40% higher?

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What Should Fleet Managers Check for During Spring and Summer?

Fleet managers have the difficult responsibility of maintaining their fleet’s safety and efficiency. There are many factors to consider including vehicle age, driver behavior, road conditions, maintenance schedules and more. To help you keep your fleet in top shape this spring and summer season we put together a checklist for all the things that should be done ASAP!

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There are almost countless variables that fleet managers have to account for on a daily basis. Everything from inclement weather to a job site issue can endanger your equipment, vehicles, and other company assets. Fortunately, there are a few solutions you can implement to minimize the impact of these variables on your fleet. No matter what industry you’re in, you can use these five fleet protection strategies and solutions to keep your assets secure. >> Continue Reading

  Monitor Your Fleet’s Health With Vehicle Diagnostics A service business’s fleet of vehicles is one of it’s biggest assets. GPSTrackIt’s Fleet Manager already provides a Vehicle Maintenance system for scheduling regular, recurring maintenance like oil changes and tire rotations to help extend the life of vehicles and uphold their resale value. Now GPSTrackIt introduces >> Continue Reading >> Continue Reading

As I was headed to work down a steep mountain road one morning, with several cars and trucks behind me, the fog was so thick I could barely see the headlights of oncoming cars. Suddenly, a vehicle with headlights OFF appeared out of nowhere, like a ghost, about 20 feet in front of me. >> Continue Reading