With driver shortages on the rise, retaining and training employees is more important than ever. So how can fleet management systems help?
Employee time theft can present huge problems for employers in any industry. However, unlike other types of theft, time theft can be nearly impossible to detect without constant vigilance. The following are a few strategies businesses can adopt to discourage and prevent employee time theft and other counterproductive activities.
Planning to introduce GPS tracking to your fleet, crew, or office staff? Many employers fear the worst when it comes to breaking the news and onboarding employees. How should you prepare, and how can you set your team up for a smooth transition? Just follow these five steps when introducing workplace GPS to your team.
Introducing new software to your business can be trying even in the best of circumstances, but if your team is rather tech-challenged you will face additional obstacles. Managing resistance to change in the workplace—especially tech-based change—is tricky when your team is set in their ways. Fortunately, there are some foolproof ways to introduce new software to even the most reluctant adopters.
Driving isn’t just about getting from one place to another; the truth is more complicated. It is an activity that requires responsibility, patience, concentration, and knowledge of the rules of the road. As a regular fleet driver or a long-haul trucker, you need to exercise politeness and care to make the streets safer for people around you. Here are some road etiquette rules that you need to know
Very few things can affect your fleet’s efficiency and running costs as much as driving behavior. By improving your entire fleet’s driving behavior, you can reduce operational costs such as fuel expenditure, maintenance charges, insurance costs, etc.
Has your company decided to make GPS tracking a part of your fleet management strategy? Expect to enjoy the many benefits of improved driver monitoring and advanced route planning in the near future. While you are probably excited about these features, your employees, on the other hand, may not view the implementation of GPS tracking technology in such a positive light. You can use this as an opportunity to take control of the situation and change how the installation is received.
Managing mobile employees can be difficult. There is little-to-no face time with your fleet drivers, which can lead to incorrect verbal cues, lost nuance and poor employee visibility. As a manager of a fleet, you are unable to be physically present where most of your workers are, which can take a toll on communication. Have a look into some of the ways through which fleet managers can communicate and manage remote drivers.
GPS Trackit’s Fleet Management Solutions include Hard Braking, Rapid Acceleration and Hard Turn Alerts that notify fleet managers and dispatchers of aggressive driving behaviors.
GPS Trackit’s Fleet Management Solutions include Speeding Alerts that notify fleet managers and dispatchers, and even drivers, when a driver exceeds a posted speed limit.