Ever hear of the “doorway effect”? It’s what happens when you walk through a door and forget what you were saying, doing, and even why you passed through the doorway in the first place. You’ll be heading for the kitchen with every intention of making yourself a peanut butter sandwich, get there, completely blank on your purpose for being there, and confusedly resign yourself to a dinner of leftover rice and ranch dressing. All thanks to the doorway effect. >> Continue Reading

Saving money on a business fleet might seem impossible to many aspiring fleet managers, but there are a few things that you can do to trim down your expenses. If you are just starting up and have to use some of your own capital, finding ways to effectively cut costs without sacrificing quality or productivity is vital. The following are five ways you can save money when building and managing your trucking fleet. >> Continue Reading

Software Advice has just released its Reviewer’s Choice picks for the best fleet management solution. While this honor might not come as a surprise to our clients, Fleet Manager™ by GPS Trackit tops out in every category—Overall Performance, Ease of Use, and Customer Service! To learn more about the Software Advice Reviewer’s Choice awards and how this year’s winners were chosen, check out their methodology. >> Continue Reading

Typical fleet manager responsibilities usually involve establishing a vehicle maintenance program, managing drivers, supervising the fleet’s financial activities, and ensuring overall efficiency. While all of these responsibilities can easily overwhelm some ill-prepared fleet managers, there are many who rise to the occasion and find great ways to optimize their fleets. The following are five things successful fleet managers do to promote fleet efficiency and ensure the safety of the workforce. >> Continue Reading

In a companies that rely on a fleet of vehicles and drivers, fleet managers play a pivotal role. A fleet manager is typically responsible for acquiring and maintaining the fleet, managing vehicle maintenance schedules, and overseeing their employer’s mobile workforce. In any company with a variety of high-value mobile assets, the fleet manager’s role is a crucial one. >> Continue Reading