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

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. >> Continue Reading

With automotive companies making great strides in the development of self-driving cars, it’s not too far-fetched to say that self-driving cars will hit the market soon. Some major companies have already started rolling out prototypes and showcasing them to the public. We can probably assume that, in the next few years, driverless cars may be common sights on our roads… if and when these self-driving cars do go mainstream, how will this impact the fleet world specifically? >> Continue Reading

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. >> Continue Reading

Knowing how to select a fleet management solution can go a long way towards improving the efficiency of a fleet, reducing the operational costs and streamlining the process of maintaining a fleet. The question is “How do you select a fleet management solution that works the best for your team?” Well, to answer that, the first thing you need to understand is that every business i >> Continue Reading

Many articles and reports have sung the many praises of good fleet management systems and telematics. This has made it relatively easy to find information about all the benefits of integrating such systems. These systems have proven their worth as fleet management solutions time and time again. So much so, in fact, that this continual proof prompts another question: what is the cost of not integrating fleet management systems into your fleet? >> Continue Reading