Heading into 2021, fleet managers will need to embrace more change than at almost any other point along the historical timeline of the profession. A global pandemic has transformed the American workplace with drivers now based at remote locations and social distancing in place.
Other mega-trends on the road ahead include the rise of video telematics, the end of legacy cellular networks, and Joe Biden’s more liberal presidency.
These are among the most impactful trends that will confront fleet managers once 2020 appears in the rearview mirror.
Ongoing Impact of the Pandemic
The Covid-19 pandemic has caused meaningful changes to the way fleet managers do their jobs.
Most notably, fleet managers must now contend with a remote driver pool in the “working from home” economy.
More drivers are now deploying from their homes, which is blurring the line between business and personal use.
Here are several questions drivers may be asking: