What exactly is fleet management?

Keeping a fleet of vehicles on the road takes an awful lot of organisation.  Once upon a time, fleet management was largely about handling practical tasks as they arose in order to keep vehicles legal and drivers productive.  Data was minimal; technology basic.

Modern fleet management is a very different story – every day your business is bombarded with information from all directions – information about where the vehicles are, how much they’re costing, how they’re being driven, the contracts they’re on, the fuel they’re using, the upcoming to-do list…and the list goes on.

This information is gold dust for fleet managers – it tells you all you need to know about fleet performance, efficiency and economy – but the sheer quantity of data and delivery formats can create confusion for even the most switched-on of fleet managers.

Do you have it covered?

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More Telematics Myths

We looked recently at some of the reasons why companies shy away from telematics.  Fear of disproportionate expense, disruption of installation and adverse driver reactions are by far the most common objections.  We explored these misconceptions, and explained why companies are jumping to the wrong conclusions.  (You can read the full article HERE)

Sticking with the theme, we’ll now look at some more Telematics Myths. These are particularly common among the smaller fleets.

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