Should we consider outsourcing our fleet’s management needs or keep the work in-house?
This conundrum often leads to tire kicking without action. To make that decision, we offer some convincing reasons to consider the options.
Managing fleet costs while maintaining quality control is consistently a challenge for fleet managers. A fleet strategy is crucial to a company’s bottom line. Successful fleet management companies know there are many different ways to reduce costs and increase a fleet’s efficiency.
Driver safety teams still experience an escalation in the frequency and severity of accidents despite using techniques and tools such as better candidate screening and coaching programs to improve driver performance. Many fleets have implemented bonus systems and reward programs to motivate drivers to self-impose recommended safe driving techniques.
We’ve had the software and technology for a while, but now we are finally seeing the results of using big data to revolutionize fleet management. According to a Gartner study, one trillion sensors will be active and providing us with raw data by 2025. If we are to enter a new era of smart transport and trucking industry management, then there must be proper utilization of the expected super-abundance of data sources.