Telematics and GPS technology have come a long way from just reporting positioning.
Today’s technology offers fleets a fuller picture of vehicle operations.
Fleet audits or benchmarking can give a clear picture of what a fleet operation is doing well while identifying areas where improvements can be made. The key to success is good data.
While executive fleets are small in size compared to the rest of a company’s fleet, they present opportunities and challenges. Despite these challenges, executive vehicles still have a place in today’s operational landscape.
By planning ahead and having a strong vision of its goals, a fleet can use the request for proposal process as a way to enhance operational effectiveness out of
The moment I sat in the 2017 E300 4Matic sedan, I knew I was behind the wheel of a quintessential executive vehicle.
There was a renaissance in distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks in 2016. While the threat against fleets is low, for now, fleet managers need to be on guard as technology such as autonomous vehicles, vehicle-to-infrastructure, and IoT technologies mature.
Dean Foods’ vice president of transportation has modernized the milk products fleet by improving safety, increasing efficiency, and adding alternative-fuel vehicles.
During the lead up to the September opening of the State Fair of Texas, I was given the chance to take a preview spin in the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD. It whet my appetite for more.
While depreciation is the biggest fleet expense, there are steps fleet managers can take before purchasing a vehicle, while it’s in the fleet, and when it’s being remarketed that can make this expense manageable.
The 2016 Fleet Safety Conference delivered valuable content to fleet managers, EHS and HR professionals, and stakeholders across the spectrum, touching on technology, driver behavior, legal challenges, and security. The message was clear: Fleets have many options to make their operations safer and more efficient.
While personal-use charges, on average, have risen once again, there are other trends influencing the way fleets are handling personal use.
Purchasing vehicles is among the most crucial and complex functions of a fleet manager. There are a number of ways that fleets can leverage their purchasing power, including single sourcing and bulk ordering.
The fleet management company’s new Technology and Innovation Center is designed to inspire its employees and continue to serve its fleet clients with the level of service they have come to expect.
While fleets are seeing some improvements in their crash and accident statistics, aided by better training and vehicle safety technology, there is still more they can do to not just be a number.
Even with lower prices, fuel continues to be among the top costs for fleets. Fleets share some of their best practices to manage fuel.