With the economy in a continued slow-motion recovery, fleet managers have had to be resilient and creative in doing more with less. The result: Budgets may have shrunk, but the bottom line has increased.
Reduced Idling = Reduced Emissions
Until the advent of telematics devices, idling was not perceived to be a major problem for fleets. But once engine data was captured by fleets on a large-scale basis, it quickly became apparent that idling represented a significant and widespread problem. The amount of unnecessary idling varies by fleet, but some fleets have recorded idling as much as 35 percent of the time. Here's what you can do about it.