Managing your fleet – Part 1

When it comes to fleet management, companies across all industries are faced with challenges around reducing fuel costs, keeping drivers safe on the roads and maximising fleet asset usage.

Vehicle telematics is one of the technologies that can help address all of these issues and much more. It has the potential to become a game changer for organisations who are looking to reduce costs and increase safety. In today’s economy, having a handle on operating costs can be a differentiating factor between you and your competition.

Unfortunately, there are still companies that are not convinced of the benefits that can be achieved through the implementation of telematics. They still look at the costs associate with the implementation of such a system but fail to realise the long-term benefits. In a globalised economy it is very important to have a long-term view, without which the survivability of and organisation will be short lived.

The benefits might seem quite obvious to some, but others know that they could still face opposition from drivers, unions or their Board. For that reason, the decision to implement a telematics system will not always be straightforward. Buy-in from a number of stakeholders is often needed. Throughout this blog series I will help you to create your own case for telematics by showing you how to improve your ROI and reduce risk through the use of telematics technology.

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