For a fleet manager new to the industry or looking to expand their current services, understanding the ins and outs of fleet management is the first step in optimizing costs, risks and efficiency within fleet operations.
Many fleet organizations rely on fleet management tactics–typically serviced by the fleet manager–to control company costs, maximize profitability, and mitigate risks of their fleet vehicles. Here a few ways effective fleet management can influence the overall success rate of the fleet:
Vehicle Safety – To reduce distracted driving and decrease the amount of injury claims within a fleet, implementing a reliable GPS system tool can provide safe road routing and signs of needed vehicle maintenance.
Operational Efficiency – When it comes to vehicle and asset utilization, GPS tracking systems as an effective management tool. Fleet businesses are able then to know when a truck arrives at its destination.
Driver Regulation – Implementing a GPS tracking and report system into daily operations can detect unauthorized driver behavior like vehicle idling.
Fuel Management – Fleet managers can help eliminate drivers from abusing company fuel spend through fuel fleet cards. These cards can be integrated with GPS systems to match fuel purchases with real-time vehicle locations–verifying fuel usage.
Impac offers both a comprehensive fleet fuel card program and a cost-effective GPS tracking solution to allow improved fleet management within companies of any size in the industry.
At Impac, our fleet cards provide online system access and purchase controls to prevent criminal behaviors like fuel theft. In addition, these cards will save time wasted on rummaging through purchase receipts–ultimately allowing a shift of focus to company profitability. Our GPS systems are convenient through its web-based software that offers real-time tracking for both in-vehicle hardware as well as handheld devices of all kinds.
Call us today to learn more about how we can improve your fleet management.