As you’re well aware, running a fleet is an expensive business. You’ve got fuel costs to keep an eye on, plus maintenance checks, repairs, and more to manage. There are also hidden costs that, if left unchecked, can swiftly add up.
Seeing speeding cars cutting corners and running red lights may look exhilarating in movies, but this type of driving doesn’t have a place on real-life roads. In real life, this is called aggressive driving, and it can pose serious problems to your fleet.
Curtailing aggressive driving in fleets may seem like it’s easier said than done—especially since, according to the American Automobile Association (AAA), 80% of drivers have admitted to aggressive behaviors on the road at least once in a given year.Read More »4 Cost Savings from Smarter Driving in Fleets
As a fleet manager, your job is about so much more than simply managing schedules. You also need to protect your drivers’ safety, support their wellbeing, and help them engage with and improve in their jobs. After all, a happy, motivated team is a more productive one.
In fact, according to research from Gallup’s State of the American Workplace report, engaged teams see improvements over their less-motivated counterparts in all kinds of areas, including:
- 17% higher productivity overall
- 10% higher customer satisfaction
- 20% higher sales
- 21% higher profitability
- And a huge 41% reduction in absenteeism
To help you keep your team engaged and operating productively, we’ve put together a list of the 6 top traits of highly effective fleet managers. We’ll also take a look at how each habit, when applied effectively, will help improve safety and boost your company’s bottom line.
With the winter’s arrival, knowing how to drive safely on ice or with snow requires drivers to be better prepared than perhaps they need to be at any other time of year.
With that goal in mind, I have included some common sense safe winter driving tips that you should consider adopting.
Read More »Winter Driving Safety: Tips & Toolkit
We are demystifying how a Facility Audit is managed in Ontario and, more specifically, how the vehicle preventative maintenance (PM) profile is scored.
You might be asking yourself, what’s the big deal with the new video telematics trend, and what will Fleet Complete Vision actually do for me? Why do I need it? Below, we explain all the what’s and why’s for you.
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) recently announced that their annual International Roadcheck program will be taking place from June 7 – 9, 2016. It is expected that over 70,000 inspections will be conducted over the 72-hour blitz period. Meaning – the odds of your truck or a truck within your fleet getting inspected are pretty high.