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How Does Depreciation Fit Into Fleet Management?

February 25, 2020 Published by
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One of the biggest challenges to a fleet manager in today’s competitive business world is the depreciation that occurs for every vehicle in the fleet, with each passing year. Depreciation can be considered the decline in value for your vehicles over a given period of time, usually in one-year increments. Every vehicle in your team will be losing value at a specific rate for as long as you own it, and the rate of that devaluation will be dependent on a number of factors such as the vehicle type, its age, its mileage, and the cost of acquisition. Knowing that... View Article

What is Fleet Management & How Does GPS Tracking Help?

December 30, 2019 Published by
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There are many companies in this country that rely on the transportation of goods for the conduct of their business: trucking companies and bus companies, for instance. The fleets of vehicles owned by such companies represent a considerable investment on the part of the company, so it’s only natural that a company would want to protect that investment by monitoring the performance of every vehicle in the group. Over the past decade or so, a great many more requirements have been imposed on trucking companies and other transportation businesses, and these must all be complied with in order for them... View Article

What is real time GPS Tracking? (Why Your Fleet Needs It Now)

May 9, 2019 Published by
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As a fleet manager or business owner, you know you need to keep track of your vehicles and assets, as well as keep your employees safe. You also have to stay compliant with government regulations. That’s where GPS tracking systems come in. But what exactly is real time GPS tracking? In conjunction with user-friendly software or cell phone apps, real-time GPS tracking allows you to not only track the history of where your vehicles and assets have been, but it also allows you the peace of mind in being able to track fleets and assets live. Because real time GPS... View Article

How Engine Idle Time Impacts Fleet Costs

April 11, 2019 Published by
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When you’re managing a fleet of trucks for your business, it’s always important to find ways to lower your fleet costs without negatively impacting driver performance. One of the easiest ways to cut fleet fuel costs – while simultaneously reducing engine wear-and-tear and exhaust emissions – is to reduce engine idle time.  After all, if your engines are running, but the freight isn’t going anywhere, then you’re losing money. A GPS fleet tracking system can help make this easier by automating the process from start to finish. But it’s important to distinguish between necessary operational idle time and true idle... View Article

How to Fight Road Rage and Prevent Aggressive Driving in Your Fleet

November 29, 2018 Published by
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Congested traffic and impatient drivers are a terrible mix. It’s a cocktail that many of us have to deal with daily, and it makes the road a dangerous place. As a fleet operator, your business lives on the road and depends on the people you put behind the wheel. Your drivers have to be efficient but safe, and traveling so many miles in such a condensed space of time can fray anyone’s nerves. It’s imperative that your workers keep a cool head and drive smart, but with so many miles between you and them, that’s a tricky thing to manage.... View Article

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