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Becoming a Great Fleet Manager

Being a great fleet manager doesn’t come easy. You are responsible, not only for the operation of the fleet but for the safety of the drivers and others that use the roads, to mention a few.

Safety in the Workplace

People are the heart of the business. Safety becomes a priority, when the drivers are safe, you increase your productivity. While roads may be perceived as unsafe, it is up to you as the fleet manager to be proactive about safety and ensure your drivers are aware of the rules/regulations of the road as well as company enforced rules. Read more on Fleet Safety and Driver Safety Management.

Vehicle Maintenance

Apart from safety talks, you need to adopt efficient maintenance plans, ensuring a well maintained fleet promotes productivity and safety. Sticking to proper maintenance schedules and ensuring the use of correct original parts by approved service centres. Read more on Fleet Optimization.


Technology has evolved much over the years and as a fleet manager you need to take advantage of this benefit and stay informed of the latest technologies, news and regulations. Read more on Fleet Compliance Management.

At GEOTAB, we offer you a wide range of solutions to help ease the stress of this job from monitoring driver behavior with in-cab coaching for better safety compliance to implementing efficient maintenance reminders and much more. Speak to one of our Solutions Specialistsfor a solution that will help you.

Author: Sugandran Kannigan, Project Manager – Geotab Africa

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