Today’s fleet managers are continuously looking for ways to manage their fleet’s total cost of ownership, minimize their operating expenses, and increase profitability. However, identifying new opportunities for reducing costs can be difficult.
Slow collection of debtors can impact your business in a very negative way. It can result in delayed payments to creditors, retrenchments or ultimately closing the company’s doors.
Are you thinking of implementing a fleet driver report card, but afraid of the employee backlash around snooping and “big brothering?” The success of your program can be impacted by the way you introduce scorecards to your team. This article provides some tips on how to communicate the reasons and benefits of driver behavior monitoring so you can get maximum fleet driver buy-in and achieve great results.
Exception rules are conditions which outline the behaviour of a driver. When a driver breaks a rule, an exception is recorded. Various exceptions can be set up for specified users in MyGeotab.
Business costs can skyrocket if mismanaged. It is imperative to adopt processes that ensure your day to day procedures within your business operate as efficiently as possible. In no area is this more crucial, than in the management of a company’s fleet.
Geotab’s NFC (Near Field Communication) Driver Identification is an incredible tool that can be used to both incentivise drivers and monitor their behaviour. Any business that utilises a fleet of vehicles and employs multiple drivers, must ensure that their personnel adhere to the safety standards and parameters specified by the company. Managing the latter is simplified with the use of the Geotab NFC Driver ID.
We all have a responsibility to keep our roads safe, in order to help reduce the number of deaths and injuries related to vehicle collisions. Companies need to positively influence the safety of their drivers on and off the job through safety–focused leadership.
The Geotab Africa Training Center it is where we train our customers, dealers and staff. Customers are trained on Geotab hardware and software which ensures they get the most out of our system and its features. In the same respect, our dealers are trained to have a great understanding on Geotab’s hardware and software, in order to be able to use and sell it. Dealers receive a certificate after completing training.
The 8th Annual Geotab Just Wheels show took place on the 27th of May 2017, and as always the aim of the show is to raise funds towards the Muriel Brand School for children with disabilities and other charities.
In a world that is predominantly built around DATA, Geotab has seen the power and impact that it has in the Fleet Management space.
Cloud is the new normal. You may have heard this phrase quoted often. Cloud computing is taking off in almost every industry. The private sector has seen a host of benefits from cloud strategy — reducing costs, increased security, flexibility, and productivity. While it’s no secret that the private world is benefiting from the cloud, the public sector is also starting to pursue and implement cloud computing.
What is Bluetooth Technology?
Enabled devices contain a small computer chip that includes Bluetooth® radio and software that allows it to connect to nearby devices using radio waves. Bluetooth® technology has been built into nearly every phone, laptop, desktop, and tablet, and because of its low energy, sensors can last for months, and even years without replacing batteries.
A SIM card might seem like an insignificant part of the hardware that works with your unit, but it plays one of the most crucial roles in ensuring your data gets through to you.
Information Technology (IT) is an important enabler of business success and innovation. In today’s fast-paced business environment, most businesses invest a lot of money in the best and latest tech tools to aid them in making calculated business decisions and supporting their day to day processes. With that said, when your organization/business relies on a fleet (no matter the size) to carry out some or most of its functions, Geotab’s MyGeotab Fleet management software can help you leverage on your business operations and fulfill some key organizational goals:
Efficient business processes
Using MyGeotab tools and features such as Zones, Rules and customized reports; fleet managers can identify processes within their fleet and workforce that need to be re-engineered. These processes can then be performed in more efficient and effective ways.
Reducing Costs and adding value
A well-managed fleet can assist an organization in reducing running costs, contributing towards the business’s value chain. MyGeotab helps you reduce costs and improve your fleet productivity through our various free and paid Add-ons or reports. The MyGeotab Software is a powerful tool which uses Big Data generated by your fleet to give you an insight on driver and vehicle behaviour. When the system is effectively utilized, organisations can avoid unnecessary expenditure by curbing speed violations, after-hours usage and attending to engine diagnostics and alerts.
Strategic decision making
Knowledge and insight gives an organization the competitive advantage. MyGeotab Reporting and Dashboards help fleet managers make informed decisions. Features such as route and trip planning can save costs and having a software tool like MyGeotab will give you the edge as it allows you to make decisions while considering specific factors like current vehicle location/data, driver performance and trip history, which is all accessible on MyGeotab.
Making MyGeotab a part of your business IT tools, assists your organisation in generating growth, improving productivity and creating a competitive advantage. To speak to us or to get more information on how our add-ons can help you turn your fleet data into business intelligence, request a demo.
Author: Mxolisi Zondi, Junior Developer – GEOTAB AFRICA
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