Managing a fleet of vehicles is getting more challenging by the day with the rising costs of operations, compliance directives, a tight labor market and demanding customers. Add on the impact of COVID-19 with the decrease in goods shipped, and a shortage of parts to address unanticipated maintenance needs, and that throws a new wrench into the mix.
And that’s just scratching the surface of all the things a fleet manager must consider. Dealing with these changing variables makes it increasingly important to optimize your fleet’s performance by taking advantage of sophisticated telematics systems that monitor, analyze, and automate the routine tasks you may still be doing manually.
When reviewing the fleet management solutions on the market today, there are six things that a top-notch fleet management option should help your business accomplish. Make sure it has the depth to help you manage the following, and you will be in much better shape to handle whatever the next round of economic surprises will be.