Essentially, a fleet management system is an automated tool that can help you co-ordinate and manage a group of commercial vehicles from one centralised interface. It can handle truck maintenance, status, tracking, routing, scheduling, financing and communication, ensuring that your operation runs as smoothly and efficiently as possible. Even better, all this information is easily accessible.
But what are the actual benefits of a decent fleet management system? There are many, but for now let’s take a look at how it can help you to reduce fuel consumption.
Given that it analyses a wide range of parameters, a fleet management tool can not only pinpoint exactly where you are wasting fuel, it can also show how to address the issue, by:
Reducing fuel costs is just one example of how a fleet management system can help your business – there are benefits related to practically every aspect of your transport operation.
Do you want to learn more? Feel free to download my guide on how a fleet management tool can benefit your business on a number of fronts including:
Johan Rundberg works as Service Owner for Fleet and Productivity Services at Volvo Trucks.