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Fuel & Fleet Tracking - What is the Buzz All About?
Posted on 07/01/2013 by Adrienne Sallerson | 0 Comments
Unpredictable gas prices can be frustrating, especially when fuel is a necessity for your business. As the pressure to cut costs continues to increase, fleet managers are looking for new ways to reduce fuel spend. What fleet managers are finding is that the real solution comes in the form of technology.
Fleet tracking technology has gained tremendous popularity among those in the service business industry. If you are not familiar with this type of technology, you might be wondering how tracking your vehicles can help to reduce your fuel costs. So, what is the buzz really all about?
Well, it is not just about tracking your vehicles. Fleet tracking technology has transformed into a comprehensive fleet management tool designed to meet the needs of every service business owner or fleet manager. So, you are feeling the frustration of fluctuating fuel costs, right? With a GPS fleet tracking solution, you can:
- Set up notifications to alert you when a driver is excessively idling
- Use automated reports to monitor speeding and aggressive driving
- Create and schedule vehicle maintenance with a few clicks of the button
- Provide your drivers with the most direct and efficient routes to any job site
- Integrate your fuel card and monitor fuel purchase history details
“The reporting functionality lets us pinpoint fuel information so that we can attribute a savings of $25,000 in fuel costs annually within our towing fleet.”
-Mike Duzan, Automotive Operations Director for Bobby & Steve’s Auto World
Now that you know what the buzz is all about, could GPS fleet tracking be the right fuel-saving solution for your business?