Advantages Of Fleet Management Systems
Fleet Management Systems is software applications used by fleet service providers to manage their vehicles and resources. It enables a business to handle its vehicles better thus enabling better customer services as well as operational efficiency. There are two types of available in the market; Hardware-based and Software-based. Fleet management software system facilitates complete control over fleet vehicles, driver management and fleet administration. It manages work orders, vehicle maintenance records, fuel accounting and reporting, real-time vehicle status reports and much more. The main advantages of fleet management software include:
Convenience: Most fleet management systems offer highly convenient, user-friendly and flexible interface that allows easy navigation and control of the program. The system provides detailed information about all aspects of the vehicles such as fuel, service history and maintenance records. It enables the drivers to track their performance, service timings and mileage. Moreover, these programs help in proper identification and assigning of maintenance duties among drivers. It helps in scheduling and managing scheduled maintenance work and preventive maintenance activities.
Cost-Effective: One of the most important benefits of fleet management systems is that it enables the business to reduce costs associated with maintaining vehicles and providing drivers with complete freedom over the vehicle while working on the vehicles. It also helps businesses save on the operational costs such as salary expenses, vehicle maintenance, insurance, etc. It significantly reduces the cost of vehicle purchase and ensures that the vehicles are maintained in excellent conditions. For example, if the business has one fleet of trucks, it can purchase a separate truck for each driver so as to ensure that the driver only uses trucks which are also being used by his employees for servicing and maintenance purposes. Thus, this reduces the costs and saves the company money.
Improved Fuel Management: Another major benefit of fleet management systems is improved fuel consumption by the drivers. This reduces the fuel costs of the business. The programs include various tools to improve driver behavior such as enhancing the recognition of truck speed and driving habits through the alerting system. The alerts are usually triggered by radio signals that alert the driver of any unusual speed behaviors or highway driving habits.
Enhanced Security Systems: Fleet management systems also help to enhance security for both the public as well as the vehicles. These systems have been designed in such a way so as to provide maximum security measures for both the individuals and the vehicles. Some of these security systems include vehicle immobilization, tracking, security card readers, etc. Apart from that, they also prevent unauthorized use of vehicles. Such security features also prevent the emission of any toxic gasses while the vehicles are in operation.
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