When your business requires a fleet of vehicles you need to find a way to increase savings with every move your vehicles make. Implementing a GPS fleet tracking system is a great way you can reduce fuel costs for your fleet vehicles.
Keeping your fleet properly maintained, you will not only avoid the costs of a breakdown, but will also help with increased fuel efficiency.
GPS fleet trackers tell the fleet manager when things like oil changes, tire rotations, and fluid checks are due. This allows for such general maintenance to be done with than vehicle is least needed. Fleet services have been making use of this convenient, fuel and time saving information for several years. However, it’s a not-so-well-known fact that that same fleet tracker can be useful when it comes to fuel savings, too.
Aggressive driving like speeding is not only a cost concern for costly repairs. Cautioning those drivers to drive within the speed limit will change their driving habits and save money. Speed is known to cause costly and avoidable accidents. Using driver score cards you can rank all the drivers in your fleet against each other and find out who the habitual dangerous drivers are. Using the most direct route is the first fuel saving tip when using a GPS fleet tracking system as it can provide the most economical route. You will want to cut idle time, stops, and starts. The fleet manager can use the GPS vehicle tracking to alert him to excessive, unnecessary idling which can cost your business more money than you think. Using GPS fleet trackers you can also help toun determine any unauthorized usage of company vehicles and cut personal errands down to save money on fuel, and wear and tear on your fleet vehicles.
Given the top of the line fleet management software offered by Geotab, fleet managers can use this software to decrease fuel, wage, and maintenance costs. It is little wonder that owners of fleet services are opting for wise use of data from devices like GPS Tracking America’s line of Geotab GPS trackers. This is an effective way on how to reduce fuel costs for your fleet and save on maintenance costs as well for your fleet of vehicles. You can visit our shop to purchase your GPS fleet tracking system directly or you can speak to one of our sales representatives toll free at 1-877-477-0987.