Fleet management can be complex, and many business owners come to dread it. As their business grows and customers become more plentiful, their fleet of vehicles must also grow to meet the demands of product delivery. Unfortunately, without the right tool that growing fleet begins to eat up more and more of their time.
If you are struggling with fleet management, you are far from alone. Figuring out an affordable way to deal with a growing fleet, without sinking inordinate amounts of time into doing so, is one of the most common growing pains for businesses that deal in hard goods.
The good news is, these new fleet management issues are a good sign that your customer base is seeing healthy growth. Handling your fleet doesn’t have to be a time suck either, just like other operations in your business you just need to invest in the right tools.
If you want to spend less time on fleet management, and more time growing your business, then it is time to invest in a fleet automation system. Fleet automation uses GPS tracking and other tools to gather information about your fleet and come up with solutions to your most pressing transport issues.
Fleet Automation Is Much More Than Vehicle Tracking
Chances are you have heard of GPS tracking systems that record your fleets movement, but if you have talked to other business owners you may have been warned away from them. This is because GPS tracking by itself does relatively little to help you streamline running your fleet and companies that sell this service by itself often don’t live up to the promises they make.Fleet Automation Systems do use GPS tracking to gather pertinent information about your fleet, but instead of just handing you that information they take it much further and use that information to create you an individualized optimization plan.
Fleet automation will make sure you are running the shortest routes with well maintained vehicles. It can help you save on fuel costs and man hours. It is a one-stop solution to make sure every step of running your fleet is optimized to save you time and money.
If you want to realize the benefits that fleet automation can have for your business, then contact us today.
AVLView is a telematics company focused on helping vehicle owners automate their everyday fleet operational tasks.