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March, 17, 2017
When running a business, there are many factors to consider in ensuring your cash flow remains balanced, and fleet safety is one of them. Although we should look into the how our vehicles perform when it comes to fuel, we should also monitor how our fleet is being driven, as well as ensuring they’re safeguarded against theft and damage.
Many businesses may assume that theft and damage can only occur due to outside influence, but this isn’t always the case. While many of us don’t want to consider that there may be unsavoury characters in our midst, this doesn’t mean we shouldn’t safeguard ourselves against the same.
Of course, it’s not only theft and damage a business has to safeguard itself against, but also misuse of its fleets. While employees can have good intentions of not getting into detrimental situations, they can occur, and it can be costly to the business. In many instances, business can find that they have to pay more in insurance premiums as a result.
It’s often the case that many businesses aren’t aware of the solutions available that can help safeguard their business. Of course, there is the normal platforms such as CCTV and a series of alarms, but where do we turn when a more in-depth solution is required.
It’s no secret that our mobile phones can be a portal into many different platforms, but not everyone may be aware of just how much control they can have over their fleet with the touch of a button. Specialist software can ensure that regardless of what kind of business you run, you can ensure that your fleet can be constantly monitored, while ensuring your brand is being represented in the right way.
Having the right kind of software not only ensures that your brand stays intact, it also offers a slew of other benefits that can help your brand grow overall. For example, some companies may have problems with certain drivers. To ensure that the general public is kept safe, the use of fleet management software can ensure that your business is made aware of any dangerous driving, simply by sending you a text.
The software also helps with ensuring that drivers are looking after their welfare. As many will know, drivers have to be allocated shifts to ensure that they don’t become too tired when driving. Again, fleet management software can ensure that drivers take their breaks in real-time, allowing you to address the situation sooner rather than later.
Of course, there can be instances where there is a theft of a vehicle, despite our best efforts to safeguard our fleet. However, even if the worst-case scenario should occur, business owners are able to track their fleet effectively, as long as they have the right kind of fleet management software
The majority of my time is spent ensuring that our team delivers simple and cost-effective solutions to our customers that face the challenges of running a fleet of vehicles.
Occasionally I manage to sneak away to enjoy time with family and friends or a quick game of golf ….