Managing Fleets with Mobile

The Fleet management industry is expected to reach $30.45 billion by 2018 at CGAR of 22.8% according to market reports. Changing economic parameters and increasing competition are forcing fleet managers to innovate or die.

Asia-Pacific is expected to exhibit the largest growth rate in the fleet management market. Organizations from public transport, service sectors, logistics, and retail industries are expected to bring huge business opportunities for the fleet management vendors.

With the advancement of technology, todays world can be fit to your mobile. Today more and more dispatchers and carriers are using smartphone and mobile devices to more efficiently work.

Numerous technological advancements are helping fleet managers to track their vehicles smartly and in real time through customized fleet management systems. A fleet management system customized according to your business logic can help improve operations, overall efficiency and the bottom line.

(GPS) is the most commonly used technology in fleet management. Vehicle tracking systems are one of the most basic requisites for a system. GPS helps users track their fleet in real time and keep tabs on the day to day, while getting an overview of how the fleet performed at the end of the day. More sophisticated systems include: Monitoring of fuel, distance travelled, avg MPH, time duration, engine reports and others.

Certain metrics are valuable to be tracked for certain industries, while others just seem like data. A custom fleet systems allows you to know what you need to know and avoid the clutter.

Route scheduling  is another very important aspect of fleet management. Specially customized applications can update drivers with optimal journey planning even if they get a new load or task during their day.

These systems are boon for public transport, shipping companies, fleets and other industries that are constantly on the move.

Some other unique benefits that mobile offers for fleet and fleet management:

  • Tracking assets as they move

  • Tracking drivers as they move

  • Tracking assets as they are scanned

  • Tracking vehicle or asset damage between carrier handoffs

  • Viewing drivers location and sending loads and jobs to the most applicable driver

  • Carriers within ~50miles receive notification about a load or task, and can respond

  • Finding supply line faults and errors

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