Welcome back to the second half of our two-part PSA about the dangers of drowsy driving in commercial fleets and how to keep your fleet drivers, vehicles, and team passengers safe. Last time, we went into depth on the dangers of drowsy driving, why it's important to protect your fleet, and fleet management policies to address this serious safety concern.
When you run a professional business fleet, the mental clarity of your drivers is an important part of your calculations. Naturally, you hire down-to-earth experienced professionals who take the job of driving seriously. But even a highly responsible person can be at-risk behind the wheel when exhausted.
It is important now, more than ever for your commercial drivers to stay vigilant while on the road during the summer months. Keep an eye out for inexperienced motorists and be safe! Read more:
Topics: Fleet Safety
Even the most observant logistics managers can fail to pinpoint bottom-line-crushing expenses. Such expenses often come in the form of inefficient routes and inadequate vehicular maintenance. Advanced telematics in the form of fleet management services allow companies to perform more deliveries and slash unproductive mileage. This translates into higher revenues.
When you lease a fleet or hire fleet management, often a perk is mentioned known as 'Fleet Services'. For someone familiar with managing a fleet, you know that a lot could go into those two simple words. What exactly does your vehicle leasing company mean by fleet services? Exactly what services and value can you expect from a package or fleet lease that includes fleet services?
In the field service business, emergency calls are an every-day occurrence. While most of your customers can schedule service in a timely manner and wait for both schedules to line up, some people need help with broken plumbing, malfunctioning HVAC, sparking outlets, or aggressive insects right away. No matter what kind of field service you're in, emergencies happen.
Road debris is something that every driver in our great nation has to contend with. From the dangerous road "gators" created big-rig tires blow to the coolers and mattresses that fall out of overloaded trucks to the every-day trash that sometimes flies out open car windows, we dodge them all.
Topics: Fleet Safety
When you are running a business that depends on a team of drivers to deliver goods and services, it's important that you do everything in your power to keep them happy. Engaged and motivated employees are a valuable asset for any business.
Running a field service business is all about logistics. While HQ handles hiring and training expert teams and lining up work orders, every day your teams load up into the fleet vehicles and set out for customer homes and businesses. Whether you're installing satellite dishes or providing a cleaning service, the way you pack your vehicles can determine a lot about how smoothly each service goes.
Even in regions that are buried in feet of snow every winter, everyday business continued. The plows clear snow from the roads and, no doubt, your business fleet drivers load out every morning to complete their usual routes. While you can count on your drivers to handle themselves in the snow and on icy roads, sometimes circumstances are beyond their control.