1. How Fleet Management Software is Changing The Game

    Fleet management software has been an industry staple for years, helping fleets save time and money, and understand their drivers and vehicles better than ever before. But this software is still half-baked—there are plenty of improvements that can be made to better suit fleet businesses. That’s what Skypatrol will discuss here—ways that fleet management software is making great strides. Simp…Read More

  2. The History of GPS Vehicle Tracking

    Fleet managers, more than most, understand how GPS vehicle tracking keeps fleet businesses alive. All it takes is some inexpensive technology and a few space satellites to help fleet companies recover stolen vehicles, monitor vehicle diagnostics, improve vehicle efficiency, and reduce delivery times. But how did all of this begin? How did fleet companies begin to take advantage of revolutionary GP…Read More

  3. More Tips for Better Fleet Management

    In our previous blog, Skypatrol covered how fleet businesses can improve and grow with simple changes to their processes and mindset. We’ll cover the same topic here, giving you even more ways to improve your fleet business. Nip irresponsible driving in the bud. Fleet drivers are often the most inconsistent and unpredictable part of any fleet business—after all, it’s the most human part of t…Read More

  4. Improving Dealership Profits

    If you’re running a car dealership or looking to start one in the future, profit margins are (and will always be) on your mind. There’s a lot of funding needed (and a lot of financial risk taken) when working in car sales industry—so if you’re not seeing healthy profits, there could be heavy consequences for your business and your finances. In this blog, Skypatrol will give you a few tips …Read More

  5. How GPS can Benefit Law Enforcement

    GPS has a lot of benefits for the average consumer, as well as car dealerships and commercial fleets. But many people don’t realize that GPS systems can be a great asset to law enforcement professionals in order to solve crimes and improve the efficiency of their work. Here are a few ways that law enforcement agencies can benefit from GPS tracking and fleet management systems. Real-time Geolocat…Read More

  6. Preventing Dealership Auto Theft

    According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), car theft in the United States has been rising at a rate of 4 percent of over the past five years, with a reported 707,758 vehicles stolen in 2015 alone. Unfortunately, many of these car thefts occur on the lots of auto dealerships. It can be hard for dealerships to notice if one of many cars are stolen from their lot—a family with a single…Read More

  7. The Effect of One Broken Down Vehicle

    When you have a large fleet of vehicles, something’s going to break at some point. The more vehicles you have in your fleet, the more problems you’ll have—and that can leave you with costly repairs and decreased fleet productivity. But negative effects aren’t just felt when multiple cars break down—even a single car breaking down can cause a ripple effect for your business operations. In…Read More

  8. Tips for Increasing Your Fleet Effectiveness

    Here in the Skypatrol blog, we’ve talked ad nauseum about how fleet companies can improve their efficiency, increase profits, and keep drivers safe and productive. So why not talk about it some more? In this blog, we’ll touch on sneaky ways fleet companies can sabotage themselves, how customer relations factors into fleet effectiveness and business profits, and why aiming for safety and produc…Read More

  9. 5 More Ways GPS Can Save Your Life

    As human beings, we all know that our lives are finite, and that all of us will reach an end point. Most of us think we’ll pass away in bed, surrounded peacefully by loved ones. But according to an unnervingly comprehensive study by the National Safety Council, we have a 1 in 1,183 chance of dying by accidental drowning, a 1 in 9,737 chance of dying in an air or space transport incident, and a 1…Read More

  10. 5 Ways GPS Can Save Your Life

    For a lot of Americans in the early years of the 21st century, the world can seem safer than it actually is. A certain degree of risk exists, not just when we go out into the larger world, but even in the relative safety of our own homes. That’s the bad news, but there is good news, and that’s the fact that GPS and other tracking solutions can save your life. Literally. We know, it sounds a li…Read More