1. The Many Jobs of A Fleet Manager

    Sometimes, a job title doesn’t quite explain exactly what a job is all about—and this is definitely true when it comes to fleet managers. There are so many skill sets that fleet managers must have to be successful. In this blog, the fleet management software experts at Skypatrol will take a look at all of the jobs that are required within the job title of fleet manager—and it should be no su…Read More

  2. The Many Jobs of A Fleet Manager, Part 2

    In the previous blog post, the fleet management software experts at Skypatrol discussed the many jobs of a fleet manager. We’ll continue with that topic today, with even more jobs that fleet management experts are required to perform on a daily basis. A Fleet Manager Is… A Leader of People While fleet managers deal with money, maps, and mechanical schedules, they must also deal with people—m…Read More

  3. The Gripes of Fleet Managers

    Fleet managers work tirelessly to help their businesses grow and make sure their drivers are performing at their best and safest--and since the fleet industry has been growing at a rapid rate since 2010, it appears their hard work is paying off. However, fleet managers still have quite a bit to gripe about. In this blog, the fleet management software professionals at Skypatrol will discuss some of…Read More

  4. Breaking Down the Costs of Fleet Accidents

    Your fleet drivers are at a higher risk of being in an auto accident, and those accidents are more likely to cost more than the average accident. The increased risk comes from the fact that your fleet drivers are simply on the road more than the average driver; about twice as much, actually, which most fleet drivers clocking an average of 25,000 miles per year. Not only is the frequency of the acc…Read More

  5. How and Why You Should be Using Geofencing With Your Fleet

    Many users think that GPS-enabled technology is a great way to track the location of their vehicles and that's about it. While this is an extremely useful feature of many fleet management software programs, it certainly isn't the only advantage. It is, in fact, just scratching the surface of what you can do. When you really start to dig into the power of GPS-enabled technology with your fleet, it'…Read More

  6. Fleet Management Trends Coming in 2018

    The end of the year is almost here. and by now you should have a pretty solid plan for how your business is going to operate and grow in 2018. When you are making those plans, though, it's important to know what changes and trends are coming to fleet management in the next year. This can help you make proactive strategies that incorporate new techniques and technologies that can help you grow smar…Read More

  7. The Three Biggest Challenges Facing Your Fleet and How to Overcome Them

    A lot of the challenges that fleet managers face are the same challenges that managers of others businesses face. Almost all challenges in a business boil down to one of two things: reducing costs or increasing profits. While the challenges may sound familiar no matter what industry you are in, though, the solutions to the challenges below are unique to fleet management. Let's take a look at some …Read More

  8. Creating a Fleet Management Strategy

    The best fleets in the business are the ones that are the most effectively managed—which is why a great fleet manager is worth his weight in gold. But what makes a great fleet manager great? Ultimately, it’s a solid fleet management strategy that drives a fleet business, and helps them find short-term and long-term success. In this blog, the fleet management software team at Skypatrol will giv…Read More

  9. Fleet Driver Safety

    With so many businesses hyperfocused on maximizing profit margins and business efficiency, it’s no surprise that employee safety becomes more of an afterthought on a day-to-day basis. While office employees might not to too concerned with their safety, drivers in commercial fleets put themselves at risk every single time they get behind the wheel. So how do fleets keep their employees safe while…Read More

  10. Pros & Cons of In-Vehicle Cameras

    One of the biggest challenges in the fleet industry today is improving driver safety and behavior on the road—it only takes a split second for an accident to happen that can endanger the fleet driver, other drivers, and even the perception of the fleet business as a whole. Even if there is no accident, erratic driving habits can put many people at risk, and lead to a poor public perception of yo…Read More