1. Identifying and Solving Fuel Waste

    Fleet managers are always looking for ways to save money on their bottom line. While there are many methods, from maximizing warranties to preventative tire maintenance, there is one method that is often overlooked: saving on fuel. Fleet-based companies inherently use a lot of fuel, it’s just the nature of the job; but there are many ways that managers and drivers can save money with regards to …Read More

  2. How To Teach Efficient Driving Behavior

    With GPS tracking devices and hardware from Skypatrol, companies and fleet managers are able to monitor and track their driver’s behavior. We have written several blogs discussing the benefits of these capabilities, including cost savings, increased performance, and fewer liabilities. However, if you’re the owner of a fleet of vehicles and manage the drivers of those vehicles, how do you actua…Read More

  3. Common Uses for Car GPS Tracking Devices

    Living in the modern world that we do, GPS tracking is becoming more and more common, and not just for your smartphone or getting directions to a restaurant in your car. There are a variety of beneficial ways in which we can use GPS tracking hardware and software to protect our belongings, feel safe while driving, and more. At Skypatrol, we are a leader in developing GPS tracking devices that are …Read More

  4. GPS Tracking FAQ

    Sky Patrol wants to make it easier to track, monitor, and protect your fleet, but what does that mean? What can our software do? How does it work? How is the data collected? If you have dozens of questions running through your mind, we want to provide straightforward answers so that you can start to better manage your fleet as soon as possible. When Does GPS Start Tracking? This will depend on whe…Read More

  5. Saving on Fleet Fuel Expenses

    Fuel is the second-largest expense (next to depreciation) for fleet businesses — and it’s the most unpredictable expense as well. With market prices for fuel ebbing and flowing, fleet vehicles aging, and fleet drivers taking unexpected trips to McDonald’s or the mall, it’s hard to project what your fleet-wide fuel expense is going to be year over year. When it comes to fleet fuel expenses,…Read More

  6. Ways to Save Your Fleet Money

    While excellent customer service and brand awareness are crucial to fleet success, it all comes down to dollars and cents in the end. If your fleet isn’t financially stable and sustainable, it’s not going to last long in what is a highly competitive industry. As a fleet manager, you must reduce fleet costs for improved efficiency and profitability. In this blog from the fleet management softwa…Read More

  7. Managing Fleet Vehicle Depreciation

    If you’re a fleet manager, depreciation of fleet vehicles is always on your mind. Before you know it, your new fleet vehicles will be aging and depreciating by the mile, and there’s nothing you can do about it. Vehicle depreciation, alongside fuel expenses, will always be the two primary expenses of fleet businesses — but with the right mindset, proper management strategies, and a little hel…Read More

  8. Fleet Management Sofware: 2049

    If futuristic films like Blade Runner 2049 taught us anything in 2017, it’s that thinking about the future—especially in the world of technology—is exhilarating. While some folks have a fear of the unknown, others obsess over the limitless possibilities that future technologies can bring—and for the fleet management software professionals at Skypatrol, that means we’re obsessing over the…Read More

  9. Tools to Improve Your Fleet Management Skills

    Managing a small fleet can be a breeze, regardless of what kinds of management systems you’re using. However, your perfect management system, style, and tools might not work as well once your fleet starts growing. Success and growth is a good thing for your fleet—but if you’re not ready to handle more data, more fleet vehicles, more employees, and more problems, you might struggle to perform…Read More

  10. 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