GPS Tracking and Fleet Management: Why It Matters

GPS Tracking and Fleet Management: Why It Matters

Our industry is moving towards more connected and online systems, and with that comes updates to the technology and connectivity we implement with our partners and clients. Choosing a fleet management firm is not an easy task, but one thing that can make the selection process easier is finding a fleet management company that is actively participating in GPS Fleet Tracking.

If you can’t locate where different divisions of your fleet are then you’ll be forced to resort to a lot of guesswork, which can cause later problems down the road literally and figuratively.

GPS tracking of your fleet from your warehouse to its destination has a number of benefits from the reduction of operational costs to the improvement of the productivity of your fleet. Some of the benefits include:

Lowering Costs – Finding a fleet management company that utilizes GPS tracking will allow you access to valuable data on how your fleet operates. Highlighting fuel consumption, travel times and route options will provide you vital tools to find places to save your business money.

Reducing Downtime – Most of you know in this business that time is money and that is even truer when that time is literally money driving down the road. Being able to monitor traffic gives your fleet managers the ability to “see ahead” so they can alert drivers and navigate them around traffic. This will lower travel times and delivery times for your business.

Increase Customer Loyalty – Operating at faster speeds and lower costs will provide your customers a better service at a potentially cheaper price. This will increase customer loyalty and potentially win you new business. GPS tracking can allow your fleet to operate in this manner to win over your customers, new and old.

Maximize Output – With GPS tracking you’ll know where your fleet is at all times and your fleet managers will be able to use the information and data from tracking to lower vehicle idle time and decrease fuel consumption.

Increase Staff Efficiency – GPS Fleet Management will help your fleet managers in doing their job, which is managing your fleet.  Data and other key indicators gathered from GPS tracking will make your fleet managers job easier thus making your staff’s job easier.

Plan Routes Better – With GPS tracking you’ll be able to not only know the time it takes from point A to point B in its journey, but you’ll also be able to monitor traffic and plan routes better to lower travel time and ultimately reduce travel cost.

Increase Market Competition – By finding a Fleet Management company that adapts to GPS tracking you can streamline your business by better managing your fleet. Reducing costs, providing top-notch customer service will only raise your market share and make your company more competitive in its market.

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Our customers are at the center of everything we do. HCO knows that many of you are navigating unprecedented challenges and we’re here to help.

The current economic environment has created stress on many of the core industries that this country relies on to thrive.
- Corporate liquidity is at a premium and the management of your balance sheet is critical.
- Bank and vendor leasing for equipment is tightening as corporate credit ratings are in flux and lenders are focused on securing their own capital.

HCO is leading through this disruption with customized forklift fleet programs that allow companies to 1) replace fleet assets and 2) service those assets without relying on banks or vendors for leasing. Our managed service programs allow companies to secure assets and service programs with no upfront capital, and no end of term lease obligations. We are reinventing the way companies access equipment and service. Please reach out to discuss whether this would be valuable to your company.

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