July 25, 2018 by Beverley Wise
Since its introduction nearly two decades ago, telematics has become increasingly accepted by drivers and managers alike as a vital component of modern fleet management. Today’s advanced telematics systems come packed with features that make drivers’ lives measurably easier. Integrated accurate navigation which avoids traffic laden routes? Tick. Quick and easy automatic mileage claims? Definitely. […]
June 5, 2018 by Peter Kelly
Peter Kelly, Group Transport Compliance and Fleet Manager, Berendsen, offers best practice advice for introducing telematics to improve fleet operations. Generating the right data to improve fleet performance requires a best practice approach that involves strategic planning and prudent system implementation. Having introduced a number of different telematic systems across Berendsen’s business divisions over recent […]
April 30, 2018 by Beverley Wise
Information overload. The scourge of the 21st century. More data, more statistics, more figures in a world awash with technology-enabled information, but not necessarily knowledge. For fleet management, modern integration with existing software platforms means big data seems to get ever bigger, especially when you consider that a typical large fleet of 100 vehicles making […]
August 28, 2014 by TomTom Telematics
The world of fleet management is awash with data, so much so that it’s easy to take for granted the business benefits it brings. Whether it’s big, small, quantitative or qualitative data, the insight it provides is crucial to the success of commercial businesses and will allow them to instigate and sustain business growth for […]
August 22, 2014 by TomTom Telematics
Previously we blogged about some of the benefits a greener fleet can have to commercial businesses with comment from Energy Saving Trust. We talked about the fact that not only can a greener fleet lead to bigger profits, but can also have broader CSR and PR benefits for your organisation. In addition, we put together […]
June 9, 2014 by TomTom Telematics
Public relations is not usually a high priority for fleet managers – and understandably so. The responsibility of managing a fleet of vehicles, keeping down costs, striving for optimum operational efficiency, meeting legislative requirements and orchestrating a mobile workforce ensures the job is enough of a juggling act without more responsibility thrown on top. But […]
April 17, 2014 by TomTom Telematics
Big data shouldn’t be seen as a big problem.
Company owners or managers might occasionally feel like they’re on the receiving end of a fire hose of data, such is the volume and range of statistics provided by some modern business systems.