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Fleet Management FAQs


You have a lot of questions about Fleet Management, and it can be a tough area to navigate. We have the resources and answers for you to find the answers to everything you need to know.


Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is GPS Vehicle Tracking?
    GPS tracking allows businesses to know where their vehicles are, where they have been, and where they will be tomorrow and the months ahead. Improving productivity and customer satisfaction with GPS vehicle tracking
  • What is GPS Fleet Tracking?
    A comprehensive GPS fleet management platform does more than vehicle location — it provides metrics such as vehicle speed, engine performance, driver behaviour, progress towards job completion, and more. It takes the guesswork out of daily management. With access to this information, businesses can make integral decisions about their fleet including route optimisation, maintenance needs, asset availability and utilisation.
  • What is GPS Truck Tracking?
    A truck tracking solution captures data from your trucking fleet to enable your organisation to make better informed decisions that will benefit your fleet, staff, and your business - which will ultimately have a positive affect on the services you promise and beyond to your customers. Data captured from your fleet can also be used to ensure that your drivers are operating your assets in a safe and efficient manner.
  • What about Construction Fleet Management?
    In today’s ultra-competitive construction market, securing a bid, improving profits or sometimes just keeping the company running depends on the thinnest of margins. Here are the answers to the most often-asked questions regarding maximising productivity in the heavy construction industry.
  • How does telematics work?
    Telematics systems perform a wide range of functions by collecting vehicle location and activity data, and turning this into important analytics for business to make more insightful decisions.
  • How to measure fuel consumption?
    In order to measure efficient fuel use, fleets need to implement a consistent process by: choosing a measurement, implementing this measurement across the entire fleet, and communicating results and performance, setting improvement targets and choosing a strategy for meeting them
  • How does telematics improve driver safety?
    Telematics systems and in-vehicle technology is helping to deliver significant improvements for business across a range of industries – from driver fatigue through to and vehicle maintenance, as well as fuel efficiency and planning. Driver safety has fast become another area where telematics has made a positive difference.
  • How do I keep my business safe and compliant?
    Working with fleets means working with a large staff who operate a number of heavy vehicles. That’s a lot to look after! Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about how you can ensure your business is both safe and stays compliant.
  • What is the Health And Safety at Work Act (2015)?
    The Health And Safety at Work Act 2015 extends the scope of business liability for driver welfare and is relevant to all industries. Here are the answers to the most often-asked questions regarding what the legislation means to you.
  • What are Road User Charges (RUC)?
    New Zealand Road User Charge (RUC) system is one of a kind in the world. It can be difficult to grasp, especially when you have a large varied fleet. With this mind, we've written up a FAQ page, to help you get your head around the law.
  • How to reduce fuel consumption in trucks?
    Telematics can help improve fuel efficiency and reduce related expenses, by using technology to shorten routes taken, improve driver behaviour and decrease engine idling time. Telematics can identify driver behaviours that consume excess fuel, such as excessive acceleration, and help fleet managers recognise when engine performance is affecting fuel economy.
  • How to reduce insurance premiums with data
    Insurance companies make decisions on premium costs based on claim histories – the record of events that indicates whether a commercial vehicle operator is a good risk. Driver behaviour, previous accidents and violations determine this assessment.
  • How to build a driver training programme
    Providing a driver training programme that ensures safety and provides ongoing safety measures is critical to employees health and your business reputation.
  • Drivers’ mental health: how to support your employees
    Recent years have seen vast improvements in mental health awareness in the workplace. Whilst it is essential that businesses are attuned to the specific mental health concerns of their drivers, it is even more important to understand how to support them.