Boost employee productivity for fleet managers. Learn how to get production back on track and save time.
Despite all the responsibilities that fleet managers carry on their shoulders, some may not be aware that modern fleet technology can lighten their load and help them in their daily work. The most effective way for fleet managers to increase employee productivity is to outsource some of their responsibilities to someone or someone else.
Telematics and fleet management systems
A fleet management system is a database that stores all the records of a fleet. Documentation of current vehicles, fleet vehicle specifications, maintenance, and any other information related to fleet vehicles can be stored and accessed whenever you need it.
Telematics, on the other hand, is a combination of vehicle tracking and communication services. It collects and analyzes all the data collected from your vehicle and sends it directly to the fleet manager. This information is used to track various vehicle information.
Together, they have extensive fleet data, reports, and insights that fleet managers have full access to. All the administrative tasks that the manager takes days to collect and sort out will be waiting for him/her as soon as they open their laptop or phone.
How can fleet management help increase employee productivity?
The role of a fleet manager is to oversee the fleet while keeping costs low, profits maximized, and risks minimized. With fleet management systems and telematics, half of the hard work is already solved.
WITH GPS TECHNOLOGY, FLEET MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS ENABLE YOU TO:
- Know the location of each vehicle in your fleet
- Know the fuel consumption of each vehicle and be able to save
- Maintenance costs can be reduced by continuously monitoring the vehicle
- The first knows when something needs to be replaced or repaired
- Reduce delivery times by implementing route optimization
With these benefits, fleet management systems can handle heavy lifting, giving fleet managers more time to focus on maximizing safety, improving service delivery standards, and customer service and satisfaction. Fleet management systems not only improve the efficiency of the business, but also have a positive impact on the productivity of every employee.
What is employee productivity?
Employee productivity means fleet managers working smarter to improve the bottom line for the business. This is the amount of work an employee completes in a specific amount of time, or simply, the amount of work that a fleet driver completes in a day.
Managers can access fleet data or employee productivity reports through productivity tracking and understand where employees spend most of their time, how long it takes to get work done, and the quality of the work. Managers use this information to optimize future operations.
Productivity tracking measures show how productive your employees are in terms of the number of projects they can handle and how quickly they can be completed. It also tracks what employees do when they are idle or not working, which websites they visit, and how much time they spend on those sites.
It is important for fleet managers to supervise many tasks on a daily basis and be able to complete them before the end of the day. If employees are idle or do not complete task quotas resulting in reduced processes, productivity can drop rapidly. The manager's job is to keep them on track and avoid disaster.
"We often think that productivity means getting more done every day. Wrong. Productivity is about consistently getting things done what's important," says James Clear author of Atomic Habits, "and no matter what you're doing, there's only a handful of things that really matter." Increased productivity refers to maintaining a steady average speed on some things, rather than maintaining a top speed on everything. Productivity experts say.
James Clear shares with us some of the top productivity methods:
These productivity methods can be used and utilized by managers and employees. A valuable tool in your workflow management library.
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