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A  report from Frost & Sullivan revealed that fleet operators can expect utilization improvements by up to 15 to 20 percent.

A  report from Frost & Sullivan revealed that fleet operators can expect utilization improvements by up to 15 to 20 percent.

In a fleet of 352 vehicles it found that 65 could be eliminated. GPS tracking and analytics identified problem areas to enable targeted solutions. Ie doing more with less. Other key findings were that, distance driven by 5-10%, increase utilisation between 15 and 20%, save between 20 and 25% on fuel and reduce idle time between 20 and 30%. Also importantly that improved scheduling and provision of preventative maintenance will reduce overall vehicle down time.

The report reviews the combining factors of vehicle use, effective maintenance, best way to route your vehicles with GPS tracking that ongoing history and the best way to route due to weather or changed road conditions.

Although USA based the information is just as relevant to the local Australian environment and determining your business need.

It includes commentary on:

  • Knowing the level of benefit, you can get.
  • Know what you need to measure
  • Improve your maintenance scheduling
  • Know your job history
  • Understand routing needs
  • Know the weather and road conditions
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http://www.automotive-fleet.com/channel/gps-telematics/whitepapers/detail/5-steps-to-improving-fleet-utilization.aspx

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