You’ve probably noticed it at the gas pumps if you haven’t read about it in the news: fuel prices are rising everywhere.
With some fuel prices up over 100% in some areas of North America, your fuel efficiency has never been more important for your bottom line.
The good news is that if your fleet is equipped with Geotab devices you have resources available to you to help monitor and improve your fuel usage. You can utilize reporting tools to optimize your fuel usage.
Here are 2 strategies for improving your fuel usage.
Compare trends for bigger fuel wins
Peter Drucker once said that “What gets measured gets managed.” Geotab devices users are able to measure a variety of fuel usage inputs and help manage them appropriately. This includes the ability to monitor the amount or time spent idling, aggressive driving or excessive speed..
If idling, speeding and mileage are being reduced, then fuel should be reduced as well. In this way, reviewing trend reports can help track progress.
Examine the number of miles driven
Geotab’s fleet management solution is ideal for managing miles driven is that the solution gives full visibility into mileage, the route taken and drive time. If your fleet is driving more miles, you will want to use route optimization reporting or tools to proactively set routes for your vehicles.
Reducing miles driven can lead to more customer visits per day, which in turn can have compounding effects for your production and customer service.
If you would like to see additional strategies you can implement to optimize your fuel usage or upcoming development and improvements in the Geotab service, read the latest blog post to learn more.
If you would like to learn more about how you can utilize GPS tracking or ELD for your fleet, GPS to GO is your solution.