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Gas Prices Driving Businesses to Fleet Tracking

Fleet tracking system sales appear to be increasing this year, mostly due to this year’s recent surges in gas prices. When gas prices top $4 per gallon, companies start looking for ways to save money. Managers start paying attention to how their employees are driving, and for ways to increase operating efficiencies.

Small changes can have a big impact on a large scale, and the cost savings can really start add up. Many are surprised to find out that a fleet tracking system can help them to see immediate results and cut costs across the board. In today’s challenging economic climate, profit margins are slim and companies must implement as many cost-saving initiatives as possible.

In order to remain competitive, companies have to look very closely at every penny spent. Because a fleet tracking system can provide an ROI in less than six months and immediately reduce fuel consumption, plus produce ecological benefits, companies both large and small are utilizing them to create profitable, sustainable fleets.

Businesses are realizing they can no longer ignore the built in inefficiencies within their operations. “Wireless fleet management systems can put a spotlight on a driver’s habits that consume excessive fuel and emit unnecessary pollution. The most frequent of these activities include excessive speeding, idling and sudden acceleration and stops.

Tracking these types of activities is essential to achieving a fuel-efficient green fleet,” said Yukon Palmer, CEO of FieldLogix. “We have dozens of case studies showing that with the right tools and strategy, you can reduce the average fleet vehicle’s operating costs by over $8,064 and reduce 2 metric tons of carbon dioxide pollution per vehicle annually with modern telematics technology and proper driver education.”

Fleet tracking systems are designed to reduce costs, improve workforce productivity, improve customer service, reduce wasteful driving habits and lower carbon dioxide emissions.

Businesses across the USA using fleet tracking systems experience:

* Lower fuel costs
* Elimination of unnecessary overtime
* More accurate billing for jobs
* Elimination of unauthorized vehicle use
* More efficient routing
* Improved response time
* Safer driving techniques
* Lower insurance costs
* Reduced vehicle emissions
* A Leaner, Greener fleet
* Improved Customer Service

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