“If you’re able to quantify the risk of the vehicle being unavailable for the crew when they need it, then the capital investment starts to become very easy to justify…When you’re budget is being scrutinized, it becomes very important to mathematically defend those spare units.”

A benchmark can be applied to any facet of your fleet’s operations. From maintenance to vehicle class, process to product – a benchmark is always a good idea.

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Telematics isn’t just a GPS tracking system that can provide insights to the location of your fleet assets, though many […]

How to identify an under-utilized vehicle | Utilimarc Blog

When a vehicle is considered under-utilized, often there has been an analysis done on its telematics data output – showing that a vehicle isn’t being used to its fullest potential.

Fleets are actively aiming to reduce costs. Ask any fleet manager today, and the odds are they’ll agree. This could be for a variety of reasons – external (like economic fluctuation) or internal (such as an interest to outsource or improve operations).

This is a decision that many (if not all) fleet managers have to face at some point. It may seem like a good option, given the low mileage, but holding on to a vehicle with low LTD miles may end up being more expensive than initially expected.

Fleet Electrification | Utilimarc Blog

As fleet managers determine which aspects of their fleet can be fully electrified, they’ll need to turn to infrastructure planning to ensure that they have the charging capabilities to serve their new electric assets.

Fleets will be the judge of whether this new line of pick-up trucks can replicate the same towing and hauling tasks that its current internal-combustion engine powered trucks perform.