Article published in Logística Moderna
Looking at a computer screen and seeing several dots on a map marking the locations where trucks of a given company are is already a reality when considering fleet management… Suitable for fleets of all shapes and sizes … fleet management systems are here to stay and to walk hand in hand with technological advances.
Currently fleet management systems are living the age of integration with other information systems, such as: SAP, Primavera, PHC or Safe…
Despite providers’ for fleet management systems agreeing that integration with other systems has been growing, there is still work to be done in this field. According to João dos Reis Barata, Tecmic’s administrator, “an important segment of the potential market is not yet aware of its importance for a company’s competitiveness in markets where they operate, in which the rapid processing and strict control of information and proper allocation of human resources are key factors for success.”
Savings in sight
Supported by data from studies carried out by ANTRAM João dos Reis Barata claims that “…the savings can reach 30% through a combination of variables ranging from fuel savings, maintenance costs, costs of empty miles, immobilization of vehicles, fuel losses through to the cost of communications.”