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Can Fleets Subscribe to a Vehicle?

For fleets, technology is enabling a more efficient way to use vehicles, increase utilization, and more precisely match the type of vehicle to usage.

Upgrading to a new fleet management system involves training technicians on how to input data into the software. Photo: istockphoto.com

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Software Switch: Key Takeaways in Transitioning to a New FMIS

Switching or upgrading to a new fleet management information system (FMIS) is a time-consuming project that can take up to a year. Here’s what to know before you start.

Currently, four public fleets share one fleet management system and divide costs while learning from each other. Screencapture courtesy of Scott County

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Reducing Costs by Sharing Software

Too cash-strapped to purchase a robust fleet management software system? Sharing it with nearby agencies could be the solution.

Chevin provides a platform that allows fleets to pull together data in a way so they can attack the low hanging fruit to improve efficiency. Image courtesy of Chevin

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Fleet Management Software Increases Customization

Government fleets continue to look for fleet management information systems to perform tasks geared toward the fleet’s specific needs, which has led to additional trends such as predictive analysis.

A keyless solution, such as one offered by INVERS, allows drivers to use a card to unlock the vehicle and access the keys inside. Photo courtesy of INVERS

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What's New in Motor Pool Technology?

Mobile apps, more integration, better reporting, and heavy equipment sharing are some of the new and upcoming features of fleet car sharing solutions.

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How to Work with Unions to Get GPS Fleet Tracking

As government fleet managers are certainly aware, some unions are against the implementation of GPS fleet tracking software. Here's how you can position the technology to gain acceptance.

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Do Anti-Idling Technologies Work?

Four fleets share their experiences with anti-idling devices on patrol cars and trucks — and their plans for the future.

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Telematics by the Numbers

Telematics devices are increasingly used by government fleets. But with budgets under close scrutiny, are they a wise investment? Four fleets discuss the savings and return on investment associated with their telematics solutions.

Ascension Parish’s fleet staff members are pictured here with Department of Public Works employees. Fleet manager Bill Depew is in yellow. Photo courtesy of Ascension Parish.

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Parish’s Technology Use Ascends to New Heights

Ascension Parish in Louisiana has made great strides in improving its fleet operations by maximizing all available resources and technology.

When purchasing a fuel management system, ask the right questions up front. Photo by Erik Gustafson.

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15 Questions to Ask When Purchasing a Fuel Management System

Are you in the market for a fuel management system? Ask the right questions to avoid costly mistakes.

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