Big Data, Big Deal: Real-Time Data In Fleet Management

Posted by Reza Tavassoli on 14-Feb-2019 7:28:00 AM

Across industries and markets, we hear the call to real-time data collection and its importance to profitable big data analytics. Companies with fleets to manage have known this for a long time and continue to partner with fleet management system (FMS) suppliers  to improve business practices and outcomes. 

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Topics: fleet management, real-time data, fleet fuel management, vehicle data, maintenance management, maintenance software optimization, AVL

Fuel Management: More than a Terminal

Posted by Reza Tavassoli on 28-Sep-2018 11:56:39 AM

When people think of fuel management systems (FMS), the first thing that usually comes to mind is some kind of terminal at the pump identifying users and vehicles via cards, key tags, and ID numbers punched on a keypad. In other words, they think of what is mostly the control aspect of a FMS. Although control is an important dimension of such a system, there needs to be more going on than that.

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Topics: fuel tank management, fleet fuel management, fuel management

Why Do You Need A Fuel Management System?

Posted by Reza Tavassoli on 10-Sep-2018 10:52:51 AM

 Let’s start by getting the obvious out of the way. After labor, fuel represents the highest cost of running a fleet. If you have your own fuel tanks and pumps, you need a fuel management system. No ifs, ands, or buts about it. The level of sophistication and control required will vary from one place to the next, but the need to have a minimal level of distribution control is undeniable. Fuel is expensive, and constantly buying it without knowing who takes it, how much of it and where it goes is as unacceptable as having a bank account without the same level of control.

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Topics: fuel management, automated fuel management, what is fuel management, public transit fuel management, public works fuel management, construction fuel management, mining fuel management, oil and gas fuel management, fleet fuel management, why fuel management system, fuel management system criteria, how select fuel management system