January 9, 2020

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KEY FLEET MANAGEMENT ISSUES FOR THE NEXT TWELVE MONTHS – TO START THE DECADE

KEY FLEET MANAGEMENT ISSUES TO REVIEW FOR THE NEXT DECADE STARTING 2020

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October 29, 2019

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Look out – Fleet operating cost increases could leave your budget in the red

Earlier this year, we ran a workshop on potential operating cost increases during 2019, heading into 2020. At the end of the day it worked out to 8%-9% by the end of 2020. And this is a trend will continue over the coming years.  FACT BOX; 50 VEHICLE FLEET DRIVING 150 000 KMS OVER 60 MONTHS […]

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October 2, 2019

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DO YOU WANT TO KEEP YOUR DEPRECIATION COSTS UNDER TIGHT CONTROL? GOOD PREPARATION AND PLANNING ARE ESSENTIAL AT RE-MARKETING TIME

Take time and check out the eleven point check list at the end of this article Before you read on – Fleetcube was involved in assisting a fleet of 400 executive vehicles with their remarketing programme.  100 vehicles were being traded in a year at what the company thought were acceptable prices. After some new […]

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September 18, 2019

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Accident Management. Is your Accident Ratio better than one in every 200 000 kilometres?

Fact – 1 200 people die on our roads every month. That’s a lot of accidents. An average vehicle accident costs R45 000. The total cost to your company is probably nearer R150 000 if you take all direct and indirect costs into account.  Accident management is actually part of your fleet’s Safety Management programme. My […]

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September 13, 2019

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THE INCREASING USE OF TELEMATICS – ARE YOU USING THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY TO MANAGE YOUR FLEET OPERATIONS

According to a recent study by C.J. Driscoll & Associates and Licht & Associates, over 300,000 companies use fleet tracking solutions today.  This equals more than 5.7 million fleet tracking devices in service with a projected growth of 20 million devices by the end of 2020. Why is this trend happening?  Telematics is proving to […]

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September 13, 2019

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Data Analytics – the modern approach to fleet management

Lower your fleet operating costs. Connect with FleetCUBE-TechFleet and Autolytix THE DATA ANALYTICS PROCESS Creating a data analytics programme for managing fleet operations is based on specific system requirements and fleet operational inputs. The objective is to provide continuous data reports on the total fleet operation. This is a scientific process using algorithms and actuarial […]

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September 5, 2019

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YOUR FLEET OPERATIONS – A COST EFFECTIVE FLEET COMES FROM WITHIN AND BY BEING UP TO DATE IN FLEET MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES

You need the latest programmes to run your fleet cost effectively. ROBOFLEET is the way to go – its the latest from FleetCUBE

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August 29, 2019

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SCORE YOURSELF ON TWELVE FLEET MANAGEMENT METRICS

12 Metrics that can optimize your ability as a fleet manager. You can score yourself from 1 to 10 on each one.  10 is good and 1 is not good. Have some fun for a few minutes. Take this 12 question quiz and see what kind of fleet manager you are. If your score is […]

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June 25, 2019

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Change management attitudes – save fleet costs

Explaining to management that “you have to spend money to make money” can be a real challenge. You need to take the time to cost your fleet operations with the emphasis on “whole of life” budgeting based on kilometres driven. Changing a company’s budgeting culture in this area is always a challenge. Cost control ideas […]

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January 16, 2019

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YOUR FLEET OPERATIONS – A COST EFFECTIVE FLEET COMES FROM WITHIN AND BY BEING UP TO DATE IN FLEET MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES

You need the latest programmes to run your fleet cost effectively. ROBOFLEET is the way to go – its the latest from FleetCUBE

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October 24, 2018

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ROBOFLEET – FleetCUBE’s Fleet Digital Management Services

The key to survival in any business is ‘PROFITABILITY’ – RoboFLEET moves your fleet operations towards a pre-determined profit objective and ROI. FleetCUBE provides you with sound, practical fleet management services through RoboFLEET – a digital fleet management service. The RoboFLEET digital fleet management service takes you into the world of modern data analytics. It […]

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September 17, 2018

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This is part of a set of over 100 questions we ask at the end of our fleet management course. Why don’t you take a few minutes to answer these 19 financial related, multi-choice answer questions. Your challenge is to get over 90% correct answers.  The question is – can you? Are you prepared to to test yourself?

This is part of a set of over 100 questions we ask at the end of our fleet management course. Why don’t you take some time out to answer these 19 questions. Your challenge is to get over 85% correct answers.  The question is – can you? Are you prepared to to test yourself? The […]

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September 12, 2018

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FleetCUBE ‘POWERED’ ™ Fleet Management course Four days of Intensive Fleet Management  Course date: 16th to 19th October 2018

  Course duration: 8:30 – 16:00 Delegate fee: R 11 950 Excl VAT Includes: Course workbook Tea breaks Lunch The four-day intensive fleet management course is a very comprehensive fleet management course that covers every module shown below in depth. The course manual is the book written by Mike Crankshaw – VEHICLE MANAGEMENT – A […]

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September 3, 2018

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VEHICLE SELECTION GUIDELINES FOR FLEETS – USING THE TCO METHOD

Statistics are either good or bad depending on how they are used.  However, they do serve as a useful guide to compare the operating costs of different vehicles.  The main costs to be compared should be fuel, maintenance, depreciation and interest – that is the total cost of operation (TCO) over the life of the […]

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June 4, 2018

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Improve Fuel management and Operating costs – a 9 point checklist for you

This last year has been a very difficult time for fleet budgets because of the major swings in the oil prices.  Some major companies have run out of their fuel budgets after only seven to eight months as the oil price continued to climb above the $80 level.   This obviously led to major increases in operating […]

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February 15, 2018

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You need to analyse the training needs for your fleet manager regularly – take advantage of our next fleet management course in March from 10th to 13th April

15 February 2018 Something for you as a start. Do an overall analysis of your fleet operations. Use the workbook – “16 Tough questions about your fleet operations to see how you stack up” – Download the Fleet Management Operations Analysis Workbook. Call me if you need any help – Mike – 0836259294 (Use the reply form […]

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February 15, 2018

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FleetCUBE ‘POWERED’ ™ Fleet Management Workshop for the smaller fleet owner

This workshop is specifically for the smaller fleet owner who does not always have the latest information and resources to manage their fleet operating costs.  This one day workshop is based on using the FleetCUBE Fleet Owners Resources programme and other FleetCUBE calculators. It will be the best R2 950 you will spend in a long […]

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February 5, 2018

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VEHICLE SELECTION – COMPANY CARS – How do you give your drivers the best choice? Let’s consider some basic issues that relate to this part of your policy.

“FleetCUBE has advised many companies and their HR Departments on effective selection policies. Call us  – 0836259294 – if you need guidance on these important matters. We’ll use our TCO and budgeting calculator to guide you on making better selection decisions.”  Our email – mike@fleetcube.com The whole concept of selecting vehicles for a fleet, big or […]

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August 29, 2017

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Fuel Management – the devil is in the lack of control. It’s not what goes into the tank BUT what is taken out illegally!

One of the biggest fleet costs is fuel. Its nearly 30%+ of your total operating costs. During the current economic climate, managing your fuel costs is vital. Just 1 litre of extra fuel over 120 000 kms will cost you some R16 800 at the new fuel price. That’s a lot of money to be spending […]

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August 18, 2017

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FleetCUBE ‘POWERED’ ™ Fleet Management Workshop for Fleet owners

Vehicle Selection and Re-Marketing. This one day workshop is based on using the FleetCUBE Fleet Owners Resources programme and other FleetCUBE calculators. It will be the best R2 950 you will spend in a long time! The one day FleetCUBE ‘POWERED’ ™ workshop covers the methods used to plan the selection and procurement of vehicles […]

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August 8, 2017

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Depreciation Management – 8 Strategies to manage depreciation

Manage depreciation – its the highest cost in your fleet

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July 19, 2017

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Use a tracking system to control drivers and costs – plus thirteen signs of fuel card fraud

A question I seem to be coming across more and more lately is, “how can I know if vehicle tracking is right for my business?” I hear this a lot because many businesses think that they are too small or don’t drive far enough from home base to be able to benefit from using a […]

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May 21, 2017

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THE NEVER ENDING UPWARD SPIRAL OF COSTS IN 2017. 9 STEPS TO CONTROL COSTS

THE NEVER ENDING UPWARD SPIRAL OF COSTS IN 2017 NEEDS CONSTANT ATTENTION Something for you as a start. Do you want to do an overall analysis of your fleet operations? Then use the workbook – “16 Tough questions about your fleet operations to see how you stack up” – Download the Fleet Management Operations Analysis Workbook. […]

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September 5, 2019

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Fleet Safety – Do you have an effective Safety Programme?

THE PROBLEM: If your company has drivers on the road, you are already exposed to major financial liabilities which may result from vehicle accidents.  By investing in fleet safety, you can save life’s, prevent injuries, increase productivity and significantly minimize your company’s exposure to ever increasing accident costs. Vehicle accidents are probably our #1 cause […]

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