Tips for managing a fleet of vehicles


Tips for managing a fleet of vehicles 

Managing a fleet of vehicles includes supervising, organizing, as well as recording all aspects of a company’s fleet. If you are looking for information about how you can effectively manage your fleet of vehicles, then you have come to the right place at Pfaff Leasing. At Pfaff Leasing, we don’t just help our customers find quality car leases, but we also help our customers with fleet management services. In this article, we share a few tips for managing a fleet of vehicles. 

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Keep proper records 

Maintaining records is crucial for vehicle management. Make sure to have a log that will be signed by the drivers daily and this log should include details such as the name of the driver, date, number of vehicles they drive, and the time they started and returned. Additionally, your daily records should include information like:

  • Mileage before and after the day
  • The conditions of all vehicles 
  • Detailed maintenance history of all vehicles in the fleet

Hire experienced drivers only 

It is essential that, as a manager of a company, that you only hire drivers that experienced in driving fleet vehicles. Also, your drivers should all have clean driving records. This is essential to make sure that your fleet of vehicles stays in the best condition for as long as possible, and so that you can trust the people driving your vehicles.

Make sure to take care of your vehicles 

Developing wide maintenance and assessment schedules for each fleet vehicle helps businesses to manage risks related to fleet operations, guarantee safety, and reduce spending on repairs can help. Also, remember to regularly update and document these guidelines. Maintenance program for your fleet can be preventive, routine or even emergency one.

For more information about managing a fleet of vehicles for your business, we encourage you to get in touch with our commercial leasing experts at Pfaff Leasing today.

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