While many industries have taken a hit during the pandemic, one business that’s barely seen a drop off is construction. Our data shows construction vehicle miles were down about 8% last month. Compare that to other industries (taxis are down 74%) and you realize construction is still booming.
There’s never been a more important time for a construction company owner or fleet manager to ensure your business is as efficient as possible. Here are just a couple of ways telematics can ensure you’re protecting your vehicles and optimizing your business.
Save Time with Real-Time GPS Tracking
Knowing where your drivers are at all times is a key benefit to telematics for any industry, and knowing your vehicles are where they need to be, when they need to be there is critical. In the event of last-minute schedule changes , you know exactly where vehicles are to ensure you can get them where they need to go as quickly as possible. And even while gas is relatively inexpensive, making sure they get there efficiently saves you money, and more importantly, limits wear and tear on the vehicle.
Increase Customer Satisfaction
Understanding what time vehicles arrived and when they left a job site can be effective in solving customer service issues. Fleet tracking provides you with reports to confirm your team was in the right place at the right time. No more second guessing, no more assuming employees were on time.
It also adds an extra layer of accountability with your team as they’re aware of the tracking device, giving them that extra incentive to be on-time and communicate open and honestly, reducing stress for everyone.
Reduce Unexpected Vehicle Maintenance
Receiving an unexpected call about a vehicle breaking down is just another variable you need to manage on any job. With the right telematics solution, you can receive proactive maintenance alerts to help you minimize vehicle down time to keep your fleet up and running. And we DTC code translations, you know whether a check-engine light is a critical issue, or just a loose gas cap. And with a solution like Zubie Smart Maintenance, you can schedule and pay for service online with over 20,000 trusted service shops at an average savings of 26%.
Make managing your construction fleet easier year-round by using telematics. And Zubie makes fleet management simple – simple to install and use, and simple to improve operations. Want to learn about the benefits of Zubie in less than 60 seconds? Check out this video to learn how Zubie can help you protect your fleet and optimize your business.
Ready to get your business setup? Reach out to Zubie today for your demo, quote and free trial.