Tag: fleets

5 ways a fleet manager can 'wipe their windscreen'


Most fleet managers are like a driver trying to do 100km/hr on the open road but with their windscreen obscured. It’s too often covered with the mud of inefficient processes or inaccessible data that result in a very narrow view of what is happening, and reduce your ability to make fast, effective decisions about managing the fleet. Implementing a fleet-specific software...

Mobile solutions help fleet management shift into high gear


Fleet Management has always been one of the more challenging areas of the vehicle industry, with so much analytics and data required to be able to accurately and effectively manage fleets. There is also so little control that a fleet manager holds over what happens to their fleet, most of it is down to the individual driver and their actions. Advancements...

Black and white policies best for grey fleets


Grey fleets can provide huge cost benefits to organisations of not having to manage the procurement, servicing and defleeting processes associated with company fleets. However, there are some challenges that grey fleets pose for organisations as well. The major one of these is the absence of an overall picture of the state of the fleet, which can expose a firm...

Why are EWDs not being adopted?


Electronic log books, or work diaries, are the way of the future in the fleet markets. Having drivers log their kms, hours and issues with the vehicles, remotely, to one integrated system, accessible to everyone in the organisation, is priceless. The money and time that could be saved through having all this information electronically stored in one place instead of...

Missing the bigger picture with grey fleets


Grey fleets, for many companies, can be a fantastic model for employee transportation. With all vehicles owned by the drivers, you are able to save significant costs in overhead by not managing the procurement, maintenance and servicing, and defleeting processes associated with company fleets. *Are your Grey Fleets a ‘grey area’ for health and safety?* Grey fleets, for many companies, can...

Is it your duty to care?


As duty of care becomes a more prominent issue within Australia, it leaves fleet managers wondering how this fits into their daily operations and whether they are potentially exposed to OHS legislation. *Why duty of care is important for fleet managers and how you can protect yourself better* Duty of care involves clarifying the safety processes and where responsibility lies to ensure...

AutoCheck now available on Andriod


AutoCheck is now available on the Android platform and provides the same functionality as the iPhone version. *Enhanced GPS Tracking* The Android platform does provides additional benefits where background GPS tracking of resources is required. Â Couple this with AutoCheck's mapping functionality, and you can accurately pin-point the location of your drivers / inspectors throughout the day.

AutoCheck Photo & Image Tech Highlight


While a photo will give those receiving the image detail of specific damage, using AutoCheck’s photo and image functionality will greatly enhance the picture of the condition of the vehicle at the time of inspection. *No more drawing on the actual vehicle* A dent or a minor scratch on a panel under flat light can be difficult to identify on a...

Netresult is no Ford Thunderbird!


In 2002 Ford relaunched their classic Thunderbird and it was named USA car of the year, while a smart little software company called Netresult was born in Christchurch, New Zealand. The Thunderbird was a spectacular failure and Ford stopped production after three years, while Netresult turns 10 today and is still going strong. Starting out as a small software development company...

UK presence expands for Netresult


Netresult’s exclusive distributor in the UK, KeyWorth, has been acquired by Clifford Thames Group, a leading edge provider of consultancy and support services for the automotive industry. Clifford Thames Group is a SaaS software provider who came into the fleet and leasing markets in 2010, offering consultancy and support services for the OEM and Dealer Group markets. The acquisition of KeyWorth...

AutoCheck now available on iPhone


Netresult’s vehicle inspection solution – AutoCheck – is the latest application to receive the iOS treatment. The initial version provides all the core inspection functionality and can be used alongside the Windows Mobile and Web inspection versions meaning organisations can progressively migrate across. We will be progressively adding the more detailed damage costing functions to the iPhone version over the coming months...

Leading truck rental and lease company transform


TR Group is a New Zealand owned and operated company employing over 100 full time staff and contractors across 10 branches located throughout New Zealand. With over 3,000 trucks, trailers and coaches, TR Group is New Zealand's largest supplier of heavy transport equipment with services including vehicle leasing, vehicle tracking, used vehicle sales, truck washing, and vehicle rental. Â TR Group...