Must Have Features For an On-Demand Fleet Management
With the on-demand industry taking all the sectors of the service industry by a storm how can it take a backseat when it comes to Transport and logistics.
Vehicle tracking is a major concern in all the industries, be it logistics and transportation or packers and movers. Also, it is a major concern for a business that deals with a constant movement of goods from one place to another, such as eCommerce, pharmaceuticals, construction, and manufacturing. But managing logistics is a time-consuming as well as taxing task. Managing a huge number of transport vehicles and utilizing them in a way to maximize profits can be challenging.
With the recent advances in the transport sector, the extent of fleet management has advanced in a number of ways. The availability of a wide range of solutions leads to improved efficiency in fleet management with in-vehicle tracking, increased safety, reduced maintenance costs, improved customer services and much more.
Managing and tracking your vehicles in the logistics sector is a major concern in this sector. And hence most of the businessmen and entrepreneurs are looking for a fleet management system.
With the upsurge in the need of fleet management apps let us have a look at the features that are a must-have for these apps to excel in the industry:
Features to be included in fleet management on demand app:
The features to be included can be divided and discussed for different panels differently:
The drivers can log-in with the help of an email account or the social network credentials.
Real-time GPS tracking:
Using this, drivers can track the route to be taken for making the deliveries within the stipulated time frame.
Update trip timings:
By updating the starting and ending time of the trip drivers helps in tracking the Kms covered in a more transparent way.
Updating the status of delivery can help track vehicles to be used again as well as the deliveries completed.
All the reports related to the trips taken by the vehicles and the distances covered can be updated by the drivers.
It displays a list of all the drivers and the fleet that are attuned to the app and are managed and monitored by admin.
Maintenance and schedule:
All the fleet maintenance activities and the service scheduling timetables are managed and monitored by admin.
The admin reserves the right of adding any specialized solutions if required as per the user’s requirements.
Fuel usage, Vehicle tracking, and performance analysis:
Admin manages the fuel consumption charts, vehicle tracking reports, performance and the average delivered by the vehicles.
All the drivers that are involved in making the deliveries are managed by the admin.
This section allows the admin to manage all the basic information related to the vehicles and all other necessary details.
All the promotional ads, banners, advertisements, and email templates are managed and monitored by the admin.
With all these features in-tact and a well-planned strategy in place, the fleet management apps are here to stay.