Magazine Article | April 24, 2013

Best-In-Class Fleet Managers Evolve With Mobility Trends

Source: Field Technologies Magazine

By Keith Steidle, director of business development and marketing, Havis, www.havis.com

Advice for building a complete mobile solution

As a best-in-class fleet manager, you clearly understand the complexities of the job; consistently demonstrate the ability to plan, execute, and achieve goals; and recognize the challenges and rewards of your role. You know you must constantly develop your competency in order to remain leaders in the fleet industry. Continuously equipping yourself with the proper skillset, experience, knowledge, and tools positively impacts your business.

Today, you’re accountable for significant organizational assets, including staff, vehicles, facilities, equipment, and more, in the always-advancing mobile industry. Additionally, you are becoming more involved with operational managers regarding decisions that affect drivers, such as selection of mobility solutions. It is critical that you have the ability to identify issues and resolutions promptly. Superior fleet managers are confident in their decision making and proficient at frequently reprioritizing.