Fleet & Asset Management Thought Leadership

  1. Technician Driving Behavior Myths

    A lot can happen when your mobile workforce is driving from job to job every day. Take a look at this infographic to understand myths about technicians' driving behaviors and see real-life examples of some risky behaviors captured by Lytx DriveCam devices.

  2. Field Service Insight Trend #5: Empowering Dealer Networks

    The equipment dealer industry is experiencing several trends which will continue to drive the need for dealers to modernize their business and operational systems, and enable a more connected experience with their customers. Further, as the equipment rental industry continues to expand, investments in optimizing the workflow will provide significant cost and operational savings.

  3. 6 Ways Equipment Dealers Can Maximize Parts And Service Revenue

    Aftermarket parts and service are the lucrative ‘long tail’ of revenue for the heavy equipment industry, delivering over half of revenue and eighty percent of profit, on average. While frequently taking a back seat among other priorities, leading dealer organizations have honed in on six key areas to maximize parts and service revenue and profits.

  4. 3 Ways Mobile Capabilities Enable Field Service Technicians

    Whether classified as technicians, caregivers, representatives, installers, or something else, field service workers have the common need to work remotely in the field. With advancements in cloud and mobile computing technology and enterprise software solutions, this need has been met with amazing acuity. Let's learn how by examining 3 ways mobile capabilities are enabling field service workers.

  5. Examining The Current And Future States Of Field Mobility

    Field service organizations (FSOs) were among the earliest adopters of mobile computers and continue to find new ways to take advantage of this technology as mobility systems evolve and improve. As the pace of change accelerates, however, FSOs have had to reevaluate their mobile deployment and upgrade strategies. Whereas in the past, rugged mobile devices were almost uniformly based on the Windows environment and remained in service five years or more. The accelerated introduction of new software and hardware features has made it necessary to leverage different operating systems, more flexible hardware platforms, and cloud-based software models.

  6. Top 5 Causes Of Onsite Construction Delays

    According to a KPMG Global Construction Survey, over a three year period just 25% of all respondents’ projects came within 10% of their original deadlines. A separate McKinsey & Company study found large projects typically take 20% longer to finish than scheduled. And according to a Construction Industry Institute (CII) study, just 27% of a construction worker’s day on a large project is spent doing direct work.

  7. Weighing The Cost Of Old Construction Equipment

    Heavy equipment is a big investment. That’s why many construction companies continue to run their equipment until it dies and take great pride in knowing their maintenance teams are keeping old equipment running, at times past their life expectancy. However, operating old equipment isn’t always as cost-effective as you’d think. There’s a lot more to consider than the upfront cost of machinery in the decision whether it’s time to purchase or lease newer fleet assets.

  8. Fleet Safety Programs: The Secret Sauce For Success

    For today’s organizations, having a fleet safety program is a top-of-mind concern and there’s little wonder why. Safety impacts almost every aspect of fleet operations from driver health and morale to uptime to liability exposure – all tied directly to the company’s bottom line.

  9. The Impact Of Fleet Management Software On Driver Behavior And Operational Efficiency

    Data is transforming the way businesses of all sizes make decisions that improve efficiency, productivity, customer service and, ultimately, profitability. In this report, we will identify the trends that arise from an analysis of report utilization by 720 fleets comprising 27,347 vehicles in the United States. The results show how these businesses are making improvements in driver behavior that can have a direct impact on safety, cost control and operational efficiency.

  10. Top 5 Field Service Power Metrics

    There’s no shortage of numbers field service leaders can track. But which metrics could be most impactful to your service organization?