In many parts of the world, the winter brings with it seasonal industry to deal with ice, snowfall, and more. When most people think of winter weather industries and businesses they probably think of plowers, salters, and your local sixteen-year-old looking to make some money shoveling your driveway. However, winter weather industry is often much bigger and more complex than snow removal and can affect businesses in a variety of ways.

If your business is one that is affected by the winter weather, and you have more drivers on the road, it is time to consider investing in GPS fleet tracking. Not only will it save you in the long run by streamlining business and optimizing routes, but it will also help them stay safer on the icy winter roads. Below we will discuss 5 winter weather businesses that can benefit from GPS fleet tracking.

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Each year, Old Man Winter reappears! Prepare for his arrival by ensuring that your business is in good operating order.

HVAC systems are critical for maintaining a comfortable environment in homes and workplaces, especially during winter.

Today, data is king, and the HVAC sector is no exception. With the right telematics program, you can increase your company’s productivity, improve customer service, and propel your business forward. It all begins with selecting the appropriate GPS device or tracking solution for your fleet’s needs.

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Tracking is essential for every business where a commercial fleet is involved; however, how it is carried out can vary from business to business. While there are many different methods and tools to GPS fleet-tracking, real-time fleet tracking is incredibly useful, and makes driver monitoring much easier and effective.

Monitoring drivers in a fleet effectively gives managers the information they need to improve fleet driver behavior, and of course, in any business that relies on a commercial fleet, the success of your business can often lie with the individual behaviors of your fleet drivers. Implementing a driver monitor policy can both streamline your operations and protect your drivers from accidents and injuries.

Here are seven tips to create a fleet tracking driver monitor policy.

  1. Create and distribute a driver safety policy. In order to create an effective safe driving policy, you must set rules and let your drivers know the company’s standards and what you expect from them. Let your drivers know that you and your company are committed to keeping your drivers safe along with those who share the road with them. Some common driver safety procedures are:
  • What constitutes dangerous driving (DUI, texting while driving, wearing your seatbelt, speeding, etc.
  • Trip logs and driving history records
  • How to carry out routine vehicle care
  • Driver violations (fines, demerits, license suspension)
  • Consequences of getting in an accident

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