What is fleet management software?

Written By: Sofie Bedard, Content Creator, on Nov 1, 2018

Fleet Management Software

Fleet management software is computer software that enables people to accomplish a series of specific tasks in the management of any or all aspects relating to a fleet of mobile assets. Fleet management software is designed to improve asset performance, lower operating costs, and maintain compliance with government regulations.

Mobile Asset Management

Fleet management software should be able to manage processes, tasks, and events related to all kinds of mobile assets from buses to trucks to forklifts, trailers, and beyond. Most fleet management software is designed to improve the management of the following categories:

  • Asset maintenance – from scheduled to ad hoc requirements
  • Licensing, registration, MOT, and tax
  • Asset insurance including due dates and restrictions
  • Cost management and analysis
  • Lifecycle reporting
  • Asset Disposal
  • Fuel and energy tracking
  • Emissions management
  • Fuel and Energy reporting and KPIs
  • Driver license management
  • Logging of penalty points and infringements against a license
  • Booking system for pool vehicles
  • Breakdown management
  • Accidents and fines, plus apportioning costs to drivers
  • Tracking
  • Telematics
  • Route planning
  • Alerts
  • GPS Tracking
  • Parts inventory management
  • Warranty management
  • Work order management
  • Preventive maintenance
  • Shift scheduling
  • Lifecycle management
  • Real-time reporting
  • Retrospective reporting

For more information on the benefits of fleet management software, check out Why Use Fleet Management Software?