GPS tracking: Retain the finest workers
According to the 2015 Truck Driver Shortage Analysis Report, the first driver shortage was documented in 2005. By 2011, it slowly recovered only to fall again. By 2014, the shortage skyrocketed to 38,000. Now, more than ever it is vital to retaining the finest workers possible, but doing so takes some work on the fleet owner’s part. In part 1, we talked about how GPS tracking has ways to please the best drivers and entice hard working individuals to stick around. Today, we’re going to talk about 2 more ways GPS tracking technology makes being a fleet worker better.
Providing Safety: Showing that safety is a top priority shows that you care about protecting your drivers from harm. GPS tracking can help drivers become more aware of their driving habits like speeding and harsh braking. Knowing is half the battle, so once drivers know there is an issue it can be addressed, making certain that drivers remain as safe as possible in the field. Panic alerts provided by GPS tracking, provide an extra level of safety for drivers, should they ever find themselves in a compromising position. Additionally, maintenance alerts can help everyone to remember when vehicle maintenance is due. Doing so will ensure that all company vehicles are safe to stay in operation.
Increasing Incentive: Keeping the finest workers around may take the implementation of an incentive program. Measuring driver performance might be difficult if you’re doing things manually, but if you’re using GPS tracking this can be achieved easily. Simply utilize the recorded data for up to 90 days back and award the driver with the best statistics. If you’re worried that you won’t have to funds to have an incentive program, think about the fact that your dedicated employees will be more likely to work more productively, therefore; increasing the chance for more jobs to be completed and more revenue to come in.
By allowing GPS tracking to provide an organized work environment, protect employee reputations, provide safety, and increase revenue opportunities for incentive programs you’re doing more than enough to retain the finest workers. Enticing hard working individuals may not be any easier! Now are you ready to get started with GPS tracking?
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