How GPS Tracking Helps Identify Bad Fleet Employees: Part 2


GPS tracking: Eliminating bad behaviors

Being able to easily and effectively identity bad fleet employees helps managers correct problems to ensure ongoing success of the business. In part one of this series, we discussed two common traits of a bad fleet employee and how GPS tracking technology works to eliminate those bad behaviors. Today, we’re going to talk about two more common traits of a bad fleet employee and provide some scenarios for using GPS tracking to help eradicate those bad behaviors.

Here are two more common traits of a bad fleet employee:

  • Milking the clock
  • Billing problems

Perhaps, you find that getting your employees show up at work isn’t a problem at all. What if you simply have some bad fleet employees that consistently spend longer at a job-site than they should? How would you know? Do you just take their word for it? GPS tracking wouldn’t require you to ask such questions of yourself or your employees. With the Start/Stop feature jobs are timed from the beginning and at the end allowing management to have an accurate timeline of their employees’ field work per job, thus making it more likely for them to avoid “milking the clock”.

Honest business is good business. You might want extra income, but you shouldn’t want to obtain it in a negative way. If your fleet drivers handed your customers a bill charging them for more work than necessary, you’re sure to have more arguments than you have time to handle. Bad employees don’t take accountability for their own actions and may be willing to fudge the numbers in their favor. With GPS tracking customer billing isn’t a problem in the slightest. Not only does the Start/Stop feature help managers to be in the know, but it’s great for customers to see an exact time stamp of the work completed, as well.

When a fleet owner is able to recognize bad employees quickly is reduces the time spent invested on someone who either isn’t a good fit for the company or it helps the owner to come up with a solution. Knowing about the problem is half the battle and thanks to GPS tracking it’s easier to know right away.

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