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Liz Dunn joins the Fleetio Team

We're so excited to have Liz Dunn join the Fleetio Team! As Operations Specialist, she will be managing back-office operations and enabling a productive work environment at Fleetio. We know she’s going to kill it and help us continue to grow at lightning speed! Liz loves to read and do anything...

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13 Ways to Increase Shop Productivity

All fleet managers know that the assignment of vehicle maintenance tasks should be carefully planned and scheduled. The longer a vehicle stays in the shop, the longer it’s off the road and the more work it tends to accumulate. If shop work is not properly scheduled, busywork will be found, performed...

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Will Yarbrough joins the Fleetio Team

Will Yarbrough is the newest member of the Fleetio Team! He is joining our Sales Team as an Account Executive. Will will be focused on large fleets and enterprise accounts. Will was born and raised in Birmingham, AL. He's a big sports fan, and loves spending time with his wife and (new) baby daughter...

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Corey Scribner joins the Fleetio Team

We're excited to add Corey Scribner as the newest member of the Fleetio Team! He is joining our Customer Success Team as a Customer Experience Rep. Corey will be supporting our customers and ensuring they have the best customer service experience possible. Corey lives in Las Vegas and is the first...

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Forecasting Preventative Maintenance in Fleetio

Forecasting when preventative maintenance will be due based solely on meter readings is hard. You could use time-based triggers (e.g. every 3 months) - which are easier to predict - but aren’t tied to asset utilization and therefore aren’t as effective for most PM tasks. Fleetio solves this challenge...

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An Introduction to Usage-based Preventative Maintenance

Preventative maintenance (PM) is usually triggered by a calendar date or meter reading (and sometimes a combination of both). There are pros and cons of each approach, but neither is perfect. Let’s review the traditional approaches, then explore an even better way to predict and trigger preventative...

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Cost Comparison: Barcode Scanning Technology

When managing inventory, the use of barcode scanning technology is essential to track parts throughout the cycle of receipt, storage, handling and usage. Proving to be vital in warehouse operations across many industries, the benefits of barcode scanning are clear: Live data collection - improved...

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New in Fleetio: A Focus on Filters

Your fleet is constantly generating data, and Fleetio is constantly storing it. But rows and rows of records don’t serve much purpose just sitting there. We believe in making your data actionable so you can optimize your fleet and grow your business. With this goal in mind, we redesigned our primary...

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New in Fleetio: Inventory Management

Parts represent over ⅓ of vehicle maintenance costs, and they’re literally the nuts and bolts of what keeps your fleet on the move. After talking to our customers, though, it seems that managing parts all the way from purchasing to storage to usage often feels like more trouble than it's worth. ...

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Combatting 5 Symptoms of Poor Inventory Management

Conventional wisdom suggests that around 30-35% of an average fleet’s vehicle maintenance costs are spent on parts management. But are fleet managers spending one-third of their time managing parts? Not usually. There are bigger fish to fry. Inventory management isn’t just about cost, it’s about...

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