fleet management

2 Simple Items to Maximize Your ROI with Fleet Maintenance Software

When researching for the right fleet maintenance software partner, don’t overlook two simple items that will maximize your return on investment.  When establishing a parts inventory program, it is important to set-up a parts warranty program.  Parts warranties should be one of the most often tracked items within your daily operation. Second, don’t miss establishment of an effective preventive maintenance routine set up to track the right data, in the right places, all at the right time.  Having improved access to data allows better shop management overall. […]

By | August 28th, 2017|fleet management, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2 Simple Items to Maximize Your ROI with Fleet Maintenance Software

4 Essential Items Fleet Managers Must Track

When it comes to running a shop, there are numerous details that simply cannot be overlooked.  Let's take a look at the top four.  Is your shop effectively tracking the most important items? Safety First and foremost is safety.  When a staff is not operating in a safe manner, neither is the equipment.  Start by implementing a [...]

By | July 10th, 2017|fleet management, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 4 Essential Items Fleet Managers Must Track

Top 5 Qualities of a Great Fleet Manager

Here are 5 qualities of a great fleet manager. Have you ever thought about what it takes to be a great fleet manager and the qualities one must possess? Based on years of interaction with fleet management professionals, here are the top 5 qualities of a great fleet manager we’ve witnessed time-and-time-again. Leadership By Example A fleet manager must be an effective leader and one of the main traits is to lead by example.  A leader serves.  He/she serves those around them, on any level.  Whether it is an employee, a customer, a supervisor, or political figure.  Leaders inspire each of us to improve and do our daily best. Leaders have vision and embrace the future.  They create change and are not fearful of it.  Leaders understand they are role models and do their best to fulfill that role daily. Leaders show respect.  They value their team’s contributions and work hard to create a winning atmosphere which rewards each individual’s accomplishments. […]

By | June 28th, 2017|fleet management|0 Comments

Over 2 Dozen Ways to Correctly Define Process

Ron Turley Associates (RTA) was developed to simply make fleets better.  Being passionate about efficiency within fleet maintenance, Ron Turley created an effective process for fleet operators.  Ask yourself how RTA’s scalable process can fit into your own.  First, let’s take a look at defining ‘process’. Process (re-) Defined Process can be defined as the performance of a series of mechanical operations on something in order to change or preserve. However, when diving deeper, this can also include: enjoy, experience, maintain, occupy, journey, accomplishments, assembly, composition, computer, make, mold, put together, care for, guard, secure, sustain, uphold, arrange, compile, design, engage, formulate, prioritize, schedule, purify, examine, and choose.  A vivid picture of the outcomes desired by an effective process has just been painted. […]

By | May 8th, 2017|fleet management|Comments Off on Over 2 Dozen Ways to Correctly Define Process

What Makes RTA Fleet Management Software Better?

RTA Fleet Management Software works hard to provide intricate, yet easy-to-use, fleet management software for its clients.  In today's market, there are many companies claiming to provide fleet management software.  What makes a fleet management software company stand out?  How do you choose the right fit for your operation?  What makes a better fleet management [...]

By | April 28th, 2017|fleet management, Uncategorized|Comments Off on What Makes RTA Fleet Management Software Better?

How Fleet Managers Save Fleets Money

  Along with best practices, there are small, operational changes that can exponentially save money for fleets over time with the assistance and use of an efficient and effective fleet software management system. These practices include: Maximizing Warranty Recovery Many fleets miss out on thousands of dollars per year in unclaimed warranties (source). In fact, [...]

By | February 18th, 2017|fleet management|Comments Off on How Fleet Managers Save Fleets Money

System Value Analysis

Valuable Features a Fleet Management Software Should Encompass Aside from the common core features a majority of fleet management programs share, a valuable fleet management system should include these top features that have an efficient ability to facilitate: Mechanic productivity Mechanic accountability Preventive maintenance scheduling Purchasing Budgeting Warranty recovery, repeat repairs, failure analysis Parts inventory [...]

By | January 28th, 2017|fleet management|Comments Off on System Value Analysis

Why Attend RTA’s 27th Annual Users’ Conference…In A Nutshell

  It’ll be here before you know it...RTA’s 27th Annual Users’ Conference.  Wow!!! 27th Annual.  That number speaks volumes!  However, it’s not possible without you. Make the Most of Your Training Review the extensive agenda and plan out your course of action.  Look for classes that meet or exceed your requirements and expectations for conference. [...]

By | January 18th, 2017|fleet management|Comments Off on Why Attend RTA’s 27th Annual Users’ Conference…In A Nutshell

Benefits of Barcoding

Speed and ease of managing the flow of parts inventory is crucial.  Removing the human error element increases proficiency which saves your shop time and money. RTA’s barcoding solutions include robust, full-featured barcode scanners, portable readers and barcode printers to make barcoding in your shop a snap to implement. Take advantage of the barcode capabilities [...]

By | January 8th, 2017|fleet management|Comments Off on Benefits of Barcoding

Free White Paper: Managing Tire Expenses

Tire expense is the third greatest expense of most fleets after fuel and payroll. In five years as their national director, Ron Turley saved UPS nearly $100 million in fleet vehicle costs in the 1970s. A major contributing factor to his savings was managing tire expenses. For the next three decades, he shared his insights [...]

By | March 29th, 2016|fleet management|Comments Off on Free White Paper: Managing Tire Expenses

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