Buying fleet management software takes work, but that work follows some familiar patterns. If you know how to shop smart for other products, the following helpful questions will make buying fleet management software easier than you thought.
Running a successful fleet comes with many challenges. Owners must consider the size, nature, and demand of their markets through thoughtful research. Once in operation, we also recommend expanding slowly and adapting to demand carefully in order to ensure the most successful and profitable business.
As a professional driver your commercial auto insurance costs are a sizeable expense in your business alongside gas, vehicle maintenance, licenses, and credit card fees. Whether you purchase your commercial insurance at Amalgamated or at another carrier, there are a handful of basic risk attributes that insurers use to assess what type of prospective risk you pose as a driver and therefore what is an adequate rate to quote you.
Your insurance premium covers two expenses, the cost of crashes and the cost of “everything else”. Everything else includes taxes, fees, rent, and employing people to service your policy and fairly compensate those with valid claims. The cost of “everything else” rises over time along with the prices of most goods and services in the economy.
As the most common accidents are the result of rear-endings, we believe our customers should consider purchasing cars with automatic emergency braking (AEB) systems. Cars with AEB detect obstacles in the road and automatically slow their speed to avoid impact. While collisions are not always avoidable, AEB can mitigate the consequences of distracted driving.
Distracted driving comes in many forms: texting, navigation, exhaustion, and many more. Distracted driving can have severe consequences – slowing your reaction time and increasing your chance of being involved in a collision. Many of our claims are the result of distracted driving.