The use of a journey approval system, where company car drivers have to get authorisations for specific trips from line managers, could represent the future of company car use, FleetCheck has suggested. Peter Golding, managing director at the fleet software specialist, said that there may need to be an acknowledgement that the spread of video conferencing during the pandemic was going to change business travel even once the threat of coronavirus had passed. “There’s little
Fleet management is “likely to remain a much more remote activity” as lockdown starts to ease across industry, FleetCheck is warning. The fleet software specialist says that, looking at its customer base, large numbers of companies are planning to never completely return to conventional office or depot-based working, and this will unavoidably have an impact on how company vehicles are managed. Peter Golding, managing director, explained: “While the situation remains very fluid, there are many
The threat of coronavirus is likely to have a “fundamental” effect on the rate of adoption of mobility solutions by fleets, believes FleetCheck. Peter Golding, managing director at the fleet software specialist, explained that the issue was simple – most mobility solutions relied on multi-user use of assets at a time when sharing of almost any asset could lead to the virus being much more widely distributed. “The mobility products that have been promoted to
Coronavirus measures should be added to standard fleet risk management policies following the release of new Government advice, believes FleetCheck The fleet software specialist said that the “Working Safely During COVID-19 in or from a Vehicle”, issued this week, appeared to form a relatively sensible framework to manage the possibility of infection around the use of company vehicles. Peter Golding, managing director at FleetCheck, explained: “The fact is that coronavirus is going to be very