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Integration is the key to making your ﬂeet and other IT systems work together in harmony, but it can be expensive and does present challenges…
There’s massive volumes of ﬂeet information you can look at but it’s important to remember that, despite having a lot of data at your disposal, not all of it will be relevant to the task in hand.
In fact, some data is quite otien just a distraction from ataining measurable improvements in the ﬂeet.
A starting point is to document the current workﬂow of your main responsibilities. Go through the whole process step-by-step whilst answering the following questions:
☑ What is the goal of the task?
☑ How long does it take to do?
☑ What data is gathered?
☑ How is that data used?
☑ How is What are the challenges faced?
☑ How long does that process take?
If it’s 16-hours a month of administration eﬀorts paired with incorrect odometer readings and chasing missing receipts, there is a clear opportunity for introducing new digital receipt submission paired with integration into the ﬂeet and ﬁnance system. Then ask yourself…
What data is going to be collected?
On identifying your end goal, you should be able to cost up that system – with integration included – in order to ﬁgure out whether it will be a good investment to replace the current process.
Making sure you have the right systems in place
When evaluating vendors, it’s not always possible to know all of the integrations that you will ever need, but you want to avoid having to scour the internet to ﬁnd a company that integrates your SAP system into a ﬂeet management system.
To make sure you have the right systems in place, it’s worth doing periodic appraisals on what’s currently in place before you look to purchase something new. In your appraisals, you should: