For organizations in developing
countries vehicle costs are a large part of their annual budget and
are often the most expensive thing they buy. However, in managing
vehicle costs most will admit that a lack of expertise and internal
transparency leads to the uncomfortable sense of continually signing
off on significant expenses they do not either understand or
Primarily aimed at NGO's, the web site now serves over 30 clients in a variety of sectors across 7 countries. The founding sense was that effective vehicle management for NGO's should not consume management resources, should be personal, in plain language, simple and affordable. Thus, for managers, fleet-serve is a monthly one page email in plain non-technical language with supporting report. An example of this can be downloaded here.
fleet-serve is a web based consultancy service. Typically a junior administrative position uploads fuel, kilometers and repair data here, taking 2 – 3 hours per month for larger fleets. On a monthly basis we look at your data, put it into a simple reporting format, analyze particular aspects and report to you via email.
We prefer for potential clients to start on a trial basis and typically this is set at three months. To start this you simply have to email us from which we will then liaise with your vehicle administrator to issue a User Name and Pass Word. Thereafter you will be sent a link to an online tracking tool to help you monitor your implementation through the first months.
fleet-serve is a service and as such we provide support and advice via email through the three phases of upgrading your vehicle management. Firstly support for the operator using the system, secondly support to management in the reporting and finally ongoing support in terms of the advice and experience we apply to your monthly reporting
Costs are typically € 20.00 per vehicle registered per year.
A printable version of this page can be downloaded here.
"We do not run many vehicles so existing packages are just too expensive. This is a very effective and simple solution to our transport problems and it really is a solution"
-Todd Thompson Director Land O' Lakes Uganda
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