This course is designed for Fleet Owners, Company Directors, Fleet Managers, Finance Managers, Fleet Administrators/ Supervisors who are seasoned professional in different facets of the business. It is also designed for people who are starting up in Fleet Management and aspire to be Fleet Managers one day. All these professionals share an interest to bring down their operation's Fleet operating expenses.
By the end of this course you will be able to:-
Understand the concepts of Fleet Management as a discipline and related applicable scientific principles
Formulate a Fleet Policy and have a full view of critical policy issues that have to be included in that fleet policy
Learn about the fleet life cycle and how intertwined and interdependent the life cycle stages are on one another
Discover different methods of financing your fleet and also learn how to calculate total fleet costing, insurance premium calculations and other key techniques necessary to manage any fleet environment better
Discover risk issues facing your fleet operation, how to evaluate risk and proactively take actions that allow you to make educated decisions on how to transfer risk cost effectively
Learn how to perform critical expense control calculations for fuel, maintenance, depreciation, tyres
Implement interventions that will bring about visible changes in your operation
In this very opening lecture you will be able to understand what Fleet Management is and also know what it is not. You will be able to understand the underlying principles that form the discipline
Define Fleet Management and its relevance to your current environment
In this section you will be able to understand the importance of Fleet Management, its origins, evolution and how it has become such an important aspect for every business
Explain in your own understanding, the evolution of Fleet Management in your country. Also explain why Fleet Management is important by outlining the benefits of what you are likely to achieve
In this section you will learn the 3 most important functions of a Fleet Manager (With no vision to achieve these, the Fleet Manager would be without goals to the other departments whom he supports)
Without changing anything in your current environment, compare the current roles of the Fleet Manager and those outlined in this course. Being more detailed in the functional deliverables of the former will help you at implementation stage
You will discover the benefits of performing fleet analysis and fleet survey. The Fleet Manager will also understand the status of the fleet and how to proceed into the desired operational environment
List the benefits of performing Fleet Audits, Fleet Analysis and Operational Survey. List the items that you found out in your own Fleet audit that you performed that you would not have discovered regarding the vehicles
Please bear in mind that the biggest amount of time in this course should be spent answering the questions asked as this section forms the foundation to understanding fundamental principles and techniques involved in Fleet Management
In this section you will learn how far apart your operations are from real Fleet Management Practices. As you answer these questions you will realize how close you are to better controls
Before you proceed with the rest of the course, Please answer the questions honestly by using your current operations as a point of reference and put your answers aside. After completing the course and as you start implementing some changes in certain areas of your business, revisit the answers you initially gave and amend them with new answers consisting of the new discovered methods
As a discipline, Fleet Management has a Life Cycle too. This section will teach you the systematic processes and stages to be followed in order to run a cost effective fleet operation
These examples below seek to assist you understand the function and the sequence of the Fleet Life Cycle
From the 10 Fleet Life Cycle Stages of Fleet Management you will learn how each stage depends on the proficiency of other stages and how the operation sufferers if this chain is ignored
In a table format list a minimum of 9 reasons per stage, why you think each stage is dependent on the other (Also state what is likely to happen if the interdependence was ignored)
This section helps you discover how to put together a professional Fleet Policy that is inclusive of all departmental objectives. You will also learn what a Fleet Policy is and its purpose
Explain in detail why a Fleet Policy has to be formulated and managed?
Here you will learn about almost 30 fleet issues that need to be taken into consideration when any company puts together a Fleet Policy. Without an inclusion of these, the policy would be incomplete
With reference to issues that need to be included in the Fleet Policy explain how you would go about putting together a comprehensive Fleet Policy. Also take into consideration the incorporation of all the Life Cycle Stages into the Fleet Policy
Describe what your anticipated role for the Legal Expert and external Fleet Consultant would be during the Fleet Policy formulation stage
This section explores the most important criteria that should be used to select vehicles with special attention to the company needs and those of different users in the company
Example - If vehicles were selected in total disregard of manufacturer reputation and brand popularity, at resale, the less popular vehicles selected would sell for much less than popular vehicles would have been been sold for. Explain why this statement is important?
Differentiate between emotional and technical issues in the selection of vehicles in your fleet and explain how you would accommodate both?
Quantum Fleet Solutions is a reputable, cutting edge and dynamic Fleet Management company specializing in providing customized hand and glove Fleet Solutions to our clients. Our approach involves a lot of face to face interaction with our clients who are mostly Fleet owners and employed professionals. We do this by providing quality training on broad Fleet Management subject matters facing most Fleet environments today.
As subject matter experts and specialists we focus on turn around strategies through proven techniques and technology interventions in Total Fleet Cost Management and Fleet Risk Management for our clients. Sivile Mbekeni who is the Director has expensive experience which spans over more than 20 years in all facets of Fleet Management.
We aim to continue providing superior and quality Fleet Management training globally on a broad range of topics and give our clients (students) an opportunity to learn, understand and adapt to the ever changing Fleet Industry.
The information we present is based on world proven Fleet Management scientific techniques and concepts that are universal across all continents and the step by step detailed approach is meant to assist our student improve their skills and save money.
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