Trust Your Employees Even More w/ Fleet Tracking
To quote the great Gary Vaynerchuk "Trust is 2 parts, I either do, or I don't. There is no kind of trust." In my time as a sales rep for Razor Tracking, the trust factor is one of the top 5 reasons a company doesn't see the need for fleet tracking. It also breaks down into 2 parts. The first part being; "I trust that my employees are able to their job without me constantly watching them". The second part "I trust that they have been here long enough to know exactly what to do and when to do it".
I want to say that I always agree with that reason. Simply for the fact that if you didn't trust your employees you wouldn't have hired them or kept them around. With that being said I want to be able to take the trust factor out of the decision process to implement a fleet tracking system. There has been a negative connotation about fleet tracking that if you as a manager or an owner put a fleet tracking system it means you don't trust your employees. Well, the only reason we as people are scared of something is because we are uneducated about it, and I am here to share with you 3 Reasons why fleet tracking will help you trust your employees even more.
1. Constant Proof of Work Completion
The proof is in the pudding as they say, although I still have no idea why that saying has anything to do with proving something right or wrong, I still use it...a lot! With the ability to quickly pull up a map and see what vehicles are where in near instant fashion you are able to see what is happening and where. This gives you and your dispatch the ability make management decisions on the fly.
Seeing what your organization is doing as you are working and knowing that all your employees are doing what they are supposed to be doing should give you a fuzzy feeling inside because you just proved to yourself that yes, your people do know whats going on!
2. On Demand Time Reports
With numerous reports for timing you can use reporting to double check time cards at the end of the week or month when it comes time for payroll to be sure everyone is accurate. Now, please let me clarify. I said use the reporting to double check, not as a witch hunt trying to find something wrong. Days get long and hours get forgot or added by mistake. By using the reports you can see when a vehicle first started, when it started moving or when it got to a job site. By using these reports to match time cards you can be sure that you aren't either underpaying an employee, or over paying an employee. If everything comes back after a quick double check, you have again proven yourself right by seeing that all of your employees are honest. Also, how great would it make you and your company look if you gave Rick an extra $200 on his next check because you found that he had missed a few hours. He could take his family out to a great dinner all because of you and fleet tracking!
3. Past work Completion
With Razor Tracking you are able to go back in time to see work completed. If you need to go back 2 months and see if a delivery got made or a field got completed you can pull that report up if need be. How is this going to make you trust your people more? If a customer comes in and says something didn't get done or they where driving fast past their farm you can prove otherwise. You already know that your employees completed the work or that they drive safe because you trust them. This report will just solidify your trust in your employees.
It all starts with setting aside the fear that you are going to look like an employer who doesn't trust their employees. Fleet Tracking is a tool that organizations are using as a way to get more done and increase customer satisfaction. I want the chance to connect with you and show you the possibilities this technology has and how it can positively affect your company.
As always, you can get a hold of me through Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or shoot me an email firstname.lastname@example.org. I look forward to meeting with you and showing you why fleet tracking will be the most used and useful tool you use in your company.