Commercial drivers in India are on short and the rest of the world is facing the same challenge. With transportation business on the boom, the demand for drivers is on the peak. The tenure of a driver's service is short because of reason like High pressure, requires better eyesight and alert mind & etc. Hiring a new driver is always risky, the business will have to entrust him with truck and companies assets. A driver's job is very risky and nowadays people are aware enough to understand the risk involved a job of a driver and that has led to a shortage of drivers. Here are 3 ways GPS technology can help you to retain the driver:
Safety has to be on priority especially in the drivers' job. An organization should take all the measures to ensure drivers' safety & GPS technology can help in attaining it. With GPS tracking devices you will get the vehicle status and maintenance it requires & with real-time tracking, command centre can keep track of the vehicle and assist the driver in case of an emergency. This boost the confidence of drivers, they will know that in case of emergency the help is just a call away.
Each fleet needs to have an immediate and open line of communication between the driver & command centre so, that any change in plans can be communicated without affecting the operations. Two-way communication is the key to smooth operations. Issues like the change in delivery location and time change in routes, urgent delivery and safety can be addressed with a better with the help of GPS technology; the command centre will know the location of its vehicle and can instruct the drivers accordingly. This enhances the faith of drivers in the company as they know that any change in plan will be communicated instantly.
Regular training is one more way to ensure the driver retention. Training sessions send a very positive message to employees that the company is keen to enhance the skills of its drivers and they care about them as well. GPS technology will provide you with the accurate insights which can be used in training sessions to educate the drivers about the do's and don’ts during a journey and this will also enhance the efficiency of drivers.
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