7 Sep 20

Expert Insights: How to optimize your pool fleet strategy in Latam

The Fleet LatAm Institute has published issue No. 6 of its Expert Insights series entitled "How to optimize your pool fleet strategy in Latin America" 

Following issue No. 5 which addressed the usage of telematics to reduce fleet and fuel fraud, edition six released last week (1 September) deals with maximising fleet usage by creating pool fleets.

Remember that the most expensive vehicle is the one that is standing idle so finding ways to optomise fleet operations is part of the solution. Among them are improving driver behaviour, safety measures and route planning but the focus this time around is on shared cars.

Accomplishing this, however, does pose several challenges which you should be aware of. As such, we answer three basic questions in the multi-page document.

  • What is a pool fleet?
  • What is the best way to manage a pool fleet?
  • How does a pool fleet contribute to your fleet management in Latin America?

Also in this Expert Insights are quotes from industry players, results from the 2020 Global Fleet Survey, and tips and tricks such as allowing the use of cars during weekend and holidays based on merit and using pool cars as temporary replacements or "lead-in" cars for drivers awaiting exclusive use vehicles. 

With that said, if you are a fleet operator considering a pool fleet, this is a must read for you. Download it here and don't forget to keep an eye out for upcoming editions.

Written by leading specialists in the field, this exclusive content is aimed at international, regional and local fleet managers who are active in Latin America. All Fleet LatAm Expert Insights are available in English, Spanish and Portuguese.

Previous Fleet LatAm Expert Insights
#3 How to optimise safety and reduce accidents in Latam #4  How to align car brands policies across Latin America #5 How to use telematics to reduce fleet and fuel fraud in Latam

Authored by: Daniel Bland