The term "Cloud-based"" or "hosted on Cloud" might reverberate strange stance from folks who are not aware of it.
Assume telling your grandparents, that you are hosting something on the cloud and their first reaction would be look up in the sky and wonder, spurting a laughter from you, which might ridicule them.
But then, it is not their fault, that such a term resonates nothing apart from, a witticism, what you are propounding into.
But then it is an irony that such a natural concept of clouds, that it is all over the world and anywhere or everywhere; is what the present-day technology looks up to for a better and hassle-free solutions and services, for a challenging and fast-moving world.
Any software that is designed, created, and stored in a cloud platform or server is referred to as the cloud-based software. Since it is accessible through the internet, there is no need for installation via any external devices. A vast amount of data can be stored in cloud platforms, which becomes beneficial to business enterprises. The stored data can be accessed via a simple web browser 24/7.
Generally speaking, a cloud-based solution refers to on-demand services, applications or resources accessed via the internet and through a provider's shared cloud computing infrastructure.
Our Fleet Management Software has over the years revolutionized the way organizations address their corporate fleet and mobility requirements. Being a very time-consuming and complex process, and equally a core activity for many organizations, a Fleet Management Software has to provide all kinds of financial and logistic advantages.
And here we present the benefits of cloud-based Fleet Management Software. As it is already known, that our Fleet Management Software, with all the processes, features and variations in managing your fleet, is a competitive advantage from others in the market; providing it as a cloud based solution has its following benefits.
General Benefits of a Cloud Platform
The cloud platform allows you to cut the costs on maintenance and security. Also on other supporting software as well as IT staff.
Accessibility - SaaS
The cloud-based fleet management system can be accessed at any time. This can be done via mobile devices, laptops or PC.
It gives confidence in dealing with high-security data. This sensitive information will be secure inside a cloud platform.
Process Automation (BPM/BPO)
A centralized cloud system allows you to run more automated processes. Consolidated reports are generated from a single cloud system. This can be used globally and locally to achieve the desired results.
With the required information easily accessible, work-flows can be automated easily. Various related services can be adjusted within a short period. Our clients run fleets of different sizes from 30 cars to about 8000 cars within one single system.
Monitoring your major KPI's comes a lot easier when all data is consolidated into one system. As fleet spend is substantial to every organization you should definitely keep an eye on this.
Utilizing a cloud platform supports a more efficient time management. It can improve the attributes of vehicles in the fleet as well as fuel efficiency, vehicle maintenance, and employee satisfaction.
How your fleet will benefit of a Cloud-based Solution
Business Process Management
Monitor the data and filter e-mails, while keeping an eye on the workflow within the fleet management software; Helps in keeping track of daily business.
Fleet Management Software helps in reducing Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) with the aid of the right tools for controlling the processes as well as policies in a single cloud platform.
Use eTendering to get the best price
Run online tenders through our multi-bidding procurement process for fleets. The FIE Car Configurator also supports this process.
Improve driver satisfaction
Our unique fleet portal is crucial to a proper interaction with drivers. The usage of our mobile driver apps is another option to participate in processes and keep them informed.
In order to make the best decisions you always need the best data. Our clients love the web-based on-demand reporting tool to gather deeper insights. A waterfall report shows them the current cost development with a single mouse click.
Imagine you can access any vehicle related document within seconds. Data management is key to the day-to-day fleet operations. We therefore provide easy-to-use tools to upload and extract the informations you need right now.
Wrapping it up
The benefits of cloud-based solutions as you have seen from the bullet points above, enables us to be superior and even more responsive to clients and especially to drivers. Additionally, cloud-based solutions enable us and clients to focus on driving innovation, rather than time-consuming, non-core business tasks.
Talk to us, if you want to learn more about the tool and request a free demo account.
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