The pandemic has opened Pandora’s box on working from home – both good and bad. While it has yet to be determined whether this is long-term or short-term trend, it will impact fleet operations. As more jobs involving company drivers become permanently remote, it may result in less travel that will cause reassessment of optimal fleet size.
Three Black Swan Events Threaten to Change the Fleet Management Paradigm
The three future Black Swan events that have the potential to turn today’s fleet management paradigm upside down are the advancement of 3D printing, widespread use of remote diagnostics, and the growing preference of next-gen employees for virtual meetings.