Odometer and meter readings are one of the single most important numbers used for managing a fleet of vehicles and equipment. The numbers drive so many decisions for major fleet tasks such as the scheduling of preventive maintenance, equipment replacement planning/life cycle costing, and analyzing data trends over those meters and periods of time.

But, those decisions are only effective if the meters in your fleet management software are accurate and as up-to-date as possible. There are a lot of ways to make getting this number into your fleet management system… and some are more effective than others.

Flip through the SlideShare below to learn more some of the best ways to get accurate meters:


As you saw in the slides, having your meters updated automatically from GPS data is the easiest and most accurate method. There are other benefits to integrating a GPS solution with fleet maintenance software as well. Check out this recent post: