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Upgrade your business to a premium KeepTruckin experience for better ROI and fleet efficiency

Upgrade your business to a premium KeepTruckin experience for better ROI and fleet efficiency


The KeepTruckin Plus plan is an affordable package for fleets of all sizes with additional fleet management features, such as automated IFTA reporting, idle time tracking, vehicle diagnostics, and driver safety scores.

Why do some people upgrade from a first-floor apartment to a penthouse? They get a fantastic view, a more peaceful environment, and more space.

Premium has its benefits.

For those who are interested in premium features and robust efficiency, upgrade to Plus. The KeepTruckin Plus plan offers a broader range of fleet management features to help you become more efficient, profitable, productive, and competitive.

These include:

Here are 4 reasons why you should upgrade to the KeepTruckin ELD Plus.

1. Simplify IFTA fuel tax reporting

Filing IFTA reports can be a time-consuming process, even if you have IFTA reporting software. Some software require you to manually input fuel purchases and mileage data since they can’t automatically track that information. This consumes time and increases the risk of errors. The lack of centralized data management also increases the possibility of errors in IFTA filings.

Ultimately, a better IFTA reporting workflow will help you increase accuracy, avoid penalties, and save a lot of time.

The KeepTruckin Plus plan gives you access to our automated IFTA Fuel Tax Reporting feature, which significantly simplifies IFTA tax calculation.

There’s no need to calculate the miles you travel in each jurisdiction manually. IFTA trips include a complete summary of the time and jurisdictions that each truck drove through.

IFTA - miles traveled in each jurisdiction

For fuel purchases, simply upload the CSV report from your fuel card vendor. You may also require drivers to promptly log their fuel purchases via the KeepTruckin Electronic Logbook App.

These are just a few reasons. Find out why you won’t dread IFTA reporting anymore.

To ensure the accuracy of data, drivers may directly upload fuel purchase receipts for verification. Not only will the feature help save a substantial amount of time, but it also eliminates human error.

2. Enforce positive driving habits

Excessive acceleration, hard braking, and hard cornering can have an impact on your fleet’s safety level and the overall bottom line of the company.

Apart from increasing the risk of collisions, poor driving habits accelerate the wear and tear of the trucks. It may also increase fuel consumption.

With the KeepTruckin Driver Scorecards feature, you can easily identify at-risk drivers in your fleet. It assigns drivers their corresponding safety scores based on the number of times they trigger unsafe driving events.

From the dashboard, you can view the Scorecards summary to spot the best and worst drivers in terms of safety.

Driver Scorecards - List of drivers with the worst and best safety scores

This enables you to pinpoint drivers who need close mentoring as well as those who are consistently driving safely.

You can also use the Smart Dashcam to for driver training. Aside from additional driving data from video footage, the dashcam can also protect drivers from false claims during accidents.

Offer performance-based rewards to top drivers to create a culture of safety for your fleet. Cash bonuses, paid time off, and gift cards are a few ways to incentivize drivers to be safer.

3. Avoid maintenance-related violations

According to the latest CVSA International Roadcheck results that involved 67,603 inspections, 11,910 vehicles were identified with out-of-service conditions. A large majority of these violations were related to vehicle brake systems (4,536), tires and wheels (3,058), and brake adjustment (2,612).

The Vehicle Diagnostics tool helps you avoid these issues by catching vehicle maintenance issues early through real-time alerts.

Studies suggest that 75 percent of all maintenance-related violations can be prevented with pre-trip inspections. Vehicle Diagnostic and Vehicle Inspection features help you become proactive when it comes to vehicle maintenance.

4. Maximize fuel utilization

The U.S. Department of Energy reveals that a heavy-duty truck consumes 0.8 gallons of fuel per hour when idle. It may not seem much — until you realize that trucks idle for around 1,800 hours per year.

That’s the equivalent of approximately 1,440 gallons of fuel wasted per year.

Excessive idling also speeds up engine depreciation.

Similar to Driver Scorecards, Plus gives you the right tools to minimize vehicle idling.

The KeepTruckin ELD automatically detects a stationary truck with its engine running. It then tallies the total idle time for each vehicle and calculates the amount of fuel unproductively burnt. With the Vehicle Utilization report, you can easily identify drivers who idle for too long and take corrective actions to maximize fuel utilization.

Idle-time tracking -- Utilization rates

Upgrade to Plus

Over 250,000 drivers and 50,000 trucking companies of all sizes use KeepTruckin for their compliance and fleet management needs.

Reach out to us at 855-434-ELOG or support@keeptruckin.com if you have any questions about Plus. Our 24/7 active customer support team is always available to help you.

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Jimmy Rodela writes about topics related to transportation industry challenges, insights, and compliance news. He specializes in digital media and blogging.