A study on the impact of fleet management on
Zimbabwean Road Haulage Industry
This research study sought to evaluate the impact of fleet management as a competitive tool in the Zimbabwean Road Haulage Industry for the reference of further improvement of Transport Companies in Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe’s Haulage Sector has high level of inefficiency and ineffectiveness in its fleet management.
This inefficiency is mainly caused by poor vehicle maintenance, poor briefing and debriefing of drivers, routing and scheduling, fuel management and unavailability of vehicle financing reserves.Due to the shrinking competitiveness of Zimbabwe’s Haulage Industry in the SADC region, this research aims; To identify the variables of fleet management in the road haulage industry To determine the impact of fleet management as a competitive tool in the haulage industry To identify the road haulage drawbacks.
To establish ways of improving the effectiveness of fleet management in the Zimbabwean Haulage Industry.
Descriptive survey was used in this study with the aim of discovering people’s knowledge, preferences, opinions and views of fleet management in the Haulage Industry of Zimbabwe.
Marian Tukuta holds a Dphil in DevelopmentStudies (University of Fort Hare, S.A.), Masters inBusiness Administration (ZOU), Bachelor of BusinessStudies (Hons) (University of Zimbabwe), Diploma inInformation Technology, Diploma in PersonnelManagement (IPMZ), Cert in Supply ChainManagement and Cert.
in Inventory Management.