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Top 5 tips on how to become a DIRECTOR Pro

Data Blocks
Data Blocks

We’re just going come right out and say it: understanding Fleet Management Software is not always easy.

Data, reports, on-boarding, all sounds like a lot to handle just on its own, but when you add a global pandemic into the mix… wow, we need a coffee.


In April, we saw huge 60% uplift in our customers completing DIRECTOR refresher training! As more of our customers adapt to working life at home, we wanted to remind our customers of all the various learning resources available to them, all to help them become DIRECTOR pros and really make use of the data to help them throughout these times. 

So, whether you’re a new user going through installation and set-up, or an existing customer who’s simply looking for a refresher or to on-board a new member of your team; there’s no quick win to getting your head around such a huge amount of data. But, there are some ways we can help.

Our training schedule has been designed to help you understand the capabilities of our tech and ensure that you and your team know exactly how to access the data you need, when you need it.

So, what are the top 5 tips we’d recommend on how to become a Fleet Management Software pro?


  1. Training webinars

Available to all Teletrac Navman customers, we offer free online training webinars which last between 15-60 minutes.

Covering topics from Driver Scorecards and Safety Analytics, to the in-depth DIRECTOR Fundamentals module, our sessions are hosted online via GoToWebinar by our in-house Training team, with various dates available to choose from all to accommodate busy diaries.

These dates are also updated monthly, so you can rest assured there’ll always be training sessions on-hand ready for you to book, whenever you need them!

That said, we also appreciate that there may be a particular area of the software that’s not listed on our training schedule, but you’re really keen to explore more. If that’s the case, please feel free to drop an email into our team to request a 1-2-1 session. We’ll always try our best to work with you and help in every way we can do.


  1. DIRECTOR in Detail

Based on our top frequently asked questions during our training webinars, we’ve built out a series of short how-to video guides which explore a number of DIRECTOR features in deeper detail.

All less than 2 minutes long, these videos are ideal to use as mini tutorials or refresher sessions for your team. They show screen capture footage taken straight from our DIRECTOR software, and lists the instructions at the bottom too.

Try passing on a video to your office team on how to build geofences, then test their knowledge by asking them to set one up. Short and sweet, and you can watch it as many times as you need to!



  1. Show Me How

We also offer a “Show Me How” service embedded in our DIRECTOR software, which is active 24/7 and is the perfect little guide on literally, showing you how to do stuff.

Simply navigate to the “?” icon in the top right hand corner of your screen to access our materials, or take a look at this handy video which explains how to find it.

You’ll see 2 options, one for “Help” and one for “Show Me How”, click this one for now. We’ll cover the “Help” button next.



  1. DIRECTOR Help Centre

From the “?” icon in DIRECTOR, you can visit our Help Centre by just clicking “Help”

This fantastic resource is absolutely full of useful training topics such as how to run a safe fleet, to maintaining vehicles and reducing road violations. It’s also split out into driver, asset and report sections making it easy to find what it is you’re looking for.

But if you’re browsing and struggling to find a certain article, simply use the search bar at the top of the page to narrow down your results. For example, “stop signs” will bring up 10+ relevant articles, or “dash cam” will serve our product information.

Whatever it is you’re searching for, you’ll probably find it here!


  1. Blogs, FAQs and Customer Stories

Our website is packed full of useful reading material to help you make the most of our Fleet Management Software. From blogs covering recent news stories, FAQs highlighting the best ways to on-board new drivers or what do tachograph symbols mean, all the way through to a full suite of Customer Stories.

Here you can discover how our customers have streamlined operations, enhanced productivity and adapted their business to the digital world. We’re sure you’ll find some helpful tips in these case studies, and if you have any questions on how to increase your ROI like these customers, let us know, and let’s pop some time in the diary.


But we don’t stop there.

While tech is the core of what we do, the foundation of our business is our hard-working team, made up of industry experts entirely focused on your success, and our Professional Services team are dedicated to helping you identify your goals, develop a plan to reach them, and implement a solution to that meets everything you want it to.  

Then we have our Tech Support Team - the go-to people should you have any problems with the software itself or useage. Give them a shout if you’re having any problems, they’ll work their magic.

When it comes down to it, whether you’re a hands-on learner who prefers to dive right in or if you prefer to ask questions and get dedicated support, we have lots of options available to make sure you’re getting the most out of our platform. And don’t forget, you can get in touch with our training team any time you like, and submit your requests whether they’re big or small.

After all, it’s our business to help yours succeed.


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