Fleet Management

Drivers recognized for their commitment to safety and pristine driving records

Dedicated Transportation, Fleet Management, Supply Chain
April 25, 2017

Three professional drivers recognized for their commitment to safety; combined professional driving experience of 103 years and nearly 6.5 million safe miles. Recently, Ryder announced the honorees of its 44th Annual Driver of the Year Award, a tr...

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Three Refrigerated Truck Solutions for Summer

Food & Beverage, Leasing, Rental
April 20, 2017

In summer 2016, the transportation information provider DAT Solutions, found that demand for refrigerated trucks suddenly spiked for weeks in a row, leaving some fleet managers out in the cold due to their own lack of advanced planning. The lesson ...

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Outsourcing Myths Shattered: Take Fleet Management and Logistics to the Next Level

Dedicated Transportation, Fleet Management, Supply Chain
April 18, 2017

While the demand for virtually all forms of outsourcing has surged in the last several years, many companies remain hesitant to enlist the help of third-party services. A close look at the reasons given for such hesitation, however, often reveals tha...

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ELD Mandate Severely Impacts Short Term Truck Renters Financially

Fleet Management, Leasing, Rental, Transportation Management
April 4, 2017

ELD Petition Support Will Save You Thousands In March, the Truck Renting and Leasing Association, (TRALA) filed a petition that addresses the new Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate that goes into effect on December 19, 2017, and its impact on...

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14 Things You Need to Know Before ELDs Become Mandatory

Dedicated Transportation, Fleet Management, Transportation Management
March 23, 2017

The clock is ticking. Come Dec. 17, the paper logbooks that truck drivers have been required to use to track their hours of work and rest since the 1930s will be history for interstate trucking operations, used only for emergency backup in case of a ...

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Transformation – A Technical Choice

Dedicated Transportation, Fleet Management, Information Technology, Supply Chain
March 21, 2017

The following is the second part of a three-part series on the topic of transformation. So you’ve made the choice to transform, and you’ve illustrated your commitment by investing in all the process-related preparatory work I discussed in the ...

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Pre-Owned Deal Time: The Upside of a Down Market

Fleet Management, Vehicle Sales
March 17, 2017

Throughout 2016, tracking the sales of pre-owned vehicles sometimes felt like a roller coaster ride. Take the sales of pre-owned Class 8 trucks, for example—up 15 percent from May to June, then falling 8 percent from June to July, and finally dropp...

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New e-Book: Driving Growth A Guide to Strategic Outsourcing

Fleet Management, Supply Chain, Warehousing & Distribution Management
February 27, 2017

Companies are increasingly seeing the value in outsourcing virtually all facets of logistics, from delivery services and fleet management to shipping, warehousing, inventory management, and the many associated billing and auditing needs that go along...

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Important Winter Weather Considerations for Fleet Operators with Newer Technology

Fleet Management, Safety & Environment
February 21, 2017

Fleet operators with newer engine technology (2007-2010) for their vehicles should take note of several key factors when operating their fleets during the cold winter weather season. First, a new feature of 2010 engine technology is the presen...

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3 Great Trends in Light Duty Trucks

Leasing, Rental, Vehicle Sales
February 9, 2017

From engines to economics, the new name of the game is “efficiency” With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, we’ve identified a few key trends in light duty trucks –you know, those vehicles that get millions of flowers into the hands of ha...

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