Fleet Management

Brave New World: Maintaining Fleet Uptime and Managing Fuel Costs

Fleet Management, Fuel Services, Leasing, Rental
December 19, 2016

Driver and technician shortages, among other pressures, are causing many fleet managers to reevaluate the benefits of renting or leasing vs. owning their trucks. To help you navigate today’s big fleet decisions, here are some major considerations ...

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Improving Transportation Safety and Efficiency Through Technology

Fleet Management, Supply Chain, Transportation Management
November 15, 2016

Technology is transforming the fleet management, transportation, and logistics business, just as it is every other industry.  From advanced diesel and natural gas engines, to onboard computers and cameras, collision avoidance and other sensor-based ...

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Ryder Joins Forces with Soldier for Life

Fleet Management, Maintenance
August 4, 2016

Ryder recently announced it has partnered with Soldier for Life – Transition Assistance Program (SFL–TAP), a centrally funded commanders program that provides transition assistance services to eligible soldiers. Ryder will begin a pilot program t...

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Lights! Brakes! Transmission! the Big 3 When Buying Pre-Owned  

Fleet Management, Vehicle Sales
July 21, 2016

If you’re looking to the pre-owned market for your next truck, you’re not alone. Close to 60% of all class 8 trucks purchased by owner-operators are actually pre-owned, according to the 2015 Truck Purchase and Lease Survey by Overdrive.com. Y...

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5 Tips to Create a Safer Transportation Experience for the Energy and Oil & Gas Industries

Fleet Management, Oil and Gas, Safety & Environment
July 14, 2016

Oil and gas worksites can be dangerous places for drivers and vehicles. From well or fracking sites to refineries to depots, drivers face harsh, hazardous, unfamiliar and congested areas bustling with people, vehicles and machinery. Whether hauling c...

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Q&A: New Tax Section 179 and what it Means to Your Fleet

Fleet Management, Fleet Management, Leasing, Transportation Management
March 10, 2016

Earlier this year, a portion of the IRS tax code – Section 179 – was made permanent. This tax deduction can be beneficial for trucking companies whether they lease or own their vehicles. This deduction can be applied to almost any type of equi...

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How to turn your small business fleet into a money maker

Consumer Goods, Fleet Management, Retail
February 9, 2016

Profitable businesses tell strategies that deliver results To make money, your vehicles must be where you need them to be, when they need to be there – without exception. Anything else is a risk to business that most company owners feel they ca...

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Understanding How Emissions Impact Today’s Pre-owned Market

Fleet Management, Safety & Environment, Vehicle Sales
December 21, 2015

To understand how emissions regulations are currently affecting the pre-owned vehicle market, let’s revisit what’s been happening with emissions regulations in recent years and how it’s been impacting older vehicles (and fleet operations). I...

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New Five-Year Highway Bill Brings Changes to Transportation and Logistics Industry

Dedicated Transportation, Fleet Management, Safety & Environment, Supply Chain, Transportation Management
December 8, 2015

Congress cleared a five-year, $305 billion highway funding bill on December 4 providing funding for freight projects, changes to Compliance, Safety, and Accountability (CSA) regulations, and a pilot program to ease the professional truck driver short...

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True “Smart” Phones Have a Fuel Tracking App

Fleet Management, Fuel Services, Rental
November 20, 2015

Here’s some sage advice found at TruckingInfo.com: “Proper record keeping is a fundamental key to ‘Operating Smart’. Whether large or small, successful business people know that proper record keeping is essential.” We think that is pretty w...

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