Fleet Management

Ryder Maintenance Technician Wins Annual “Top Tech” Title and $50,000

Fleet Management, Leasing, Maintenance
September 21, 2017

Ryder is proud to announce that the 2017 Top Technician (Top Tech) title and $50,000 cash prize have been awarded to Robert Gonzalez. The Ryder Top Tech Recognition Program for North America, designed to identify, recognize, and reward Ryder’s top ...

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3 Reasons to Buy Pre-Owned Refrigerated Trucks Now

Fleet Management, Food & Beverage, Vehicle Sales
September 13, 2017

So far in 2017, the demand for refrigerated trucks has been increasing. In mid-May, the national average spot market rate for refrigerated trucks moved higher, according to DATTM Trendlines, all while load-to-ratio and per-mile metrics sailed along a...

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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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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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