Fleet Management

CSA Scores: How Rental Customers Are Affected

Fleet Management, Rental, Safety & Environment
April 17, 2015

Helping to reduce bus and truck crashes is more than a commercial driver or fleet owner’s responsibility—it’s also a rental driver’s legal duty under the federal government’s Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) program—one that can c...

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Royal Building enhances Operation with Dedicated Transportation

Dedicated Transportation, Deliver on-time, Fleet Management, Transportation Management
April 10, 2015

With 23 manufacturing locations in the U.S. and Canada, Royal Building Products (a division of Axiall Corporation) serves dealers, distributors and builders with a growing line of building products – and has been doing so for nearly 50 years.  Fro...

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Telematics can Improve Your Preventive Maintenance Process

Fleet Management, Fleet Management, Maintenance
April 8, 2015

Fleets have been using telematics devices for years to track vehicle location and for making routing decisions. More recently though, they’re being used to report on driver behavior and the health of the asset. Data from telematics devices can e...

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Keys to Financing a Truck on Good Terms

Fleet Management
March 23, 2015

Financing a pre-owned commercial truck can be a mixed bag. Those with good credit and an established revenue stream will find plenty of lenders willing to fund their purchase at a reasonable interest rate. But those with poor credit? There’s extra ...

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Strong 2015 Projected for Pre-Owned Truck Sales and Pricing

Fleet Management, Fleet Management, Transportation Management, Vehicle Sales
February 16, 2015

Sometimes, saying goodbye can be hard. For the pre-owned vehicle industry, that would certainly be understandable when it comes to turning the page on 2014, which turned out to be a ­solid year for sales. Yet the industry remains buoyant—and for g...

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Do You Have Best in Class Service Providers?

Deliver on-time, Fleet Management, Maintenance, Value Added Services
February 6, 2015

It’s easy for a service provider to say they’re providing top-notch service. But the true measure of best in class service performance is looking at areas like downtime, estimate-invoice mismatches, comebacks, responsiveness to your requests and ...

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Winter Tire Essentials: It’s All About Traction!

Fleet Management, Fleet Management, Maintenance, Transportation Management
February 4, 2015

Winter Tire Essentials:  It’s All About Traction! In ice or heavy snow, your vehicle loses traction when it hydroplanes on a micro-thin layer of water between the ice and the surface of your tires. The advanced tread designs of M/S (Mud and Sn...

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Don’t let deflated tires bench your fleet for the big game

Fleet Management, Fleet Management, Maintenance, Transportation Management
January 31, 2015

A tire management program can keep your trucks in championship form For the two weeks leading up to Sunday’s big game, much of the talk has surrounded one team using under-inflated footballs in the conference championship game. While the debate ha...

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Were you ready for the first cold blast of winter?

Dedicated Transportation, Fleet Management, Fleet Management, Maintenance, Safety & Environment
November 5, 2014

It’s time to make sure your fleet and drivers are prepared for the winter season. This past weekend’s below-freezing temperatures, frost and light snow flurries in many parts of the country arrived earlier-than-expected. It may still be autumn,...

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Making your business Ever better™

Fleet Management, Supply Chain
July 25, 2014

For nearly two years now, the Ryder Exchange blog has brought you advice, tips and perspectives on how to make your fleet run smoother and your supply chain run smarter; ways to make your operations leaner, and brighter ideas for new solutions you’...

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