Fuel Services

Don’t Leave Your Fleet out in the Cold

Fuel Services, Maintenance, Safety & Environment
January 24, 2017

The New Year has arrived, and so too has the bitter chill of winter. According to weather forecasters, in the coming weeks, below-average temperatures are predicted to spread across the majority of the U.S., with the northern Plains and Rockies expec...

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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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Winter Warning: Don’t Risk Your Fleet to Any Fuel

Fleet Management, Fuel Services, Maintenance, Safety & Environment
November 8, 2016

As the temperatures around the country drop, having the wrong fuel in your trucks can put your fleet and drivers at risk. But being prepared for harsh Winter temperatures doesn’t just begin with the fuel you put in your tanks. Proper maintenance of...

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Top Trends Affecting Mobile Fueling

Fleet Management, Fuel Services, Oil and Gas
October 20, 2016

Although mobile fueling as an option for fleets isn’t new, some new trends are raising awareness of the solution among owners and operators. Mobile fueling, also known as on-site fueling, is a service in which vehicles receive fuel at their comp...

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6 Tips for a Successful Transition to Natural Gas

Alternative Fuels / Natural Gas Vehicles, Engine Technology, Food & Beverage, Fuel Services, Safety & Environment
November 30, 2015

It’s a persistent challenge for food and beverage transportation managers: How to squeeze the last drop of fuel efficiency from each mile traveled, while also avoiding fuel price volatility and complying with changing government regulations. Throug...

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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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New Natural Gas Fuel Tanks Balance Small Size, Longer Distance

Alternative Fuels / Natural Gas Vehicles, Fuel Services, Safety & Environment
September 4, 2015

Balancing natural gas tank size and weight with sufficient capacity to deliver longer range has been a challenge since CNG was first introduced as a fleet fuel. The answer to boosting range has been to add more tanks to the cabinet or increase the ca...

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Want to Save Money on Fuel? Drive Smart.

Fuel Services, Vehicle Sales
August 6, 2015

How much do fuel costs affect your bottom line? For most, it is a top 3 expense, along with driver pay and equipment. Like any monster, it can—and must—be held at bay. That fact should rouse your inner manager—you know, the one who wakes you up...

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New Engine Technology in Used Trucks: A $mart Choice

Engine Technology, Fleet Management, Fuel Services, Safety & Environment, Vehicle Sales
July 2, 2015

As clean engine technology has rolled out—first as government policy, then as new OEM equipment—it has sometimes appeared like the Big Bad Wolf to the trucking industry. Why? Because, many times, newer “greener” engines can come with higher s...

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4 Key Takeaways from the Alternative Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo

Alternative Fuels / Natural Gas Vehicles, Engine Technology, Fleet Management, Fleet Management, Fuel Services, Safety & Environment, Sustainability
June 10, 2015

Transportation as we know it is changing with unprecedented momentum.  This was obvious to over 3,000 participants in the largest clean fleet event in North America.  The Alternative Clean Transportation Expo has historically been hosted in Long...

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