Maintenance

Want to Get Fleet Costs Under Control?

Fleet Management, Fleet Management, Maintenance, Transportation Management
June 26, 2014

The success of your business rides on your fleet. In order to get your fleet costs under control, you first have to know what they are. And like most fleet owners, you've made big investments to keep both moving smoothly. But do you really know how y...

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What You Need to Know about Exhaust, Emissions and Keeping Diesel-powered Vehicles Humming

Fleet Management, Fleet Management, Maintenance, Transportation Management
June 11, 2014

Diesel-powered trucks are the engines that keep the wheels of modern business turning, delivering most of the goods used throughout North America. However, for years, those same engines of economic prosperity have been responsible for emitting billow...

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Think you can’t afford to add natural gas vehicles to your fleet?

Alternative Fuels / Natural Gas Vehicles, Fleet Management, Maintenance, Oil and Gas, Transportation Management
June 4, 2014

Think again. Getting on the road to a cleaner fleet is more accessible every day. By: Chris Nordh, Director, Advanced Fuels & Strategic Infrastructure, Ryder System, Inc. Fleet owners, transportation managers and common carriers typically add...

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Tips for weatherizing your vehicles and preparing drivers for safer winter driving

Fleet Management, Fleet Management, Maintenance, Safety & Environment
January 30, 2014

Sub-zero Temps? Snowpocalypse? Icy Conditions? When winter weather rolls around, a new set of safety challenges comes with it. Whether you’re facing winter snowstorms, heavy rains, low temperatures or icy roads, taking steps to weatherize vehicles...

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3 Tips to Improving Your CSA Score

Dedicated Transportation, Fleet Management, Maintenance, Safety & Environment
July 17, 2013

  The motivation behind the Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) initiative is clear – the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), state partners and the transportation industry want to reduce commercial motor vehicle c...

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Is your transportation network healthy? Learn 6 Vitals You Should Be Checking

Fleet Management, Maintenance, Safety & Environment, Supply Chain, Transportation Management
May 14, 2013

As we shared in a previous blog post, managing a transportation network is a lot like going to the doctor for a routine check-up.  Similar to checking your heart rate, blood pressure, and cholesterol level, a transportation network requires regular ...

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Vehicle Inspection Checklist

Fleet Management, Fleet Management, Maintenance
December 18, 2012

Are you finding it hard to map out a vehicle check? Even with regular maintenance, constantly checking your vehicles prevents losses from downtime and repairs. Pre-trip inspections take safety even further. Not only are post-trip inspection repor...

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From Maintenance to Retention, Truck Leasing Fits the Bill

Fleet Management, Leasing, Maintenance
March 27, 2012

Written by Ryder Fleet Management Solutions Three separate factors – economic, regulatory, and human resources/technical – will come together in 2012 to bolster fleets’ interest in truck leasing, according to John Deris, senior vice presiden...

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Practical Ways to Go Green and Improve Your Bottom Line

Fleet Products, Maintenance, Safety & Environment
February 14, 2012

In these tough economic times when you're looking for ways to save your "green", why not consider "Going Green"? Going Green not only saves our environment, but can save you fuel, resources and money.  Whether you're a fleet manager or an owner/oper...

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