Fleet Management

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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Lease or Buy Used?

Fleet Management, Fleet Management, Leasing, Rental, Vehicle Sales
March 15, 2012

The same “what-if” calculations used to decide whether to lease trucks instead of buying new trucks hold true for buying used vehicles as well, according to consultant Timothy Brady, a retired owner-operator who also runs the website www.truckers...

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Do’s and Don’ts of Retro-Reflective Sheeting

Fleet Products, Safety & Environment
February 21, 2012

Written by Ryder Fleet Products With the introduction of CSA, there has been an increased focus on Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulation 571.108 Standard No. 108, which covers lamps and reflective devices, with a specific emphasis on retro-refle...

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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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Counterfeit Truck Parts: Can You Tell the Difference?

Fleet Management, Fleet Products, Safety & Environment
February 7, 2012

Counterfeit automotive and truck parts are estimated to generate $3 billion in the United States, according to Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association (HDMA).   With a flood of sub-standard, counterfeit parts in the market, it’s important for fl...

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10 Safe Driving Tips for Cold Winter Weather

Fleet Management, Safety & Environment
January 31, 2012

We want to make sure you’re prepared this season when things freeze. To ensure a safe and productive winter on the road, follow these simple, yet essential, winter driving tips. Compensate for poor traction by increasing following distance, slo...

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How to Prevent Cargo Theft in Your Operation

Safety & Environment, Transportation Management
January 26, 2012

Written by Bill Anderson, Ryder Today’s economy is driven by a global supply chain where goods move around the world 24/7. As supply chains grow more complex, so does the ability to secure goods.  One of the biggest challenges affecting busines...

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Welcome to Exchange!

Fleet Management, Supply Chain
January 13, 2012

Welcome to the Pilot Phase of Ryder’s official blog, Exchange. Exchange is an online forum for our clients, prospects, employees and others to discuss trends, challenges and best practices in supply chain and fleet operations.  Whether you’re...

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Fresh & Easy Introduces Natural Gas Trucks from Ryder into Fleet

Alternative Fuels / Natural Gas Vehicles, Dedicated Transportation, Fleet Management, Food & Beverage, Safety & Environment, Sustainability
August 4, 2011

25 Heavy Duty Vehicles Made Available from the Ryder/SANBAG Natural Gas Vehicle Project in Southern California - MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R) announced today that it has finalized an agreement to lease 25 compressed natura...

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