Fleet Management

The Prep Before the Storm – How Ryder Got Customers Ready for Hurricane Sandy

Fleet Management, Fleet Management, Fuel Services, Industries, Retail, Supply Chain
November 16, 2012

The affects of Hurricane Sandy on the supply chain are still being felt now two weeks later. Some businesses are still working off of generators, while others are still trying to locate lost inventory. Some companies are ramping up a little quicker, ...

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Refueling Natural Gas Vehicles: What You Need to Know

Alternative Fuels / Natural Gas Vehicles, Fleet Management, Fuel Services
June 6, 2012

Written by Ryder Fleet Management While diesel-powered vehicles are served by a network of over 100,000 traditional service stations nationwide, the current natural gas infrastructure consists of approximately 1,000 fueling stations, of which only...

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Leasing Helps Fleets Weather Economic Cycles

Fleet Management, Leasing
May 31, 2012

Written by Ryder Fleet Management Solutions Anyone who has been involved with the trucking industry for more than a few years knows that it can be a boom-and-bust business, reacting to economic cycles in ways that challenge planning, budgeting and...

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Off the Road and On – Leasing Companies & Administrative Services

Fleet Management, Leasing
April 20, 2012

Leasing Companies Can Provide Administrative Services, Too Written by Ryder Fleet Management Solutions Most fleets lease trucks to keep their capital intact, relieve themselves of vehicle maintenance and offset other challenges of ownership. They...

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Driving Fleet Sustainability with Natural Gas and Alternative Fuels

Alternative Fuels / Natural Gas Vehicles, Sustainability
April 13, 2012

How green is your fleet? Could it be greener? Given the high cost of oil, supply volatility and growing interest in sustainable business practices, more companies like yours are considering clean transportation solutions. As they do, Ryder offers inn...

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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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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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