Fleet Management

Optimize Your Fleet Performance with Technology

Dedicated Transportation, Fleet Management, Sustainability
April 4, 2013

How Onboard Intelligence Can Help You Optimize Fleet Performance Whether your fleet consists of three trucks or 300, managing multiple vehicles and drivers is far from easy. Keeping your fleet on the road, serving customers and making money means en...

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9 Tips to Mitigate Fuel Costs

Alternative Fuels / Natural Gas Vehicles, Fleet Management, Fuel Services
February 15, 2013

It’s no surprise that one of the largest costs for companies maintaining fleets is fuel. With fuel prices changing so sporadically it is difficult to forecast how much you will spend month over month, or worse, week to week. Just this week, dies...

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5 Ways to Ensure a Safe Supply Chain Environment

Safety & Environment, Supply Chain, Sustainability
January 31, 2013

The responsibility of ensuring a safe supply chain environment and the challenges that come with it fall with logistics professionals across all industries. The transportation and logistics industry face a particular challenge because its business d...

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How to Prepare for Mexico-U.S. Cross Border Security for Aerospace Cargo

Aerospace, Cross Border, Dedicated Transportation, Fleet Management, Industries, Supply Chain
January 29, 2013

Mexico’s manufacturing environment is driving a growing aerospace industry south of the U.S. border with financial incentives, a highly skilled and low-cost labor force, and proximity to border crossings. However, this positive business climate com...

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Why You Should Hire a Vet

Fleet Management, Supply Chain
January 24, 2013

The logistics industry is facing a significant talent shortage – from professional drivers to technicians, even logistics engineers. We continue to read about the significant impact of the driver and tech shortage on the industry. A recent surve...

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Top 10 Reasons Truck Accidents Happen: Know Them to Prevent Them

Fleet Management, Fleet Management, Safety & Environment
January 22, 2013

Although many accidents that happen today are caused by improper driving, the underlying reasons are often preventable. Last year alone, there were over 500,000 large truck and commercial vehicle accidents. Commercial drivers who are well trained and...

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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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Checklist for Well-Equipped Studio Trucks

Fleet Management, Fleet Management, Rental, Transportation Management
November 26, 2012

Does your fleet meet your film equipment transport needs? Locating and sourcing the right studio trucks is essential to running a smooth production schedule in the film and entertainment industry. Changing shoot schedules, last minute equipment mo...

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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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