Fleet Management

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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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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