Fleet Management

Winter Is Here but Accidents Don’t Have to Follow

Fleet Management, Safety & Environment
November 2, 2016

Nearly one quarter of all the vehicle crashes each year in the United States are related to adverse weather conditions, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). On average, nearly 6,000 people are killed annually and over 445,000 are...

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3 Ways to Achieve Best-In-Class Uptime

Featured Author, Fleet Management, Maintenance
October 25, 2016

Keeping your fleet on the road is likely one of the biggest concerns in running your business. It’s the only way your customers can get what they need on-time, every time. However, keeping up with maintenance demands is difficult. Breakdowns happen...

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Top Trends Affecting Mobile Fueling

Fleet Management, Fuel Services, Oil and Gas
October 20, 2016

Although mobile fueling as an option for fleets isn’t new, some new trends are raising awareness of the solution among owners and operators. Mobile fueling, also known as on-site fueling, is a service in which vehicles receive fuel at their comp...

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Holiday Peak Season Prep: 3 Things to Watch

Fleet Management, Rental
October 13, 2016

With the 2016 holiday season just around the bend, there’s no time to wait for fleet managers who want to create an affective plan for meeting peak demand and maximize their opportunity at this crucial time of the year. This year, a few critical fa...

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Having Vehicle Safety Equipment Can Lower Your Protection Cost

Fleet Management, Safety & Environment
October 11, 2016

Companies that commit to fleet safety have more tools than ever before to aid their efforts. Technology has enabled most of these newer, preventive innovations that aim to reduce the possibility of vehicle accidents. Having them can also yield saving...

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The Truth About Trailers: Pre-Owned Buying Tips

Fleet Management, Vehicle Sales
September 22, 2016

For some, the challenge of identifying the perfect pre-owned trailer to buy has been compared to choosing which of your children is your favorite: An impossible task. But it doesn’t need to be as dramatic as that. More often than not, choosing t...

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How to Comply with the Sanitary Transportation Act

Food & Beverage, Safety & Environment, Supply Chain, Transportation Management
August 30, 2016

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Sanitary Transportation Act went into effect on April 16, 2016. The purpose of the legislation was to put controls in place that prevent contamination or adulteration of food while it is being transport...

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New Fleet Strategies for Food & Beverage, Construction, and Oil & Gas

Construction, Fleet Management, Food & Beverage, Oil and Gas, Warehousing & Distribution Management
August 24, 2016

One good idea for managing your fleet may be all you need to make your business more profitable. We’ve looked at several top industries—food & beverage, construction, and oil & gas —to identify opportunities and positive trends for flee...

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Understanding Greenhouse Gas Phase 2 Regulations and Reaching Desired EPA Targets

Alternative Fuels / Natural Gas Vehicles, Dedicated Transportation, Engine Technology, Fleet Management, Leasing, Safety & Environment
August 16, 2016

As the transportation industry reaches full compliance on greenhouse gas (GHG) phase 1 mandates, GHG Phase 2 is right around the corner. How will the industry approach the next set of requirements to comply with carbon efficiency standards? What do p...

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It Takes a Village – Ryder Top Technician Competition

Fleet Management, Maintenance, Transportation Management
August 10, 2016

Ryder recently celebrated the 15th anniversary of its annual Top Technician (Top Tech) program. For 15 years, Ryder has used the program as a platform to identify, recognize, and reward its top performing truck maintenance technicians. I’ve atte...

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