Fleet Management

Beat Winter Driver Fatigue With These 10 Tips

Dedicated Transportation, Fleet Management, Safety & Environment
January 5, 2017

Driver fatigue is a serious safety issue, particularly in the winter. Driver fatigue isn’t just about falling asleep – it’s about tiredness, weariness, or exhaustion. Fatigue slows reflexes and affects a driver’s ability to concentrate and re...

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Autonomous Trucks Will Be in Service Faster Than Many Predict

Engine Technology, Fleet Management, Safety & Environment
December 27, 2016

There is much debate over how close we are to seeing fully autonomous fleets of commercial vehicles traveling along America’s highways. With a host of technological and regulatory hurdles still to overcome, many prognosticators believe it will be a...

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Brave New World: Maintaining Fleet Uptime and Managing Fuel Costs

Fleet Management, Fuel Services, Leasing, Rental
December 19, 2016

Driver and technician shortages, among other pressures, are causing many fleet managers to reevaluate the benefits of renting or leasing vs. owning their trucks. To help you navigate today’s big fleet decisions, here are some major considerations ...

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The Big Data Investment – Getting to the Big Pay Off

Fleet Management, Supply Chain
December 13, 2016

Data is one of the most important areas of focus for a CIO and their team. For years, the principal focus for IT, in partnership with the business, was enabling processes that drive the business. That IT focus has now intensified around the data deri...

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Top 5 Tips to Keep Your Driver Safe This Winter

Fleet Management, Safety & Environment
December 9, 2016

Do your drivers know what to do with their trucks when cold weather strikes? Will they be prepared when bad weather hits while they’re on the road? In the United States, extreme weather is associated with 7,000 fatalities, 800,000 injuries and m...

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The Power of Partnerships for Small Businesses

Fleet Management
December 6, 2016

To successfully operate within a marketplace that prizes speed and changes direction frequently, many companies are partnering with others for services that are not core to their business. They say the time and money they save, plus the access to exp...

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Attention, Shoppers: Expect Younger & Cleaner Pre-Owned Choices

Fleet Management, Vehicle Sales
December 1, 2016

If you’re in the market for a pre-owned heavy-duty truck right now, you’re in luck: recent industry trends are solidly in your favor. Namely, you can expect lower prices on younger vehicles with a lot less wear-and-tear. One reason for the abu...

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Ryder Supports #GivingTuesday for the Fifth Year in a Row

Fleet Management, Supply Chain
November 29, 2016

On Tuesday, November 29th, employees from all Ryder locations across the United States participated by volunteering to support local charities of their choosing. This year, Ryder employees contributed to the global day of giving by volunteering acros...

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Delivering Stability to Your Transportation Network

Dedicated Transportation, Fleet Management, Transportation Management
November 22, 2016

If you’re a transportation manager today then you’re faced with a shortage of drivers, stringent regulations, capacity constraints and the need to keep costs down. So how do you meet these challenges head on and still maintain a high-performing t...

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Improving Transportation Safety and Efficiency Through Technology

Fleet Management, Supply Chain, Transportation Management
November 15, 2016

Technology is transforming the fleet management, transportation, and logistics business, just as it is every other industry.  From advanced diesel and natural gas engines, to onboard computers and cameras, collision avoidance and other sensor-based ...

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